Bullitt County, Kentucky Population 2020

Bullitt County, Kentucky's estimated population is 82,639 with a growth rate of 0.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bullitt County, Kentucky is the 10th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202082,6397850.96%
201981,8547850.97%
201881,0697850.98%
201780,2841,0531.33%
201679,2315350.68%
201578,6966440.83%
201478,0521,1531.50%
201376,8999781.29%
201275,9217220.96%
201175,1997000.94%
201074,49926,93256.62%
199047,5674,2219.74%
198043,34617,25666.14%
197026,09010,36465.90%
196015,7264,37738.57%
195011,3491,83819.32%
19409,5116437.25%
19308,868-460-4.93%
19209,328-159-1.68%
19109,487-115-1.20%
19009,6021,31115.81%
18908,291-230-2.70%
18808,5217409.51%
18707,7814926.75%
18607,2895157.60%
18506,7744406.95%
18406,33468212.07%
18305,652-179-3.07%
18205,8311,52035.26%
18104,31176921.71%
18003,5420.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.96%
County Website
Founded
1796
County Seat
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Bullitt County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76,30296.02%
Two or More Races1,3931.75%
Black or African American6150.77%
Asian5170.65%
Some Other Race4200.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1390.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander800.10%
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Bullitt County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Bullitt County, Kentucky Median Age

40.1


Total

39.3


Male

40.9


Female

Bullitt County, Kentucky Adults

There are 61,589 adults, (11,773 of whom are seniors) in Bullitt County, Kentucky.

Bullitt County, Kentucky Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bullitt County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

39,839

50.13%

Male

39,627

49.87%

Bullitt County, Kentucky Households and Families

Bullitt County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bullitt County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family71.9%28.1%
Male66.9%33.1%
Female59.1%40.9%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,3742.6980.6
Married16,6133.1490.4
Non Family7,7841.2571.9
Female3,4043.6859.1
Male1,5732.9866.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bullitt County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9323.52%
9th to 12th Grade4,6558.47%
High School Graduate22,84041.58%
Some College12,62722.99%
Associates Degree5,0699.23%
Bachelors Degree5,0469.19%
Graduate Degree2,7665.04%
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Bullitt County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White52,72246,3777,598
Hispanic70361358
Multiple Races56654831
Black3943486
Asian345283111
Other Race1741448
Native American11379
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 32.17%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,592$46,884$32,687
Less Than High School$23,415$27,393$16,076
High School Grad$36,844$45,302$26,675
Some College$39,974$50,448$32,401
Bachelors Degree$48,161$57,048$42,917
Graduate Degree$59,359$69,904$57,086

$39,592

Average Earnings

$46,884

Average Male

$32,687

Average Female

Bullitt County, Kentucky Language

Bullitt County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Bullitt County, Kentucky Language

97.70% of Bullitt County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Bullitt County, Kentucky Poverty

Bullitt County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White74,4567,76210.42%
Hispanic1,47926918.19%
Multiple1,34518113.46%
Asian5177013.54%
Black599427.01%
Other420266.19%
Islander801518.75%

10.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.43%

Male Poverty Rate

11.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bullitt County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bullitt County, Kentucky is Islander, with 18.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bullitt County, Kentucky is Other, with 6.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.80%
High School9.67%
Some College7.99%
Bachelors or Greater1.68%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.52%
Male Unemployed29.87%
Female Employed5.13%
Male Employed2.81%

Bullitt County, Kentucky Income

Bullitt County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,534$71,527
Families$70,778$80,288
Married Families$80,813$89,920
Non Families$32,944$42,016
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Bullitt County, Kentucky Marital Status

Bullitt County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bullitt County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Bullitt County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bullitt County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Bullitt County, Kentucky Veterans

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5,290

Number of Veterans

5,017

Male Veterans

273

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,064
First Gulf War1,230
Second Gulf War900
Korea309
World War II120
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,591
35 to 541,267
55 to 641,141
75+952
18 to 34339
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9848.40%
2 or More16220.17%
Hispanic727.86%
Black7217.91%
Indian4735.88%
Hawaiian1518.75%
Asian92.15%
Other10.31%

Bullitt County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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6.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bullitt County, Kentucky Employment Status

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.71%

Born in Kentucky

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Bullitt County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 82.71% having been born in Kentucky. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990