Casey County, Kentucky Population 2020

Casey County, Kentucky's estimated population is 16,076 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Casey County, Kentucky is the 71st largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202016,076940.59%
201915,982940.59%
201815,888940.60%
201715,794260.16%
201615,768220.14%
201515,746-37-0.23%
201415,783-231-1.44%
201316,014-14-0.09%
201216,0281170.74%
201115,911-72-0.45%
201015,9831,77212.47%
199014,211-607-4.10%
198014,8181,88814.60%
197012,930-1,397-9.75%
196014,327-3,119-17.88%
195017,446-2,516-12.60%
194019,9623,21519.20%
193016,747-466-2.71%
192017,2131,73411.20%
191015,4793352.21%
190015,1443,29627.82%
189011,8488657.88%
188010,9832,09923.63%
18708,8842,41837.40%
18606,466-90-1.37%
18506,5561,61732.74%
18404,93959713.75%
18304,342-7-0.16%
18204,3491,06432.39%
18103,2850.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.59%
County Website
Founded
November 14, 1806
County Seat
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Casey County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,36997.30%
Two or More Races2111.34%
Black or African American1120.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.28%
Asian350.22%
Some Other Race250.16%
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Casey County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Casey County, Kentucky Median Age

42.9


Total

42


Male

43.7


Female

Casey County, Kentucky Adults

There are 12,224 adults, (3,127 of whom are seniors) in Casey County, Kentucky.

Casey County, Kentucky Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Casey County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,058

51.01%

Male

7,738

48.99%

Casey County, Kentucky Households and Families

Casey County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Casey County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All78.1%21.9%
Male77.8%22.2%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Female66.2%33.8%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3302.4378.1
Married3,2373.1285.3
Non Family2,1531.1470.7
Female5972.9366.2
Male3433.0777.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Casey County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,45813.27%
9th to 12th Grade1,28711.71%
High School Graduate4,21738.38%
Some College1,79916.37%
Associates Degree7606.92%
Bachelors Degree7216.56%
Graduate Degree7456.78%
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Casey County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,5918,0461,444
Hispanic20111316
Black71366
Multiple Races6936
Native American44
Other Race2525
Asian2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.63%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,240$32,481$21,306
Less Than High School$19,342$21,611$17,202
High School Grad$26,271$30,625$17,171
Some College$26,119$40,430$21,912
Bachelors Degree$33,226$35,938$19,883
Graduate Degree$55,550$63,173$52,027

$27,240

Average Earnings

$32,481

Average Male

$21,306

Average Female

Casey County, Kentucky Language

Casey County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Casey County, Kentucky Language

96.30% of Casey County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.02% of the population.

Casey County, Kentucky Poverty

Casey County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,6433,87226.44%
Multiple19111560.21%
Hispanic4465612.56%
Black653655.38%
Asian351440.00%

26.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.18%

Male Poverty Rate

27.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Casey County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Casey County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 60.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Casey County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 12.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.40%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.25%
High School24.65%
Some College20.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed66.19%
Female Unemployed50.22%
Male Employed9.28%
Female Employed8.56%

Casey County, Kentucky Income

Casey County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,457$45,474
Families$41,241$54,021
Married Families$46,024-
Non Families$19,240$27,833
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Casey County, Kentucky Marital Status

Casey County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Casey County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Casey County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Casey County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Casey County, Kentucky Veterans

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754

Number of Veterans

745

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam408
Korea94
Second Gulf War88
First Gulf War66
World War II8
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74342
75+198
35 to 5493
55 to 6476
18 to 3445
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7406.20%
Hispanic218.05%
Asian1440.00%

Casey County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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15.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Casey County, Kentucky Employment Status

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48.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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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80.28%

Born in Kentucky

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.80% of Casey County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 80.28% having been born in Kentucky. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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