Christian County, Kentucky Population 2020

Christian County, Kentucky's estimated population is 72,509 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Christian County, Kentucky is the 11th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202072,5094190.58%
201972,0904190.58%
201871,6714190.59%
201771,252-608-0.85%
201671,860-1,295-1.77%
201573,155-224-0.31%
201473,379-311-0.42%
201373,690-1,255-1.67%
201274,9451,4722.00%
201173,473-654-0.88%
201074,1275,1867.52%
199068,9412,0633.08%
198066,87810,65418.95%
197056,224-680-1.19%
196056,90414,54534.34%
195042,3596,23017.24%
194036,1291,8465.38%
193034,283-1,600-4.46%
192035,883-2,962-7.63%
191038,8458832.33%
190037,9623,84411.27%
189034,1182,4367.69%
188031,6828,45536.40%
187023,2271,6007.40%
186021,6272,04710.45%
185019,5803,99325.62%
184015,5872,90322.89%
183012,6842,22521.27%
182010,459-561-5.09%
181011,0208,702375.41%
18002,3180.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.58%
County Website
Founded
1797
County Seat
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Christian County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51,54371.33%
Black or African American15,31621.19%
Two or More Races2,6873.72%
Asian1,1231.55%
Some Other Race8131.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native4670.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3140.43%
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Christian County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Christian County, Kentucky Median Age

28.4


Total

26.2


Male

31.4


Female

Christian County, Kentucky Adults

There are 52,572 adults, (8,490 of whom are seniors) in Christian County, Kentucky.

Christian County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Christian County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

33,852

46.85%

Male

38,411

53.15%

Christian County, Kentucky Households and Families

Christian County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Christian County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.9%45.1%
All46.9%53.1%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Male30.5%69.5%
Female26.8%73.2%

46.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,6822.5646.9
Married12,5983.2354.9
Non Family8,2671.1745.9
Female3,5723.2326.8
Male1,2453.0230.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Christian County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2045.37%
9th to 12th Grade3,5548.67%
High School Graduate13,17232.12%
Some College10,72326.15%
Associates Degree4,24310.35%
Bachelors Degree4,0619.90%
Graduate Degree3,0507.44%
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Christian County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,88625,0435,208
Black8,4957,2191,208
Hispanic2,1721,703241
Multiple Races67161698
Asian669593353
Other Race42028519
Native American25119542
Islander12412452

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 52.77%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,861$36,633$26,689
Less Than High School$25,042$29,448$14,375
High School Grad$29,472$32,592$21,596
Some College$30,490$36,978$25,499
Bachelors Degree$40,758$51,612$37,288
Graduate Degree$49,439$63,203$46,820

$31,861

Average Earnings

$36,633

Average Male

$26,689

Average Female

Christian County, Kentucky Language

Christian County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Christian County, Kentucky Language

90.97% of Christian County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 9.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.92% of the population.

Christian County, Kentucky Poverty

Christian County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,3197,77817.96%
Black14,0393,99828.48%
Hispanic4,89576915.71%
Multiple2,43063826.26%
Islander25718070.04%
Other68710214.85%
Native3883910.05%
Asian998333.31%

20.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.91%

Male Poverty Rate

22.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Christian County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Christian County, Kentucky is Islander, with 70.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Christian County, Kentucky is Asian, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.45%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.00%
High School19.23%
Some College13.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.54%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.22%
Male Unemployed31.52%
Female Employed12.92%
Male Employed8.19%

Christian County, Kentucky Income

Christian County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,235$55,019
Families$47,987$64,141
Married Families$59,106$74,514
Non Families$25,492$33,002
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Christian County, Kentucky Marital Status

Christian County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Christian County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Christian 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 35-44.

Christian County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Christian County, Kentucky Veterans

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5,793

Number of Veterans

5,284

Male Veterans

509

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,206
Vietnam1,582
First Gulf War1,332
Korea383
World War II63
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,691
35 to 541,490
65 to 74957
75+852
55 to 64803
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,24312.85%
Black1,40714.47%
Hispanic38715.13%
2 or More577.71%
Indian5020.49%
Hawaiian3528.23%
Other10.25%

Christian County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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9.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Christian County, Kentucky Employment Status

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62%

Labor Force Participation

43.8%

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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49.33%

Born in Kentucky

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Christian County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 49.33% having been born in Kentucky. 1.46% 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