Clark County, Kentucky Population 2024

37,333

Clark County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 37,333 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clark County, Kentucky is the 27th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 35,599 and has seen a growth of 4.87% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938,0131360.36%
202837,8771360.36%
202737,7411360.36%
202637,6051360.36%
202537,4691360.36%
202437,3331360.37%
202337,1971360.37%
202237,0611360.37%
202136,925-112-0.3%
202037,0377572.09%
201936,280710.2%
201836,2092680.75%
201735,941720.2%
201635,8691840.52%
201535,685420.12%
201435,643770.22%
201335,566-128-0.36%
201235,6942560.72%
201135,438-161-0.45%
201035,599
199029,4961,1744.15%
198028,3224,23217.57%
197024,0903,01514.31%
196021,0752,17711.52%
195018,8989105.06%
194017,9883481.97%
193017,640-261-1.46%
192017,901-86-0.48%
191017,9871,2937.75%
190016,6941,2608.16%
189015,4343,31927.4%
188012,1151,23311.33%
187010,882-602-5.24%
186011,484-1,199-9.45%
185012,6831,88117.41%
184010,802-2,249-17.23%
183013,0511,60213.99%
182011,449-70-0.61%
181011,5193,86650.52%
18007,653-30,360-79.87%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.37% (136)
County Website
Clark County
County Seat
2010 Population
35,599
Area
252 mi²
Density
148 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.87% (1,734)
Founded
1792

Clark County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33,62691.13%
Black or African American1,4223.85%
Two or more races1,1813.2%
Other race4061.1%
Asian2320.63%
Native American300.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clark County, Kentucky Population by Race

Clark County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Clark County, Kentucky Median Age

40.9

Total

39

Male

43.1

Female

Clark County, Kentucky Adults

There are 28,675 adults, (6,661 of whom are seniors) in Clark County, Kentucky.

Clark County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female18,85451.1%
Male18,04348.9%

Clark County, Kentucky Population by Age

Clark County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,7622.4771.628.4
Married7,1403.0585.714.3
Non Family5,0371.260.239.8
Female1,7163.395545
Male8693.2354.145.9
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clark County, Kentucky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clark County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clark County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.31%.

Clark County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,171

Average Earnings

$51,024

Average Male

$31,121

Average Female

Clark County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clark County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clark County, Kentucky Language

97.06% of Clark County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Clark County, Kentucky Language

Clark County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,3114,42713.7%
Hispanic1,23166754.18%
Black1,36518813.77%
Other40615638.42%
Multiple1,10213912.61%
Asian2326728.88%
showing: 6 rows

15.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.1%

Male Poverty Rate

17.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 54.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 12.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.47%.

Clark County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.62%
High School14.24%
Some College7.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%
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Clark County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed30.21%
Male Unemployed11.84%
Male Employed7.21%
Female Employed5.23%
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Clark County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clark County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clark County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clark County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,172

Number of Veterans

1,905

Male Veterans

267

Female Veterans

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Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clark County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clark County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clark County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.13%

Born in Clark County, Kentucky

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Clark County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 74.13% having been born in Kentucky. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clark County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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