Clark County, Kentucky Population 2020

Clark County, Kentucky's estimated population is 36,867 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clark County, Kentucky is the 28th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202036,8673090.85%
201936,5583090.85%
201836,2493090.86%
201735,940770.21%
201635,8631880.53%
201535,675440.12%
201435,631690.19%
201335,562-133-0.37%
201235,6952580.73%
201135,437-166-0.47%
201035,6036,10720.70%
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%
189015,4343,31927.40%
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%
18007,6530.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.85%
County Website
Founded
1792
County Seat
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Clark County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,25092.69%
Black or African American1,6634.64%
Two or More Races5961.66%
Asian2000.56%
Some Other Race1330.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.08%
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Clark County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Clark County, Kentucky Median Age

42.2


Total

40


Male

43.6


Female

Clark County, Kentucky Adults

There are 27,787 adults, (6,176 of whom are seniors) in Clark County, Kentucky.

Clark County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Clark County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

18,299

51.01%

Male

17,573

48.99%

Clark County, Kentucky Households and Families

Clark County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clark County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Male51%49%
Female45.1%54.9%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4272.4666.9
Married7,0273.0282
Non Family4,6791.2955.8
Female1,7743.0345.1
Male9472.9251

2.92

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Clark County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4915.94%
9th to 12th Grade2,1678.63%
High School Graduate8,73234.77%
Some College5,59422.27%
Associates Degree2,0958.34%
Bachelors Degree3,24512.92%
Graduate Degree1,7927.13%
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Clark County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,00919,9364,785
Black1,126894178
Hispanic58528216
Multiple Races24121442
Asian117948
Other Race83508
Native American3030

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.80%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,321$40,150$30,648
Less Than High School$20,327$20,175$20,679
High School Grad$32,057$36,190$25,962
Some College$33,241$45,319$28,346
Bachelors Degree$50,668$59,125$44,219
Graduate Degree$54,732$69,777$47,045

$35,321

Average Earnings

$40,150

Average Male

$30,648

Average Female

Clark County, Kentucky Language

Clark County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Clark County, Kentucky Language

96.91% of Clark County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.36% of the population.

Clark County, Kentucky Poverty

Clark County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,8874,46314.00%
Hispanic1,02058156.96%
Black1,61527316.90%
Multiple54621439.19%
Other124129.68%
Asian20084.00%

15.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.20%

Male Poverty Rate

17.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clark County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 56.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clark County, Kentucky is Asian, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.58%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.98%
High School12.53%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.56%
Male Unemployed33.40%
Male Employed6.75%
Female Employed6.50%

Clark County, Kentucky Income

Clark County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,938$67,817
Families$64,934$79,466
Married Families$79,319-
Non Families$28,750$40,340
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Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clark County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Clark 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 55-64.

Clark County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Clark County, Kentucky Veterans

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2,526

Number of Veterans

2,335

Male Veterans

191

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam844
First Gulf War494
Second Gulf War419
Korea246
World War II133
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74749
35 to 54654
75+521
55 to 64468
18 to 34134
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4009.26%
Black806.53%
Other3434.34%
Hispanic243.92%
2 or More123.58%

Clark County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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8.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clark County, Kentucky Employment Status

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6%

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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76.38%

Born in Kentucky

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Clark County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 76.38% having been born in Kentucky. 1.40% 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