Daviess County, Kentucky Population 2020

Daviess County, Kentucky's estimated population is 102,220 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Daviess County, Kentucky is the 7th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020102,2205580.55%
2019101,6625580.55%
2018101,1045580.55%
2017100,5465030.50%
2016100,0435340.54%
201599,5091,0241.04%
201498,4851470.15%
201398,3384540.46%
201297,8847050.73%
201197,1794730.49%
201096,7069,51710.92%
199087,1891,2401.44%
198085,9496,4638.13%
197079,4868,89812.61%
196070,58813,34723.32%
195057,2414,9069.37%
194052,3358,55619.54%
193043,7793,0467.48%
192040,733-287-0.70%
191041,0202,3536.09%
190038,6675,54716.75%
189033,1205,39019.44%
188027,7307,01633.87%
187020,7145,16533.22%
186015,5493,18725.78%
185012,3624,03148.39%
18408,3313,12259.93%
18305,2091,33334.39%
18203,8760.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.55%
County Website
Founded
1815
County Seat
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Daviess County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90,49390.55%
Black or African American4,2834.29%
Two or More Races2,7802.78%
Asian1,4661.47%
Some Other Race4890.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2620.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.16%
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Daviess County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Daviess County, Kentucky Median Age

38.7


Total

37.4


Male

40.2


Female

Daviess County, Kentucky Adults

There are 75,534 adults, (16,340 of whom are seniors) in Daviess County, Kentucky.

Daviess County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Daviess County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

51,195

51.23%

Male

48,742

48.77%

Daviess County, Kentucky Households and Families

Daviess County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Daviess County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All66.8%33.2%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female49.4%50.6%
Male47.6%52.4%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,8082.4366.8
Married19,4523.0783.3
Non Family13,2651.252.2
Female5,1892.9349.4
Male1,9023.0647.6

2.96

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Daviess County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1353.17%
9th to 12th Grade4,6046.84%
High School Graduate23,34134.69%
Some College15,01522.32%
Associates Degree6,78210.08%
Bachelors Degree9,43814.03%
Graduate Degree5,9658.87%
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Daviess County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White61,61755,97214,271
Black2,7502,284324
Hispanic1,3251,033288
Asian858594389
Multiple Races602544134
Other Race2028611
Native American1551213
Islander103103

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 45.34%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,800$45,526$27,254
Less Than High School$26,438$28,046$25,193
High School Grad$31,372$41,493$22,076
Some College$31,890$45,866$25,794
Bachelors Degree$43,421$55,361$36,715
Graduate Degree$61,160$72,396$52,261

$35,800

Average Earnings

$45,526

Average Male

$27,254

Average Female

Daviess County, Kentucky Language

Daviess County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Daviess County, Kentucky Language

95.81% of Daviess County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty

Daviess County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White85,99811,59413.48%
Hispanic2,9141,45449.90%
Black3,9891,24031.09%
Multiple2,69596935.96%
Asian1,46336825.15%
Other45610122.15%
Islander2624818.32%
Native1521610.53%

16.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.60%

Male Poverty Rate

17.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 49.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Daviess County, Kentucky is Native, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.14%
High School16.19%
Some College10.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.90%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.17%
Male Unemployed36.11%
Female Employed9.30%
Male Employed6.86%

Daviess County, Kentucky Income

Daviess County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,836$68,599
Families$63,112$80,648
Married Families$76,973$95,004
Non Families$29,704$41,585
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Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Daviess County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Daviess 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.

Daviess County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans

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6,234

Number of Veterans

5,778

Male Veterans

456

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,486
First Gulf War1,070
Second Gulf War755
Korea591
World War II199
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,648
75+1,601
35 to 541,433
55 to 641,142
18 to 34410
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8228.35%
Black3089.01%
2 or More434.94%
Asian343.63%
Hispanic191.22%
Indian148.86%
Hawaiian137.34%

Daviess County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Daviess County, Kentucky Employment Status

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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76.05%

Born in Kentucky

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

0.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Daviess County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 76.05% having been born in Kentucky. 2.01% 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