Edmonson County, Kentucky Population 2020

Edmonson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 12,326 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Edmonson County, Kentucky is the 90th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202012,326260.21%
201912,300260.21%
201812,274260.21%
201712,2481671.38%
201612,081860.72%
201511,995-15-0.12%
201412,010-52-0.43%
201312,062-33-0.27%
201212,095-135-1.10%
201112,23020.02%
201012,2281,87118.07%
199010,3573953.97%
19809,9621,21113.84%
19708,7516668.24%
19608,085-1,291-13.77%
19509,376-1,968-17.35%
194011,344-131-1.14%
193011,4755815.33%
192010,8944254.06%
191010,4693893.86%
190010,0802,07525.92%
18908,00578310.84%
18807,2222,76361.96%
18704,459-186-4.00%
18604,64555713.63%
18504,0881,17440.29%
18402,91427210.30%
18302,6420.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.21%
County Website
Founded
January 12, 1825
County Seat
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Edmonson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,58495.56%
Two or More Races3072.53%
Black or African American1851.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.28%
Asian110.09%
Some Other Race10.01%
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Edmonson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Edmonson County, Kentucky Median Age

43.8


Total

42.8


Male

44.9


Female

Edmonson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 9,831 adults, (2,386 of whom are seniors) in Edmonson County, Kentucky.

Edmonson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Edmonson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,029

49.74%

Male

6,093

50.26%

Edmonson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Edmonson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Edmonson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89%11%
Married88.5%11.5%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Female55.7%44.3%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8862.480.2
Married2,6422.9388.5
Non Family1,5011.1671.3
Female4613.0155.7
Male2823.0289

2.88

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Edmonson County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade87810.07%
9th to 12th Grade95210.92%
High School Graduate3,65841.97%
Some College1,64618.89%
Associates Degree6437.38%
Bachelors Degree5225.99%
Graduate Degree4164.77%
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Edmonson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,5016,721907
Multiple Races1091049
Hispanic403411
Black353520
Native American34
Asian11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 57.14%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,370$38,452$26,728
Less Than High School$26,574$30,250$25,096
High School Grad$26,140$37,476$15,489
Some College$36,458$38,984$29,063
Bachelors Degree$50,400$52,250$31,729
Graduate Degree$42,421$70,000$41,389

$32,370

Average Earnings

$38,452

Average Male

$26,728

Average Female

Edmonson County, Kentucky Language

Edmonson County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Edmonson County, Kentucky Language

98.29% of Edmonson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Edmonson County, Kentucky Poverty

Edmonson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4421,97917.30%
Black18412869.57%
Multiple2949532.31%
Hispanic815871.60%
Native342058.82%

18.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.19%

Male Poverty Rate

22.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edmonson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edmonson County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 71.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edmonson County, Kentucky is White, with 17.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.07%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.86%
High School17.46%
Some College8.36%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.81%
Male Unemployed17.82%
Female Employed14.27%
Male Employed3.94%

Edmonson County, Kentucky Income

Edmonson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,360$52,374
Families$50,734$60,898
Married Families$59,677-
Non Families$20,439$31,217
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Edmonson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Edmonson County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Edmonson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Edmonson 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.

Edmonson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Edmonson County, Kentucky Veterans

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743

Number of Veterans

704

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam320
First Gulf War128
Korea68
World War II67
Second Gulf War55
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74235
75+188
55 to 64174
35 to 54119
18 to 3427
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7007.42%
2 or More3014.93%
Black138.44%

Edmonson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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17.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edmonson County, Kentucky Employment Status

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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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82.26%

Born in Kentucky

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Edmonson County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 82.26% having been born in Kentucky. 0.33% 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