Garrard County, Kentucky Population 2020

Garrard County, Kentucky's estimated population is 17,686 with a growth rate of 0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Garrard County, Kentucky is the 66th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202017,686630.36%
201917,623630.36%
201817,560630.36%
201717,4971100.63%
201617,3871741.01%
201517,2132321.37%
201416,981-19-0.11%
201317,000-12-0.07%
201217,0121420.84%
201116,870-72-0.42%
201016,9425,36346.32%
199011,5797266.69%
198010,8531,39614.76%
19709,457-290-2.98%
19609,747-1,282-11.62%
195011,029-881-7.40%
194011,9103483.01%
193011,562-941-7.53%
192012,5036095.12%
191011,894-148-1.23%
190012,0429048.12%
189011,138-566-4.84%
188011,7041,32812.80%
187010,376-155-1.47%
186010,5312942.87%
185010,237-243-2.32%
184010,480-1,391-11.72%
183011,8711,0209.40%
182010,8511,66518.13%
18109,1863,00048.50%
18006,1860.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.36%
County Website
Founded
December 17, 1796
County Seat
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Garrard County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,65696.12%
Two or More Races3411.97%
Black or African American1921.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native700.40%
Some Other Race450.26%
Asian240.14%
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Garrard County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Garrard County, Kentucky Median Age

42.7


Total

42.1


Male

43.9


Female

Garrard County, Kentucky Adults

There are 13,479 adults, (3,023 of whom are seniors) in Garrard County, Kentucky.

Garrard County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Garrard County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

8,853

51.09%

Male

8,475

48.91%

Garrard County, Kentucky Households and Families

Garrard County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Garrard County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All80.7%19.3%
Male77.6%22.4%
Non Family75.5%24.5%
Female39.4%60.6%

80.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8232.5280.7
Married3,9472.9292
Non Family1,7901.275.5
Female8273.3339.4
Male2592.8877.6

2.89

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Garrard County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8276.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,64413.37%
High School Graduate4,50836.66%
Some College2,14817.47%
Associates Degree1,1058.99%
Bachelors Degree1,1729.53%
Graduate Degree8937.26%
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Garrard County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,7289,5082,054
Hispanic204101
Black1501036
Multiple Races13585
Native American70295
Other Race2626
Asian10

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.51%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,385$40,604$26,584
Less Than High School$25,871$31,299$18,783
High School Grad$29,858$36,580$25,757
Some College$37,399$50,948$25,104
Bachelors Degree$49,722$70,071$37,500
Graduate Degree$45,741$55,417$42,625

$34,385

Average Earnings

$40,604

Average Male

$26,584

Average Female

Garrard County, Kentucky Language

Garrard County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Garrard County, Kentucky Language

97.89% of Garrard County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.80% of the population.

Garrard County, Kentucky Poverty

Garrard County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,2132,61816.15%
Hispanic39015539.74%
Black1814725.97%
Multiple3234413.62%

16.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.14%

Male Poverty Rate

18.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Garrard County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Garrard County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 39.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Garrard County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 13.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.30%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.13%
High School14.13%
Some College11.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.52%
Male Unemployed45.99%
Female Employed9.78%
Male Employed5.37%

Garrard County, Kentucky Income

Garrard County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,888$64,161
Families$62,351$69,135
Married Families$67,171-
Non Families$27,370$45,493
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Garrard County, Kentucky Marital Status

Garrard County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Garrard County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Garrard 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.

Garrard County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Garrard County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,092

Number of Veterans

992

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam373
First Gulf War298
Second Gulf War156
Korea49
World War II24
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54316
55 to 64290
65 to 74233
75+174
18 to 3479
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0207.83%
Hispanic2611.30%
Other26100.00%
Indian2434.29%
Black137.47%
2 or More95.42%

Garrard County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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9.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Garrard County, Kentucky Employment Status

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54%

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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78.03%

Born in Kentucky

98.72%

Native Born

1.28%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.72% of Garrard County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.03% having been born in Kentucky. 0.87% 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