Grant County, Kentucky Population 2024

25,764

Grant County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 25,764 with a growth rate of 0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grant County, Kentucky is the 44th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 24,681 and has seen a growth of 4.39% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,4891450.55%
202826,3441450.55%
202726,1991450.56%
202626,0541450.56%
202525,9091450.56%
202425,7641450.57%
202325,6191450.57%
202225,4741820.72%
202125,2922771.11%
202025,015-105-0.42%
201925,12060.02%
201825,1141160.46%
201724,998830.33%
201624,9151690.68%
201524,746-86-0.35%
201424,8322651.08%
201324,567450.18%
201224,522-249-1.01%
201124,771900.36%
201024,68100%
199015,7372,42918.25%
198013,3083,30933.09%
19709,9995105.37%
19609,489-320-3.26%
19509,809-67-0.68%
19409,87600%
19309,876-559-5.36%
192010,435-146-1.38%
191010,581-2,658-20.08%
190013,2395684.48%
189012,671-412-3.15%
188013,0833,55437.3%
18709,5291,17314.04%
18608,3561,82527.94%
18506,5312,33955.8%
18404,1921,20640.39%
18302,9861,18165.43%
18201,805-24,684-93.19%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.57% (145)
County Website
Grant County
County Seat
2020 Population
25,015
Area
258 mi²
Density
100 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.99% (749)
Founded
1820

Grant County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,28392.82%
Two or more races1,0314.11%
Other race5102.03%
Black or African American2200.88%
Asian350.14%
Native American60.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Grant County, Kentucky Population by Race

Grant County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Grant County, Kentucky Median Age

36.5

Total

34.6

Male

37.3

Female

Grant County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,435 adults, (3,501 of whom are seniors) in Grant County, Kentucky.

Grant County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Grant County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female12,36949.31%
Male12,71650.69%

Grant County, Kentucky Population by Age

Grant County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1462.7172.227.8
Married4,5903.2784.315.7
Non Family2,7921.2868.731.3
Female1,1913.8137.862.2
Male5732.9363.536.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Grant County, Kentucky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4642.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,3158.18%
High School Graduate7,17744.65%
Some College3,50421.8%
Associates Degree1,0836.74%
Bachelors Degree1,62510.11%
Graduate Degree9065.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Grant County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15,33313,6992,376
Hispanic30525240
2+ Races2912217
Other Race25125140
Black105105100
Asian35198
Native American600

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 95.24%.

Grant County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,491$52,345$36,771
Less Than 9th Grade$46,291$51,815$24,024
High School Graduate$45,990$51,714$34,000
Some College$44,893$50,559$36,650
Bachelors Degree$50,901$83,333$42,634
Graduate Degree$61,000$69,506$59,831

$46,491

Average Earnings

$52,345

Average Male

$36,771

Average Female

Grant County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grant County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Grant County, Kentucky Language

98.89% of Grant County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Grant County, Kentucky Language

Grant County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White22,7732,74812.07%
Black211211100%
Multiple1,03117316.78%
Other510193.73%
Native66100%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grant County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grant County, Kentucky is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grant County, Kentucky is Other, with 3.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.51%.

Grant County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.82%
High School11.74%
Bachelors or Greater7.92%
Some College7.9%

Grant County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.75%
Female Employed8.79%
Male Unemployed7.2%
Male Employed2.07%

Grant County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grant County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,461$77,012
Families$75,533$87,563
Married Families$92,236$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,329$49,011

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Grant County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Grant County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Grant 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 35-44.

Grant County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Grant County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,318

Number of Veterans

1,247

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War437
Vietnam374
First Gulf War212
Korea66
World War II32

Grant County, Kentucky Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34343
75+276
35 to 54266
65 to 74243
55 to 64190

Grant County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,2747.32%
2+ Races337.91%
Other Race113.24%
Hispanic112.51%

Grant County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Grant County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grant County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Grant County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Grant County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Grant 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

72.84%

Born in Grant County, Kentucky

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.1%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Grant County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 72.84% having been born in Kentucky. 0.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Grant County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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