Grant County, Kentucky Population 2020

Grant County, Kentucky's estimated population is 25,363 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grant County, Kentucky is the 45th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202025,3631210.48%
201925,2421210.48%
201825,1211210.48%
201725,000850.34%
201624,9151880.76%
201524,727-87-0.35%
201424,8142611.06%
201324,553460.19%
201224,507-250-1.01%
201124,757770.31%
201024,6808,94356.83%
199015,7372,42918.25%
198013,3083,30933.09%
19709,9995105.37%
19609,489-320-3.26%
19509,809-67-0.68%
19409,8760.00%
19309,876-559-5.36%
192010,435-146-1.38%
191010,581-2,658-20.08%
190013,2395684.48%
189012,671-412-3.15%
188013,0833,55437.30%
18709,5291,17314.04%
18608,3561,82527.94%
18506,5312,33955.80%
18404,1921,20640.39%
18302,9861,18165.43%
18201,8050.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.48%
County Website
Founded
1820
County Seat
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Grant County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,61994.80%
Some Other Race6122.46%
Two or More Races4271.71%
Black or African American1900.76%
Asian390.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.11%
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Grant County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Grant County, Kentucky Median Age

36


Total

35.2


Male

37


Female

Grant County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,120 adults, (3,320 of whom are seniors) in Grant County, Kentucky.

Grant County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Grant County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

12,597

50.56%

Male

12,318

49.44%

Grant County, Kentucky Households and Families

Grant County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grant County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All68.1%31.9%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Male56.4%43.6%
Female50.1%49.9%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8492.7768.1
Married4,6873.2279.8
Non Family2,2391.2557.1
Female1,2373.5550.1
Male6863.2756.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Grant County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8775.50%
9th to 12th Grade1,2818.03%
High School Graduate7,75948.67%
Some College2,62616.47%
Associates Degree1,2287.70%
Bachelors Degree1,3358.37%
Graduate Degree8375.25%
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Grant County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,42913,3392,048
Hispanic23821434
Other Race178154
Black125818
Multiple Races11611682
Native American2828

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 multiple races people with a rate of 70.69%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,777$41,627$28,821
Less Than High School$25,061$16,658$29,268
High School Grad$34,518$41,160$24,043
Some College$34,748$45,917$26,377
Bachelors Degree$41,412$72,500$35,969
Graduate Degree$51,216$49,575$51,507

$35,777

Average Earnings

$41,627

Average Male

$28,821

Average Female

Grant County, Kentucky Language

Grant County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Grant County, Kentucky Language

97.41% of Grant County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Grant County, Kentucky Poverty

Grant County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,8813,94417.24%
Other60530850.91%
Multiple36214740.61%
Hispanic67310315.30%
Native282071.43%

18.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.40%

Male Poverty Rate

19.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grant County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grant County, Kentucky is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grant County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 15.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.72%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.77%
High School13.71%
Some College12.38%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.20%
Male Unemployed12.84%
Male Employed7.36%
Female Employed5.02%

Grant County, Kentucky Income

Grant County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,610$59,312
Families$54,770$66,321
Married Families$72,669-
Non Families$23,730$35,513
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Grant County, Kentucky Marital Status

Grant County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Grant County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Grant County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Grant County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,601

Number of Veterans

1,429

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam487
Second Gulf War349
First Gulf War309
Korea120
World War II32
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74391
18 to 34352
35 to 54328
55 to 64267
75+263
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5708.94%
Black3123.48%

Grant County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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13.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grant County, Kentucky Employment Status

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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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73.49%

Born in Kentucky

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Grant County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 73.49% having been born in Kentucky. 0.16% 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