Greenup County, Kentucky Population 2020

Greenup County, Kentucky's estimated population is 34,822 with a growth rate of -0.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenup County, Kentucky is the 31st largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202034,822-223-0.64%
201935,045-223-0.63%
201835,268-223-0.63%
201735,491-313-0.87%
201635,804-179-0.50%
201535,983-297-0.82%
201436,280-180-0.49%
201336,460-200-0.55%
201236,660-156-0.42%
201136,816-64-0.17%
201036,8801380.38%
199036,742-2,390-6.11%
198039,1325,94017.90%
197033,1923,95413.52%
196029,2384,35117.48%
195024,887-30-0.12%
194024,9173631.48%
193024,5544,49222.39%
192020,0621,5878.59%
191018,4753,04319.72%
190015,4323,52129.56%
189011,911-1,460-10.92%
188013,3711,90816.64%
187011,4632,70330.86%
18608,760-894-9.26%
18509,6543,35753.31%
18406,2974457.60%
18305,8521,54135.75%
18204,3111,94281.98%
18102,3690.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.64%
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Founded
1803
County Seat
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Greenup County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,66496.92%
Two or More Races5001.40%
Black or African American3130.88%
Asian1630.46%
Some Other Race980.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.08%
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Greenup County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Greenup County, Kentucky Median Age

43.4


Total

41.2


Male

45.4


Female

Greenup County, Kentucky Adults

There are 28,079 adults, (7,172 of whom are seniors) in Greenup County, Kentucky.

Greenup County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenup County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

18,354

51.32%

Male

17,411

48.68%

Greenup County, Kentucky Households and Families

Greenup County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Greenup County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family67.7%32.3%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female62.5%37.5%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0572.5277.1
Married7,6393.0486.2
Non Family3,9731.267.7
Female1,7002.8662.5
Male7453.466.7

2.96

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Greenup County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0524.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,9057.50%
High School Graduate9,36136.83%
Some College6,17524.30%
Associates Degree2,54910.03%
Bachelors Degree2,5139.89%
Graduate Degree1,8607.32%
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Greenup County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,65621,8294,147
Multiple Races27718736
Black19117826
Hispanic16213570
Asian11711388
Other Race5050
Native American27276

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 asian people with a rate of 75.21%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,681$41,797$26,508
Less Than High School$20,586$21,801$18,776
High School Grad$26,445$31,480$20,264
Some College$32,519$46,290$24,457
Bachelors Degree$53,891$65,047$46,494
Graduate Degree$64,479$90,804$54,446

$33,681

Average Earnings

$41,797

Average Male

$26,508

Average Female

Greenup County, Kentucky Language

Greenup County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Greenup County, Kentucky Language

98.82% of Greenup County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Greenup County, Kentucky Poverty

Greenup County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,9345,17715.26%
Black29715150.84%
Multiple49313727.79%
Hispanic36912533.88%
Asian1632515.34%
Other9577.37%

15.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.02%

Male Poverty Rate

17.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenup County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenup County, Kentucky is Black, with 50.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenup County, Kentucky is Other, with 7.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.84%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.24%
High School13.87%
Some College12.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.87%
Male Unemployed32.22%
Female Employed9.10%
Male Employed7.19%

Greenup County, Kentucky Income

Greenup County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,343$66,593
Families$59,356$77,027
Married Families$66,857$86,185
Non Families$24,971$37,613
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Greenup County, Kentucky Marital Status

Greenup County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenup County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Greenup 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.

Greenup County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Greenup County, Kentucky Veterans

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2,360

Number of Veterans

2,187

Male Veterans

173

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam947
First Gulf War368
Korea330
Second Gulf War241
World War II79
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74750
75+594
55 to 64464
35 to 54448
18 to 34104
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3088.47%
2 or More4011.49%
Hispanic208.13%
Black83.60%
Asian42.76%

Greenup County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenup County, Kentucky Employment Status

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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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56.33%

Born in Kentucky

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.32% of Greenup County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 56.33% having been born in Kentucky. 0.26% 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