Jessamine County, Kentucky Population 2024

55,544

Jessamine County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 55,544 with a growth rate of 1.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jessamine County, Kentucky is the 17th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 48,682 and has seen a growth of 14.1% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958,7696451.11%
202858,1246451.12%
202757,4796451.13%
202656,8346451.15%
202556,1896451.16%
202455,5446451.17%
202354,8996451.19%
202254,2546451.2%
202153,6095931.12%
202053,016-996-1.84%
201954,0122350.44%
201853,7775030.94%
201753,2741,0151.94%
201652,2594370.84%
201551,8229451.86%
201450,8777531.5%
201350,1246551.32%
201249,4695771.18%
201148,8922100.43%
201048,682
199030,5084,36216.68%
198026,1468,71650.01%
197017,4303,80527.93%
196013,6251,1679.37%
195012,4582842.33%
194012,174-257-2.07%
193012,4312261.85%
192012,205-408-3.23%
191012,6136885.77%
190011,9256776.02%
189011,2483843.53%
188010,8642,22625.77%
18708,638-827-8.74%
18609,465-784-7.65%
185010,2498539.08%
18409,396-564-5.66%
18309,9606637.13%
18209,29792010.98%
18108,3772,91653.4%
18005,461-53,308-90.71%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.17% (645)
County Website
Jessamine County
County Seat
2020 Population
53,016
Area
172 mi²
Density
323 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
4.77% (2,528)
Founded
1798

Jessamine County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47,59989.17%
Black or African American2,3014.31%
Two or more races2,1794.08%
Asian7201.35%
Other race5391.01%
Native American320.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jessamine County, Kentucky Population by Race

Jessamine County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Jessamine County, Kentucky Median Age

38.4

Total

38.1

Male

39.1

Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Adults

There are 40,818 adults, (8,329 of whom are seniors) in Jessamine County, Kentucky.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Jessamine County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female27,46151.44%
Male25,92048.56%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Population by Age

Jessamine County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,2512.6968.831.2
Married10,1733.1981.418.6
Non Family5,8981.4257.442.6
Female2,5573.3547.852.2
Male6233.9458.141.9
showing: 5 rows

3.16

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jessamine County, Kentucky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Jessamine County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.4%.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,174

Average Earnings

$52,623

Average Male

$34,735

Average Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

93.48% of Jessamine County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White45,2244,76210.53%
Black2,20376734.82%
Multiple2,05343621.24%
Hispanic2,07429214.08%
Other53620438.06%
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12.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.45%

Male Poverty Rate

14.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is Other, with 38.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is White, with 10.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.65%.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.16%
High School12.71%
Some College8.84%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%
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Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.33%
Male Unemployed32.35%
Female Employed7.27%
Male Employed2.65%
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Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jessamine County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,043

Number of Veterans

2,700

Male Veterans

343

Female Veterans

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jessamine 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

69.21%

Born in Jessamine County, Kentucky

95.69%

Native Born

4.31%

Foreign Born

2%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.69% of Jessamine County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 69.21% having been born in Kentucky. 2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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