Jessamine County, Kentucky Population 2020

Jessamine County, Kentucky's estimated population is 55,198 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 18th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202055,1986391.17%
201954,5596391.19%
201853,9206391.20%
201753,2811,0832.07%
201652,1983830.74%
201551,8159211.81%
201450,8947491.49%
201350,1456531.32%
201249,4925891.20%
201148,9032180.45%
201048,68518,17759.58%
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%
18108,3772,91653.40%
18005,4610.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.17%
County Website
Founded
1798
County Seat
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Jessamine County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White47,83491.25%
Black or African American2,1214.05%
Two or More Races1,0241.95%
Asian7511.43%
Some Other Race4670.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native2090.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.03%
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Jessamine County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Median Age

37.9


Total

36.8


Male

38.6


Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Adults

There are 39,534 adults, (7,542 of whom are seniors) in Jessamine County, Kentucky.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jessamine County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

26,943

51.40%

Male

25,479

48.60%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Households and Families

Jessamine County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All63%37%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Male45.3%54.7%
Female40.5%59.5%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7732.6963
Married10,3283.0874.4
Non Family4,6991.3354.7
Female2,8863.2640.5
Male8603.6545.3

3.04

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4564.26%
9th to 12th Grade3,0849.02%
High School Graduate10,37430.34%
Some College6,48818.97%
Associates Degree2,7147.94%
Bachelors Degree6,01317.59%
Graduate Degree4,06411.89%
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Jessamine County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,44327,5659,522
Black1,199927167
Hispanic79345362
Asian408408221
Multiple Races363327105
Other Race243111
Native American12367

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.17%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,413$41,896$28,499
Less Than High School$24,981$26,190$16,755
High School Grad$30,741$36,834$23,714
Some College$31,838$42,106$25,912
Bachelors Degree$44,250$66,613$35,445
Graduate Degree$61,705$89,688$51,405

$35,413

Average Earnings

$41,896

Average Male

$28,499

Average Female

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

Jessamine County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Language

94.38% of Jessamine County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 5.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.45% of the population.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty

Jessamine County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,0627,31416.23%
Black2,02077138.17%
Multiple93741644.40%
Hispanic1,64634520.96%
Asian70813418.93%
Other4277116.63%
Native2095425.84%

17.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.05%

Male Poverty Rate

19.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 44.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jessamine County, Kentucky is White, with 16.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.57%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.12%
High School13.49%
Some College12.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.39%
Female Unemployed44.29%
Female Employed11.37%
Male Employed6.55%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Income

Jessamine County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,728$82,566
Families$65,996$93,483
Married Families$81,832-
Non Families$30,266$43,101
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Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Jessamine 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.

Jessamine County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans

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3,144

Number of Veterans

2,885

Male Veterans

259

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,000
First Gulf War575
Second Gulf War335
Korea284
World War II156
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Age Group Veterans
75+860
65 to 74809
35 to 54790
55 to 64429
18 to 34256
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9488.05%
Black13610.07%
Hispanic333.21%
Asian265.11%
2 or More203.41%
Indian1410.14%

Jessamine County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jessamine County, Kentucky Employment Status

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6.2%

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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66.75%

Born in Kentucky

94.87%

Native Born

5.13%

Foreign Born

3.02%

Non Citizen

2.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.87% of Jessamine County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 66.75% having been born in Kentucky. 3.02% 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