Johnson County, Kentucky Population 2020

Johnson County, Kentucky's estimated population is 22,016 with a growth rate of -0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Johnson County, Kentucky is the 52nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202022,016-185-0.83%
201922,201-185-0.83%
201822,386-185-0.82%
201722,571-291-1.27%
201622,862-274-1.18%
201523,136-123-0.53%
201423,259-206-0.88%
201323,465550.23%
201223,410-9-0.04%
201123,419340.15%
201023,3851370.59%
199023,248-1,184-4.85%
198024,4326,89339.30%
197017,539-2,209-11.19%
196019,748-4,098-17.19%
195023,846-1,925-7.47%
194025,7712,80312.20%
193022,9683,34617.05%
192019,6222,14012.24%
191017,4823,75227.33%
190013,7302,70324.51%
189011,0271,87220.45%
18809,1551,66122.16%
18707,4942,18841.24%
18605,3061,43337.00%
18503,8730.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.83%
County Website
Founded
February 24, 1843
County Seat
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Johnson County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,23697.34%
Asian3531.55%
Black or African American1120.49%
Two or More Races970.42%
Some Other Race250.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.09%
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Johnson County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Johnson County, Kentucky Median Age

41.8


Total

41.1


Male

42.5


Female

Johnson County, Kentucky Adults

There are 17,758 adults, (3,938 of whom are seniors) in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Johnson County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Johnson County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

11,643

50.97%

Male

11,200

49.03%

Johnson County, Kentucky Households and Families

Johnson County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Johnson County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All72.3%27.7%
Male56.8%43.2%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female53.2%46.8%

72.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7372.5572.3
Married4,7093.2586.3
Non Family2,7061.1256.7
Female924353.2
Male3982.9156.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Johnson County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5079.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,63210.16%
High School Graduate5,58634.78%
Some College3,44821.47%
Associates Degree1,4889.27%
Bachelors Degree1,3848.62%
Graduate Degree1,0156.32%
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Johnson County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,67212,5842,310
Asian20620679
Black8970
Hispanic636338
Multiple Races481610
Other Race2525
Native American2020

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 hispanic people with a rate of 60.32%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,402$46,838$29,602
Less Than High School$22,679$28,864$
High School Grad$27,086$45,644$20,945
Some College$38,841$48,226$32,044
Bachelors Degree$44,554$55,101$39,315
Graduate Degree$52,386$64,292$45,938

$37,402

Average Earnings

$46,838

Average Male

$29,602

Average Female

Johnson County, Kentucky Language

Johnson County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Johnson County, Kentucky Language

97.80% of Johnson County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Johnson County, Kentucky Poverty

Johnson County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,7644,81922.14%
Asian35319454.96%
Multiple915560.44%
Black675176.12%

22.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.32%

Male Poverty Rate

24.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Johnson County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Johnson County, Kentucky is Black, with 76.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Johnson County, Kentucky is White, with 22.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School43.94%
High School22.80%
Some College17.81%
Bachelors or Greater7.95%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.10%
Male Unemployed45.93%
Female Employed8.00%
Male Employed6.67%

Johnson County, Kentucky Income

Johnson County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,559$54,150
Families$48,002$64,471
Married Families$54,972-
Non Families$16,114$28,138
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Johnson County, Kentucky Marital Status

Johnson County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Johnson County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Johnson 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.

Johnson County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Johnson County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,288

Number of Veterans

1,258

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam569
Korea166
First Gulf War146
Second Gulf War76
World War II75
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74500
75+312
35 to 54237
55 to 64211
18 to 3428
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2397.14%
Black4945.37%

Johnson County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Johnson County, Kentucky Employment Status

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41.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.3%

Employment Rate

9.6%

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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79.99%

Born in Kentucky

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.01% of Johnson County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 79.99% having been born in Kentucky. 0.64% 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