Larue County, Kentucky Population 2020

Larue County, Kentucky's estimated population is 14,499 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Larue County, Kentucky is the 75th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202014,499960.67%
201914,403960.67%
201814,307960.68%
201714,2111871.33%
201614,024-97-0.69%
201514,12140.03%
201414,117860.61%
201314,031-29-0.21%
201214,060-127-0.90%
201114,187100.07%
201014,1772,49821.39%
199011,679-243-2.04%
198011,9221,25011.71%
197010,6723263.15%
196010,3463903.92%
19509,9563343.47%
19409,6225295.82%
19309,093-911-9.11%
192010,004-697-6.51%
191010,701-63-0.59%
190010,7641,33114.11%
18909,433-360-3.68%
18809,7931,55818.92%
18708,2351,34419.50%
18606,8911,03217.61%
18505,8590.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.67%
County Website
Founded
1843
County Seat
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Larue County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,14492.85%
Black or African American5073.58%
Some Other Race2711.91%
Two or More Races1611.14%
Asian640.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.06%
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Larue County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Larue County, Kentucky Median Age

40.8


Total

39.2


Male

43.6


Female

Larue County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,987 adults, (2,456 of whom are seniors) in Larue County, Kentucky.

Larue County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Larue County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,129

50.36%

Male

7,027

49.64%

Larue County, Kentucky Households and Families

Larue County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Larue County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
Male74%26%
All73.5%26.5%
Non Family62%38%
Female42.4%57.6%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6542.4573.5
Married2,8963.0188.4
Non Family1,7811.3562
Female7272.6842.4
Male2503.1474

2.88

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Larue County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7057.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,03710.47%
High School Graduate3,97840.17%
Some College2,06620.86%
Associates Degree1,11911.30%
Bachelors Degree4194.23%
Graduate Degree5795.85%
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Larue County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2177,595925
Black36733243
Hispanic19913119
Other Race10775
Multiple Races818111
Asian4023
Native American99

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 13.58%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,689$35,804$22,816
Less Than High School$21,458$23,824$16,357
High School Grad$22,853$34,000$20,620
Some College$32,013$37,738$29,544
Bachelors Degree$38,555$43,423$35,787
Graduate Degree$45,341$95,050$41,778

$29,689

Average Earnings

$35,804

Average Male

$22,816

Average Female

Larue County, Kentucky Language

Larue County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Larue County, Kentucky Language

96.50% of Larue County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Larue County, Kentucky Poverty

Larue County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,6061,88114.92%
Hispanic4349321.43%
Black4828517.63%
Multiple1476443.54%
Other262145.34%
Native9222.22%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Larue County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Larue County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 43.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Larue County, Kentucky is Other, with 5.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.96%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.48%
High School11.83%
Some College9.40%
Bachelors or Greater6.25%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.68%
Male Unemployed36.87%
Female Employed10.17%
Male Employed4.69%

Larue County, Kentucky Income

Larue County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,779$53,458
Families$50,261$63,103
Married Families$61,157-
Non Families$24,181$31,019
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Larue County, Kentucky Marital Status

Larue County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Larue County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Larue County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Larue County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Larue County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,184

Number of Veterans

1,012

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam485
First Gulf War280
Second Gulf War144
World War II53
Korea52
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64406
35 to 54283
65 to 74236
75+189
18 to 3470
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9919.64%
Black15641.71%
2 or More3541.67%
Hispanic165.65%
Indian222.22%

Larue County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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9.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Larue County, Kentucky Employment Status

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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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79.75%

Born in Kentucky

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Larue County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 79.75% having been born in Kentucky. 1.70% 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