Lewis County, Kentucky Population 2020

Lewis County, Kentucky's estimated population is 13,055 with a growth rate of -0.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, Kentucky is the 83rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202013,055-101-0.77%
201913,156-101-0.76%
201813,257-101-0.76%
201713,358-116-0.86%
201613,474-126-0.93%
201513,600-163-1.18%
201413,763770.56%
201313,686-87-0.63%
201213,773-31-0.22%
201113,804-32-0.23%
201013,8368076.19%
199013,029-1,516-10.42%
198014,5452,19017.73%
197012,355-760-5.79%
196013,115-405-3.00%
195013,520-2,166-13.81%
194015,6861,3719.58%
193014,315-1,514-9.56%
192015,829-1,058-6.27%
191016,887-981-5.49%
190017,8683,06520.71%
189014,8031,64912.54%
188013,1544,03944.31%
18709,1157549.02%
18608,3611,15916.09%
18507,20289614.21%
18406,3061,07720.60%
18305,2291,25631.61%
18203,9731,61668.56%
18102,3570.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.77%
County Website
Founded
December 2, 1806
County Seat
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Lewis County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,19697.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native1461.08%
Two or More Races720.53%
Black or African American620.46%
Asian140.10%
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Lewis County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Lewis County, Kentucky Median Age

42.9


Total

42.9


Male

42.9


Female

Lewis County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,505 adults, (2,390 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, Kentucky.

Lewis County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

6,776

50.23%

Male

6,714

49.77%

Lewis County, Kentucky Households and Families

Lewis County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lewis County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
Male67%33%
Female56.6%43.4%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4352.4675.1
Married2,8583.0183.2
Non Family1,7101.1269.7
Female6703.3156.6
Male1973.1267

3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lewis County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,25613.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,24113.05%
High School Graduate3,82540.24%
Some College1,46915.45%
Associates Degree6677.02%
Bachelors Degree5275.54%
Graduate Degree5215.48%
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Lewis County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3466,8961,032
Native American654616
Black6242
Multiple Races1911
Asian1414

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 native american people with a rate of 24.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,147$38,345$25,578
Less Than High School$21,633$20,372$
High School Grad$27,183$38,778$18,602
Some College$29,173$45,046$22,440
Bachelors Degree$35,833$41,780$33,125
Graduate Degree$52,169$50,435$55,109

$30,147

Average Earnings

$38,345

Average Male

$25,578

Average Female

Lewis County, Kentucky Language

Lewis County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Lewis County, Kentucky Language

98.00% of Lewis County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Lewis County, Kentucky Poverty

Lewis County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,9663,58827.67%
Native14611880.82%
Multiple721926.39%

28.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.19%

Male Poverty Rate

29.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Kentucky is Native, with 80.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 26.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.71%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.22%
High School23.84%
Some College16.83%
Bachelors or Greater1.53%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.22%
Male Unemployed64.32%
Male Employed8.96%
Female Employed8.14%

Lewis County, Kentucky Income

Lewis County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,096$48,130
Families$45,459$59,784
Married Families$51,341-
Non Families$14,197$21,063
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Lewis County, Kentucky Marital Status

Lewis County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Lewis County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lewis County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Lewis County, Kentucky Veterans

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858

Number of Veterans

739

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam289
First Gulf War191
Korea113
Second Gulf War111
World War II26
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Age Group Veterans
75+262
65 to 74216
55 to 64158
35 to 54155
18 to 3467
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Name Veterans % of Total
White8368.08%
Indian1624.62%
2 or More631.58%

Lewis County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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19.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, Kentucky Employment Status

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45.2%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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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54.79%

Born in Kentucky

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Lewis County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 54.79% having been born in Kentucky. 0.27% 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