Montgomery County, Kentucky Population 2020

Montgomery County, Kentucky's estimated population is 28,697 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Kentucky is the 37th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202028,6972470.87%
201928,4502470.88%
201828,2032470.88%
201727,9562781.00%
201627,678920.33%
201527,5862140.78%
201427,3721330.49%
201327,2393681.37%
201226,8711130.42%
201126,7582070.78%
201026,5516,99035.73%
199019,561-485-2.42%
198020,0464,68230.47%
197015,3641,90314.14%
196013,4614363.35%
195013,0257456.07%
194012,2806205.32%
193011,660-585-4.78%
192012,245-623-4.84%
191012,868340.26%
190012,8344673.78%
189012,3671,80117.05%
188010,5663,00939.82%
18707,557-302-3.84%
18607,859-2,044-20.64%
18509,9035716.12%
18409,332-908-8.87%
183010,2406536.81%
18209,587-3,388-26.11%
181012,9755,89383.21%
18007,0820.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.87%
County Website
Founded
1796
County Seat
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Montgomery County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,31094.78%
Black or African American8162.94%
Two or More Races3701.33%
Some Other Race1420.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native850.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.08%
Asian150.05%
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Montgomery County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Median Age

39.1


Total

37.3


Male

41.1


Female

Montgomery County, Kentucky Adults

There are 21,050 adults, (4,289 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, Kentucky.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

14,218

51.22%

Male

13,541

48.78%

Montgomery County, Kentucky Households and Families

Montgomery County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All66.4%33.6%
Male64%36%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female33.2%66.8%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4722.6166.4
Married5,1503.0480
Non Family2,9961.463.8
Female1,8453.3133.2
Male4812.8864

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Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2286.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,6718.86%
High School Graduate7,69640.79%
Some College4,18222.17%
Associates Degree1,0115.36%
Bachelors Degree1,8599.85%
Graduate Degree1,2206.47%
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Montgomery County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,78815,1332,949
Black58142964
Hispanic37126742
Other Race11293
Multiple Races747424
Native American3535
Islander2121

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 32.43%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,335$36,726$26,267
Less Than High School$20,557$20,031$24,375
High School Grad$27,363$32,095$21,607
Some College$30,475$40,863$25,163
Bachelors Degree$51,849$62,399$37,589
Graduate Degree$47,832$56,125$41,875

$31,335

Average Earnings

$36,726

Average Male

$26,267

Average Female

Montgomery County, Kentucky Language

Montgomery County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Language

98.24% of Montgomery County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Poverty

Montgomery County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,4255,12720.17%
Hispanic75030140.13%
Multiple37017547.30%
Black75914819.50%
Other1407050.00%

20.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.73%

Male Poverty Rate

23.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Kentucky is Other, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Kentucky is Black, with 19.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.48%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.21%
High School21.41%
Some College16.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.21%
Male Unemployed55.59%
Female Employed11.48%
Male Employed8.51%

Montgomery County, Kentucky Income

Montgomery County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,974$55,650
Families$52,599$63,512
Married Families$64,980-
Non Families$25,180$31,465
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Montgomery County, Kentucky Marital Status

Montgomery County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,711

Number of Veterans

1,598

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam508
Second Gulf War453
First Gulf War212
Korea103
World War II27
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Age Group Veterans
75+455
65 to 74385
18 to 34327
35 to 54303
55 to 64241
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5627.77%
Black12117.85%
2 or More2322.55%
Other54.46%

Montgomery County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Kentucky Employment Status

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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78.39%

Born in Kentucky

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.04% of Montgomery County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.39% 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 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