Montgomery County, Kentucky Population 2024

28,639

Montgomery County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 28,639 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Kentucky is the 37th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 26,554 and has seen a growth of 7.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202929,3191360.47%
202829,1831360.47%
202729,0471360.47%
202628,9111360.47%
202528,7751360.47%
202428,6391360.48%
202328,5031360.48%
202228,3671360.48%
202128,2311270.45%
202028,104-93-0.33%
201928,197180.06%
201828,1792250.8%
201727,9542620.95%
201627,692980.36%
201527,5942130.78%
201427,3811380.51%
201327,2433731.39%
201226,8701080.4%
201126,7622080.78%
201026,554
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%
18007,082-22,237-75.85%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.48% (136)
County Website
Montgomery County
County Seat
2010 Population
26,554
Area
197 mi²
Density
145 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
7.85% (2,085)
Founded
1796

Montgomery County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26,27693.22%
Black or African American7592.69%
Two or more races6292.23%
Other race2540.9%
Native American1520.54%
Asian1180.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Montgomery County, Kentucky Population by Race

Montgomery County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Montgomery County, Kentucky Median Age

40.5

Total

38.2

Male

42.1

Female

Montgomery County, Kentucky Adults

There are 21,647 adults, (4,731 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, Kentucky.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female14,48851.4%
Male13,70048.6%

Montgomery County, Kentucky Population by Age

Montgomery County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,7052.666.133.9
Married5,2543.1583.716.3
Non Family3,2151.295743
Female1,6443.0831.868.2
Male5923.4853.946.1
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3.07

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Montgomery County, Kentucky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Montgomery County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montgomery County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 31.91%.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,582

Average Earnings

$49,172

Average Male

$33,530

Average Female

Montgomery County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montgomery County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Montgomery County, Kentucky Language

96.13% of Montgomery County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.97% of the population.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Language

Montgomery County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,6394,29316.74%
Black74118224.56%
Multiple629375.88%
Hispanic748334.41%
Other16410.61%
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16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.09%

Male Poverty Rate

19.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Kentucky is Black, with 24.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Kentucky is Other, with 0.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.71%.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.41%
High School15.66%
Some College12.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.34%
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Montgomery County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed35.73%
Male Unemployed12.54%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed4.88%
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Montgomery County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Montgomery County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Montgomery County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,588

Number of Veterans

1,312

Male Veterans

276

Female Veterans

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Montgomery County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Montgomery County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Montgomery County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.62%

Born in Montgomery County, Kentucky

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.78% of Montgomery County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.62% having been born in Kentucky. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montgomery County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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