Ohio County, Kentucky Population 2020

Ohio County, Kentucky's estimated population is 23,989 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ohio County, Kentucky is the 49th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202023,989-49-0.20%
201924,038-49-0.20%
201824,087-49-0.20%
201724,136-14-0.06%
201624,1501250.52%
201524,025680.28%
201423,957-27-0.11%
201323,984-42-0.17%
201224,026400.17%
201123,9861520.64%
201023,8342,72912.93%
199021,105-660-3.03%
198021,7652,97515.83%
197018,7901,0656.01%
196017,725-3,115-14.95%
195020,840-3,581-14.66%
194024,421-48-0.20%
193024,469-2,004-7.57%
192026,473-1,169-4.23%
191027,6423551.30%
190027,2874,34118.92%
189022,9463,27716.66%
188019,6694,10826.40%
187015,5613,35227.46%
186012,2092,46025.23%
18509,7493,15747.89%
18406,5921,87739.81%
18304,71583621.55%
18203,879872.29%
18103,7922,569210.06%
18001,2230.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.20%
County Website
Founded
December 17, 1798
County Seat
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Ohio County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,42297.30%
Two or More Races2310.96%
Black or African American2250.93%
Some Other Race1180.49%
Asian670.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.03%
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Ohio County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Ohio County, Kentucky Median Age

40.6


Total

40


Male

41.1


Female

Ohio County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,170 adults, (4,249 of whom are seniors) in Ohio County, Kentucky.

Ohio County, Kentucky Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ohio County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

12,111

50.31%

Male

11,960

49.69%

Ohio County, Kentucky Households and Families

Ohio County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ohio County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female60%40%
Male50.2%49.8%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0762.6275.7
Married5,1043.0585.3
Non Family2,6061.2866.7
Female8943.7860
Male4723.1450.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ohio County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3248.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,6039.78%
High School Graduate7,01442.80%
Some College3,21619.62%
Associates Degree1,0526.42%
Bachelors Degree1,1146.80%
Graduate Degree1,0666.50%
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Ohio County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,68613,0212,071
Hispanic37514571
Black1691577
Other Race10724
Multiple Races1048417
Asian474714
Native American88

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 asian people with a rate of 29.79%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,332$34,909$24,328
Less Than High School$24,819$25,645$22,744
High School Grad$29,215$37,763$18,636
Some College$26,798$33,690$24,063
Bachelors Degree$36,096$43,669$35,257
Graduate Degree$46,250$49,091$43,846

$28,332

Average Earnings

$34,909

Average Male

$24,328

Average Female

Ohio County, Kentucky Language

Ohio County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Ohio County, Kentucky Language

97.95% of Ohio County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,2534,37619.66%
Hispanic81631939.09%
Multiple23110846.75%
Asian673349.25%
Black221114.98%

20.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.94%

Male Poverty Rate

24.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky is Asian, with 49.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky is Black, with 4.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.49%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.15%
High School16.81%
Some College10.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.19%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.01%
Male Unemployed29.39%
Female Employed7.67%
Male Employed7.05%

Ohio County, Kentucky Income

Ohio County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,826$62,337
Families$49,735$71,256
Married Families$54,816-
Non Families$23,636$35,008
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Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ohio County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Ohio 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 45-54.

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,452

Number of Veterans

1,407

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam590
First Gulf War287
Second Gulf War232
Korea131
World War II38
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74481
75+357
35 to 54316
55 to 64228
18 to 3470
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3987.91%
Black4222.58%
Hispanic122.80%
Other1210.17%

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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3.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ohio County, Kentucky Employment Status

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

9.1%

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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81.59%

Born in Kentucky

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Ohio County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 81.59% having been born in Kentucky. 0.49% 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