Ohio County, Kentucky Population 2024

23,756

Ohio County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 23,756 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ohio County, Kentucky is the 49th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 23,829 and has seen a growth of -0.31% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,4061300.54%
202824,2761300.54%
202724,1461300.54%
202624,0161300.54%
202523,8861300.55%
202423,7561300.55%
202323,6261300.55%
202223,496-248-1.04%
202123,744-3-0.01%
202023,747-296-1.23%
201924,043-82-0.34%
201824,125-12-0.05%
201724,137-65-0.27%
201624,2021620.67%
201524,040760.32%
201423,964-23-0.1%
201323,987-42-0.17%
201224,029430.18%
201123,9861570.66%
201023,82900%
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%
194024,421-48-0.2%
193024,469-2,004-7.57%
192026,473-1,169-4.23%
191027,6423551.3%
190027,2874,34118.92%
189022,9463,27716.66%
188019,6694,10826.4%
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%
18001,223-23,183-94.99%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.55% (130)
County Website
Ohio County
County Seat
2020 Population
23,747
Area
587 mi²
Density
40 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
0.04% (9)
Founded
December 17, 1798

Ohio County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,43194.32%
Two or more races6212.61%
Other race3821.61%
Black or African American2320.98%
Native American810.34%
Asian350.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ohio County, Kentucky Population by Race

Ohio County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Ohio County, Kentucky Median Age

41

Total

39.5

Male

41.8

Female

Ohio County, Kentucky Adults

There are 18,198 adults, (4,319 of whom are seniors) in Ohio County, Kentucky.

Ohio County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ohio County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female11,81649.68%
Male11,96650.32%

Ohio County, Kentucky Population by Age

Ohio County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,0412.677.822.2
Married4,7743.1286.213.8
Non Family2,7151.2870.829.2
Female9773.3162.237.8
Male5753.2368.531.5

3.05

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ohio County, Kentucky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3568.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,6169.88%
High School Graduate6,51039.79%
Some College2,94918.03%
Associates Degree1,5759.63%
Bachelors Degree1,3188.06%
Graduate Degree1,0366.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Ohio County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15,43712,9412,272
Hispanic55914140
2+ Races43415328
Other Race28412219
Black103920
Asian31319
Native American2455

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.03%.

Ohio County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,355$43,197$28,836
Less Than 9th Grade$27,221$35,238$26,488
High School Graduate$34,212$40,982$25,583
Some College$42,604$47,000$30,433
Bachelors Degree$50,815$68,377$43,155
Graduate Degree$43,704$0$52,614

$36,355

Average Earnings

$43,197

Average Male

$28,836

Average Female

Ohio County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ohio County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ohio County, Kentucky Language

95.95% of Ohio County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.56% of the population.

Ohio County, Kentucky Language

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White21,7502,73412.57%
Hispanic79738548.31%
Multiple61134356.14%
Other38215540.58%
Asian351234.29%
Native811012.35%
Black20394.43%

14.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.36%

Male Poverty Rate

14.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 56.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, Kentucky is Black, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22%.

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.15%
High School12.22%
Some College5.93%
Bachelors or Greater4.47%

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.08%
Male Unemployed21.56%
Female Employed5.16%
Male Employed3.95%

Ohio County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ohio County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,474$67,297
Families$58,676$77,257
Married Families$71,193$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,102$38,879

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ohio County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ohio 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 55-64.

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ohio County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,111

Number of Veterans

1,098

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam482
First Gulf War225
Second Gulf War207
Korea27
World War II0

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74387
75+261
35 to 54209
55 to 64168
18 to 3486

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0316.02%
Black2913.55%
Other Race268.75%
2+ Races255.66%

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ohio County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ohio County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ohio County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ohio 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

80.14%

Born in Ohio County, Kentucky

97.12%

Native Born

2.88%

Foreign Born

2.45%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.12% of Ohio County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 80.14% having been born in Kentucky. 2.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ohio County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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