Oldham County, Kentucky Population 2020

Oldham County, Kentucky's estimated population is 66,432 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Oldham County, Kentucky is the 12th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202066,432-19-0.03%
201966,451-19-0.03%
201866,470-19-0.03%
201766,4891,1001.68%
201665,3898431.31%
201564,5465700.89%
201463,9769091.44%
201363,0679531.53%
201262,1141,3432.21%
201160,7713360.56%
201060,43527,17281.69%
199033,2635,46819.67%
198027,79513,10889.25%
197014,6871,2999.70%
196013,3882,37021.51%
195011,0183022.82%
194010,7163,31444.77%
19307,402-287-3.73%
19207,6894416.08%
19107,2481702.40%
19007,0783244.80%
18906,754-913-11.91%
18807,667-1,360-15.07%
18709,0271,74423.95%
18607,283-346-4.54%
18507,6292493.37%
18407,380-2,208-23.03%
18309,5880.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.03%
County Website
Founded
December 15, 1823
County Seat
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Oldham County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White59,62291.20%
Black or African American2,4333.72%
Two or More Races1,6322.50%
Asian9751.49%
Some Other Race5590.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native1360.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.03%
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Oldham County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Oldham County, Kentucky Median Age

39


Total

38.5


Male

39.6


Female

Oldham County, Kentucky Adults

There are 48,606 adults, (8,023 of whom are seniors) in Oldham County, Kentucky.

Oldham County, Kentucky Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oldham County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

31,046

47.49%

Male

34,328

52.51%

Oldham County, Kentucky Households and Families

Oldham County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oldham County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All84.9%15.1%
Male79.8%20.2%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Female59.8%40.2%

84.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,7332.9784.9
Married14,3963.3791.7
Non Family3,7991.1671.8
Female1,7943.4859.8
Male7443.1579.8

3.34

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Oldham County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8892.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,7644.09%
High School Graduate9,17621.25%
Some College9,87422.87%
Associates Degree3,2647.56%
Bachelors Degree10,77524.95%
Graduate Degree7,43617.22%
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Oldham County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,65936,68417,062
Black1,8501,589288
Hispanic1,314974259
Multiple Races818780212
Asian487464363
Other Race37536181
Native American12811252

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 96.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.54%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,536$64,371$38,873
Less Than High School$23,476$33,611$20,097
High School Grad$31,097$36,545$22,837
Some College$40,897$51,638$33,072
Bachelors Degree$64,932$88,447$48,184
Graduate Degree$83,722$117,083$58,813

$51,536

Average Earnings

$64,371

Average Male

$38,873

Average Female

Oldham County, Kentucky Language

Oldham County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Oldham County, Kentucky Language

95.70% of Oldham County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.37% of the population.

Oldham County, Kentucky Poverty

Oldham County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,0952,3214.21%
Hispanic2,47351120.66%
Black1,52528318.56%
Multiple1,57219712.53%
Asian964606.22%
Other5526010.87%
Native9033.33%

5.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.71%

Male Poverty Rate

6.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oldham County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oldham County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 20.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oldham County, Kentucky is Native, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.99%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.81%
High School6.94%
Some College5.07%
Bachelors or Greater1.33%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.94%
Male Unemployed11.22%
Female Employed4.13%
Male Employed2.19%

Oldham County, Kentucky Income

Oldham County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,597$124,231
Families$110,677$138,079
Married Families$121,687-
Non Families$39,033$58,454
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Oldham County, Kentucky Marital Status

Oldham County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oldham County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Oldham 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.

Oldham County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Oldham County, Kentucky Veterans

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4,152

Number of Veterans

3,813

Male Veterans

339

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,243
Vietnam1,226
Second Gulf War864
Korea186
World War II114
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,543
65 to 741,068
75+622
55 to 64616
18 to 34303
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,8088.61%
Black22010.60%
Hispanic754.64%
2 or More535.13%
Other317.58%
Indian3022.06%
Asian101.66%

Oldham County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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4.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oldham County, Kentucky Employment Status

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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60.46%

Born in Kentucky

96.84%

Native Born

3.16%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.84% of Oldham County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 60.46% having been born in Kentucky. 1.36% 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