Taylor County, Kentucky Population 2020

Taylor County, Kentucky's estimated population is 25,523 with a growth rate of -0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taylor County, Kentucky is the 44th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202025,523-13-0.05%
201925,536-13-0.05%
201825,549-13-0.05%
201725,5621200.47%
201625,442-141-0.55%
201525,5832210.87%
201425,3622000.79%
201325,162910.36%
201225,071860.34%
201124,9853211.30%
201024,6643,51816.64%
199021,146-32-0.15%
198021,1784,04023.57%
197017,1388535.24%
196016,2851,88213.07%
195014,4038476.25%
194013,5561,50912.53%
193012,047-189-1.54%
192012,2362752.30%
191011,9618868.00%
190011,0751,72218.41%
18909,353941.02%
18809,2591,03312.56%
18708,2267459.96%
18607,4812313.19%
18507,2500.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.05%
County Website
Founded
1848
County Seat
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Taylor County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,20090.98%
Black or African American9993.92%
Two or More Races9433.70%
Asian2731.07%
Some Other Race850.33%
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Taylor County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Taylor County, Kentucky Median Age

37.9


Total

35.1


Male

40.5


Female

Taylor County, Kentucky Adults

There are 19,693 adults, (4,426 of whom are seniors) in Taylor County, Kentucky.

Taylor County, Kentucky Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

12,975

50.88%

Male

12,525

49.12%

Taylor County, Kentucky Households and Families

Taylor County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Taylor County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All62.8%37.2%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Male41.4%58.6%
Female38%62%

62.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5962.5462.8
Married4,5203.0385.1
Non Family3,1261.2245.6
Female1,4843.4538
Male4663.6841.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Taylor County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9015.45%
9th to 12th Grade1,4538.79%
High School Graduate6,53039.51%
Some College3,17419.20%
Associates Degree1,2957.84%
Bachelors Degree1,72510.44%
Graduate Degree1,4508.77%
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Taylor County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,44113,3312,951
Black54647087
Multiple Races31116511
Hispanic1199738
Asian11111188
Other Race1813

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.28%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,445$32,607$22,401
Less Than High School$19,741$21,816$11,438
High School Grad$25,354$31,598$18,260
Some College$27,470$31,541$26,063
Bachelors Degree$27,297$40,800$25,417
Graduate Degree$50,394$56,757$46,453

$27,445

Average Earnings

$32,607

Average Male

$22,401

Average Female

Taylor County, Kentucky Language

Taylor County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Taylor County, Kentucky Language

98.07% of Taylor County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.75% of the population.

Taylor County, Kentucky Poverty

Taylor County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,0914,86822.04%
Multiple89853359.35%
Black82633240.19%
Hispanic51031461.57%
Asian1982914.65%
Other301550.00%

24.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.28%

Male Poverty Rate

27.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 61.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Kentucky is Asian, with 14.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.08%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.47%
High School20.54%
Some College17.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.37%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.93%
Male Unemployed38.66%
Female Employed14.62%
Male Employed8.60%

Taylor County, Kentucky Income

Taylor County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,055$53,202
Families$48,033$62,964
Married Families$58,907-
Non Families$21,485$29,975
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Taylor County, Kentucky Marital Status

Taylor County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Taylor 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.

Taylor County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Taylor County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,296

Number of Veterans

1,254

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam512
First Gulf War228
Second Gulf War148
Korea134
World War II17
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74329
35 to 54325
75+296
55 to 64263
18 to 3483
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2616.93%
Black283.50%
Hispanic206.99%
2 or More71.67%

Taylor County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, Kentucky Employment Status

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53.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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78.92%

Born in Kentucky

98.25%

Native Born

1.75%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.25% of Taylor County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.92% having been born in Kentucky. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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