Trigg County, Kentucky Population 2020

Trigg County, Kentucky's estimated population is 15,081 with a growth rate of 1.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Trigg County, Kentucky is the 73rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202015,0812191.47%
201914,8622191.50%
201814,6432191.52%
201714,4241200.84%
201614,304850.60%
201514,219890.63%
201414,130-173-1.21%
201314,303-112-0.78%
201214,4151981.39%
201114,217-107-0.75%
201014,3243,96338.25%
199010,36197710.41%
19809,3847648.86%
19708,620-250-2.82%
19608,870-813-8.40%
19509,683-3,101-24.26%
194012,7842532.02%
193012,531-1,677-11.80%
192014,208-331-2.28%
191014,5394663.31%
190014,0731711.23%
189013,902-587-4.05%
188014,4898035.87%
187013,6862,63523.84%
186011,0519229.10%
185010,1292,41331.27%
18407,7161,80030.43%
18305,9162,04252.71%
18203,8740.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.47%
County Website
Founded
1820
County Seat
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Trigg County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,96090.35%
Black or African American1,2538.74%
Two or More Races800.56%
Asian510.36%
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Trigg County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Trigg County, Kentucky Median Age

45.8


Total

44.5


Male

47.4


Female

Trigg County, Kentucky Adults

There are 11,193 adults, (3,172 of whom are seniors) in Trigg County, Kentucky.

Trigg County, Kentucky Age Dependency

78.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Trigg County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

7,267

50.66%

Male

7,077

49.34%

Trigg County, Kentucky Households and Families

Trigg County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Trigg County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family77%23%
Female64.6%35.4%
Male50.2%49.8%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9702.3982.4
Married3,3092.8791.3
Non Family1,8161.2777
Female5342.8364.6
Male3113.0550.2

2.83

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Trigg County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4854.73%
9th to 12th Grade8117.90%
High School Graduate3,21531.32%
Some College2,93328.58%
Associates Degree1,08510.57%
Bachelors Degree1,11410.85%
Graduate Degree6216.05%
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Trigg County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2108,1591,623
Black88764298
Hispanic10710714
Multiple Races3535
Asian3030

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 white people with a rate of 17.62%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,714$44,521$29,120
Less Than High School$28,476$49,583$23,854
High School Grad$36,593$45,709$18,909
Some College$36,192$47,500$28,868
Bachelors Degree$35,048$27,008$38,468
Graduate Degree$34,063$$28,438

$35,714

Average Earnings

$44,521

Average Male

$29,120

Average Female

Trigg County, Kentucky Language

Trigg County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Trigg County, Kentucky Language

93.42% of Trigg County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 6.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.68% of the population.

Trigg County, Kentucky Poverty

Trigg County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,4301,1959.61%
Black1,20428523.67%
Multiple801215.00%
Hispanic30351.65%

10.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Trigg County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Trigg County, Kentucky is Black, with 23.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Trigg County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.97%.

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Name Poverty
High School11.48%
Less Than High School10.39%
Some College10.30%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.68%
Male Unemployed14.44%
Female Employed7.81%
Male Employed2.40%

Trigg County, Kentucky Income

Trigg County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,279$63,696
Families$63,736$69,278
Married Families$70,508-
Non Families$28,676$49,122
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Trigg County, Kentucky Marital Status

Trigg County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Trigg County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Trigg 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 55-64.

Trigg County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Trigg County, Kentucky Veterans

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1,675

Number of Veterans

1,596

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam623
Second Gulf War400
First Gulf War326
Korea70
World War II29
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54514
65 to 74462
55 to 64245
75+243
18 to 34211
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,55115.34%
Black12012.64%
Hispanic107.19%
2 or More49.52%

Trigg County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Trigg County, Kentucky Employment Status

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55.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.5%

Employment Rate

9.8%

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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57.40%

Born in Kentucky

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Trigg County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 57.40% having been born in Kentucky. 0.26% 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