Kentucky Census & Demographic Data - July 1, 2018


Kentucky Census Data

The tables below provide updated data and demographic estimates for Kentucky as of July 1, 2018. Our Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool allows you to compare and rank KY cities, towns, ZIP Codes and Counties.

Kentucky Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,548,018
Population in Households 4,415,714
Population in Familes 3,568,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 132,304
Population Density2 115
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $47,571
Average Household Income $66,065
Per Capita Income $26,546


Total Housing Units 2,014,761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,198,963 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 597,828 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 217,970 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $143,806
Average Home Value $184,538


Total Households 1,796,791
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,181,112
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.51%
Households 0.53% 0.5%
Families 0.33% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.33%