Kentucky State Guides

Kentucky Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Kentucky.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Kentucky: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Kentucky.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Kentucky.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Kentucky.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Kentucky Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Kentucky population is 4,449,052 and in 2018 population is 4,440,204, with a change of 0.2%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 3.67%.

Population 20194,449,052
Population 20184,440,204
Population 20174,424,376
Population 20164,411,989
Population 20154,397,353
Population 20144,383,272
Population 20134,361,333
Population 20124,340,167
Population 20114,316,040
Population 20104,285,828

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Kentucky is 38.9.

Age Under 5 years275,841
Age 5 to 9 years275,841
Age 10 to 14 years289,188
Age 15 to 19 years289,188
Age 20 to 24 years302,536
Age 25 to 34 years578,377
Age 35 to 44 years551,682
Age 45 to 54 years582,826
Age 55 to 59 years306,985
Age 60 to 64 years284,739
Age 65 to 74 years422,660
Age 75 to 84 years209,105
Age 85 years and over75,634

15.96% percent of people in Kentucky are aged 65 years and over. 22.69% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Kentucky.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.2 years while compared to 2010 changed 1.2 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201938.9
Median Age 201838.7
Median Age 201738.6
Median Age 201638.6
Median Age 201538.5
Median Age 201438.3
Median Age 201338.2
Median Age 201238.0
Median Age 201137.8
Median Age 201037.7


In Kentucky, 84.6% people are white alone and 2.0% people are with two and more races.

White alone3,763,898
Black or African American alone355,924
Two or more races88,981
Asian alone66,736
American Indian and Alaska Native alone8,898
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone4,449

Hispanic or Latino

3.7% people are Hispanic or Latino and 2.1% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino40,041
Puerto Rican17,796

Marital Status

Approximately 28.8% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 49.4% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)49.4
Never married28.8

Kentucky Home Price Index

Kentucky Home Median value is $141000.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 4.04% and from 2010 to 2019 is 17.16%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$141,000
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$135,300
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$130,000
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$126,100
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$123,200
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$121,600
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$120,400
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$120,000
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$118,700
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$116,800

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Kentucky is $763.
From 2010 to 2019 21.23% changed in Market rent in Kentucky.

Median Gross Rent 2019$763
Median Gross Rent 2018$741
Median Gross Rent 2017$713
Median Gross Rent 2016$690
Median Gross Rent 2015$675
Median Gross Rent 2014$667
Median Gross Rent 2013$655
Median Gross Rent 2012$638
Median Gross Rent 2011$623
Median Gross Rent 2010$601

Fuel Type

Utility gas643,177
Bottled, tank, or LP gas106,962
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.14,112
Other fuel6,278
No fuel used5,551
Coal or coke3,649
Solar energy443

Annual Household Income

Approximately 25.2% of Kentucky population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 54.1% of Kentucky residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 20.7% Kentucky residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0008.3
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9995.8
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,99911.1
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,99910.5
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99913.8
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99917.7
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99912.1
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99912.5
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9994.3
Estimate; $200,000 or more3.9

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 17.82%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$50589
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$48392
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$46535
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$44811
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$43740
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$43342
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$43036
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$42610
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$42248
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$41576

Employment Statistics

Kentucky unemployment rate is 6.8 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201759.4
Employment/Population Ratio 201755
Unemployment Rate 20176.8
Labor Force Participation Rate 201659.4
Employment/Population Ratio 201654.5
Unemployment Rate 20167.6
Labor Force Participation Rate 201559.6
Employment/Population Ratio 201554.1
Unemployment Rate 20158.4
Labor Force Participation Rate 201459.8
Employment/Population Ratio 201453.8
Unemployment Rate 20149.3

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance475,576
Retail trade234,087
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services172,772
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services165,983
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities123,446
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing108,992
Other services, except public administration89,209
Public administration84,223
Wholesale trade47,893
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining41,661

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 23.2% of the Kentucky population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 85.2% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 84.8% of Kentucky children enrolled in in public school and 15.2 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 1,025,269.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)436,765
College or graduate school253,241
High school (grades 9-12)219,408
Nursery school, preschool63,567