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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Edmonson County is 12,137, which is 4.23% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Edmonson County population density is 39.41 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 108.48 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Edmonson County is white, which represent 97.47% of the total population. The average Edmonson County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 12,137. #91

Population Growth Since 2000, #52

Edmonson County

Population Density, #88

Edmonson County
39.41 per square mile
108.48 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:11,830 (97.47%, #25)
Black:175 (1.44%, #77)
Hispanic:209 (1.72%, #59)
Asian:14 (0.12%, #82)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):17 (0.14%, #68)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:101 (0.83%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

8,456 (69.67%) out of the total population of 12,137 reported first ancestry.

 Edmonson County% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.29%0.56%
Czech150.12%, see rank0.11%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch1901.57%, see rank1.13%1.40%
English1,0718.82%, see rank10.29%8.02%
French2171.79%, see rank1.82%3.34%
German1,0818.91%, see rank14.75%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.15%0.41%
Hungarian130.11%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish1,59213.12%, see rank12.51%10.80%
Italian2742.26%, see rank1.99%5.52%
Norwegian520.43%, see rank0.32%1.42%
Polish410.34%, see rank0.83%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.21%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1741.43%, see rank1.37%0.99%
Scottish3412.81%, see rank1.88%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.85%0.95%
Swedish660.54%, see rank0.37%1.27%
Swiss110.09%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian190.16%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American2,26918.69%, see rank20.66%7.12%
Welsh20.02%, see rank0.52%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 6,072 (50.03%, see rank)
Females: 6,065 (49.97%, see rank)

Edmonson County
Male: 50.03%
Female: 49.97%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Edmonson County
42.50 years old
38.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Edmonson County
41.90 years old
37.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Edmonson County
43.60 years old
39.70 years old
38.80 years old

 Edmonson County% of the Total PopulationKentuckyU.S.
Under 5 years6095.02%, see rank6.34%6.36%
5 to 9 years6575.41%, see rank6.44%6.51%
10 to 14 years7296.01%, see rank6.56%6.59%
15 to 19 years8527.02%, see rank6.59%6.85%
20 to 24 years7796.42%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,37711.35%, see rank12.91%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,50512.40%, see rank12.97%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,69513.97%, see rank14.30%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,75314.44%, see rank12.86%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,32610.93%, see rank8.08%7.64%
75 to 84 7075.83%, see rank4.25%4.25%
85 years and over1481.22%, see rank1.69%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Edmonson CountyKentuckyU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population8,511, 100%2,939,709209,056,129
Less Than High School1,720, 20.21%, see rank16.54%13.67%
High School Graduate3,871, 45.48%, see rank33.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree1,932, 22.70%, see rank27.96%29.09%
Bachelor Degree651, 7.65%, see rank12.86%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree337, 3.96%, see rank8.92%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.23, see rank13.0413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Edmonson County KentuckyU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten382100.00%0.00%75.59%24.41%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,02697.08%, see rank2.92%, see rank88.54%11.46%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)69896.99%, see rank3.01%, see rank88.73%11.27%90.60%9.40%
College42483.25%, see rank16.75%, see rank82.22%17.78%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School93100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank75.35%24.65%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Edmonson CountyKentuckyU.S.
Total Households4,734, 100%1,702,235116,211,092
Average Household Size2.48, see rank2.502.63
1 Person Households1,096, 23.15%, see rank28.11%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,638, 76.85%, see rank71.89%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,476, 73.43%, see rank66.64%66.22%
Average Family Size2.97, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family2,933, 61.96%, see rank49.17%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,258, 26.57%, see rank33.36%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Edmonson County%KentuckyU.S.
15 Years and Over Total10,142see rank3,535,619252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,074100%, see rank1,722,001123,281,364
Never Married1,33926.39%, see rank31.04%35.77%
Married3,19462.95%, see rank53.89%52.04%
Widowed1593.13%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced3827.53%, see rank12.14%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,068100%, see rank1,813,618129,692,771
Never Married91017.96%, see rank24.47%29.48%
Married3,09561.07%, see rank51.24%49.19%
Widowed60912.02%, see rank10.21%9.16%
Divorced4548.96%, see rank14.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Edmonson County%KentuckyU.S.
Native11,89297.98%, see rank96.63%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence9,62779.32%, see rank69.96%58.73%
Born in Different State2,24418.49%, see rank26.02%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
210.17%, see rank0.64%1.42%
Foreign Born2452.02%, see rank3.37%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship910.75%, see rank1.20%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1541.27%, see rank2.17%7.09%
Born In Europe1661.37%, see rank0.50%1.53%
Born In Asia470.39%, see rank1.10%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.28%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank1.39%6.83%
Born In Northern America320.26%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Edmonson County%KentuckyU.S.
English4,43393.64%, see rank94.34%79.39%
Spanish1533.23%, see rank2.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1152.43%, see rank1.55%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages330.70%, see rank0.92%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.41%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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