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Social Characteristics of Kentucky

Kentucky Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,702,235
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,134,316
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    66.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    479,119
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    28.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    836,940
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    49.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    316,203
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    18.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    79,946
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    40,005
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    217,430
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    12.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    122,911
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    567,919
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    33.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    478,553
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    174,438
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    545,001
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    32.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    437,035
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    25.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.50
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.06
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    4,253,419
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,702,235
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    40.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    836,741
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,234,939
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    260,346
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    219,158
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    98,354
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,722,001
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    534,529
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    31.0%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    894,133
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    33,810
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    50,452
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    209,077
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,813,618
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    443,810
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    24.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    883,503
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    48.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    45,741
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    185,095
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    255,469
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    14.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    56,529
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    20,085
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    35.5%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    37
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    54
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    29
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    102
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    18
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    99,512
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    54,334
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    54.6%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10,856
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11,928
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,956
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    22,594
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    22.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    54,334
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    33,000
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    60.7%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    39,647
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    73.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,101,178
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    63,346
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    59,302
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    456,005
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    226,469
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    296,056
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    26.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    2,939,709
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    205,866
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    280,324
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    9.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    991,520
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    607,604
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    20.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    214,363
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    377,949
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    262,083
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    8.9%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    83.5%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    21.8%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    3,349,513
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    303,167
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    4,296,790
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    728,871
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    17.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,016,118
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    56,622
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    2,689,180
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    420,765
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    15.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    591,492
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    251,484
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    42.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    4,330,623
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    3,667,857
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    84.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    645,380
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    14.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    376,449
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    8.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    268,931
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    157,834
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    111,097
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    17,386
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    4,383,272
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    4,235,463
  • Percentage of Native persons
    96.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    4,207,332
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    96.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    3,066,711
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    70.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    1,140,621
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    26.0%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    28,131
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    147,809
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    147,809
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    52,653
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    35.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    95,156
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    64.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    175,940
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    28,131
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    28131%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1,493
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    26,638
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    147,809
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    19,613
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    13.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    128,196
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    86.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    147,809
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    21,880
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    14.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    48,408
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    32.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    12,194
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    830
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    60,840
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    41.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    3,657
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    4,105,496
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    3,899,799
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    95.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    205,697
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    87,157
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    103,832
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    48,275
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    52,153
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    1.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    15,880
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    33,687
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    16,243
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    16,025
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    6,759
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    4,383,272
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    905,424
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    20.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    12,875
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    4,997
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    4,356
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    49,391
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    450,960
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    72,408
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    7,435
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    644,818
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    14.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    6,431
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    7,409
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    548,416
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    87,162
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    2,194
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    14,132
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    36,228
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    3,627
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    9,098
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    60,093
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    82,557
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    2,927
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    37,209
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    16,093
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    10,449
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    3,574
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    22,986
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    5,474
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.