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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 1,128,724 1,137,705 1,142,587 1,145,047 1,149,528  
  Nelson County 44,376 44,501 44,820 45,117 45,559  
 Bardstown12,87912,91813,01213,10013,227 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Nelson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,772 21.4 232,126 20.2  
  16-24 5,051 11.1 128,270 11.2  
  25-44 11,350 24.9 303,640 26.4  
  45-64 12,797 28.1 311,218 27.1  
  65-84 5,936 13.0 152,321 13.3  
  85 and older 653 1.4 21,953 1.9  
  Median Age 38.8   39.1    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Nelson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 42,039 92.3 903,736 78.6  
  Black or African American 2,369 5.2 190,335 16.6  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 84 0.2 3,101 0.3  
  Asian 269 0.6 25,304 2.2  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 27 0.1 994 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 771 1.7 26,058 2.3  
  Hispanic Origin 952 2.1 51,805 4.5  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Nelson County 47,473 49,702 51,695 53,337  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Nelson County $31,674 $37,908 19.7 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,315- $38,950 $32,465- $46,457    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Nelson County 16,817 2.62 $49,298  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.