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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 715,788 722,003 727,616 735,484 742,188  
  Montgomery County 26,894 27,266 27,391 27,631 27,771  
 Mt. Sterling6,9967,0977,1547,2127,242 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Montgomery County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,829 21.0 145,788 19.6  
  16-24 2,951 10.6 112,319 15.1  
  25-44 7,226 26.0 195,114 26.3  
  45-64 7,492 27.0 186,619 25.1  
  65-84 3,781 13.6 90,795 12.2  
  85 and older 492 1.8 11,553 1.6  
  Median Age 39.6   36.5    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Montgomery County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 26,391 95.0 645,594 87.0  
  Black or African American 807 2.9 63,180 8.5  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 84 0.3 2,413 0.3  
  Asian 124 0.4 15,923 2.1  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 14 0.1 368 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 351 1.3 14,710 2.0  
  Hispanic Origin 732 2.6 33,390 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  
  Montgomery County 29,421 31,241 33,051 34,810  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Montgomery County $28,334 $33,507 18.3 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $21,835- $38,988 $26,264- $45,238    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Montgomery County 10,248 2.61 $39,275  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.