Print

Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 346,924 349,647 351,230 349,385 351,370  
  Meade County 29,301 29,285 29,189 27,853 28,126  
 Brandenburg2,8302,8802,9222,8442,873 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Meade County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,707 20.3 72,178 20.5  
  16-24 3,166 11.3 39,662 11.3  
  25-44 7,448 26.5 89,136 25.4  
  45-64 8,019 28.5 98,272 28.0  
  65-84 3,418 12.2 46,614 13.3  
  85 and older 368 1.3 5,508 1.6  
  Median Age 39.0   39.3    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Meade County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 26,038 92.6 316,742 90.1  
  Black or African American 965 3.4 20,368 5.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 212 0.8 1,414 0.4  
  Asian 220 0.8 4,181 1.2  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 52 0.2 510 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 639 2.3 8,155 2.3  
  Hispanic Origin 1,090 3.9 11,745 3.3  
  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  
  Meade County 27,395 26,780 26,025 25,127  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Meade County $30,235 $34,894 15.4 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,469- $38,340 $33,108- $48,815    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Meade County 10,574 2.73 $49,884  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.