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Demographics

  Total Population  
N/A
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 349,647 351,230 349,385 351,370 353,551  
  Meade County 29,285 29,189 27,853 28,126 28,154  
 Brandenburg2,8802,9222,8442,873 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Meade County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,569 19.8 71,951 20.4  
  16-24 3,110 11.0 39,371 11.1  
  25-44 7,536 26.8 89,913 25.4  
  45-64 8,021 28.5 98,500 27.9  
  65-84 3,554 12.6 48,234 13.6  
  85 and older 364 1.3 5,582 1.6  
  Median Age 39.4   39.5    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Meade County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 26,027 92.4 318,229 90.0  
  Black or African American 1,033 3.7 20,642 5.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 182 0.6 1,471 0.4  
  Asian 220 0.8 4,275 1.2  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 49 0.2 515 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 643 2.3 8,419 2.4  
  Hispanic Origin 1,011 3.6 12,355 3.5  
  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  
  Meade County 27,395 26,780 26,025 25,127  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Meade County $39,065 $36,732 -6.0 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $27,404- $40,219 $32,269- $50,648    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Meade County 10,631 2.68 $50,034  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.