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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 1,329,168 1,337,087 1,343,928 1,350,207 1,360,872  
  Jefferson County 757,715 760,703 763,509 765,352 771,158  
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Jefferson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 152,747 19.8 272,612 20.0  
  16-24 85,481 11.1 148,993 10.9  
  25-44 210,052 27.2 359,141 26.4  
  45-64 201,596 26.1 368,136 27.1  
  65-84 105,290 13.7 186,978 13.7  
  85 and older 15,992 2.1 25,012 1.8  
  Median Age 38.2   39.4    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Jefferson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 557,877 72.3 1,103,718 81.1  
  Black or African American 170,006 22.0 194,970 14.3  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 1,562 0.2 3,786 0.3  
  Asian 22,719 2.9 28,117 2.1  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 395 0.1 840 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 18,599 2.4 29,441 2.2  
  Hispanic Origin 41,220 5.3 63,517 4.7  
  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  
  Jefferson County 790,010 815,058 837,477 857,013  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Jefferson County $41,828 $47,361 13.2 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,461- $44,660 $32,906- $56,222    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Jefferson County 310,355 2.40 $50,099  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.