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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 628,691 633,701 638,067 644,389 650,133  
  Garrard County 16,953 16,927 16,906 17,175 17,292  
 Lancaster3,8143,8043,7943,8473,866 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Garrard County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 3,380 19.5 125,249 19.3  
  16-24 1,632 9.4 97,598 15.0  
  25-44 4,018 23.2 170,660 26.3  
  45-64 5,312 30.7 163,569 25.2  
  65-84 2,651 15.3 82,163 12.6  
  85 and older 299 1.7 10,894 1.7  
  Median Age 43.2   36.9    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Garrard County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 16,625 96.1 558,978 86.0  
  Black or African American 360 2.1 59,531 9.2  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 38 0.2 2,246 0.3  
  Asian 51 0.3 15,439 2.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 9 0.1 357 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 209 1.2 13,582 2.1  
  Hispanic Origin 391 2.3 30,190 4.6  
  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  
  Garrard County 17,476 17,571 17,543 17,419  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Garrard County $26,144 $29,897 14.4 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,865- $39,950 $27,783- $45,025    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Garrard County 6,732 2.51 $46,373  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.