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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 513,031 516,795 522,391 527,950 532,878  
  Nicholas County 7,034 7,075 7,088 7,084 7,130  
 Carlisle1,9801,9901,9971,9941,963 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Nicholas County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 1,510 21.2 104,979 19.7  
  16-24 764 10.7 75,488 14.2  
  25-44 1,655 23.2 144,751 27.2  
  45-64 2,017 28.3 132,755 24.9  
  65-84 1,051 14.7 66,252 12.4  
  85 and older 133 1.9 8,653 1.6  
  Median Age 40.7   36.8    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Nicholas County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 6,967 97.7 446,565 83.8  
  Black or African American 61 0.9 57,656 10.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 19 0.3 1,676 0.3  
  Asian 20 0.3 14,763 2.8  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 0 0.0 330 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 63 0.9 11,888 2.2  
  Hispanic Origin 152 2.1 29,960 5.6  
  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  
  Nicholas County 7,070 6,997 6,896 6,781  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Nicholas County $28,332 $31,326 10.6 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $24,700- $39,950 $28,154- $45,025    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Nicholas County 2,758 2.52 $37,993  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.