Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 1,135,080 1,151,107 1,167,626 1,181,315 1,196,543  
  Simpson County 17,760 17,855 17,990 18,083 18,108  
 Franklin8,6678,7138,7798,8238,781 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  
  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Simpson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 3,830 21.2 236,620 19.8  
  16-24 2,010 11.1 146,291 12.2  
  25-44 4,376 24.2 360,440 30.1  
  45-64 4,895 27.0 294,439 24.6  
  65-84 2,683 14.8 140,595 11.8  
  85 and older 314 1.7 18,158 1.5  
  Median Age 39.5   36.9    
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  
  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Simpson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 15,791 87.2 897,290 75.0  
  Black 1,716 9.5 230,098 19.2  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 68 0.4 5,449 0.5  
  Asian 164 0.9 35,353 3.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 13 0.1 1,609 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 356 2.0 26,744 2.2  
  Hispanic Origin 439 2.4 95,382 8.0  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 
  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Simpson County 18,396 18,764 19,042 19,181  
  Source: Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  
  Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Simpson County $31,596 $34,342 8.7%  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5%  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5%  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,519 - $47,318 $29,902 - $58,283  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  
  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Simpson County 6,958 2.52 $42,288  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. (Median Household Income)
Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville (Number of Households, Persons Per Houshold).