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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 1,318,520 1,329,168 1,337,087 1,343,928 1,350,207  
  Jefferson County 751,342 757,715 760,703 763,509 765,352  
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Jefferson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 152,465 19.9 272,406 20.2  
  16-24 84,865 11.1 148,277 11.0  
  25-44 208,130 27.2 356,178 26.4  
  45-64 203,303 26.6 369,190 27.3  
  65-84 100,657 13.2 179,373 13.3  
  85 and older 15,932 2.1 24,783 1.8  
  Median Age 38.2   39.2    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Jefferson County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 556,764 72.7 1,098,912 81.4  
  Black or African American 167,155 21.8 191,617 14.2  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 1,875 0.2 4,060 0.3  
  Asian 21,309 2.8 26,511 2.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 420 0.1 844 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 17,829 2.3 28,263 2.1  
  Hispanic Origin 38,749 5.1 60,105 4.5  
  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  
  Jefferson County 790,010 815,058 837,477 857,013  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Jefferson County $38,950 $46,457 19.3 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,365- $45,594 $32,287- $53,671    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Jefferson County 306,915 2.41 $48,695  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.