In 2021, Kentucky had a population of 4.49M people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $55,454. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Kentucky grew from 4.46M to 4.49M, a 0.721% increase and its median household income grew from $52,238 to $55,454, a 6.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kentucky are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.93%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%), White (Hispanic) (1.85%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.52%).
5.85% of the households in Kentucky reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.6% of the residents in Kentucky are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kentucky are University of Kentucky (8,208 degrees awarded in 2021), Bluegrass Community and Technical College (6,249 degrees), and University of Louisville (5,454 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Kentucky was $155,100, and the homeownership rate was 67.8%.
Most people in Kentucky drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kentucky was 2 cars per household.