Kentucky State

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

Kentucky is one of four US states constituted as a commonwealth.

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union.

Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States.

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Kentucky Overview


As of 2012, Kentucky has a total population of 4,288,720 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.18%.

The median home price Kentucky is $105,040 with the median age of the buyer being 32. Homes in Kentucky have appreciatied over the last by -0.91%.

Public schools in Kentucky spend approximately $4,571 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 14.9.

Kentucky has an unemployment rate of 10.70%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -3.12% with a projected future job growth of 23.06%.

Kentucky has an average commute time of 25.4 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Kentucky is a 5 in violent crime and a 4 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Kentucky, 41.150% of people are Democrats, 57.370% are Republicans and 1.485% are registered Independent.

Kentucky People


In 2012, the population of Kentucky was 4,288,720. Kentucky has a population density of 108 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Kentucky

The median age in Kentucky is 37.7, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.03% of the population of Kentucky, while females make up 50.97% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Kentucky is 2.41 people across 1,731,384. 60.16% of people are married in Kentucky while 39.84% are single.

Local PopulationKentuckyUnited States
Population Density10887
Population Change6.18%9.00%
Median Age37.736.8
Household Size2.412.59
Male Population49.03%49.34%
Female Population50.97%50.66%
Married Population60.16%57.41%
Single Population39.84%42.59%

Kentucky Economy

Households by IncomeKentuckyUnited States
Income Less than $15,00017.76%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00013.20%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00012.42%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00015.76%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00010.12%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,0008.16%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0002.75%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0000.91%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.32%0.70%
Population by OccupationKentuckyUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations11.59%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations17.57%20.28%
Sales and Office25.47%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.91%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance11.02%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving19.56%14.39%
Local EconomyKentuckyUnited States
Unemployment Rate10.70%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-3.12%-4.06%
Future Job Growth23.06%21.68%
Sales Taxes6.00%6.80%
Income Taxes6.00%6.25%
Income per Capita$22,331$26,372
Household Income$41,066$51,660

Kentucky Housing


As of 2012, Kentucky consisted of 25.75% renters and 64.51% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -0.91% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Kentucky HousingKentuckyUnited States
Median Home Cost$105,040$183,450
Median Home Age3233
Home Appreciation-0.91%-5.21%
Homes Owned64.51%60.14%
Housing Vacancy9.74%10.50%
Homes Rented25.75%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$7.04$11.20
Kentucky Homes by ValueKentuckyUnited States
Less Than $20,0006.42%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9998.54%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9999.52%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,99910.58%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,99912.14%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99924.81%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99912.62%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,9999.43%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9993.28%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9991.09%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9990.97%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more0.26%2.07%
Kentucky Homes by Year BuiltKentuckyUnited States
1939 or Earlier10.80%12.87%
1940 to 19495.84%6.21%
1950 to 19599.80%10.80%
1960 to 196912.20%12.04%
1970 to 197917.84%16.14%
1980 to 198913.31%14.11%
1990 to 19947.53%6.29%
1995 to 19988.36%6.33%
1999 to October 200514.31%15.21%

Kentucky Religion


51.70% of the people in Kentucky declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Kentucky ReligionsKentuckyUnited States
Declared Religious51.70%48.34%
Other Christian8.32%5.20%

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