Kentucky Crossroads at a Glance


While no community can be solely defined by statistics, we know that numbers are important. Below you will find combined demographic data for the 11-county Kentucky Crossroads region, along with comparison data for the Labor Market Area, Commonwealth of Kentucky and U.S. where applicable.

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Population (2016)

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.

Kentucky Crossroads
268,729

Labor Market Area
1,463,557

Population Projections

Source: Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville

2020
272,437
2025
275,603
2030
277,602
2035
278,379

Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016


Kentucky Crossroads Labor Market Area
Number Percent Number Percent
Under 16 53,157 19.8 291,304 19.9
16-24 30,145 11.2 191,396 13.1
25-44 62,842 23.4 374,126 25.6
45-64 74,735 27.8 387,897 26.5
65-84 42,635 15.9 195,172 13.3
85 and older 5,215 1.9 23,662 1.6
Median Age 41.2 38.3

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Unemployment Rate (2017)


Unemployment Graph


Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016

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 by Race, Key
Population by Race, KYCR
Population by Race, LMA

Per Capita Personal Income

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.

$33,490
Kentucky Crossroads
$38,588
Kentucky
$48,112
U.S.
$34,127
Labor Market Area Average

Households


Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household
Anderson County 8,446 2.56 $53,974
Boyle County 11,045 2.42 $39,704
Casey County 6,384 2.44 $32,341
Garrard County 6,594 2.55 $44,243
Lincoln County 9,770 2.48 $37,139
Marion County 7,395 2.51 $38,826
Mercer County 8,824 2.40 $42,083
Pulaski County 25,593 2.45 $34,790
Rockcastle County 6,488 2.55 $33,500
Taylor County 9,715 2.46 $33,340
Washington County 4,495 2.56 $40,976

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

Industry Snapshot


Industry Snapshot, Key
Industry Snapshot, KYCR
Industry Snapshot, LMA

Average Weekly Wage (2015)

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics


Average Weekly Wage graph