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The 2016 Kentucky, State, population is 4,425,090. There are 112 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Kentucky, State

The median age is 38.3. The US median is 37.4. 52.53% of people in Kentucky, State, are married. 13.14% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.5 people. 30.32% of people are married, with children. 16.94% have children, but are single.

Race in Kentucky, State

85.80% of people are white, 7.76% are black, 1.21% are asian, 0.17% are native american, and 0.10% claim 'Other'.

3.19% of the people in Kentucky, State, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 96.81% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEKentucky, KentuckyUnited States
  Population  4,425,092321,418,820
  Population - 2010  4,285,828308,745,538
  Population - 2000  4,041,769285,036,114
  Population - 1990  3,683,901251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  20.12%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  9.48%12.76%
  Pop. Density  11291
  Land Area  39,4863,531,905
  Water Area  921264,837
  Median Age  38.337.4
  Female Population  50.81%50.81%
  Male Population  49.19%49.19%
  White  85.80%62.77%
  Black  7.76%12.24%
  Asian  1.21%4.95%
  Native American  0.17%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.04%0.16%
  Other  0.10%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.74%2.13%
  Hispanic  3.19%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  96.81%83.10%
  Households  1,702,240116,211,000
  Family Households  1,134,32076,958,100
  Non Family Households  567,91939,253,000
  Household Size  2.52.63
  Married Population  52.53%50.58%
  Single Population  47.47%49.42%
  Now Married  50.28%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.25%2.17%
  Never Married  27.67%32.55%
  Widowed  6.66%5.95%
  Divorced  13.14%10.92%
  Married, w/children  30.32%31.68%
  Married, no children  43.46%41.44%
  Single, w/children  16.94%16.94%
  Single, no children  9.28%9.95%

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