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Oldham County, Kentucky; Fayette County, Kentucky; Kentucky

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Oldham County, Kentucky
Fayette County, Kentucky
Kentucky
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 66,470 323,780 4,468,402
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 66,470 323,780 4,468,402
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 60,354 295,867 4,339,333
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 10.1% 9.4% 3.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 60,316 295,803 4,339,367
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.1%
6.0%
6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
25.5%
20.9%
22.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.2%
13.3%
16.4%
Female persons, percent
47.6%
50.9%
50.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
91.6%
77.4%
87.6%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.4%
15.3%
8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.7%
4.3%
1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
2.7%
2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.1%
7.4%
3.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
88.2%
70.9%
84.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 4,347 16,492 279,153
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 3.3% 9.1% 3.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 22,293 142,680 1,995,182
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 85.2% 54.0% 67.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $259,700 $175,000 $130,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,659 $1,297 $1,131
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $560 $441 $356
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $875 $828 $713
Building permits, 2018 245 1,789 13,826
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 20,465 127,336 1,724,514
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.96 2.37 2.49
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 87.7% 75.2% 84.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 4.4% 12.4% 5.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 94.4% 90.6% 82.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 88.7% 81.7% 72.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 93.5% 90.5% 85.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 40.4% 41.8% 23.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 6.5% 8.7% 13.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
3.8%
7.4%
6.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 63.6% 67.7% 59.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 62.1% 63.4% 54.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 72,846 939,381 7,500,115
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 169,521 3,726,023 26,264,745
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 303,996 2,922,001 129,284,438
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 117,599 4,517,832 71,745,899
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 369,311 4,994,845 54,869,978
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $6,014 $16,350 $12,526
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 27.7 20.9 23.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $92,237 $53,013 $46,535
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $38,063 $31,653 $25,888
Persons in poverty, percent
5.1%
16.5%
16.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 1,222 8,804 92,0001
Total employment, 2016 12,953 160,366 1,603,1731
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 493,557 6,865,041 65,242,8271
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 6.3% 2.2% 1.5%1
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 5,371 23,510 291,230
All firms, 2012 5,130 28,671 331,546
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,878 16,148 184,154
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,700 9,148 106,011
Minority-owned firms, 2012 384 3,431 27,258
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 4,614 23,928 296,155
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 488 2,863 33,208
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 4,456 24,056 282,704
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 322.2 1,042.8 109.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 187.22 283.65 39,486.34
FIPS Code 21185 21067 21
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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