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Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area


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2022 population: 157,026   ( 8,688 from 2010)
Land area: 1190.4 square miles
Population density: 131.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:124,716 79.42% 3.0%
Black:14,7049.36% 11.2%
Indian:5900.38% 9.2%
Asian:3,1842.03% 21.8%
2+ races:5,0243.20% 27.4%
Hispanic:8,8085.61% 33.9%
Total non-White:32,31020.58% 18.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:4,122 13.2
Deaths:4,16013.4
Net Migration: 1,3074.2
Net Immigration: 1190.4
Change in White population:3,576 2.4
Change in Non-White pop.:5,112 3.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
148,338
121,14081.66%
13,2188.91%
6500.44%
2,6151.76%
3,9452.66%
6,5774.43%
27,19818.34%

2000
133,896
112,39983.95%
12,5079.34%
5230.39%
2,0811.55%
2,2931.71%
3,8662.89%
21,49716.05%

1990
125,089
107,11385.63%
12,52210.01%
5360.43%
1,9741.58%
n/a
2,9442.35%
17,97614.37%

1980
123,693
106,56586.15%
11,7439.49%
3080.25%
1,6421.33%
n/a
3,3092.68%
17,12813.85%

1970
107,889
97,10790.01%
8,0197.43%
1470.14%
3810.35%
n/a
1,8721.74%
10,782 9.99%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
18,164 13.6
9,5657.1
-2,131-1.6
4100.3
8,741 6.5
5,701 4.3
1990's
NumberRate
20,148 16.1
8,7677.0
-6,333-5.1
4760.4
5,286 4.2
3,521 2.8
1980's
NumberRate
23,394 18.9
7,384 6.0
-14,254 -11.5
n/a
548 0.4
848 0.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-2,107 -2.0
n/a
9,458 8.8
6,346 5.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.0
37,277 23.7%
119,749 76.3%
23,174 14.8%
59,159
2.58
39,831 67.3%
29,403 73.8%
3,961 9.9%
19,328 32.7%

2010
NumberPercent
35.5
38,596 26.0%
109,742 74.0%
16,797 11.3%
55,939
2.58
40,081 71.7%
30,460 76.0%
4,175 10.4%
15,858 28.3%

2000
NumberPercent
33.7
37,067 27.7%
96,829 72.3%
13,254 9.9%
49,276
2.63
36,922 74.9%
29,949 81.1%
3,616 9.8%
12,354 25.1%

1990
NumberPercent
28.7
36,112 28.9%
88,977 71.1%
10,459 8.4%
42,159
2.78
33,668 79.9%
28,535 84.8%
2,504 7.4%
8,491 20.1%

1980
NumberPercent
24.8
38,327 31.0%
85,366 69.0%
8,113 6.6%
36,043
2.99
29,960 83.1%
26,170 87.3%
2,000 6.7%
6,083 16.9%

2022 Housing Data for Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units65,448 
Median Value$184,436 
Occupied59,15990.4%
Vacant6,2899.6%
Owned38,75265.5%
Rented20,40734.5%
Median Rent$903 
Single-Family Units47,10172.0%
    Detached44,34867.8%
    Attached2,7534.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units6,1109.3%
Mobile Homes7,10810.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,5644.3%
$10,000 to $14,9992,6014.4%
$15,000 to $19,9991,7382.9%
$20,000 to $24,9992,0013.4%
$25,000 to $29,9993,3135.6%
$30,000 to $34,9992,5184.3%
$35,000 to $39,9992,4454.1%
$40,000 to $44,9992,4904.2%
$45,000 to $49,9992,6674.5%
$50,000 to $59,9995,0958.6%
$60,000 to $74,9997,02811.9%
$75,000 to $99,9997,36112.4%
$100,000 to $124,9995,8429.9%
$125,000 to $149,9994,1076.9%
$150,000 to $199,9994,0836.9%
$200,000 or more3,3065.6%
Median Household Income64,285 
Per Capita Income34,421 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.79 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,8966.6%
Public Assistance9471.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps6,32710.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed60,74064.3%
Unemployed3,8984.1%
In Armed Forces3,5533.8%
Total Labor Force68,19172.1%
Not in Labor Force26,33627.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 32.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector25,48620,43055.5%
Non-Profit1,3352,62833.7%
Self-Employed3,1032,05660.1%
Local Government1,5282,36639.2%
State Government8471,73132.9%
Federal Government3,0402,51254.8%
Total Private + Self28,58922,48656.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.6,7509,23742.2%
Total35,33931,72352.7%
Pct. Govt.17.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts9,74014.5%
Sales and Office Occupations12,99719.3%
Professional, Technical12,92719.2%
Service Occupations10,78116.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2200.3%
All others20,75130.9%
White Collar 53.1%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing10,48578.4%
Health care and social assistance9,13268.3%
Retail trade8,16361.0%
Public administration5,39240.3%
Accommodation and food services4,93736.9%
Educational services4,89236.6%
Construction4,39332.8%
Transportation and warehousing4,09830.6%
Other services2,81921.1%
Professional, scientific, technical2,63619.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,49618.7%
Finance and insurance2,06015.4%
Wholesale trade1,2369.2%
Information1,1368.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,0858.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing8576.4%
Utilities6624.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5273.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1411.1%
Management490.4%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3,3852.17%
Puerto Rican2,5561.64%
Cuban2630.17%
Dominican2770.18%
Total Central American8370.54%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1120.07%
Honduran1510.10%
Nicaraguan290.02%
Panamanian4470.29%
Salvadoran980.06%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1510.10%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian1010.06%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian330.02%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan170.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic8830.57%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Korean6260.40%
Filipino5500.35%
Indian4440.28%
Chinese2120.14%
Japanese2120.14%
Vietnamese1350.09%
Thai680.04%
Cambodian490.03%
Taiwanese420.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English138,35394.5%
Spanish3,9222.7%
German, other Germanic1,5031.0%
Other Indo-European6550.4%
Tagalog4560.3%
Korean4490.3%
Other Asian4100.3%
Other1610.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun1380.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
Irish19,21412.3%
German18,96912.2%
English16,93210.9%
American15,0159.6%
Italian4,0212.6%
European3,3122.1%
Scottish2,7031.7%
Scotch-Irish2,0911.3%
Polish1,8211.2%
French1,7691.1%
Norwegian1,3960.9%
Dutch1,2090.8%
Welsh1,0810.7%
African8630.6%
British7950.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen153,64598.6%
Not a citizen2,2261.4%
Native150,91196.8%
Foreign-born4,9603.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,852 2.7%6,611 6.3%34,728 33.0%37,922 36.1%13,328 12.7%9,640 9.2%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,852 2.7%
9-12 Years 6,611 6.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 34,728 33.0%
Some College 37,922 36.1%
Bach. Degree 13,328 12.7%
Grad Degree 9,640 9.2%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 98,382 92,256 6,126 6.2%
1991 98,044 91,234 6,810 6.9%
1992 98,886 92,126 6,760 6.8%
1993 99,620 93,332 6,288 6.3%
1994 99,988 94,298 5,690 5.7%
1995 101,278 95,660 5,618 5.5%
1996 104,358 99,066 5,292 5.1%
1997 105,852 100,456 5,396 5.1%
1998 106,642 101,726 4,916 4.6%
1999 107,864 102,148 5,716 5.3%
2000 122,392 117,210 5,182 4.2%
2001 122,114 115,878 6,236 5.1%
2002 123,230 116,050 7,180 5.8%
2003 126,616 119,422 7,194 5.7%
2004 128,102 120,994 7,108 5.5%
2005 130,028 122,126 7,902 6.1%
2006 133,612 126,184 7,428 5.6%
2007 132,108 125,192 6,916 5.2%
2008 132,494 123,782 8,712 6.6%
2009 133,054 117,930 15,124 11.4%
2010 131,286 117,728 13,558 10.3%
2011 132,940 120,114 12,826 9.6%
2012 132,380 121,036 11,344 8.6%
2013 132,512 122,062 10,450 7.9%
2014 129,046 120,814 8,232 6.4%
2015 128,468 122,018 6,450 5.0%
2016 131,584 125,594 5,990 4.6%
2017 133,790 127,656 6,134 4.6%
2018 134,100 128,592 5,508 4.1%
2019 134,888 129,358 5,530 4.1%
2020 130,336 121,052 9,284 7.1%
2021 128,618 122,682 5,936 4.6%
2022 129,138 123,744 5,394 4.2%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com