Anderson County, KY Demographics

The total population of Anderson County is estimated to be 23,839 with 12,072 males (50.64%) and 11,767 females (49.36%). There are 305 less females than males in Anderson County.
The median household income in Anderson County was $64,733 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,075(4.99%) from $61,658 in 2020. This income is 86.77% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Anderson County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $74,740. Overall, the median household income for the county of Anderson County stands at $64,733.
In Anderson County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $44,260 for males and $30,975 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $63,152 for males and $49,598 for females.
In Anderson County, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $67,881, while Two or More Races households have a median household income of $25,266.
In 2022, the population of Anderson County was 24,224, a 0.75% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Anderson County's population was 24,043, an increase of 0.72% compared to a population of 23,870 in 2020.
The median age in Anderson County, KY is 41.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.66% were under the age of 15, 17.55% aged 15 to 29, 46.96% aged 30 to 64, 14.63% aged 65 to 84, and 1.21% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Anderson County population: 94.27% are White, 2.44% are Black or African American, 0.40% are Asian, 0.05% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.27% are some other race and 2.56% are multiracial.