Casey County, KY Demographics

The total population of Casey County is estimated to be 15,942 with 7,713 males (48.38%) and 8,229 females (51.62%). There are 516 more females than males in Casey County.
The median household income in Casey County was $40,744 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,346(8.95%) from $37,398 in 2020. This income is 54.61% 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, Casey County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $45,051. Overall, the median household income for the county of Casey County stands at $40,744.
In Casey County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $27,848 for males and $16,228 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $45,723 for males and $37,938 for females.
In Casey County, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, Black or African American households report a median household income of $47,628, while White households have a median household income of $40,953.
In 2022, the population of Casey County was 15,920, a 0.19% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Casey County's population was 15,951, an increase of 0.17% compared to a population of 15,924 in 2020.
The median age in Casey County, KY is 42.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.20% were under the age of 15, 17.23% aged 15 to 29, 43.21% aged 30 to 64, 18.66% aged 65 to 84, and 1.70% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Casey County population: 95.83% are White, 0.86% are Black or African American, 0.09% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.18% are Asian, 0.86% are some other race and 2.19% are multiracial.