Taylor County, KY Demographics

The total population of Taylor County is estimated to be 26,056 with 12,768 males (49.00%) and 13,288 females (51.00%). There are 520 more females than males in Taylor County.
The median household income in Taylor County was $61,493 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 4,535(7.96%) from $56,958 in 2020. This income is 82.42% 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, Taylor County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $66,118. Overall, the median household income for the county of Taylor County stands at $61,493.
In Taylor County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,791 for males and $23,945 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $50,192 for males and $40,996 for females.
In Taylor County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $63,079, followed by Asian households at $60,501, and Black or African American households with a median household income of $23,801.
In 2022, the population of Taylor County was 26,407, a 0.95% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Taylor County's population was 26,158, an increase of 0.61% compared to a population of 26,000 in 2020.
The median age in Taylor County, KY is 37.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.57% were under the age of 15, 21.65% aged 15 to 29, 41.34% aged 30 to 64, 15.64% aged 65 to 84, and 1.80% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Taylor County population: 91.42% are White, 4.65% are Black or African American, 0.10% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.91% are Asian, 0.16% are some other race and 2.76% are multiracial.