According to the most recent Bracken County Kentucky demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Bracken County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 8,394 which is the second smallest in terms of population of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest population in the area is Campbell County which depicts a population of 93,023 ( substantially bigger). Figure 3 uses the Bracken County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Bracken County Kentucky shows a decline of 94 (1%).
The total Bracken County Kentucky greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Bracken County shows it has a Population Change of -1.1% which is the third most population percent change of all other counties in the greater Bracken County region.
Looking at the Bracken County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Bracken County Kentucky shows it has 41 people per square mile which is the second smallest when sorted by population density of all the other counties in the greater region. The next higher as measured by population density is Pendleton County 29.3% larger with population density of 53. The county with the highest population density in the area is Campbell County which depicts a people per square mile of 615 ( substantially bigger). Figure 6 provides Bracken County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Bracken County depicts it has a Median Age of 41.9 which is the third most median age of all other counties in the greater Bracken County region. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Harrison County which depicts an age of 42.2 ( about the same size).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Bracken County population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Bracken County Kentucky has the largest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 13.8% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 9.6% of the total. Figure 9 shows the Bracken County Kentucky Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Bracken County depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 0.6% which is the smallest when ranked by people who are Hispanic or Latino of all the other counties in the greater region.
Bracken County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Bracken County has the smallest proportion of total percent married at 23% of the total. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Bracken County households. Bracken County shows it has a Family Size of 3.3 which is the second most average family size of all the counties in the greater Bracken County region. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Pendleton County which depicts an average family size of 3.4 ( only slightly larger).
Looking at Bracken County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Bracken County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 79% which is the largest of all counties in the greater Bracken County region.
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Bracken County shows it has a Birth Rate of 3.2% which is the second smallest in terms of percent of women who gave birth of all the other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Pendleton County which shows a birth rate of 8.2% (approximately 2.6 times bigger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and has the percentage of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 the second smallest as measured by percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 of all the other counties in the metro area at 20% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 57% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Bracken County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Bracken County depicts it has a Total Single People of 41% which is the smallest when ranked by percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other counties in the metropolitan area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Campbell County which shows a percent single of 51% (23.2% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Bracken County is about 21.4% smaller. Also, in comparison with the state of Kentucky, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Bracken County is about 19.1% smaller.
Bracken County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Bracken County residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Bracken County Kentucky has the smallest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 0% of the total. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 40% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger county being Brown County with 52%.
Bracken County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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