Georgetown, KY

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2022 Population
37,510
3.39% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.8
0.304% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
9.19% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$74,530
11.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$223,700
20.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
19,424
4.45% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Georgetown, KY had a population of 37.5k people with a median age of 32.8 and a median household income of $74,530. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Georgetown, KY grew from 36,281 to 37,510, a 3.39% increase and its median household income grew from $66,942 to $74,530, a 11.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Georgetown, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.73%), Other (Hispanic) (2.28%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.78%).

None of the households in Georgetown, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Georgetown, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Georgetown, KY are Georgetown College (356 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Georgetown, KY was $223,700, and the homeownership rate was 65.4%.

Most people in Georgetown, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Georgetown, KY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Georgetown, KY is home to a population of 37.5k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.36% of Georgetown, KY residents were born outside of the country (886 people).

In 2022, there were 14.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.6k people) in Georgetown, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.4k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Georgetown, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Georgetown, KY was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Georgetown, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.6k ± 430
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 273
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.4k ± 289
5.03%
Hispanic Population
1.89k people

In 2022, there were 14.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.6k people) in Georgetown, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.17k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.4k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.03% of the people in Georgetown, KY are hispanic (1.89k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    28,651 ± 4,142 people
  2. Cuba
    14,970 ± 2,999 people
  3. India
    12,312 ± 2,720 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 28,651 Kentucky residents, followed by Cuba with 14,970 and India with 12,312.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.36%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
886 people
2.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
995 people

As of 2022, 2.36% of Georgetown, KY residents (886 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Georgetown, KY was 2.74%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    591 ± 195
  2. Vietnam
    510 ± 138
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    457 ± 156

Georgetown, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Georgetown, KY employs 19.4k people. The largest industries in Georgetown, KY are Manufacturing (5,144 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,202 people), and Retail Trade (1,983 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($69,063), Manufacturing ($60,750), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,643).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,220. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

19.4k
2022 Value
± 1,011
4.45%
1 Year growth
± 7.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Georgetown, KY grew at a rate of 4.45%, from 18.6k employees to 19.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Georgetown, KY, are Production Occupations (3,409 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,112 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,804 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Georgetown, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.4k
2022 Value
± 1,011
4.45%
1 Year growth
± 7.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Georgetown, KY grew at a rate of 4.45%, from 18.6k employees to 19.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Georgetown, KY, are Manufacturing (5,144 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,202 people), and Retail Trade (1,983 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Georgetown, KY, though some of these residents may live in Georgetown, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,933
Median earning men ± $3,157
$35,188
Median earning women ± $3,148

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,889), Manufacturing ($67,885), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,504).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($68,173), Information ($57,454), and Manufacturing ($49,864).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.51%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.98M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 2.51% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kentucky went to Donald J. Trump with 62.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Georgetown, KY awarded 356 degrees. The student population of Georgetown, KY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 637 male students and 911 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Georgetown, KY are White (289 and 82.1%), followed by Black or African American (24 and 6.82%), Unknown (15 and 4.26%), and Hispanic or Latino (10 and 2.84%).

The largest universities in Georgetown, KY by number of degrees awarded are Georgetown College (356 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Georgetown, KY are General Special Education & Teaching (63 and 17.7%), Curriculum & Instruction (50 and 14%), and General Psychology (27 and 7.58%).

The median tuition cost in Georgetown, KY for private four year colleges is $40,610.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Georgetown, KY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 71.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 1,548 (41.1% men and 58.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 1,548 students enrolled in Georgetown, KY, 41.1% men and 58.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,193 records, of which 63% were women and 37% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 27 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Georgetown, KY was General Psychology with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Georgetown, KY according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
356 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Georgetown College with 356 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 104 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Georgetown, KY, which is 0.413 times less than the 252 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 289 degrees mean that there were 12 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 24 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($40,610) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($990) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.821% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.756% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.17M), Some college (766k), and Secondary Education (551k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Georgetown, KY was $223,700 in 2022, which is 0.794 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $186,300 to $223,700, a 20.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Georgetown, KY is 65.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Georgetown, KY have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Georgetown, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Georgetown, KY is $74,530. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Georgetown, KY was Census Tract 406.01 with a value of $149,250, followed by Census Tract 403.03 and Census Tract 403.02, with respective values of $120,721 and $110,789.

Property

$223,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,942
$9,411
Median Property Taxes
±$680

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Rent vs Own

65.4%
Homeownership
2022
66.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.4% of the housing units in Georgetown, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 406.01
  2. Census Tract 403.03
  3. Census Tract 403.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Georgetown, KY was Census Tract 406.01 with a value of $149,250, followed by Census Tract 403.03 and Census Tract 403.02, with respective values of $120,721 and $110,789.

The following map shows all of the places in Georgetown, KY colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$74,530
Median Household Income
± $3,560
14.4k
Number of Households
± 839

In 2022, the median household income of the 14.4k households in Georgetown, KY grew to $74,530 from the previous year's value of $66,942.

The following chart displays the households in Georgetown, KY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Georgetown, KY is from Kentucky.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.453
2021 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2022, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.286% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.42%)

In 2022, 78.8% of workers in Georgetown, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (8.42%).

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Georgetown, KY have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Georgetown, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Georgetown, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Georgetown, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Georgetown, KY (4.04k out of 36.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Georgetown, KY is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.2% of the population of Georgetown, KY has health coverage, with 59.1% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 8.03% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.45% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Scott County, KY see 1727 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.37% decrease from the previous year (1751 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2542 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1103 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,727 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Scott County, KY

Primary care physicians in Scott County, KY see an average of 1,727 patients per year. This represents a 1.37% decrease from the previous year (1,751 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Scott County, KY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 27% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.82%
Uninsured
59.1%
Employer Coverage
14.6%
Medicaid
8.03%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.45%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Georgetown, KY declined by 13.7% from 5.58% to 4.82%.

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