Elizabethtown demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,09610891
Median age36.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%58%55%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%
Elizabethtown, KY has a population of 29,835 and is the 1,435th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,096 per sq mi which is 911% higher than the Kentucky average and 1109% higher than the national average. The median age in Elizabethtown is 36 which is approximately 6% lower than the Kentucky average of 39. In Elizabethtown, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 56% of Elizabethtown residents were born in Kentucky, 35% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Elizabethtown is 911% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Elizabethtown is 6% lower than Kentucky.
  • In Elizabethtown 78.61% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Elizabethtown 9.88% of the population is African American.
  • In Elizabethtown 4.20% of the population is Asian.

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Elizabethtown population breakdown by race

African American9.88%7.94%12.63%
American Indian0.14%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.14%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race5.96%2.10%3.06%
Other race1.05%0.92%4.75%
In Elizabethtown, 5.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Elizabethtown, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).