Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY

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2022 Population
124,862
0.546% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.5
0.24% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.9%
0.177% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,141
9.59% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$198,400
17.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,860
1.56% 1-year growth

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In 2022, Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY had a population of 125k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $66,141. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY grew from 124,184 to 124,862, a 0.546% increase and its median household income grew from $60,352 to $66,141, a 9.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (86%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.2%), White (Hispanic) (1.66%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.33%).

4.67% of the households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, 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.

97.5% of the residents in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Frontier Nursing University (156727) (1,020 degrees awarded in 2022), Midway University (348 degrees), and Kentucky State University (218 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was $198,400, and the homeownership rate was 69.8%.

Most people in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is home to a population of 125k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.29% of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents were born outside of the country (4.1k people).

In 2022, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (107k people) in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.99k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Spanish (3,355 households), Telugu (264 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (252 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
64,354
Women
51.4%
60,791
Men
48.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 125,145 inhabitants, with 48.6% men, and 51.4% women.

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Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 97.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    107k ± 199
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.01k ± 391
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.99k ± 411
4.04%
Hispanic Population
5.05k people

In 2022, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (107k people) in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.01k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.99k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.04% of the people in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are hispanic (5.05k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,085 ± 805 people
  2. Honduras
    385 ± 481 people
  3. Ireland
    237 ± 378 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Mexico, the natal country of 1,085 Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents, followed by Honduras with 385 and Ireland with 237.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.29%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.1k people
3.44%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.27k people

As of 2022, 3.29% of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY residents (4.1k 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 Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 3.44%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,355 households (2.85%)
  2. Telugu
    264 households (0.224%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    252 households (0.214%)

4.67% of the households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Spanish. 2.85% of the households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,265 ± 298
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,521 ± 421
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,167 ± 228

Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY employs 56.9k people. The largest industries in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Elementary & secondary schools (3,219 people), Construction (2,982 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,907 people), and the highest paying industries are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($147,041), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($140,002), and Legal services ($123,338).

Males in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,621. The income inequality in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.402, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,903
Women
49.9%
27,013
Men
50.1%

The workforce of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY in 2020 was 53,916 people, with 49.9% woman, and 50.1% men.

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Occupations

56.9k
2022 Value
1.56%
1 Year growth
± 1.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 56k employees to 56.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, are Registered nurses (1,867 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,415 people), and Other managers (1,354 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

56.9k
2022 Value
1.56%
1 Year growth
± 1.56%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 56k employees to 56.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,219 people), Construction (2,982 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,907 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, though some of these residents may live in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, 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

$47,272
Median earning men ± $1,771
$37,289
Median earning women ± $1,104

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,464), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,929), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($58,221).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($50,179), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,209), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,188).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY awarded 1,586 degrees. The student population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,398 male students and 4,104 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are White (1,049 and 66.6%), followed by Black or African American (266 and 16.9%), Hispanic or Latino (103 and 6.54%), and Unknown (69 and 4.38%).

The largest universities in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY by number of degrees awarded are Frontier Nursing University (156727) (1,020 and 64.3%), Midway University (348 and 21.9%), and Kentucky State University (218 and 13.7%).

The most popular majors in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are Nurse Midwife (312 and 19.7%), Family Practice Nurse (244 and 15.4%), and Psychiatric Nurse (212 and 13.4%).

The median tuition costs in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY are $24,500 for private four year colleges, and $7,854 and $11,782 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 92.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,502 (25.4% men and 74.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 5,502 students enrolled in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, 25.4% men and 74.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,749 records, of which 81.8% were women and 18.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 236 degrees awarded
  2. 126 degrees awarded
  3. 294 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was Family Practice Nurse with 236 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,020 degrees awarded
  2. 348 degrees awarded
  3. 218 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Frontier Nursing University (156727) with 1,020 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 248 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY, which is 0.185 times less than the 1,338 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 1,049 degrees mean that there were 3.94 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 266 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 ($24,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,150) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,300) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.688% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.625% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (31.6k), Some college (22.3k), and Bachelors Degree (17.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was $198,400 in 2022, which is 0.704 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $169,000 to $198,400, a 17.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is 69.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is $66,141. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was KIPDA Area Development District (Central)--Louisville/Jefferson Co (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $98,721, followed by Northern Kentucky Area Development District (Northwest)--Boone County PUMA, KY and KIPDA Area Development District (Northeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $91,697 and $89,800.

Property

$198,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,418
$35,794
Median Property Taxes
±$1,355

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Rent vs Own

69.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.8% of the housing units in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was KIPDA Area Development District (Central)--Louisville/Jefferson Co (Northeast) PUMA, KY with a value of $98,721, followed by Northern Kentucky Area Development District (Northwest)--Boone County PUMA, KY and KIPDA Area Development District (Northeast) PUMA, KY, with respective values of $91,697 and $89,800.

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Household Income

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$66,141
Median Household Income
± $2,197
51.3k
Number of Households
± 1,682

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.3k households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY grew to $66,141 from the previous year's value of $60,352.

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Wage Distribution

0.402
2022 Wage GINI in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY
0.407
2021 Wage GINI in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY

In 2022, the income inequality in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was 0.402 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.06% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.96%)
  3. Carpooled (8.78%)

In 2022, 78.8% of workers in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.96%) and those who carpooled to work (8.78%).

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.83% of the workforce in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, 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 Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY (14.5k out of 122k 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 Males 6 - 11 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY is White, followed by Two Or More 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

94.9% of the population of Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY has health coverage, with 48.7% on employee plans, 18.3% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.45% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see 1536 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1519 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 388 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,536 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kentucky

Primary care physicians in Kentucky see an average of 1,536 patients per year. This represents a 0.454% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.14%
Uninsured
48.7%
Employer Coverage
18.3%
Medicaid
14.3%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.45%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bluegrass Area Development District (West) PUMA, KY declined by 5.62% from 5.45% to 5.14%.

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