Ballard County, KY has a population of 8,216 people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $43,923. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Ballard County, KY declined from 8,256 to 8,216, a 0.48% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,244 to $43,923, a 3.97% increase.
The population of Ballard County, KY is 93.4% White, 3.63% Black, and 1.17% Hispanic. 3.09% of the people in Ballard County, KY speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ballard County, KY are West Kentucky Community and Technical College, with 2,444 graduates, Murray State University, with 2,267 graduates, and Daymar College-Paducah Main, with 45 graduates.
The median property value in Ballard County, KY is $108,400, and the homeownership rate is 81.4%. Most people in Ballard County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Ballard County, KY is 2 cars per household.
Ballard County, KY is the 109th most populated county in Kentucky and borders Alexander County, IL; Pulaski County, IL; Carlisle County, KY; McCracken County, KY; and Mississippi County, MO.