In 2017, Rowan County, KY had a population of 24.4k people with a median age of 30.7 and a median household income of $36,411. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rowan County, KY grew from 24,302 to 24,392, a 0.37% increase and its median household income grew from $36,216 to $36,411, a 0.538% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowan County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), White (Hispanic) (1.72%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.42%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.23%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.734%). N/A% of the people in Rowan County, KY speak a non-English language, and 98.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rowan County, KY are Morehead State University (1,787 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Rowan County, KY is $121,100, and the homeownership rate is 59.5%. Most people in Rowan County, KY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowan County, KY is 2 cars per household.