In 2018, Rowan County, KY had a population of 24.5k people with a median age of 30.4 and a median household income of $37,639. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Rowan County, KY grew from 24,392 to 24,499, a 0.439% increase and its median household income grew from $36,411 to $37,639, a 3.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowan County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.76%), White (Hispanic) (1.42%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.13%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.714%). 0% of the households in Rowan County, KY speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.5% of the residents in Rowan County, KY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rowan County, KY are Morehead State University (1,759 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Rowan County, KY was $125,800, and the homeownership rate was 59.7%. Most people in Rowan County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowan County, KY was 2 cars per household.