Population 4,380,415

Homefacts State Report

Kentucky is home to more than 4 million residents, making it the 26th most populous of the 50 United States. Kentucky ranks 38th in total area (40,411.00 square miles) and 38th in population density (108.39 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 38.7 years, with 77.2% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 11,055 criminal and sex offenders in Kentucky (approximately 25.24 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Kentucky is 3.7% .

Schools view a full school report for Kentucky

1,653 Public Schools

Crime view a full crime report for Kentucky

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offender or Criminals in Kentucky by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Kentucky crime and registered Sex Offender or Criminals report pages.

11,055 Registered Sex Offender or Criminals found in Kentucky

A search for our database shows there are 11,055 registered Sex Offender or Criminals in Kentucky. Kentucky has a ratio of 25.24 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 959 incarcerated Sex Offender or Criminals in Kentucky. As well as 69 offenders whose location is unknown in Kentucky due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Kentucky Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Kentucky

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Property Reports search Kentucky property reports

Real Estate Overview

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

6,566 Building Permits

Kentucky building permits average per year since 2001 is 12,239. In 2004, there was a high number of building permits with 21,987 and a low number of building permits in 2009 of 6,198. 73.94% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

60,175 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full Kentucky unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Kentucky has ranged from 3.4% in April 2022 to 16.1% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Kentucky is 3.7% for August 2022. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Steven L. Beshear
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell
  • Sen. Rand Paul
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