Nicholasville, KY Demographics


Population: 19,680. Estimated population in July 2019: 23,897 (+21.4% change)
Males: 9,406 (47.8%), Females: 10,274 (52.2%)

Jessamine County

Zip codes: 40356.

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $37,462
Median house value: $91,100

Races in Nicholasville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.4%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (21.0%), English (10.1%), German (9.9%), Irish (9.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Scottish (1.6%).

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 8.5 square miles

Map of Nicholasville, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nicholasville

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nicholasville city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change: +5,524 (+39.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nicholasville:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nicholasville:

  • BLUE GRASS (about 11 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • CINCINNATI/NORTHERN KENTUCKY INTERNATIONAL (about 80 miles; COVINGTON/CINCINNATI, OH, KY; ID: CVG)
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 83 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)

Other public-use airports nearest to Nicholasville:

  • STUART POWELL FIELD (about 26 miles; DANVILLE, KY; ID: DVK)
  • MADISON (about 26 miles; RICHMOND, KY; ID: I39)
  • GEORGETOWN SCOTT COUNTY – MARSHALL FLD (about 27 miles; GEORGETOWN, KY; ID: 27K)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Nicholasville:

  • BARRETT AND COMPANY SCHOOL OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 49; Location: 973 KIMBERLY SQ UNIT F; Private, for-profit)
  • LOCKMASTERS INCORPORATED (Location: 1014 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lockmasters.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nicholasville:

  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 12 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; Full-time enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 79 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)

Schools

Public high schools in Nicholasville:

  • EAST JESSAMINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 910; Location: 815 SULPHUR WELL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST JESSAMINE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 893; Location: 2101 WILMORE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Nicholasville:

  • TABERNACLE CHRN ACADEMY (Students: 57; Location: 2420 LEXINGTON ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Nicholasville:

  • EAST JESSAMINE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 924; Location: 851 WILMORE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST JESSAMINE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 809; Location: 1400 WILMORE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NICHOLASVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 587; Location: 414 W MAPLE ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • BROOKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 199 BROOKSIDE DR; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • ROSENWALD DUNBAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: 1500 WILMORE RD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • HATTIE C WARNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 821 WILMORE RD; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • THE PROVIDENCE SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 200 COMPUTREX DRIVE; Grades: 05 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Nicholasville:

  • JESSAMINE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,032,486; Location: 600 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 61,127 books; 3,157 audio materials; 3,152 video materials; 115 serial subscriptions)