People

The total population of Rockcastle County is 15,831. The median age is 42.22

15,831

Total Population

Gender Distribution
Male

49.23%

Male

Female

50.77%

Female

Age Distribution

Ages 0 to 9
1788
Ages 10 to 19
1954
Ages 20 to 29
1787
Ages 30 to 39
1802
Ages 40 to 49
1886
Ages 50 to 59
2374
Ages 60 to 64
1155
Ages 65+
3085

Median Age

42

Population Growth (in thousands)

Educational Attainment

17.17% of the population in Rockcastle County have an Associate's degree or higher. 79.85% have a high school degree or higher.

< Grade 9
< Grade 9

11.26%

Grade 9-12
Grade 9-12

8.9%

High School
High School

44.23%

Some College
Some College

18.45%

Assoc Degree
Assoc Degree

5.18%

Bach Degree
Bach Degree

7.06%

Grad Degree
Grad Degree

4.93%

0

in the community

13

within 50 miles

Colleges

offer Associate's Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

26

within 50 miles

Universities

offer Bachelor's Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Rockcastle County has a labor force of 5,862 people, with an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

5,862

4.2%

-3.3%

Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)

What are the largest job counts by occupation?

Education, Training/Library

Education, Training/Library

13.72%

352

Office and Administrative support

Office and Administrative support

12.67%

325

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners

12.59%

323

Transportation Workers

Transportation Workers

7.84%

201

Sales

Sales

7.76%

199

Total Employees

2,565

20172018201920202021

The work distribution of total employees in Rockcastle County is:

28%

Blue Collar

71%

White Collar


Total Establishments

217

Community Skyline

Businesses and Jobs

Rockcastle County has a total of 217 businesses. In 2021, the leading industries in Rockcastle County were Health Care and Social Services, Education, Retail, and Transportation and Warehousing.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1
Health Care and Social Services

Health Care and Social Services

781

Jobs

25

Establishments

2
Education

Education

553

Jobs

11

Establishments

3
Retail

Retail

259

Jobs

44

Establishments

4
Transportation and Warehousing

Transportation and Warehousing

231

Jobs

14

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Rockcastle County have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

62.21%

5-9 Employees

19.35%

10-19 Employees

10.6%

20-49 Employees

4.15%

50-99 Employees

2.3%

100+ Employees

1.38%

Income and Spending

Households in Rockcastle County earn a median yearly income of $39,846. 24.56% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average $48,008 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$39,846

0

%

more than the county

28

%

less than the state

41

%

less than the nation

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

Shelter

$10,151

Transportation

Transportation

$8,707

Food and Beverages

Food and Beverages

$7,169

Health Care

Health Care

$4,230

Utilities

Utilities

$3,760

Piggy Bank

$48,008

Housing

There are 53% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

HouseApartment Building

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work. Rockcastle County is served by 19 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

29min

0 + 19(+50 miles)

Interstate

Freight Rail

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

5%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

5%

Top State Personal Income Tax

5%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

5%

State Sales Tax

6%