The primary racial composition of Gallatin County is white. According to the 2020 ACS 5-year estimates, over 90% of Gallatin County selected “White Alone” as their race compared to 86.2% and 70.4% in the Commonwealth and nation overall3.
Races other than Black, American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian or Pacific Islander make up 1.1% of the total population in KY3.
The primary ethnicity in Gallatin County is non-Hispanic. According to the 2020 5-year estimates, over 94% of Gallatin County selected “non-Hispanic” as their ethnicity compared to 81.8% in the nation overall3. Gallatin has a higher than average “Hispanic” population comprising its residents, at 5.2% compared with the Commonwealth at 3.8%3.
Compared to the Commonwealth and nation, Gallatin County has significantly lower percentages of residents who declare any of the other races or who declare having “some other race” or “Two or more Races”.