Over the last 100 years, Pendleton County’s population trends have seen a steady rate of growth with brief periods of minimal recession. In comparison to Kentucky, Pendleton County’s rate of growth is much slower than the overall state growth rate, representing a 100-year growth rate of approximately 22% compared with 95% in Kentucky1,2.

Current population estimates reflect a 2% decrease for Pendleton County since the 2010 census.

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Neighboring Harrison County has seen a 100-year growth rate of 11% while Bracken County has seen a 100-year decline of 19% in population as compared with Pendleton County1. The northern and western neighboring counties of Campbell and Grant continue to experience steady but slow growth in population with 1.1% and 3.9% growth over the last 10 years, respectively.