The 2020 ACS 5-year estimates there are 5,250 total households in Pendleton County4. The average owner-occupied household size of 2.72 persons per household is slightly larger than the Commonwealth and national averages at 2.55 and 2.69 respectively5.

Pendleton County’s average household size is slightyly larger than the average in Kentucky and the U.S.

At Risk Populations

Pendleton County has a significantly higher proportion of women of childbearing age who are unmarried, nearly 61.5% as compared with the Commonwealth and national averages at 34.5% and 32.8%4. Unmarried women represent those who are widowed, divorced, or have never married, aged 15-50, the typical childbearing age group.

Types of Households

Pendleton County’s traditional households representing (Husband/Wife) are higher than average at 53.5% compared with state and national averages at 48% and 48.1% respectively4. Those living alone, make up 25.6% of all households followed closely by “other families” (non-traditional Husband/Wife) at 15.6%4.