Barren County, Kentucky Population 2018

Barren County, Kentucky's estimated population is 43,801 with a growth rate of 1.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barren County, Kentucky is the 25th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201743,8015141.19%
201643,287-502-1.15%
201643,7892400.55%
201543,5495211.21%
201443,0281040.24%
201342,9243170.74%
201242,6072830.67%
201142,3242000.47%
201042,1248,12323.89%
199034,001-8-0.02%
198034,0095,33218.59%
197028,6773741.32%
196028,303-158-0.56%
195028,4619023.27%
194027,5591,7156.64%
193025,8444881.92%
192025,356630.25%
191025,2932,0969.04%
190023,1971,7077.94%
189021,490-831-3.72%
188022,3214,54125.54%
187017,7801,1156.69%
186016,665-3,575-17.66%
185020,2402,95217.08%
184017,2882,20914.65%
183015,0794,75146.00%
182010,328-958-8.49%
181011,2866,502135.91%
18004,7840.00%

Barren County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White40,179
Black or African American1,771
Two or More Races777
Some Other Race227
Asian205
American Indian and Alaska Native128

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Barren County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Barren County, Kentucky Median Age

40.2


Total

38.7


Male

41.9


Female

Barren County, Kentucky Adults

There are 33,028 adults, (7,229 of which are seniors) in Barren County, Kentucky.

Barren County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Barren County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

22,203

51.29%

Male

21,084

48.71%

Barren County, Kentucky Households and Families

Barren County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barren County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All66.8%33.2%
Male57.5%42.5%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Female38.5%61.5%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barren County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7662.5466.8
Married8,8653.1382.8
Non Family5,2111.2152.4
Female2,1183.1638.5
Male5723.1457.5

3.08

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barren County, Kentucky Households

Barren County, Kentucky Education

Barren County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4858.45%
9th to 12th Grade2,8879.81%
High School Graduate11,91840.52%
Some College5,55618.89%
Associates Degree2,0026.81%
Bachelors Degree2,7259.26%
Graduate Degree1,8436.27%

Barren County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,44222,5774,207
Black1,118811104
Hispanic47235370
Multiple Races20715733
Other Race167104
Asian145136136
Native American553318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 93.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.79%.

Barren County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,490$33,300$24,503
Less Than High School$20,192$26,288$13,934
High School Grad$25,223$28,469$20,351
Some College$28,344$36,046$24,565
Bachelors Degree$41,446$47,172$34,312
Graduate Degree$46,955$52,174$44,974

$28,490

Average Earnings

$33,300

Average Male

$24,503

Average Female

Barren County, Kentucky Language

Barren County, Kentucky Language by Age

Barren County, Kentucky Language

96.21% of Barren County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 3.79% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Barren County, Kentucky Poverty

Barren County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,5037,69219.98%
Hispanic1,27256944.73%
Black1,68351730.72%
Multiple76635145.82%
Other2278637.89%
Asian2053517.07%

21.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.60%

Male Poverty Rate

23.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barren County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barren County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 45.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barren County, Kentucky is Asian, with 17.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.88%.

Barren County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.02%
High School18.76%
Some College15.60%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%

Barren County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.58%
Female Unemployed44.39%
Female Employed10.84%
Male Employed8.30%

Barren County, Kentucky Income

Barren County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,034$49,774
Families$47,822$58,214
Married Families$56,675$
Non Families$21,271$29,979

Barren County, Kentucky Marital Status

Barren County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Barren County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Barren County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Barren County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans by War

2,528

Number of Veterans

2,412

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,005
First Gulf War327
Second Gulf War290
Korea223
World War II122

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+630
65 to 74625
35 to 54550
55 to 64531
18 to 34192

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3417.58%
Black16412.44%
Hispanic233.19%
2 or More236.42%

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

12.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barren County, Kentucky Employment Status

Barren County, Kentucky Employment by Age

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Barren County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Barren County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Barren County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Glasgow14050145945443.87%
Cave City231824221044.49%
Park City537562254.66%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990