Barren County, Kentucky Population 2019

Barren County, Kentucky's estimated population is 43,815 with a growth rate of 0.05% 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
201844,1763610.82%
201743,815210.05%
201643,7942280.52%
201543,5665181.20%
201443,048960.22%
201342,9523320.78%
201242,6202910.69%
201142,3292060.49%
201042,1238,12223.89%
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
White40,417
Black or African American1,694
Two or More Races839
Asian207
Some Other Race165
American Indian and Alaska Native96

Barren County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Barren County, Kentucky Median Age

40.3


Total

38.9


Male

41.5


Female

Barren County, Kentucky Adults

There are 33,115 adults, (7,328 of whom are seniors) in Barren County, Kentucky.

Barren County, Kentucky Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Barren County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

22,295

51.35%

Male

21,123

48.65%

Barren County, Kentucky Households and Families

Barren County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barren County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Male42.6%57.4%
Female41.7%58.3%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,9272.5266.2
Married8,7343.0981.1
Non Family5,3421.2254.8
Female2,2323.2941.7
Male6193.0242.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barren County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4908.43%
9th to 12th Grade2,7729.39%
High School Graduate11,96040.50%
Some College5,49518.61%
Associates Degree2,0186.83%
Bachelors Degree2,9049.83%
Graduate Degree1,8926.41%

Barren County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,48622,6654,494
Black1,12883475
Hispanic46338842
Multiple Races30625646
Asian149133123
Other Race11368
Native American271616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,306$35,772$23,549
Less Than High School$18,648$25,341$13,089
High School Grad$26,197$31,288$20,129
Some College$28,374$38,523$24,118
Bachelors Degree$40,663$47,789$34,276
Graduate Degree$48,831$51,486$46,441

$29,306

Average Earnings

$35,772

Average Male

$23,549

Average Female

Barren County, Kentucky Language

Barren County, Kentucky Language by Age

Barren County, Kentucky Language

95.99% of Barren County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.42% of the population.

Barren County, Kentucky Poverty

Barren County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,5208,28521.51%
Hispanic1,28857944.95%
Black1,63955633.92%
Multiple83032639.28%
Other1656941.82%

22.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.12%

Male Poverty Rate

25.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barren County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barren County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 44.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barren County, Kentucky is White, with 21.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.21%
High School18.34%
Some College15.40%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.59%
Female Unemployed48.48%
Female Employed13.03%
Male Employed8.49%

Barren County, Kentucky Income

Barren County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,658$50,553
Families$47,197$58,405
Married Families$56,375-
Non Families$25,031$32,292

Barren County, Kentucky Marital Status

Barren County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Barren County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans

2,443

Number of Veterans

2,342

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,134
First Gulf War329
Second Gulf War298
Korea159
World War II100

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2637.29%
Black15812.27%
Hispanic283.73%
2 or More225.41%

Barren County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

13.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barren County, Kentucky Employment Status

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Barren County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Glasgow14050145945443.87%
Cave City231824221044.49%
Park City537562254.66%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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