Marshall County, Kentucky Population 2018

Marshall County, Kentucky's estimated population is 31,382 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marshall County, Kentucky is the 32nd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201731,3821690.54%
201631,213-60-0.19%
201631,2732280.73%
201531,045620.20%
201430,983-220-0.71%
201331,203-52-0.17%
201231,2550.00%
201131,255-193-0.61%
201031,4484,24315.60%
199027,2051,5686.12%
198025,6375,25625.79%
197020,3813,64521.78%
196016,7363,34925.02%
195013,387-3,215-19.37%
194016,6023,71328.81%
193012,889-2,326-15.29%
192015,215-556-3.53%
191015,7712,07915.18%
190013,6922,40521.31%
189011,2871,64017.00%
18809,6471922.03%
18709,4552,47335.42%
18606,9821,71332.51%
18505,2690.00%

Marshall County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,588
Two or More Races285
Black or African American181
Asian94
American Indian and Alaska Native41
Some Other Race24

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

Marshall 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

Marshall County, Kentucky Median Age

44.8


Total

43.6


Male

46


Female

Marshall County, Kentucky Adults

There are 24,814 adults, (6,555 of which are seniors) in Marshall County, Kentucky.

Marshall County, Kentucky Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Marshall County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

15,800

50.62%

Male

15,413

49.38%

Marshall County, Kentucky Households and Families

Marshall County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marshall County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All78.1%21.9%
Female74.9%25.1%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male57.9%42.1%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marshall County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8562.3878.1
Married7,4192.8786.4
Non Family3,7201.1665.5
Female1,1763.0174.9
Male5412.8357.9

2.82

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marshall County, Kentucky Households

Marshall County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0924.82%
9th to 12th Grade2,1049.29%
High School Graduate9,06840.04%
Some College4,94621.84%
Associates Degree1,8258.06%
Bachelors Degree2,1439.46%
Graduate Degree1,4676.48%

Marshall County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,04618,9393,477
Hispanic23521156
Black17616543
Asian867534
Multiple Races6427
Native American4135
Other Race242212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Marshall County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,281$41,597$27,013
Less Than High School$21,250$22,287$16,875
High School Grad$30,245$36,568$21,430
Some College$32,037$42,019$28,071
Bachelors Degree$43,372$59,500$40,431
Graduate Degree$54,233$66,917$47,436

$32,281

Average Earnings

$41,597

Average Male

$27,013

Average Female

Marshall County, Kentucky Language

Marshall County, Kentucky Language by Age

Marshall County, Kentucky Language

98.75% of Marshall County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.25% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,6123,06610.35%
Multiple2815921.00%
Black1294131.78%
Native412663.41%
Hispanic396123.03%
Other14214.29%

10.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.46%

Male Poverty Rate

10.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky is Native, with 63.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.68%.

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.83%
High School11.02%
Some College8.17%
Bachelors or Greater1.53%

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.40%
Male Unemployed25.80%
Male Employed3.49%
Female Employed3.14%

Marshall County, Kentucky Income

Marshall County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,670$60,258
Families$57,686$70,408
Married Families$64,141$
Non Families$25,092$32,914

Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marshall County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Marshall County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans by War

2,611

Number of Veterans

2,451

Male Veterans

160

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam853
First Gulf War474
Second Gulf War378
Korea337
World War II98

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74684
75+633
35 to 54539
55 to 64467
18 to 34288

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,56810.51%
Hispanic4315.87%
Black168.84%
Other1250.00%
Indian1229.27%
Asian33.49%

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marshall County, Kentucky Employment Status

Marshall County, Kentucky Employment by Age

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Marshall County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Marshall County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Marshall County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Benton45144531170.38%
Calvert City25882550-38-1.47%
Hardin615612-3-0.49%
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