Marshall County, Kentucky Population 2019

Marshall County, Kentucky's estimated population is 31,311 with a growth rate of 0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marshall County, Kentucky is the 33rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201831,191-120-0.38%
201731,311380.12%
201631,2732130.69%
201531,060640.21%
201430,996-222-0.71%
201331,218-44-0.14%
201231,26240.01%
201131,258-193-0.61%
201031,4514,24615.61%
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
White30,482
Two or More Races313
Black or African American178
Asian128
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Some Other Race37

Marshall County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2019

Marshall County, Kentucky Median Age

44.8


Total

43.4


Male

45.6


Female

Marshall County, Kentucky Adults

There are 24,768 adults, (6,610 of whom are seniors) in Marshall County, Kentucky.

Marshall County, Kentucky Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marshall County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

15,858

50.86%

Male

15,319

49.14%

Marshall County, Kentucky Households and Families

Marshall County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marshall County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All78.9%21.1%
Female72.3%27.7%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Male62.5%37.5%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,1172.3378.9
Married7,4362.8788
Non Family3,9031.1366.1
Female1,1562.6872.3
Male6222.7762.5

2.79

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marshall County, Kentucky Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1345.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,9088.43%
High School Graduate8,55237.79%
Some College5,13122.67%
Associates Degree1,9428.58%
Bachelors Degree2,2359.87%
Graduate Degree1,7317.65%

Marshall County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,98118,9943,748
Hispanic26023469
Black17816493
Asian11011056
Multiple Races6556
Native American3933
Other Race373318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 52.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,150$46,590$28,047
Less Than High School$25,721$30,179$22,433
High School Grad$31,499$42,318$21,754
Some College$36,116$50,244$28,280
Bachelors Degree$53,018$67,879$41,772
Graduate Degree$52,687$76,250$45,972

$36,150

Average Earnings

$46,590

Average Male

$28,047

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 non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,5553,17110.73%
Black1393323.74%
Multiple309299.39%
Hispanic428194.44%
Native391948.72%
Asian1281511.72%
Other27414.81%

10.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

10.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky is Native, with 48.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.27%
High School10.33%
Some College7.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.13%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed3.13%
Female Employed2.96%

Marshall County, Kentucky Income

Marshall County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,126$65,167
Families$63,159$76,851
Married Families$71,415-
Non Families$27,172$35,096

Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans

2,570

Number of Veterans

2,386

Male Veterans

184

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam967
Second Gulf War490
First Gulf War420
Korea277
World War II61

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,51310.33%
Hispanic5017.36%
Other1848.65%
Indian1743.59%
Black158.43%
Asian76.36%

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marshall County, Kentucky Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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