Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population 2018

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky's estimated population is 30,816 with a growth rate of -1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Muhlenberg County, Kentucky is the 34th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,816-400-1.28%
201631,2161520.49%
201631,064-184-0.59%
201531,248-59-0.19%
201431,307-24-0.08%
201331,331-57-0.18%
201231,388-139-0.44%
201131,527-129-0.41%
201031,6563381.08%
199031,318-920-2.85%
198032,2384,70117.07%
197027,537-254-0.91%
196027,791-4,710-14.49%
195032,501-5,053-13.46%
194037,554-230-0.61%
193037,7844,43113.29%
192033,3534,75516.63%
191028,5987,85737.88%
190020,7412,78615.52%
189017,9552,85718.92%
188015,0982,46019.47%
187012,6381,91317.84%
186010,7259169.34%
18509,8092,84540.85%
18406,9641,62430.41%
18305,3403617.25%
18204,97979819.09%
18104,1812,738189.74%
18001,4430.00%

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,875
Black or African American1,654
Two or More Races413
Asian121
American Indian and Alaska Native75
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander47
Some Other Race31

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

Muhlenberg 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

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Median Age

41.5


Total

39.6


Male

43.2


Female

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Adults

There are 24,629 adults, (5,494 of which are seniors) in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

15,589

49.94%

Male

15,627

50.06%

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Households and Families

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All79.5%20.5%
Male71.9%28.1%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female61.8%38.2%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,5102.679.5
Married6,2753.0289.7
Non Family3,4431.1568.7
Female1,3504.0261.8
Male4423.5271.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Households

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8648.61%
9th to 12th Grade2,57511.89%
High School Graduate9,25642.75%
Some College3,61016.68%
Associates Degree1,7177.93%
Bachelors Degree1,2975.99%
Graduate Degree1,3306.14%

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,58216,3322,447
Black813664107
Asian10010067
Multiple Races9689
Hispanic37256
Native American30
Other Race55

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 asian people with a rate of 67.00%.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,260$37,488$22,230
Less Than High School$19,204$18,656$19,558
High School Grad$25,021$38,277$15,786
Some College$29,782$37,454$23,333
Bachelors Degree$38,193$46,905$35,895
Graduate Degree$47,516$48,646$46,563

$28,260

Average Earnings

$37,488

Average Male

$22,230

Average Female

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Language

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Language by Age

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Language

98.50% of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.50% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,9114,66616.72%
Black1,45689561.47%
Multiple39613935.10%
Asian1217057.85%
Hispanic1556139.35%
Native705578.57%
Islander473472.34%
Other262284.62%

19.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.60%

Male Poverty Rate

21.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky is Other, with 84.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky is White, with 16.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.28%.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.36%
High School15.27%
Some College12.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.41%

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.29%
Male Unemployed28.68%
Female Employed14.28%
Male Employed5.37%

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Income

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,445$50,828
Families$52,469$60,237
Married Families$60,257$
Non Families$19,624$27,315

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Marital Status

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

Muhlenberg 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 45To54.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by War

2,192

Number of Veterans

2,166

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam769
First Gulf War279
Second Gulf War261
Korea236
World War II77

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74668
75+523
35 to 54455
55 to 64343
18 to 34203

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0909.13%
Black936.56%
2 or More96.98%
Hispanic34.69%

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

9.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Employment Status

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Employment by Age

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Employment by Race

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Central City59785857-121-2.02%
Greenville44854366-119-2.65%
Powderly745734-11-1.48%
Drakesboro515506-9-1.75%
Bremen197194-3-1.52%
South Carrollton184181-3-1.63%
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