Marshall County, Kentucky Population 2020

Marshall County, Kentucky's estimated population is 30,951 with a growth rate of -0.39% 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
202030,951-120-0.39%
201931,071-120-0.38%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.39%
County Website
Founded
1842
County Seat
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Marshall County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,45097.70%
Two or More Races3331.07%
Black or African American1970.63%
Asian1040.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native580.19%
Some Other Race240.08%
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Marshall County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Marshall County, Kentucky Median Age

44.8


Total

43.4


Male

45.6


Female

Marshall County, Kentucky Adults

There are 24,783 adults, (6,683 of whom are seniors) in Marshall County, Kentucky.

Marshall County, Kentucky Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marshall County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

15,825

50.78%

Male

15,341

49.22%

Marshall County, Kentucky Households and Families

Marshall County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marshall County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All78.7%21.3%
Female69.9%30.1%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family65.7%34.3%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3902.2878.7
Married7,5052.8588.1
Non Family4,1441.1265.7
Female1,1682.569.9
Male5732.8267.9

2.75

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Marshall County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9204.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,8508.15%
High School Graduate8,54437.65%
Some College5,12622.59%
Associates Degree1,9828.73%
Bachelors Degree2,2399.87%
Graduate Degree2,0318.95%
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Marshall County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,96519,2404,014
Hispanic28025794
Black197183110
Multiple Races105105
Asian878752
Native American5850
Other Race24209

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 59.77%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,319$48,745$31,016
Less Than High School$21,391$21,442$21,366
High School Grad$32,170$41,209$23,608
Some College$36,929$49,761$31,044
Bachelors Degree$56,069$71,339$41,196
Graduate Degree$54,688$78,977$47,733

$37,319

Average Earnings

$48,745

Average Male

$31,016

Average Female

Marshall County, Kentucky Language

Marshall County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Marshall County, Kentucky Language

98.52% of Marshall County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty

Marshall County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,4593,30611.22%
Multiple3294914.89%
Black1644225.61%
Native583153.45%
Asian1041716.35%
Hispanic450153.33%
Other19421.05%

11.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

11.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky is Native, with 53.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.78%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.88%
High School10.66%
Some College8.48%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.92%
Male Unemployed24.27%
Male Employed3.72%
Female Employed3.68%

Marshall County, Kentucky Income

Marshall County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,731$65,258
Families$65,195$77,862
Married Families$73,673$84,689
Non Families$26,145$34,712
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Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status

Marshall County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marshall County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans

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2,529

Number of Veterans

2,268

Male Veterans

261

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,038
Second Gulf War535
First Gulf War429
Korea225
World War II50
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74749
75+596
35 to 54465
55 to 64431
18 to 34288
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,47810.19%
Hispanic3912.62%
Indian2237.93%
Black126.09%
Other937.50%
Asian89.20%

Marshall County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marshall County, Kentucky Employment Status

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53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.47%

Born in Kentucky

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Marshall County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 69.47% having been born in Kentucky. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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