Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population 2022

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Muhlenberg County, Kentucky is the 34th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -2.17% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population 2022

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population by Race

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Median Age

42.5


Total

41.3


Male

44


Female

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Adults

There are 24,506 adults, (5,953 of whom are seniors) in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

15,411

50.01%

Male

15,404

49.99%

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Population by Age

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Household Types

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Households and Families

3.12

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Households by Type

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

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.15%.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,844

Average Earnings

$41,581

Average Male

$23,992

Average Female

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Language

97.75% of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Language

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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14.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.70%

Male Poverty Rate

15.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky is Islander, with 56.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 5.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.46%.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Muhlenberg 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 45-54.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Marital Status

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2,052

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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13.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Employment by Education

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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80.36%

Born in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

97.68%

Native Born

2.32%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.68% of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 80.36% having been born in Kentucky. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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