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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 350,243 348,992 348,407 348,682 347,111  
  Muhlenberg County 31,377 31,273 31,254 31,146 31,028  
 Central City5,9295,9125,9065,8855,857 
 Greenville4,4384,4144,4084,3894,366 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Muhlenberg County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,597 18.0 75,368 21.7  
  16-24 3,602 11.6 42,380 12.2  
  25-44 7,630 24.6 85,825 24.7  
  45-64 8,455 27.2 87,147 25.1  
  65-84 5,108 16.5 49,500 14.3  
  85 and older 636 2.0 6,891 2.0  
  Median Age 41.8   38.0    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Muhlenberg County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 28,928 93.2 305,627 88.0  
  Black or African American 1,545 5.0 29,363 8.5  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 70 0.2 1,203 0.3  
  Asian 94 0.3 3,393 1.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 5 0.0 500 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 386 1.2 7,025 2.0  
  Hispanic Origin 456 1.5 12,703 3.7  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Muhlenberg County 30,582 29,903 29,110 28,211  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Muhlenberg County $26,962 $31,472 16.7 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,962- $34,871 $31,472- $40,032    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Muhlenberg County 11,539 2.60 $38,961  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.