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Demographics

  Total Population  
N/A
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 348,992 348,407 348,682 347,111 345,309  
  Muhlenberg County 31,273 31,254 31,146 31,028 30,816  
 Central City5,9125,9065,8855,857N/A 
 Greenville4,4144,4084,3894,366 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Muhlenberg County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,531 17.9 74,669 21.6  
  16-24 3,578 11.6 41,895 12.1  
  25-44 7,564 24.5 85,240 24.7  
  45-64 8,346 27.1 86,374 25.0  
  65-84 5,172 16.8 50,260 14.6  
  85 and older 625 2.0 6,871 2.0  
  Median Age 41.8   38.1    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Muhlenberg County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 28,724 93.2 303,811 88.0  
  Black or African American 1,531 5.0 29,144 8.4  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 71 0.2 1,228 0.4  
  Asian 89 0.3 3,468 1.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 6 0.0 484 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 395 1.3 7,174 2.1  
  Hispanic Origin 462 1.5 12,799 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  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Muhlenberg County $28,429 $30,656 7.8 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,519- $35,246 $30,656- $39,641    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Muhlenberg County 11,510 2.60 $40,445  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.