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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  
  Labor Market Area 286,040 288,279 296,009 297,831 299,676  
  Barren County 41,419 41,747 42,150 42,395 42,631  
 Glasgow14,30214,27214,03014,03014,095 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2012  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 8,809 20.7 60,771 20.3  
  16-24 4,661 10.9 43,113 14.4  
  25-44 10,496 24.6 73,352 24.5  
  45-64 11,776 27.6 78,907 26.3  
  65-84 6,279 14.7 39,965 13.3  
  85 and older 610 1.4 3,568 1.2  
  Median Age 40.3   37.5    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2012  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 39,816 93.4 272,421 90.9  
  Black 1,730 4.1 17,318 5.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 143 0.3 874 0.3  
  Asian 243 0.6 4,153 1.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 61 0.1 333 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 638 1.5 4,577 1.5  
  Hispanic Origin 1,176 2.8 9,410 3.1  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2015 2020 2025 2030  
  Barren County 44,305 46,361 48,320 50,105  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Personal Income  
    2006 2011 Pct. Change  
  Barren County $25,369 $29,128 14.8 %  
  Kentucky $30,034 $33,989 13.2 %  
  U.S. $37,725 $41,560 10.2 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $19,678- $29,645 $22,574- $36,474    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2007-2011 2011  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Barren County 16,708 2.46 $36,298  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. (Median Household Income)
Bureau of the Census, American Community Survey 5-year estimate (Number of Households, Persons Per Household).