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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2011 2012 2013 2014 2015  
  Labor Market Area 297,943 299,690 301,990 304,171 307,141  
  Barren County 42,365 42,634 42,982 43,073 43,570  
 Glasgow14,04714,12214,23714,339N/A 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2014  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,062 21.0 61,132 20.1  
  16-24 4,580 10.6 43,872 14.4  
  25-44 10,407 24.1 73,854 24.3  
  45-64 11,843 27.4 79,383 26.1  
  65-84 6,342 14.7 40,838 13.4  
  85 and older 914 2.1 5,215 1.7  
  Median Age N/A   N/A    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2014  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 40,214 93.2 275,140 90.4  
  Black or African American 1,796 4.2 18,061 5.9  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 142 0.3 893 0.3  
  Asian 283 0.7 4,594 1.5  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 56 0.1 395 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 657 1.5 5,211 1.7  
  Hispanic Origin 1,289 3.0 10,134 3.3  
  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  
  Barren County 46,361 48,320 50,105 51,721  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Personal Income  
    2009 2014 Pct. Change  
  Barren County $27,568 $33,054 19.9 %  
  Kentucky $32,251 $37,396 16.0 %  
  U.S. $39,376 $46,049 16.9 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $22,771- $29,955 $26,038- $34,354    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2013 2013  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Barren County 16,584 2.51 $38,370  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.