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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 300,104 302,371 304,476 307,723 310,760  
  Barren County 42,645 42,996 43,126 43,676 43,993  
 Glasgow14,11114,21714,33914,470N/A 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2015  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,030 20.7 61,629 20.1  
  16-24 4,665 10.7 43,948 14.3  
  25-44 10,613 24.4 74,549 24.3  
  45-64 11,884 27.3 79,749 26.0  
  65-84 6,466 14.8 42,061 13.7  
  85 and older 912 2.1 5,205 1.7  
  Median Age 40.5   37.8    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2015  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 40,516 93.0 276,820 90.1  
  Black or African American 1,872 4.3 18,383 6.0  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 144 0.3 906 0.3  
  Asian 324 0.7 4,998 1.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 52 0.1 422 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 662 1.5 5,612 1.8  
  Hispanic Origin 1,292 3.0 10,342 3.4  
  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 45,135 46,580 47,943 49,211  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Barren County $28,638 $35,361 23.5 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,980- $31,354 $26,876- $35,966    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Barren County 16,979 2.48 $38,370  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.