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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  
 Glasgow14,11514,22014,33014,50114,594 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,257 21.0 62,157 20.0  
  16-24 4,605 10.5 44,504 14.3  
  25-44 10,666 24.2 75,475 24.3  
  45-64 11,898 27.0 80,052 25.8  
  65-84 6,612 15.0 43,162 13.9  
  85 and older 955 2.2 5,410 1.7  
  Median Age 40.4   37.9    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 40,911 93.0 279,955 90.1  
  Black or African American 1,823 4.1 18,401 5.9  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 154 0.4 957 0.3  
  Asian 368 0.8 5,378 1.7  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 60 0.1 457 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 677 1.5 5,612 1.8  
  Hispanic Origin 1,353 3.1 10,732 3.5  
  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.