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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 278,245 276,829 276,192 275,013 274,604  
  Graves County 37,535 37,352 37,577 37,251 37,182  
 Mayfield10,12110,06310,11010,0339,999 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Graves County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 7,880 21.2 51,360 18.7  
  16-24 3,950 10.6 35,023 12.8  
  25-44 8,719 23.4 62,907 22.9  
  45-64 9,962 26.8 73,065 26.6  
  65-84 5,838 15.7 45,672 16.6  
  85 and older 833 2.2 6,577 2.4  
  Median Age 40.5   41.1    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Graves County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 34,402 92.5 246,634 89.8  
  Black or African American 1,652 4.4 19,498 7.1  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 153 0.4 948 0.3  
  Asian 163 0.4 2,406 0.9  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 43 0.1 139 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 769 2.1 4,979 1.8  
  Hispanic Origin 2,263 6.1 8,182 3.0  
  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  
  Graves County 37,883 38,243 38,483 38,657  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Graves County $30,092 $35,204 17.0 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $26,288- $37,523 $31,244- $44,428    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Graves County 14,390 2.56 $39,530  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.