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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 287,594 286,613 286,242 285,303 285,153  
  Marshall County 31,289 31,228 31,072 31,109 31,365  
 Calvert City2,5652,5492,5302,5332,550 
 Benton4,5094,4854,4494,4614,531 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Marshall County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 5,759 18.4 53,263 18.7  
  16-24 2,876 9.2 32,560 11.4  
  25-44 7,104 22.6 64,722 22.7  
  45-64 8,911 28.4 78,006 27.4  
  65-84 6,000 19.1 49,933 17.5  
  85 and older 715 2.3 6,669 2.3  
  Median Age 44.9   42.5    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Marshall County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 30,748 98.0 259,871 91.1  
  Black or African American 110 0.4 16,806 5.9  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 66 0.2 996 0.3  
  Asian 120 0.4 2,168 0.8  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 3 0.0 149 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 318 1.0 5,163 1.8  
  Hispanic Origin 467 1.5 7,588 2.7  
  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  
  Marshall County 31,149 31,060 30,830 30,437  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Marshall County $32,300 $37,972 17.6 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $25,410- $37,523 $29,914- $44,428    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Marshall County 12,602 2.43 $45,212  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.