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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 302,371 304,476 307,723 310,760 314,897  
  Barren County 42,996 43,126 43,676 43,993 43,801  
 Glasgow14,22014,33014,50114,59414,362 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 9,136 20.9 63,378 20.1  
  16-24 4,604 10.5 44,942 14.3  
  25-44 10,594 24.2 76,463 24.3  
  45-64 11,865 27.1 80,470 25.6  
  65-84 6,674 15.2 44,207 14.0  
  85 and older 928 2.1 5,437 1.7  
  Median Age 40.4   37.8    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Barren County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 40,642 92.8 282,055 89.6  
  Black or African American 1,830 4.2 19,286 6.1  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 158 0.4 1,030 0.3  
  Asian 375 0.9 6,144 2.0  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 72 0.2 601 0.2  
  Other/Multirace 724 1.7 5,781 1.8  
  Hispanic Origin 1,395 3.2 11,359 3.6  
  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  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Barren County $29,128 $34,987 20.1 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $22,574- $36,474 $25,994- $36,505    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Barren County 16,766 2.54 $39,034  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.