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County: Barren County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21009

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 314,217

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 2.5 Total Forest Acreage: 95,328

Total Housing Units: 19,188

Topography: Irregular Plains

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Micropolitan adjacent to small metro

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Manufacturing

Policy Type: None

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 34,001 0.0% -2.1% 2.0%

2000: 38,033 11.9% 10.4% 1.4%

2010: 42,173 10.9% 8.6% 2.3%

2013: 43,027 2.0% 1.7% 0.4%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 15.4% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $46,881 0-to-19: 11,217 26.6%

Persons in Poverty: 20.0% 20-to-44: 12,860 30.5%

Children in Poverty 30.5% 45-to-64: 11,596 27.5%

Median Age: 39.7 65-plus: 6,500 15.4%

Percent Minority: 8.5%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 38,597 91.5% 8.3%

Black: 1,617 3.8% 3.6%

Hispanic: 1,110 2.6% 212.7%

Asian: 181 0.4% 16.1%

Native: 67 0.2% 18.0%

Other: 40 0.1%

Multi: 561 1.4%
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