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County: Muhlenberg County

State: Kentucky

FIPS Code: 21177

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Amenity Characteristics Forest Land

Recreational County: No Land Area (Acres): 303,833

Retirement County: No Percent Land in NF: 0.0%

Amenity Level: Medium Acreage in NF: 0

Percent Seasonal Housing: 1.4 Total Forest Acreage: 162,702

Total Housing Units: 13,699

Topography: Open Hills

Metro Status: Nonmetro: Micropolitan adjacent to small metro

Metro Category: Nonmetro adjacent

Economic Type: Federal/State Government

Policy Type: Low Employment, Low Education

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Population and Demographic Change

Total Pop Pop Chg Net Mig Nat Inc

1990: 31,318 -2.9% -5.0% 2.2%

2000: 31,839 1.7% 1.2% 0.5%

2010: 31,499 -1.1% -0.7% -0.4%

2013: 31,179 -1.5% -0.8% -0.7%

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Demographic Characteristics (2010 Census)

Pop 25+ with BS or more: 9.8% Age: Count Percent

Median Family Income: $42,188 0-to-19: 7,668 24.3%

Persons in Poverty: 20.6% 20-to-44: 9,830 31.2%

Children in Poverty 30.7% 45-to-64: 8,891 28.2%

Median Age: 40.9 65-plus: 5,110 16.2%

Percent Minority: 7.0%

Race: Count Percent % Chg

White: 29,301 93.0% -1.8%

Black: 1,417 4.5% -4.1%

Hispanic: 367 1.2% 58.2%

Asian: 43 0.1% 4.9%

Native: 50 0.2% 35.0%

Other: 21 0.1%

Multi: 300 1.0%
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