Barren County, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Barren County is 43,680, a change of 2.32% when compared to 2014. With an area of 487.59 square miles, this works out to a population density of 89.58 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 16,965, with an average household size of 2.53.
Barren County's 2018 unemployment rate was 7.18%.
The average household income in Barren County for 2018 was $51,371, while the median was $40,216.

Barren County Population Trends

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Barren County Age Grouping

Barren County Ethnicity Mix

Barren County Fertility Rate

699 estimated births

Barren County Household Characteristics

Barren County Median Age over Time

Barren County Households with Children by Age

Barren County Median Household Income

Barren County Educational Attainment

Barren County Unemployment Rate

Type of Housing

Barren County Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $962

Barren County Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $670

Barren County Average Commute

Barren County Primary Transportation

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Barren County Field of Employment

Barren County Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Barren County, Kentucky 42,691
2015 Barren County, Kentucky 42,925
2016 Barren County, Kentucky 43,287
2017 Barren County, Kentucky 43,418
2018 Barren County, Kentucky 43,680