Calloway County is located in southwest Kentucky. The County Seat is Murray and the largest city is Murray. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.callowaycounty-ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 38,282 and the 2010 census population was 37,191. The land area is 385.02 square miles and there are 96.6 persons per square mile.
92.3% of the population is White, 3.9% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 86.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $114,800, there are 14,937 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,490, the median household income is $39,677, and 20.1% of the persons in Calloway County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,797. Retail sales (in $1000) were $454,838, and sales per capita were $12,578. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.1%.
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