Marshall County is located in western Kentucky. The County Seat is Benton and the largest city is Benton. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.marshallcounty.net/government.html. The 2014 population estimate is 30,953 and the 2010 census population was 31,448. The land area is 301.25 square miles and there are 104.4 persons per square mile.
98.3% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 85.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $101,800, there are 11,963 households, an average of 2.57 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,381, the median household income is $43,907, and 11.6% of the persons in Marshall County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,723. Retail sales (in $1000) were $345,665, and sales per capita were $11,065.
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