Muhlenberg County is located in west central Kentucky. The County Seat is Greenville and the largest city is Central City. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.muhlenbergcounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 31,207 and the 2010 census population was 31,499. The land area is 467.08 square miles and there are 67.4 persons per square mile.
93.5% of the population is White, 5% is Black or African American, 1.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 77.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $79,500, there are 11,869 households, an average of 2.51 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,008, the median household income is $38,105, and 20.4% of the persons in Muhlenberg County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,018. Retail sales (in $1000) were $265,567, and sales per capita were $8,444. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 16.9%.
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