Calloway County

Calloway County, Kentucky

101 S 5th St 2nd Fl
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: (270) 753-3923
Fax: (270) 759-9611

On southwestern border of KY, southeast of Paducah; established Dec 19, 1821 from Hickman County. Name Origin: For Col. Richard Calloway (?-1780), one of the founders, with Daniel Boone (1734?-1820) of Boonesborough

Area (sq mi):: 410.79 (land 386.25; water 24.53) Population per square mile: 90.90
Population 2005: 35,122 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 34,177 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 1.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 34.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,566; median household $30,134; Population below poverty level: 16.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,922-$23,729
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 17.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Murray County seat (15,270)

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