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Scottsville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Scottsville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Allen County at latitude 36.749 and longitude -86.1961. Allen County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Scottsville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Scottsville, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Scottsville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Scottsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

City of Scottsville, KY Boundary Map

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Scottsville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,271
Population in Households 4,174
Population in Familes 3,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 750
Diversity Index2 16
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,889
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 1,169
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,051 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 838 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 224 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $81,624
Average Home Value $91,540
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,235
Average Household Income $34,450
Per Capita Income $14,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.28%
Households 0.35% 0.33%
Families 0.8% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Scottsville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scottsville to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 96 82nd
Population Density1 # 313 40th
Diversity Index2 # 245 54th
Median Household Income # 473 10th
Per Capita Income # 473 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.