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Barlow, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Barlow had a population of 716 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Barlow is located at latitude 37.0508 and longitude -89.045 in Ballard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Barlow (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ballard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The City of Barlow has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Barlow population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Barlow, KY Boundary Map

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Barlow, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 716
Population in Households 716
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,298
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $96,646
Average Home Value $128,776
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,007
Average Household Income $56,947
Per Capita Income $24,034
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 0.91%
Households 1.14% 0.9%
Families 4.39% 0.86%
Median Household Income   3.9%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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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Barlow, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barlow to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 294 44th
Population Density1 # 186 65th
Diversity Index2 # 290 45th
Median Household Income # 257 51st
Per Capita Income # 172 67th

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