Bath County KY Information


Bath County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,277
Population in Households 12,174
Population in Familes 10,084
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 4,862
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 3,366
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,516 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,346 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 882 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $75,225
Average Home Value $84,386


Median Household Income $31,815
Average Household Income $43,263
Per Capita Income $17,163
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.42%
Households 1.12% 1.44%
Families 0.98% 1.36%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.


Bath County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bath County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 92 24th
Population Density1 # 80 34th
Diversity Index2 # 83 32nd
Median Household Income # 83 32nd
Per Capita Income # 88 28th

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