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Salt Lick, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Salt Lick is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Salt Lick.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bath County at latitude 38.1201 and longitude -83.6146. Bath County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Salt Lick (see map) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 313
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 255
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 401
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $81,780
Average Home Value $89,737


Median Household Income $27,313
Average Household Income $38,763
Per Capita Income $15,504
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 1.25%
Households 0.75% 1.07%
Families 1.99% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Salt Lick, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salt Lick 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 # 411 22nd
Population Density1 # 413 21st
Diversity Index2 # 492 6th
Median Household Income # 446 15th
Per Capita Income # 457 13th

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