Salt Lick, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Salt Lick, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Salt Lick had a population of 314 as of July 1, 2015. Salt Lick ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Salt Lick is located at latitude 38.1195 and longitude -83.6157 in Bath County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salt Lick (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bath County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 676 feet.

The City of Salt Lick 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 Salt Lick 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 Salt Lick, KY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 314
Population in Households 314
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 402
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $77,823
Average Home Value $82,895
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,714
Average Household Income $39,938
Per Capita Income $16,044
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.68% 1.06%
Households 0.61% 1.07%
Families 1.61% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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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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, 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 # 408 22nd
Population Density1 # 411 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 487 7th
Median Household Income # 470 10th
Per Capita Income # 442 16th

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