Boyd County KY Information


Boyd County Subdivisions

Boyd County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 49,044
Population in Households 46,842
Population in Familes 38,112
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,202
Population Density1 307
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 19,544
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 13,026
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 21,620 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,085 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,459 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,076 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $102,581
Average Home Value $147,518


Median Household Income $42,489
Average Household Income $58,401
Per Capita Income $24,124
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.14%
Households -0.2% -0.2%
Families -0.41% -0.33%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Boyd County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boyd County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 20 84th
Population Density1 # 7 95th
Diversity Index2 # 59 52nd
Median Household Income # 35 72nd
Per Capita Income # 17 87th

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