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Cannonsburg, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Cannonsburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Cannonsburg Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Boyd County at latitude 38.3887 and longitude -82.7027. Boyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Cannonsburg Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 842
Population in Households 842
Population in Familes 729
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 483
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $97,340
Average Home Value $108,850


Median Household Income $54,915
Average Household Income $65,167
Per Capita Income $25,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.39% -0.33%
Households -0.33% -0.34%
Families 1.58% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
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.


Cannonsburg, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cannonsburg 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 # 260 50th
Population Density1 # 388 26th
Diversity Index2 # 489 7th
Median Household Income # 114 78th
Per Capita Income # 148 72nd

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