Catlettsburg, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Catlettsburg, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Catlettsburg had a population of 1,819 as of July 1, 2015. Catlettsburg ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Catlettsburg is located at latitude 38.4202 and longitude -82.6026 in Boyd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Catlettsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Boyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 554 feet.

The City of Catlettsburg (GNIS ID: 2404006) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Catlettsburg is located within Catlettsburg Division of Boyd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Catlettsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 1,819
Population in Households 1,637
Population in Familes 1,244
Population in Group Qrtrs 182
Population Density1 1,459
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 745
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $91,604


Median Household Income $30,422
Average Household Income $42,431
Per Capita Income $17,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.3%
Households -0.38% -0.3%
Families 0.04% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.


Catlettsburg, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Catlettsburg 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 # 172 67th
Population Density1 # 166 69th
Diversity Index2 # 437 17th
Median Household Income # 415 21st
Per Capita Income # 388 26th

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