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Catlettsburg, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Catlettsburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Boyd County at latitude 38.4202 and longitude -82.6026. Boyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 554 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Catlettsburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Catlettsburg, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Catlettsburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 1,806
Population in Households 1,624
Population in Familes 1,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 182
Population Density1 1,449
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 736
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 429
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 405 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 331 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 156 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $75,370


Median Household Income $28,332
Average Household Income $40,698
Per Capita Income $16,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.64% -0.45%
Households -0.75% -0.55%
Families -0.22% -0.81%
Median Household Income   4.45%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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, 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 # 172 67th
Population Density1 # 165 69th
Diversity Index2 # 425 19th
Median Household Income # 436 17th
Per Capita Income # 405 23rd

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