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Foster, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Foster (historical) is a community or populated place (Class Code U6) located in Bracken County at latitude 38.7992 and longitude -84.213. Bracken County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 528 feet.

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

The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "I" which identifies an inactive governmental unit that has the power to provide primary special-purpose functions .

Alternate Unofficial Names for Foster: Fosters.

City of Foster (historical), KY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 46
Population in Households 46
Population in Familes 38
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 471
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 13
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 27 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $79,167
Average Home Value $90,385
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,412
Average Household Income $80,042
Per Capita Income $30,101
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.05% 0.85%
Households 1.35% 1.09%
Families 15.68% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   3.54%
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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Foster, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Foster 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 # 520 1st
Population Density1 # 392 25th
Diversity Index2 # 482 7th
Median Household Income # 91 83rd
Per Capita Income # 104 80th

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