Breckinridge County KY Information

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Breckinridge County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 21,043
Population in Households 20,742
Population in Familes 17,296
Population in Group Qrtrs 301
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,186
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 5,699
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,261 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,925 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,024 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $89,058
Average Home Value $123,295
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,864
Average Household Income $49,628
Per Capita Income $19,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.4%
Households 0.72% 0.37%
Families 0.53% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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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Breckinridge County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckinridge 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 # 55 55th
Population Density1 # 96 21st
Diversity Index2 # 74 38th
Median Household Income # 59 52nd
Per Capita Income # 74 39th

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