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Mount Washington, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Washington had a population of 9,907 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Washington is located at latitude 38.0438 and longitude -85.5494 in Bullitt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bullitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Mount Washington (GNIS ID: 2404327) 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 Mount Washington is located within Mount Washington Division of Bullitt County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Washington: Crossroads, Mount Vernon, Mountvernon, The Cross Roads.

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


Total Population 9,907
Population in Households 9,864
Population in Familes 8,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density1 1,630
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 3,815
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 2,867
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,972 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 842 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $176,223
Average Home Value $185,920


Median Household Income $60,931
Average Household Income $72,444
Per Capita Income $27,944
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.6% 1.35%
Households 1.8% 1.4%
Families 2.09% 1.38%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.


Mount Washington, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Washington 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 # 41 92nd
Population Density1 # 146 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 325 39th
Median Household Income # 101 81st
Per Capita Income # 122 77th

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