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Fredonia, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fredonia is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Caldwell County at latitude 37.2078 and longitude -88.0617. Caldwell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 427 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Fredonia 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 Fredonia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 377
Population in Households 377
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 607
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $92,623
Average Home Value $97,222


Median Household Income $34,245
Average Household Income $44,987
Per Capita Income $18,908
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.44% -1.08%
Households -1.34% -1.21%
Families -1.07% -1.34%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.


Fredonia, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fredonia 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 # 383 27th
Population Density1 # 354 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 493 6th
Median Household Income # 343 35th
Per Capita Income # 318 40th

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