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Cold Spring, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Cold Spring is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Campbell County at latitude 39.0098 and longitude -84.4342. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Cold Spring 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 Cold Spring (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cold Spring: Leitchs Station.

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


Total Population 6,247
Population in Households 6,163
Population in Familes 4,808
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 1,317
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,796
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,128 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 668 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $189,452
Average Home Value $214,227


Median Household Income $59,964
Average Household Income $75,267
Per Capita Income $33,483
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.31% 0.88%
Households 1.66% 1.03%
Families 0.42% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Cold Spring, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cold Spring 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 # 71 87th
Population Density1 # 183 65th
Diversity Index2 # 325 38th
Median Household Income # 90 83rd
Per Capita Income # 68 87th

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