Casey County KY Information


Casey County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,429
Population in Households 15,949
Population in Familes 13,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 480
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 6,553
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 4,354
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,795 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,887 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,666 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,242 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $83,488
Average Home Value $114,590


Median Household Income $27,898
Average Household Income $39,548
Per Capita Income $16,260
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.23%
Households 0.5% 0.25%
Families 0.29% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Casey County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Casey 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 # 71 42nd
Population Density1 # 97 20th
Diversity Index2 # 72 41st
Median Household Income # 109 10th
Per Capita Income # 112 8th

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