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Crofton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Crofton had a population of 738 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Crofton is located at latitude 37.0479 and longitude -87.4835 in Christian County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crofton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Christian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 597 feet.

The City of Crofton (GNIS ID: 2404157) 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 Crofton is located within Crofton Division of Christian County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crofton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 738
Population in Households 738
Population in Familes 592
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,163
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 322
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $62,766
Average Home Value $98,407


Median Household Income $32,483
Average Household Income $41,614
Per Capita Income $16,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.27%
Households -0.49% -0.38%
Families 0.72% -0.6%
Median Household Income   -2.04%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
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.

Crofton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crofton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 289 47th
Population Density1 # 213 61st
Diversity Index2 # 157 71st
Median Household Income # 407 25th
Per Capita Income # 475 12th

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