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Crofton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Crofton had a population of 736 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Crofton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 736
Daytime Population: Workers 209
Daytime Population: Residents 410
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 619
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 736
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,160
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $35,843
Average Household Income $44,084
Per Capita Income $17,690


Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $71,000
Average Home Value $104,248


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.16%
Households -0.46% -0.25%
Families 0.62% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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, 2017 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 # 287 47th
Population Density # 210 61st
Diversity Index # 152 72nd
Median Household Income # 358 34th
Per Capita Income # 458 16th

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