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Pembroke, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Pembroke is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Christian County at latitude 36.7745 and longitude -87.3595. Christian County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Pembroke 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 Pembroke (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 913
Population in Households 891
Population in Familes 757
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 825
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 356
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $154,545
Average Home Value $223,004


Median Household Income $49,636
Average Household Income $59,937
Per Capita Income $22,755
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.17% 0.97%
Households 1.23% 0.99%
Families 3.01% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.


Pembroke, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pembroke 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 # 247 53rd
Population Density1 # 292 44th
Diversity Index2 # 58 89th
Median Household Income # 162 69th
Per Capita Income # 193 63rd

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