Elliott County KY Information


Elliott County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,030
Population in Households 6,969
Population in Familes 5,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,061
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,856
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,989
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,144 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 712 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 732 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $76,103
Average Home Value $104,548


Median Household Income $30,410
Average Household Income $41,760
Per Capita Income $16,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% -0.05%
Households 0.47% -0.02%
Families 0.28% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.


Elliott County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elliott 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 # 111 8th
Population Density1 # 104 14th
Diversity Index2 # 83 32nd
Median Household Income # 100 18th
Per Capita Income # 107 12th

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