Irvine, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Irvine, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Irvine had a population of 2,701 as of July 1, 2015. Irvine ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Irvine is located at latitude 37.6964 and longitude -83.9683 in Estill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Irvine (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Estill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Irvine (GNIS ID: 2404766) 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 Irvine is located within Irvine Division of Estill County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Irvine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Irvine, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,701
Population in Households 2,635
Population in Familes 2,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 1,918
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 1,175
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 780
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 678 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 497 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $103,448
Average Home Value $113,127


Median Household Income $27,049
Average Household Income $37,681
Per Capita Income $15,935
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.22%
Households 0.15% -0.22%
Families 1.75% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.


Irvine, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Irvine to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 130 75th
Population Density1 # 120 77th
Diversity Index2 # 500 5th
Median Household Income # 467 11th
Per Capita Income # 445 15th

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