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Dwale, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Dwale is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Dwale Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Floyd County at latitude 37.6232 and longitude -82.7238. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Dwale Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 344
Population in Households 309
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 525
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 95
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $85,833
Average Home Value $85,241


Median Household Income $25,953
Average Household Income $35,128
Per Capita Income $14,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.05% 0.46%
Households 1.54% 0.55%
Families 0.5% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.


Dwale, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dwale 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 # 395 25th
Population Density1 # 373 29th
Diversity Index2 # 192 64th
Median Household Income # 480 9th
Per Capita Income # 494 6th

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