Prestonsburg, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Prestonsburg, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Prestonsburg had a population of 3,276 as of July 1, 2016. Prestonsburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prestonsburg is located at latitude 37.7016 and longitude -82.7518 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prestonsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The City of Prestonsburg (GNIS ID: 2404571) 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 Prestonsburg is located within Prestonsburg Division of Floyd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prestonsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Prestonsburg: Prestonburg, Prestons Station, Prestonsburgh, Surlocks Station.


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City of Prestonsburg, KY Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,276
Population in Households 2,987
Population in Familes 2,279
Population in Group Qrtrs 289
Population Density1 258
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,405
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 824
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 765 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $88,693
Average Home Value $134,444
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,937
Average Household Income $42,725
Per Capita Income $19,721
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.5%
Households 0.37% 0.51%
Families 0.49% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

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Prestonsburg, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prestonsburg to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 113 79th
Population Density1 # 476 12th
Diversity Index2 # 342 37th
Median Household Income # 498 8th
Per Capita Income # 330 39th

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