Gallatin County KY Information


Gallatin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,874
Population in Households 8,789
Population in Familes 7,246
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 88
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 3,223
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 2,288
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,239 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 984 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 677 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $114,838
Average Home Value $154,623


Median Household Income $47,451
Average Household Income $56,773
Per Capita Income $20,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.58%
Households 0.32% 0.48%
Families 0.13% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.


Gallatin County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gallatin 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 # 106 13th
Population Density1 # 38 69th
Diversity Index2 # 39 70th
Median Household Income # 20 84th
Per Capita Income # 52 58th

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