Garrard County KY Information


Garrard County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,124
Population in Households 17,015
Population in Familes 14,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 6,773
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,916
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,560 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,066 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,707 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 787 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $141,257
Average Home Value $158,286


Median Household Income $42,246
Average Household Income $52,735
Per Capita Income $20,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% -0.01%
Households 0.25% 0.03%
Families 0.07% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.


Garrard County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrard 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 # 68 44th
Population Density1 # 50 59th
Diversity Index2 # 62 48th
Median Household Income # 36 71st
Per Capita Income # 50 59th

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