Grant County KY Information

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Grant County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grant County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 48 61st
Population Density1 # 32 74th
Diversity Index2 # 70 43rd
Median Household Income # 15 88th
Per Capita Income # 43 65th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 24,639
Population in Households 24,182
Population in Familes 20,554
Population in Group Qrtrs 457
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 13
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,549
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 6,401
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,883 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,666 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,393 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $132,785
Average Home Value $140,481
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,298
Average Household Income $58,166
Per Capita Income $20,286
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.02% 0.14%
Households -0.18% 0.06%
Families -0.34% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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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