Grant County KY Information


Grant County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,082
Population in Households 24,625
Population in Familes 20,891
Population in Group Qrtrs 457
Population Density1 97
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 8,655
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 6,460
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,931 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,724 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,321 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $141,300
Average Home Value $169,238


Median Household Income $46,831
Average Household Income $59,640
Per Capita Income $20,935
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.53%
Households 0.08% 0.41%
Families -0.09% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.


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, 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 # 47 62nd
Population Density1 # 33 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 66 47th
Median Household Income # 21 83rd
Per Capita Income # 51 58th

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