Grant County KY Information


Grant County Subdivisions

Grant County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 24,951
Population in Households 24,494
Population in Familes 20,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 457
Population Density1 97
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 8,627
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 6,468
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,876 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,751 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,325 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $135,140
Average Home Value $145,065


Median Household Income $50,049
Average Household Income $59,085
Per Capita Income $20,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.46%
Households 0.03% 0.4%
Families -0.08% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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, 2015 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 # 46 63rd
Population Density1 # 32 74th
Diversity Index2 # 69 44th
Median Household Income # 15 88th
Per Capita Income # 45 63rd

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