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Crittenden, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Crittenden is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grant County at latitude 38.7885 and longitude -84.6019. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 932 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Crittenden, but most people and references simply refer to it as Crittenden, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Crittenden indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Crittenden (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,865
Population in Households 3,865
Population in Familes 3,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,137
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,311
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,018
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 904 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 407 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $157,432
Average Home Value $158,915


Median Household Income $53,645
Average Household Income $62,991
Per Capita Income $21,520
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.26%
Households 0.16% 0.15%
Families 0.56% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.


Crittenden, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crittenden to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 103 81st
Population Density1 # 214 59th
Diversity Index2 # 321 39th
Median Household Income # 126 76th
Per Capita Income # 222 58th

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