Graves County KY Information


Graves County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,999
Population in Households 37,451
Population in Familes 30,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 548
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 15,135
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 10,217
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,704 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,431 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,846 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $95,146
Average Home Value $126,203


Median Household Income $37,466
Average Household Income $51,509
Per Capita Income $20,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.45%
Households 0.17% 0.32%
Families -0.04% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.


Graves County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Graves 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 # 28 78th
Population Density1 # 58 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 12 90th
Median Household Income # 67 45th
Per Capita Income # 54 56th

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