Mayfield, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Mayfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Mayfield had a population of 10,157 as of July 1, 2015. Mayfield ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mayfield is located at latitude 36.7359 and longitude -88.6446 in Graves County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mayfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Graves County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 476 feet.

The City of Mayfield (GNIS ID: 2405040) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mayfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Mayfield, KY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 10,157
Population in Households 9,848
Population in Familes 7,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 309
Population Density1 1,474
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,220
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,524
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,783 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,173 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,047 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 563 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $69,286
Average Home Value $83,253
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,936
Average Household Income $41,993
Per Capita Income $17,277
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.26%
Households 0.21% 0.24%
Families 0.56% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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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Mayfield, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mayfield to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 39 93rd
Population Density1 # 163 69th
Diversity Index2 # 14 98th
Median Household Income # 469 11th
Per Capita Income # 397 24th

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