Caneyville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Caneyville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Caneyville had a population of 620 as of July 1, 2015. Caneyville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Caneyville is located at latitude 37.423 and longitude -86.4997 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Caneyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 492 feet.

The City of Caneyville (GNIS ID: 2403985) 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 Caneyville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 620
Population in Households 620
Population in Familes 522
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 383
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $114,474


Median Household Income $30,085
Average Household Income $39,266
Per Capita Income $15,228
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.32%
Households 0.3% 0.31%
Families 2.56% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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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Caneyville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caneyville 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 # 321 39th
Population Density1 # 419 20th
Diversity Index2 # 382 27th
Median Household Income # 419 20th
Per Capita Income # 464 12th

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