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Caneyville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Caneyville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Grayson County at latitude 37.423 and longitude -86.4997. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 492 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Caneyville 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 Caneyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 604
Population in Households 604
Population in Familes 508
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $100,379
Average Home Value $109,358


Median Household Income $28,706
Average Household Income $38,302
Per Capita Income $14,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% 0.03%
Households -0.19% 0.0%
Families 2.51% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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.


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, 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 # 323 38th
Population Density1 # 420 20th
Diversity Index2 # 381 27th
Median Household Income # 428 19th
Per Capita Income # 474 10th

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