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Leitchfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Leitchfield had a population of 7,005 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Leitchfield is located at latitude 37.4862 and longitude -86.2847 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leitchfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.

The City of Leitchfield (GNIS ID: 2404909) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Leitchfield is located within Leitchfield Division of Grayson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leitchfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 7,005
Population in Households 6,318
Population in Familes 4,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 687
Population Density1 645
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,661
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,680
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,823 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,474 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,187 (42.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $124,881


Median Household Income $33,267
Average Household Income $43,535
Per Capita Income $18,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.73%
Households 0.7% 0.73%
Families 1.2% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.

Leitchfield, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leitchfield to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 68 88th
Population Density1 # 343 37th
Diversity Index2 # 257 53rd
Median Household Income # 386 29th
Per Capita Income # 417 23rd

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