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Bellefonte, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Bellefonte is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greenup County at latitude 38.4987 and longitude -82.6903. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 636 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Bellefonte 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 Bellefonte (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 888
Population in Households 888
Population in Familes 796
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,003
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 273
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (10.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $287,500
Average Home Value $402,541


Median Household Income $87,915
Average Household Income $111,006
Per Capita Income $42,286
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.18%
Households -0.07% -0.29%
Families -0.09% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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.


Bellefonte, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bellefonte 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 # 252 52nd
Population Density1 # 250 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 225 57th
Median Household Income # 34 94th
Per Capita Income # 39 93rd

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