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Flatwoods, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Flatwoods had a population of 7,310 as of July 1, 2016. Flatwoods ranks in the upper 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 Flatwoods is located at latitude 38.5228 and longitude -82.7225 in Greenup County. The formal boundaries for the City of Flatwoods (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The City of Flatwoods (GNIS ID: 2403614) 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 Flatwoods is located within Flatwoods-Russell Division of Greenup County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Flatwoods 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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Flatwoods, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,310
Population in Households 7,190
Population in Familes 5,926
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 2,214
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 3,059
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,080
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,120 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 940 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 322 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $89,696
Average Home Value $124,186


Median Household Income $41,229
Average Household Income $53,156
Per Capita Income $22,427
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.31% -0.32%
Households -0.22% -0.27%
Families -0.09% -0.41%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Flatwoods, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Flatwoods 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 # 63 89th
Population Density1 # 98 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 379 29th
Median Household Income # 250 54th
Per Capita Income # 220 59th

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