Greenup, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Greenup, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Greenup had a population of 1,205 as of July 1, 2016. Greenup ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greenup is located at latitude 38.5718 and longitude -82.8263 in Greenup County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenup (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 525 feet.

The City of Greenup (GNIS ID: 2403747) 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 Greenup is located within Greenup Division of Greenup County.

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


Total Population 1,205
Population in Households 1,076
Population in Familes 880
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density1 1,536
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $97,087
Average Home Value $165,016


Median Household Income $40,238
Average Household Income $55,529
Per Capita Income $23,318
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.0%
Households 0.32% 0.0%
Families 0.16% -0.13%
Median Household Income   -0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Greenup, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenup 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 # 213 61st
Population Density1 # 152 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 135 75th
Median Household Income # 268 51st
Per Capita Income # 194 64th

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