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Lewisport, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Lewisport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hancock County at latitude 37.9307 and longitude -86.9028. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 397 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Lewisport 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 Lewisport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lewisport: Little Yellow Banks, Prentisport.

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


Total Population 1,697
Population in Households 1,646
Population in Familes 1,347
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 1,785
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 691
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 458
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 821 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 437 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $92,144


Median Household Income $50,196
Average Household Income $52,027
Per Capita Income $21,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.51%
Households 0.38% 0.46%
Families 0.95% 0.26%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.


Lewisport, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewisport 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 # 176 67th
Population Density1 # 133 75th
Diversity Index2 # 220 58th
Median Household Income # 153 71st
Per Capita Income # 223 58th

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