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Lewisport, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Lewisport had a population of 1,716 as of July 1, 2016. Lewisport 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 Lewisport is located at latitude 37.9307 and longitude -86.9028 in Hancock County. 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. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 397 feet.

The City of Lewisport (GNIS ID: 2404918) 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 Lewisport is located within Lewisport Division of Hancock County.

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

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

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


Total Population 1,716
Population in Households 1,666
Population in Familes 1,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density1 1,802
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 708
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 466
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 823 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $82,108
Average Home Value $120,926


Median Household Income $43,808
Average Household Income $51,699
Per Capita Income $22,079
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.44%
Households 0.62% 0.59%
Families 0.89% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
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 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 # 179 67th
Population Density1 # 133 76th
Diversity Index2 # 191 65th
Median Household Income # 211 61st
Per Capita Income # 234 57th

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