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Coldiron, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Coldiron Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Harlan County at latitude 36.8283 and longitude -83.4529. Harlan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The formal official name is the Coldiron Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Coldiron, Kentucky.

The U5 Census Class Code for Coldiron indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Coldiron Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coldiron: Coldron, Dixietown.

Coldiron Census Designated Place, KY Boundary Map


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


Total Population 239
Population in Households 239
Population in Familes 205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,244
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $72,917
Average Home Value $86,458


Median Household Income $32,998
Average Household Income $38,413
Per Capita Income $15,833
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.64% 0.41%
Households 2.02% 0.4%
Families 3.24% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.


Coldiron, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coldiron 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 # 452 14th
Population Density1 # 190 64th
Diversity Index2 # 500 5th
Median Household Income # 363 31st
Per Capita Income # 445 15th

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