Wallins Creek, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wallins Creek, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wallins Creek had a population of 168 as of July 1, 2015. Wallins Creek ranks in the lower 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 Wallins Creek is located at latitude 36.827 and longitude -83.4149 in Harlan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wallins Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Harlan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The City of Wallins Creek (GNIS ID: 2405664) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wallins Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wallins Creek: Wallins.

City of Wallins Creek, KY Boundary Map

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Wallins Creek, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 168
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 536
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $52,083
Average Home Value $76,596
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,538
Average Household Income $36,570
Per Capita Income $14,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 0.47%
Households 1.56% 0.31%
Families 2.64% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.54%
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.

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Wallins Creek, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wallins Creek to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 479 9th
Population Density1 # 369 30th
Diversity Index2 # 482 9th
Median Household Income # 441 16th
Per Capita Income # 484 8th

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