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Wallins Creek, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Wallins Creek is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Wallins Creek.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Harlan County at latitude 36.8312 and longitude -83.4169. Harlan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Wallins Creek (see map) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wallins Creek: Wallins.

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


Total Population 162
Population in Households 162
Population in Familes 140
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 516
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $70,000
Average Home Value $78,409


Median Household Income $28,415
Average Household Income $37,726
Per Capita Income $15,261
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 0.89% 0.12%
Households 1.17% 0.0%
Families 2.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.26%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.

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, 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 484 8th
Population Density1 # 375 29th
Diversity Index2 # 494 6th
Median Household Income # 432 18th
Per Capita Income # 464 12th

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