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Corydon, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Corydon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henderson County at latitude 37.7396 and longitude -87.7066. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Corydon 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 Corydon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Corydon: Woods Settlement.

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


Total Population 729
Population in Households 729
Population in Familes 616
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,343
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $84,677
Average Home Value $103,094


Median Household Income $43,868
Average Household Income $55,431
Per Capita Income $20,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.22%
Households 0.36% 0.23%
Families 0.36% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Corydon, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corydon 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 # 287 45th
Population Density1 # 179 66th
Diversity Index2 # 184 65th
Median Household Income # 209 60th
Per Capita Income # 247 53rd

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