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Corydon, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Corydon had a population of 723 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Corydon is located at latitude 37.7396 and longitude -87.7066 in Henderson County. 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. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Corydon (GNIS ID: 2404135) 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 Corydon is located within Corydon Division of Henderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corydon 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 Corydon: Woods Settlement.

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


Total Population 723
Population in Households 723
Population in Familes 608
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,332
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 263
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $82,895
Average Home Value $109,750


Median Household Income $42,673
Average Household Income $54,597
Per Capita Income $20,623
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.17%
Households 0.18% 0.15%
Families 0.08% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.42%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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 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 # 295 46th
Population Density1 # 176 68th
Diversity Index2 # 193 64th
Median Household Income # 230 58th
Per Capita Income # 299 45th

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