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Robards, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Robards had a population of 501 as of July 1, 2016. Robards ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Robards is located at latitude 37.6786 and longitude -87.5346 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Robards (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.

The City of Robards (GNIS ID: 2404629) 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 Robards is located within Hebbardsville-Robards Division of Henderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Robards 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 Robards: Robard, The Sanctified Town.

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


Total Population 501
Population in Households 500
Population in Familes 436
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $123,718


Median Household Income $56,959
Average Household Income $66,507
Per Capita Income $25,610
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.2%
Households -0.25% -0.21%
Families -0.42% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.69%
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.

Robards, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Robards 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 # 347 36th
Population Density1 # 508 6th
Diversity Index2 # 214 61st
Median Household Income # 108 80th
Per Capita Income # 148 73rd

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