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Robards, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Robards is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Henderson County at latitude 37.6786 and longitude -87.5346. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Robards 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 Robards (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Robards: Robard, The Sanctified Town.

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


Total Population 497
Population in Households 495
Population in Familes 433
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $133,125
Average Home Value $148,203


Median Household Income $59,074
Average Household Income $71,813
Per Capita Income $27,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.83% -0.53%
Households -0.73% -0.53%
Families -0.78% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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 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 # 346 34th
Population Density1 # 496 6th
Diversity Index2 # 229 57th
Median Household Income # 96 82nd
Per Capita Income # 123 77th

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