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Earlington, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Earlington is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hopkins County at latitude 37.2752 and longitude -87.5061. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Earlington 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 Earlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,458
Population in Households 1,458
Population in Familes 1,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 612
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 580
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 392
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $58,929
Average Home Value $76,243


Median Household Income $26,797
Average Household Income $36,153
Per Capita Income $14,612
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.74% 0.39%
Households 0.79% 0.38%
Families 0.61% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.


Earlington, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Earlington 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 # 194 63rd
Population Density1 # 350 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 85 84th
Median Household Income # 459 13th
Per Capita Income # 481 8th

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