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Nebo, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Nebo is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hopkins County at latitude 37.3832 and longitude -87.6416. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 404 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Nebo 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 Nebo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 240
Population in Households 237
Population in Familes 206
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 969
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 95 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $124,627


Median Household Income $48,054
Average Household Income $62,152
Per Capita Income $23,084
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% 0.08%
Households 0.56% 0.0%
Families -0.72% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.


Nebo, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nebo 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 # 450 14th
Population Density1 # 255 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 390 27th
Median Household Income # 174 67th
Per Capita Income # 184 65th

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