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Nortonville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Nortonville had a population of 1,297 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Nortonville is located at latitude 37.1861 and longitude -87.4551 in Hopkins County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nortonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 404 feet.

The City of Nortonville (GNIS ID: 2404402) 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 Nortonville is located within Nortonville Division of Hopkins County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nortonville 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 Nortonville: Norton, Norton Village.

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


Total Population 1,297
Population in Households 1,297
Population in Familes 1,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,117
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 395
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 400 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $81,774
Average Home Value $91,667


Median Household Income $35,295
Average Household Income $45,691
Per Capita Income $18,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.2% 0.65%
Households 1.34% 0.79%
Families 2.09% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Nortonville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nortonville 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 # 210 61st
Population Density1 # 225 59th
Diversity Index2 # 373 31st
Median Household Income # 356 34th
Per Capita Income # 412 24th

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