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White Plains, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of White Plains is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hopkins County at latitude 37.1694 and longitude -87.3789. Hopkins County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for White Plains 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 White Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for White Plains: New White Plains, Pond River Mills.

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


Total Population 930
Population in Households 930
Population in Familes 813
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 299
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 368
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $91,159
Average Home Value $112,377


Median Household Income $40,875
Average Household Income $47,436
Per Capita Income $18,712
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.2% 0.68%
Households 1.39% 0.7%
Families 1.59% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.


White Plains, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Plains 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 # 243 54th
Population Density1 # 449 15th
Diversity Index2 # 353 33rd
Median Household Income # 238 55th
Per Capita Income # 326 38th

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