Jefferson County KY Information

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Jefferson County Subdivisions

Jefferson County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 750,667
Population in Households 736,514
Population in Familes 565,358
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,153
Population Density1 1,973
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 314,428
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 190,458
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 343,954 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185,139 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 129,289 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 29,526 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $180,267
Average Home Value $226,614
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,013
Average Household Income $69,847
Per Capita Income $29,366
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.46%
Households 0.32% 0.49%
Families 0.15% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

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Jefferson County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 17 87th
Per Capita Income # 5 97th

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

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