Fincastle, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fincastle, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fincastle had a population of 800 as of July 1, 2016. Fincastle ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fincastle is located at latitude 38.3082 and longitude -85.5415 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fincastle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The City of Fincastle (GNIS ID: 2403609) 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 Fincastle is located within Northeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fincastle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 800
Population in Households 800
Population in Familes 621
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,756
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 285
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 178
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $211,458
Average Home Value $204,899


Median Household Income $65,956
Average Household Income $81,493
Per Capita Income $32,927
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% 0.07%
Households -0.39% 0.07%
Families -3.88% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Fincastle, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fincastle 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 # 273 50th
Population Density1 # 52 91st
Diversity Index2 # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 67 88th
Per Capita Income # 76 86th

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