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Fincastle, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Fincastle is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Fincastle.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson County at latitude 38.3078 and longitude -85.5422. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fincastle (see map) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 822
Population in Households 822
Population in Familes 640
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,859
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (44.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $213,235
Average Home Value $278,947


Median Household Income $59,221
Average Household Income $76,849
Per Capita Income $31,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% 0.41%
Households 0.16% 0.4%
Families -4.8% 0.22%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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 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 # 266 49th
Population Density1 # 51 90th
Diversity Index2 # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 94 82nd
Per Capita Income # 85 84th

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