Goose Creek, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Goose Creek, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Goose Creek had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2016. Goose Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Goose Creek is located at latitude 38.2934 and longitude -85.5896 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Goose Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 423 feet.

The City of Goose Creek (GNIS ID: 2403713) 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 Goose Creek is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Goose Creek 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 Goose Creek: Florida Heights.

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


Total Population 312
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 269
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 5,049
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (91.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 7.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.8%)
Median Home Value $234,314
Average Home Value $243,973


Median Household Income $90,770
Average Household Income $102,667
Per Capita Income $42,650
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 0.88%
Households 0.96% 0.97%
Families -0.53% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.

Goose Creek, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goose Creek 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 # 421 22nd
Population Density1 # 17 97th
Diversity Index2 # 177 68th
Median Household Income # 28 95th
Per Capita Income # 37 93rd

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