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Plantation, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Plantation had a population of 850 as of July 1, 2016. Plantation 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 Plantation is located at latitude 38.282 and longitude -85.5947 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plantation (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The City of Plantation (GNIS ID: 2404535) 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 Plantation is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plantation 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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Plantation, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 850
Population in Households 850
Population in Familes 689
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,208
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 354
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $216,204
Average Home Value $228,102


Median Household Income $75,649
Average Household Income $86,898
Per Capita Income $36,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.56%
Households 0.32% 0.5%
Families 0.7% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Plantation, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plantation 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 # 263 51st
Population Density1 # 36 94th
Diversity Index2 # 45 92nd
Median Household Income # 49 91st
Per Capita Income # 56 90th

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