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Poplar Hills, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Poplar Hills had a population of 368 as of July 1, 2016. Poplar Hills 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 Poplar Hills is located at latitude 38.178 and longitude -85.693 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Poplar Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The City of Poplar Hills (GNIS ID: 2404551) 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 Poplar Hills is located within Central Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 368
Population in Households 368
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 14,431
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (20.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 153 (69.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Average Home Value $111,667


Median Household Income $25,587
Average Household Income $31,043
Per Capita Income $15,390
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.32%
Households 0.16% 0.4%
Families 3.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   0.88%
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.

Poplar Hills, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poplar Hills 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 # 394 27th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 504 7th
Per Capita Income # 505 7th

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