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Watterson Park, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Watterson Park had a population of 986 as of July 1, 2016. Watterson Park ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Watterson Park is located at latitude 38.1953 and longitude -85.6822 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watterson Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 476 feet.

The City of Watterson Park (GNIS ID: 2405689) 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 Watterson Park is located within Central Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

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


Total Population 986
Population in Households 986
Population in Familes 631
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 685
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 490
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 218
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (37.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 288 (53.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $105,072
Average Home Value $123,886


Median Household Income $26,999
Average Household Income $36,478
Per Capita Income $18,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.32%
Households 0.1% 0.24%
Families -0.15% -0.09%
Median Household Income   -0.31%
Per Capita Income   0.45%
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.

Watterson Park, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watterson Park 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 # 240 56th
Population Density1 # 332 39th
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 488 10th
Per Capita Income # 410 24th

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