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Wilmore, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wilmore had a population of 6,179 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wilmore is located at latitude 37.8698 and longitude -84.662 in Jessamine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilmore (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jessamine County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Wilmore (GNIS ID: 2405755) 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 Wilmore is located within Wilmore Division of Jessamine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilmore 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 Wilmore: Locust Grove.

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


Total Population 6,179
Population in Households 5,053
Population in Familes 4,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,126
Population Density1 1,524
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,820
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 1,324
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,046 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,081 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 739 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $177,674
Average Home Value $210,218


Median Household Income $48,772
Average Household Income $64,794
Per Capita Income $23,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 1.09%
Households 1.1% 1.24%
Families 1.72% 1.11%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Wilmore, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilmore 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 # 76 86th
Population Density1 # 154 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 238 57th
Median Household Income # 175 68th
Per Capita Income # 193 64th

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