Johnson County KY Information


Johnson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,260
Population in Households 23,732
Population in Familes 19,897
Population in Group Qrtrs 528
Population Density1 93
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 9,786
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 6,813
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,040 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,899 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,887 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,254 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $85,569
Average Home Value $111,636


Median Household Income $34,004
Average Household Income $47,165
Per Capita Income $19,387
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.42%
Households 0.71% 0.49%
Families 0.52% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Johnson County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Johnson County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 50 59th
Population Density1 # 36 71st
Diversity Index2 # 112 8th
Median Household Income # 85 30th
Per Capita Income # 77 37th

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