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Pippa Passes, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Pippa Passes is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Knott County at latitude 37.3342 and longitude -82.8733. Knott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 991 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Pippa Passes, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pippa Passes, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Pippa Passes indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Pippa Passes (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Pippa Passes, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 535
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 244
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density1 1,200
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 6.51
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 8


Total Housing Units 53 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $52,778
Average Home Value $61,000


Median Household Income $35,764
Average Household Income $47,039
Per Capita Income $13,567
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.09% 0.0%
Households 0.53% 0.0%
Families 4.23% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   0.1%
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.


Pippa Passes, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pippa Passes to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 336 36th
Population Density1 # 201 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 463 11th
Median Household Income # 321 39th
Per Capita Income # 502 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.