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Flat Lick, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Flat Lick Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Knox County at latitude 36.8345 and longitude -83.7616. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

The formal official name is the Flat Lick Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Flat Lick, Kentucky.

The U5 Census Class Code for Flat Lick indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Flat Lick Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Flat Lick Census Designated Place, KY Boundary Map


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Flat Lick, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 952
Population in Households 952
Population in Familes 784
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 199
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 363
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $78,235
Average Home Value $92,055


Median Household Income $20,956
Average Household Income $29,251
Per Capita Income $11,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% -0.02%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -1.92% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.


Flat Lick, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Flat Lick 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 # 239 55th
Population Density1 # 484 8th
Diversity Index2 # 455 13th
Median Household Income # 511 3rd
Per Capita Income # 517 2nd

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