Larue County KY Information


Larue County Subdivisions

Larue County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 14,385
Population in Households 14,072
Population in Familes 11,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 313
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 5,724
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 3,990
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,143 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,581 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 622 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $101,841
Average Home Value $127,148


Median Household Income $39,339
Average Household Income $52,712
Per Capita Income $21,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.27%
Households 0.37% 0.28%
Families 0.23% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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.


Larue County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Larue County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 79 35th
Population Density1 # 66 46th
Diversity Index2 # 45 63rd
Median Household Income # 52 58th
Per Capita Income # 43 65th

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