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Magnolia, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Magnolia Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Larue County at latitude 37.4564 and longitude -85.736. Larue County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Magnolia 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 Magnolia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 549
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 464
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 269
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 179 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $111,170
Average Home Value $151,117


Median Household Income $36,615
Average Household Income $50,906
Per Capita Income $20,170
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.1% 0.61%
Households 1.28% 0.69%
Families 1.89% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.


Magnolia, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magnolia 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 # 334 36th
Population Density1 # 462 12th
Diversity Index2 # 264 50th
Median Household Income # 300 43rd
Per Capita Income # 265 50th

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