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Blackey, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Blackey is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Letcher County at latitude 37.1364 and longitude -82.98. Letcher County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Blackey 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 Blackey (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blackey: Indian Bottom.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 123
Population in Households 123
Population in Familes 103
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 281
Diversity Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 65 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $71,667
Average Home Value $82,778
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,676
Average Household Income $44,543
Per Capita Income $18,641
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 0.16%
Households 0.86% 0.35%
Families 1.9% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.59%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Blackey, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackey 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 # 502 4th
Population Density1 # 458 13th
Diversity Index2 # 522 0th
Median Household Income # 392 25th
Per Capita Income # 329 37th

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