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Stanford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Stanford had a population of 3,734 as of July 1, 2016. Stanford ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stanford is located at latitude 37.5394 and longitude -84.6617 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanford (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Stanford (GNIS ID: 2405519) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Stanford is located within Stanford Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stanford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stanford: Logans Fort, Saint Asaph, Saint Asaph Station.

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Stanford, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,734
Population in Households 3,526
Population in Familes 2,839
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density1 912
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,503
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 974
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 936 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 567 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 215 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $116,862
Average Home Value $135,187


Median Household Income $35,420
Average Household Income $46,215
Per Capita Income $19,038
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.13%
Households -0.57% -0.27%
Families -0.23% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Stanford, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanford to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 108 80th
Population Density1 # 269 50th
Diversity Index2 # 134 75th
Median Household Income # 352 35th
Per Capita Income # 367 32nd

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