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Stanford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Stanford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lincoln County at latitude 37.5394 and longitude -84.6617. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 942 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Stanford 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 Stanford (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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

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


Total Population 3,465
Population in Households 3,285
Population in Familes 2,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density1 1,127
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 1,411
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 917
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 880 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 532 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $110,076
Average Home Value $117,926


Median Household Income $32,082
Average Household Income $42,201
Per Capita Income $17,150
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% -0.14%
Households -0.12% -0.14%
Families 0.52% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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 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 # 108 80th
Population Density1 # 221 58th
Diversity Index2 # 121 77th
Median Household Income # 379 28th
Per Capita Income # 391 26th

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