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Stanford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Stanford had a population of 3,361 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

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

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


Total Population 3,361
Population in Households 3,182
Population in Familes 2,562
Population in Group Qrtrs 179
Population Density1 1,093
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,367
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 889
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 841 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 526 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $105,900
Average Home Value $113,021


Median Household Income $31,909
Average Household Income $43,710
Per Capita Income $17,673
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.4%
Households -0.7% -0.38%
Families -0.17% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

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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, 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 # 110 79th
Population Density1 # 232 56th
Diversity Index2 # 126 76th
Median Household Income # 396 25th
Per Capita Income # 382 27th

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