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Grand Rivers, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Grand Rivers is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Livingston County at latitude 37.0047 and longitude -88.2318. Livingston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 387 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Grand Rivers 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 Grand Rivers (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Grand Rivers: Otisville.

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


Total Population 416
Population in Households 416
Population in Familes 309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 224
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 193
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 129 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $104,167
Average Home Value $152,692


Median Household Income $35,998
Average Household Income $53,132
Per Capita Income $25,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.03% 0.8%
Households 2.19% 0.92%
Families 0.62% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
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.

Grand Rivers, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Rivers 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 # 370 30th
Population Density1 # 475 10th
Diversity Index2 # 317 40th
Median Household Income # 318 40th
Per Capita Income # 143 73rd

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