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Ledbetter, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Ledbetter Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Livingston County at latitude 37.0524 and longitude -88.4968. Livingston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 348 feet.

The formal official name is the Ledbetter Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ledbetter, Kentucky.

The U5 Census Class Code for Ledbetter indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Ledbetter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ledbetter: Panhandle.

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


Total Population 1,694
Population in Households 1,694
Population in Familes 1,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 331
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 697
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 497
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 582 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $99,866
Average Home Value $124,485


Median Household Income $44,074
Average Household Income $53,979
Per Capita Income $21,962
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.15% -0.12%
Households 0.27% -0.09%
Families 0.92% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.


Ledbetter, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ledbetter 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 # 177 66th
Population Density1 # 441 16th
Diversity Index2 # 404 22nd
Median Household Income # 203 61st
Per Capita Income # 205 61st

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