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The City of Kuttawa had a population of 697 as of July 1, 2016. Kuttawa ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Kuttawa is located at latitude 37.0605 and longitude -88.1144 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kuttawa (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.83 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of Kuttawa (GNIS ID: 2404844) 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 Kuttawa is located within Eddyville Division of Lyon County.

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

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


Total Population 697
Population in Households 600
Population in Familes 475
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density1 318
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (36.4%)
Median Home Value $155,303
Average Home Value $182,629


Median Household Income $43,017
Average Household Income $55,022
Per Capita Income $24,434
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 0.51%
Households 0.56% 0.6%
Families 0.8% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Kuttawa, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kuttawa 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 # 303 44th
Population Density1 # 449 17th
Diversity Index2 # 406 25th
Median Household Income # 223 59th
Per Capita Income # 174 68th

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