Magoffin County KY Information


Magoffin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,392
Population in Households 13,265
Population in Familes 11,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 43
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 5,406
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,858
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,052 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,354 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,052 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $48,515
Average Home Value $83,132


Median Household Income $30,695
Average Household Income $42,726
Per Capita Income $17,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.04%
Households 0.29% 0.1%
Families 0.1% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.


Magoffin County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magoffin County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 85 30th
Population Density1 # 82 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 115 5th
Median Household Income # 99 18th
Per Capita Income # 99 18th

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