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Calvert City, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Calvert City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marshall County at latitude 37.0111 and longitude -88.3373. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Calvert City 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 Calvert City (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.54 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Calvert City: Calvert.

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


Total Population 2,609
Population in Households 2,569
Population in Familes 2,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 162
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,092
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 743
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 770 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 321 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $119,743
Average Home Value $146,336


Median Household Income $50,453
Average Household Income $53,943
Per Capita Income $22,777
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.39% 0.24%
Households 0.46% 0.18%
Families 0.06% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.


Calvert City, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calvert City 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 # 131 75th
Population Density1 # 497 5th
Diversity Index2 # 410 22nd
Median Household Income # 146 72nd
Per Capita Income # 191 64th

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