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Calvert City, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Calvert City had a population of 2,686 as of July 1, 2016. Calvert City 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 Calvert City is located at latitude 37.0111 and longitude -88.3373 in Marshall County. 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. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 341 feet.

The City of Calvert City (GNIS ID: 2403972) 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 Calvert City is located within Calvert City Division of Marshall County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Calvert City: Calvert.

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


Total Population 2,686
Population in Households 2,645
Population in Familes 2,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 167
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,123
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 762
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 333 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $141,044


Median Household Income $35,929
Average Household Income $48,530
Per Capita Income $20,649
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.29%
Households 0.76% 0.3%
Families 0.45% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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 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 # 133 76th
Population Density1 # 507 6th
Diversity Index2 # 411 24th
Median Household Income # 343 37th
Per Capita Income # 297 45th

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