Gilbertsville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gilbertsville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Gilbertsville Census Designated Place had a population of 452 as of July 1, 2016. Gilbertsville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gilbertsville is located at latitude 37.0248 and longitude -88.3107 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Gilbertsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Gilbertsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629621) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gilbertsville Census Designated Place is located within Calvert City Division of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gilbertsville 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 Gilbertsville: Freedom Corner, Hells Half Acre, Jesseville.

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


Total Population 452
Population in Households 408
Population in Familes 312
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 446
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $143,382


Median Household Income $29,052
Average Household Income $41,668
Per Capita Income $17,858
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.4%
Households -0.44% -0.45%
Families -1.38% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.05%
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.

Gilbertsville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilbertsville 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 # 358 34th
Population Density1 # 406 25th
Diversity Index2 # 364 33rd
Median Household Income # 451 17th
Per Capita Income # 430 21st

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