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Mays Lick, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The Mays Lick Census Designated Place had a population of 238 as of July 1, 2016. Mays Lick 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 Mays Lick is located at latitude 38.5198 and longitude -83.8461 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the Mays Lick Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The Mays Lick Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629649) 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 Mays Lick Census Designated Place is located within Mays Lick Division of Mason County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mays Lick 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 Mays Lick: Mays Spring, New Jersey Colony, William Mays Settlement.

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


Total Population 238
Population in Households 238
Population in Familes 205
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $145,588
Average Home Value $182,278


Median Household Income $55,365
Average Household Income $75,553
Per Capita Income $28,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.34%
Households -0.3% -0.39%
Families 1.54% -0.52%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.

Mays Lick, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mays Lick 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 # 465 14th
Population Density1 # 430 21st
Diversity Index2 # 255 53rd
Median Household Income # 119 78th
Per Capita Income # 122 78th

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