McCracken County KY Information


McCracken County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 67,148
Population in Households 65,959
Population in Familes 51,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,189
Population Density1 270
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 28,618
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 17,865
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,098 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,520 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,224 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $131,405
Average Home Value $164,876


Median Household Income $42,673
Average Household Income $59,369
Per Capita Income $25,534
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.32%
Households 0.22% 0.21%
Families -0.02% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.


McCracken County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCracken 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 # 12 91st
Population Density1 # 9 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 10 93rd
Median Household Income # 34 73rd
Per Capita Income # 13 90th

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