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Massac, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Massac Census Designated Place had a population of 4,694 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Massac is located at latitude 37.0321 and longitude -88.6862 in McCracken County. The formal boundaries for the Massac Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. McCracken County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 459 feet.

The Massac Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403262) 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 Massac Census Designated Place is located within Paducah Division of McCracken County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Massac 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 Massac: Massack.

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Massac Census Designated Place, KY Boundary Map

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


Total Population 4,694
Population in Households 4,694
Population in Familes 3,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,161
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 1,975
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,374
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,252 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 723 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $188,229
Average Home Value $233,480


Median Household Income $53,386
Average Household Income $76,456
Per Capita Income $31,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.48%
Households 0.48% 0.37%
Families 0.63% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

Massac, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Massac 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 # 92 83rd
Population Density1 # 214 61st
Diversity Index2 # 156 71st
Median Household Income # 134 75th
Per Capita Income # 84 85th

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