Pine Knot, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pine Knot, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Pine Knot Census Designated Place had a population of 1,651 as of July 1, 2015. Pine Knot 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 Pine Knot is located at latitude 36.6656 and longitude -84.4398 in McCreary County. The formal boundaries for the Pine Knot Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. McCreary County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,421 feet.

The Pine Knot Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pine Knot population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pine Knot: High Point.

Pine Knot Census Designated Place, KY Boundary Map

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Pine Knot, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,651
Population in Households 1,490
Population in Familes 1,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 161
Population Density1 258
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 573
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 387
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 659 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $93,065
Average Home Value $118,084
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $24,554
Average Household Income $36,354
Per Capita Income $13,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.34%
Households 0.61% 0.45%
Families 0.6% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

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Pine Knot, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pine Knot to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 183 65th
Population Density1 # 467 11th
Diversity Index2 # 222 58th
Median Household Income # 502 4th
Per Capita Income # 497 5th

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