Stearns, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Stearns, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Stearns Census Designated Place had a population of 1,391 as of July 1, 2016. Stearns ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stearns is located at latitude 36.6943 and longitude -84.4745 in McCreary County. The formal boundaries for the Stearns Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. McCreary County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The Stearns Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402896) 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 Stearns Census Designated Place is located within Stearns-Whitley City Division of McCreary County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stearns 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 Stearns: Hemlock.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,391
Population in Households 1,391
Population in Familes 1,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 346
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 609
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 400
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 432 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $82,122
Average Home Value $99,826
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,531
Average Household Income $38,441
Per Capita Income $16,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.3%
Households -0.08% -0.2%
Families 0.04% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Stearns, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stearns 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 # 202 63rd
Population Density1 # 438 19th
Diversity Index2 # 512 5th
Median Household Income # 484 11th
Per Capita Income # 486 10th

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