Beech Grove, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beech Grove, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The Beech Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 270 as of July 1, 2016. Beech Grove 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 Beech Grove is located at latitude 37.6213 and longitude -87.3873 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the Beech Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Beech Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629572) 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 Beech Grove Census Designated Place is located within Calhoun Division of McLean County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beech Grove 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 Beech Grove: Buckhorn.

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


Total Population 270
Population in Households 270
Population in Familes 229
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $207,778


Median Household Income $46,746
Average Household Income $65,762
Per Capita Income $25,614
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.7% 1.16%
Households 1.73% 1.26%
Families 2.88% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.51%
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.

Beech Grove, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beech Grove 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 # 446 18th
Population Density1 # 518 4th
Diversity Index2 # 334 38th
Median Household Income # 185 66th
Per Capita Income # 147 73rd

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