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Beech Grove, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Beech Grove Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in McLean County at latitude 37.6213 and longitude -87.3873. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The formal official name is the Beech Grove Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Beech Grove, Kentucky.

The U5 Census Class Code for Beech Grove indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beech Grove: Buckhorn.

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Beech Grove, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 243
Population in Households 243
Population in Familes 207
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 132
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $120,313
Average Home Value $139,688


Median Household Income $42,411
Average Household Income $60,842
Per Capita Income $23,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.08%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.71% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   3.07%
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 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 448 15th
Population Density1 # 509 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 351 32nd
Median Household Income # 226 57th
Per Capita Income # 178 66th

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