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Brandenburg, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Brandenburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Brandenburg.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Meade County at latitude 37.999 and longitude -86.1694. Meade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Brandenburg (see map) encompass a land area of 3.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brandenburg: Brandenberg, Buzzard Roost.

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Brandenburg, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brandenburg 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 # 126 76th
Population Density1 # 331 37th
Diversity Index2 # 162 69th
Median Household Income # 319 39th
Per Capita Income # 336 36th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,709
Population in Households 2,510
Population in Familes 1,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density1 693
Diversity Index2 21
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,098
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 667
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 545 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 553 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $120,402
Average Home Value $139,057
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,866
Average Household Income $45,495
Per Capita Income $18,551
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.58% 0.41%
Households 0.81% 0.47%
Families 1.47% 0.36%
Median Household Income   4.39%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

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