Metcalfe County KY Information


Metcalfe County Subdivisions

Metcalfe County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,202
Population in Households 10,081
Population in Familes 8,338
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 4,104
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,815
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,746 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,966 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,138 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 642 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $93,347
Average Home Value $101,930


Median Household Income $28,787
Average Household Income $39,241
Per Capita Income $15,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.2%
Households 0.23% 0.21%
Families 0.09% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.


Metcalfe County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Metcalfe County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 99 18th
Population Density1 # 100 18th
Diversity Index2 # 81 33rd
Median Household Income # 99 18th
Per Capita Income # 102 16th

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