Metcalfe County KY Information


Metcalfe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,174
Population in Households 10,053
Population in Familes 8,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 4,095
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,805
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,748 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,986 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,109 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 653 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $93,487
Average Home Value $102,713


Median Household Income $29,472
Average Household Income $39,513
Per Capita Income $15,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.04%
Households 0.23% 0.04%
Families 0.03% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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, 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 # 100 18th
Population Density1 # 100 18th
Diversity Index2 # 81 34th
Median Household Income # 96 21st
Per Capita Income # 99 18th

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