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Cleaton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Cleaton Census Designated Place had a population of 304 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cleaton is located at latitude 37.2514 and longitude -87.0906 in Muhlenberg County. The formal boundaries for the Cleaton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Muhlenberg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Cleaton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629593) 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 ""

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Cleaton Census Designated Place is located within Central City Division of Muhlenberg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cleaton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Cleaton, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 304
Daytime Population: Workers 5
Daytime Population: Residents 198
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 203
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 304
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 491
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $31,638
Average Household Income $47,769
Per Capita Income $18,518


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $67,742
Average Home Value $94,565


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.6% 0.97%
Households 1.58% 0.88%
Families 2.55% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.8%

Cleaton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cleaton to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 422 22nd
Population Density # 386 29th
Diversity Index # 329 39th
Median Household Income # 427 21st
Per Capita Income # 429 21st

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