Beaver Dam, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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The City of Beaver Dam had a population of 3,344 as of July 1, 2016. Beaver Dam ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Beaver Dam is located at latitude 37.4057 and longitude -86.8738 in Ohio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beaver Dam (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The City of Beaver Dam (GNIS ID: 2403833) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Beaver Dam is located within Beaver Dam Division of Ohio County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beaver Dam population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Beaver Dam, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,344
Population in Households 3,334
Population in Familes 2,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,111
Diversity Index2 39
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,282
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 874
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 706 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 577 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $96,128
Average Home Value $106,728
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,403
Average Household Income $44,660
Per Capita Income $16,897
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.34%
Households -0.88% -0.52%
Families -0.85% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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.

Beaver Dam, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beaver Dam to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 110 80th
Population Density1 # 227 58th
Diversity Index2 # 54 91st
Median Household Income # 353 35th
Per Capita Income # 463 14th

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