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Centertown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Centertown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ohio County at latitude 37.4178 and longitude -86.996. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 443 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Centertown, but most people and references simply refer to it as Centertown, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Centertown indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Centertown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 438
Population in Households 438
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,446
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $73,810
Average Home Value $91,797


Median Household Income $38,565
Average Household Income $47,189
Per Capita Income $17,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.82% 0.59%
Households 0.77% 0.51%
Families 0.0% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
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.


Centertown, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Centertown 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 # 359 32nd
Population Density1 # 167 68th
Diversity Index2 # 449 14th
Median Household Income # 262 50th
Per Capita Income # 396 24th

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