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Fordsville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Fordsville had a population of 520 as of July 1, 2016. Fordsville ranks in the lower 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 Fordsville is located at latitude 37.6348 and longitude -86.7183 in Ohio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fordsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 499 feet.

The City of Fordsville (GNIS ID: 2403629) 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 Fordsville is located within Fordsville Division of Ohio County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fordsville 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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Fordsville, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 520
Population in Households 502
Population in Familes 400
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,161
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 124
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $69,898
Average Home Value $104,195


Median Household Income $35,279
Average Household Income $45,859
Per Capita Income $18,857
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.04%
Households -0.25% -0.11%
Families 2.08% -0.32%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Fordsville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fordsville 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 # 346 36th
Population Density1 # 215 60th
Diversity Index2 # 471 13th
Median Household Income # 357 34th
Per Capita Income # 374 31st

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