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McHenry, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of McHenry had a population of 447 as of July 1, 2016. McHenry 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 McHenry is located at latitude 37.3775 and longitude -86.9225 in Ohio County. The formal boundaries for the City of McHenry (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 420 feet.

The City of McHenry (GNIS ID: 2405050) 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 McHenry is located within McHenry-Rockport Division of Ohio County.

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


Total Population 447
Population in Households 447
Population in Familes 392
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 691
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 174
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $58,182
Average Home Value $67,391


Median Household Income $41,991
Average Household Income $51,451
Per Capita Income $18,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.29% 1.56%
Households 2.08% 1.45%
Families 3.06% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

McHenry, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McHenry 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 # 362 33rd
Population Density1 # 331 39th
Diversity Index2 # 468 13th
Median Household Income # 240 56th
Per Capita Income # 386 29th

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