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Orchard Grass Hills, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Orchard Grass Hills is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Oldham County at latitude 38.3217 and longitude -85.5232. Oldham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Orchard Grass Hills 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 Orchard Grass Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Orchard Grass Hills, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,647
Population in Households 1,647
Population in Familes 1,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,243
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 526
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $177,105
Average Home Value $182,679


Median Household Income $62,067
Average Household Income $76,402
Per Capita Income $24,960
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.76% 1.32%
Households 0.82% 1.26%
Families 0.16% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Orchard Grass Hills, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orchard Grass Hills 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 # 184 65th
Population Density1 # 35 94th
Diversity Index2 # 81 85th
Median Household Income # 80 85th
Per Capita Income # 150 72nd

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