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Westport, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Westport Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Oldham County at latitude 38.4934 and longitude -85.4712. Oldham County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 486 feet.

The formal official name is the Westport Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Westport, Kentucky.

The U5 Census Class Code for Westport indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Westport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.7 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Westport: Liberty, West Port.

Westport Census Designated Place, KY Boundary Map


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


Total Population 287
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 359
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $255,612


Median Household Income $62,609
Average Household Income $83,300
Per Capita Income $32,077
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.62% 1.68%
Households 1.62% 1.76%
Families 3.11% 1.51%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Westport, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westport 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 # 426 19th
Population Density1 # 426 19th
Diversity Index2 # 202 61st
Median Household Income # 77 85th
Per Capita Income # 78 85th

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