Owsley County KY Information

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Owsley County Subdivisions

Owsley County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,615
Population in Households 4,525
Population in Familes 3,677
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 6
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,870
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,246
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,304 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 566 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 442 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $69,222
Average Home Value $94,804
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,125
Average Household Income $35,054
Per Capita Income $14,528
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.42%
Households -0.37% -0.34%
Families -0.59% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

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Owsley County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Owsley County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 119 2nd
Population Density1 # 118 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 110 9th
Median Household Income # 120 1st
Per Capita Income # 119 2nd

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