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Falmouth, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Falmouth is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pendleton County at latitude 38.6767 and longitude -84.3302. Pendleton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 551 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Falmouth 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 Falmouth (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Falmouth: The Forks of the Licking.

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


Total Population 2,179
Population in Households 2,138
Population in Familes 1,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 2,068
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 882
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 555
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 478 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $75,748
Average Home Value $77,929


Median Household Income $32,574
Average Household Income $43,229
Per Capita Income $17,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.11% -0.07%
Households 0.19% -0.05%
Families 1.36% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.

Falmouth, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falmouth 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 # 154 71st
Population Density1 # 112 79th
Diversity Index2 # 362 31st
Median Household Income # 370 30th
Per Capita Income # 398 24th

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