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Buckhorn, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Buckhorn had a population of 151 as of July 1, 2015. Buckhorn ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Buckhorn is located at latitude 37.3466 and longitude -83.4698 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buckhorn (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The City of Buckhorn 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buckhorn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Buckhorn, KY Boundary Map

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Buckhorn, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 151
Population in Households 146
Population in Familes 125
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 448
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 49
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $63,235
Average Home Value $63,571
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,654
Average Household Income $39,906
Per Capita Income $15,892
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.33% -1.22%
Households -1.13% -1.26%
Families 0.52% -1.11%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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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Buckhorn, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckhorn to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 488 7th
Population Density1 # 400 24th
Diversity Index2 # 468 11th
Median Household Income # 411 22nd
Per Capita Income # 448 15th

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