Phelps, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Phelps, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The Phelps Census Designated Place had a population of 928 as of July 1, 2016. Phelps 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 Phelps is located at latitude 37.5091 and longitude -82.1606 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the Phelps Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The Phelps Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403405) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Phelps Census Designated Place is located within Phelps Division of Pike County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Phelps population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 928
Population in Households 904
Population in Familes 750
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 116
Diversity Index2 3
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 405
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $49,828
Average Home Value $82,785
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $23,500
Average Household Income $38,040
Per Capita Income $16,005
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.19%
Households 0.65% 0.15%
Families 0.77% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Phelps, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phelps to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 247 54th
Population Density1 # 527 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 531 2nd
Median Household Income # 517 4th
Per Capita Income # 494 9th

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