Powell County KY Information

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Powell County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 12,934
Population in Households 12,746
Population in Familes 10,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,979
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 3,464
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,448 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,531 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 803 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $92,799
Average Home Value $106,141
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,669
Average Household Income $43,929
Per Capita Income $17,152
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.22%
Households 0.47% 0.26%
Families 0.28% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

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Powell County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powell 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 # 90 26th
Population Density1 # 53 57th
Diversity Index2 # 100 16th
Median Household Income # 82 33rd
Per Capita Income # 104 14th

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