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Stanton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Stanton had a population of 2,744 as of July 1, 2016. Stanton ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Stanton is located at latitude 37.8492 and longitude -83.8556 in Powell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Powell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 2405520) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Stanton is located within Stanton Division of Powell County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stanton: Beavers Pond.

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


Total Population 2,744
Population in Households 2,568
Population in Familes 2,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density1 1,331
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,053
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 685
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $102,429
Average Home Value $108,806


Median Household Income $29,431
Average Household Income $40,877
Per Capita Income $16,447
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.01%
Households 0.08% 0.0%
Families 0.43% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Stanton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 129 76th
Population Density1 # 177 67th
Diversity Index2 # 416 24th
Median Household Income # 445 18th
Per Capita Income # 481 11th

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