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Science Hill, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Science Hill is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pulaski County at latitude 37.175 and longitude -84.6347. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Science Hill 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 Science Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Science Hill, KY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 635
Population in Households 621
Population in Familes 529
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 1,024
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 256
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 186
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $179,032
Average Home Value $215,104
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,345
Average Household Income $43,697
Per Capita Income $17,439
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.04% -1.26%
Households -2.09% -1.36%
Families -1.46% -1.44%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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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Science Hill, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Science Hill 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 # 317 40th
Population Density1 # 247 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 324 38th
Median Household Income # 329 37th
Per Capita Income # 380 28th

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