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Science Hill, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Science Hill had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Science Hill is located at latitude 37.175 and longitude -84.6347 in Pulaski County. 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. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The City of Science Hill 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 Science Hill 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 Science Hill, KY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 618
Population in Households 605
Population in Familes 515
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 996
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $148,718
Average Home Value $199,592
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,512
Average Household Income $46,103
Per Capita Income $18,358
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.16% -1.3%
Households -2.21% -1.4%
Families -1.7% -1.48%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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, 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 # 322 39th
Population Density1 # 249 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 348 33rd
Median Household Income # 290 45th
Per Capita Income # 352 33rd

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