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Brodhead, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Brodhead is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rockcastle County at latitude 37.4065 and longitude -84.4166. Rockcastle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Brodhead 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 Brodhead (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brodhead: Broadhead.

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


Total Population 1,216
Population in Households 1,192
Population in Familes 998
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 697
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 481
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 332
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 555 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 305 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $111,492
Average Home Value $107,951


Median Household Income $29,029
Average Household Income $41,095
Per Capita Income $16,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.1% -0.46%
Households 0.05% -0.46%
Families 1.63% -0.61%
Median Household Income   3.17%
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.


Brodhead, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brodhead 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 # 212 60th
Population Density1 # 329 37th
Diversity Index2 # 407 23rd
Median Household Income # 420 20th
Per Capita Income # 404 23rd

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