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Brodhead, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Brodhead had a population of 1,172 as of July 1, 2015. Brodhead 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 Brodhead is located at latitude 37.4065 and longitude -84.4166 in Rockcastle County. 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. Rockcastle County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The City of Brodhead (GNIS ID: 2403930) 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 Brodhead is located within Mount Vernon Division of Rockcastle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brodhead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brodhead: Broadhead.

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


Total Population 1,172
Population in Households 1,149
Population in Familes 961
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 672
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 464
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 289 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $111,348
Average Home Value $104,655


Median Household Income $29,600
Average Household Income $39,343
Per Capita Income $16,111
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.48%
Households -0.64% -0.52%
Families 0.61% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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, 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 # 219 58th
Population Density1 # 337 36th
Diversity Index2 # 393 25th
Median Household Income # 426 19th
Per Capita Income # 440 16th

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