Farmers, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmers, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Farmers Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rowan County at latitude 38.1372 and longitude -83.543. Rowan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The formal official name is the Farmers Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Farmers, Kentucky.

The U5 Census Class Code for Farmers indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Farmers Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 288
Population in Households 288
Population in Familes 218
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 337
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 110
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $100,806
Average Home Value $101,056


Median Household Income $33,708
Average Household Income $45,047
Per Capita Income $19,253
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% 0.21%
Households 0.43% 0.36%
Families -2.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.64%
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.


Farmers, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmers 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 # 425 19th
Population Density1 # 437 17th
Diversity Index2 # 386 26th
Median Household Income # 350 33rd
Per Capita Income # 304 42nd

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