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Georgetown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Georgetown is the 8th largest city in Kentucky with a population of 31,870 as of July 1, 2015. Georgetown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Georgetown is located at latitude 38.2252 and longitude -84.5484 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Georgetown (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The City of Georgetown 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 Georgetown 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 Georgetown: George Town, Lebanon Station, McClellans Station.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 31,870
Population in Households 30,605
Population in Familes 25,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,265
Population Density1 2,011
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,743
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 8,100
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,946 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,797 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,322 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $170,639
Average Home Value $192,251
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,122
Average Household Income $70,722
Per Capita Income $26,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.75% 1.75%
Households 1.73% 1.77%
Families 1.6% 1.71%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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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Georgetown, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Georgetown 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 # 8 99th
Population Density1 # 113 79th
Diversity Index2 # 88 83rd
Median Household Income # 129 76th
Per Capita Income # 143 73rd

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