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Georgetown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Georgetown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Scott County at latitude 38.2252 and longitude -84.5484. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Georgetown 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 Georgetown (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Georgetown: George Town, Lebanon Station, McClellans Station.

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


Total Population 31,390
Population in Households 30,125
Population in Familes 24,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,265
Population Density1 1,981
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 11,578
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 7,974
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,943 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,635 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,301 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $220,190
Average Home Value $226,955


Median Household Income $52,869
Average Household Income $67,341
Per Capita Income $25,204
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.8% 1.88%
Households 1.8% 1.89%
Families 1.61% 1.78%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.


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, 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 # 8 99th
Population Density1 # 116 78th
Diversity Index2 # 83 84th
Median Household Income # 128 76th
Per Capita Income # 149 72nd

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