Taylor County KY Information


Taylor County Subdivisions

Taylor County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,477
Population in Households 24,044
Population in Familes 19,517
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,433
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 10,062
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 6,706
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,574 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,488 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,084 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $109,135
Average Home Value $139,029


Median Household Income $35,384
Average Household Income $46,914
Per Capita Income $18,954
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.28%
Households 0.37% 0.28%
Families 0.16% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.


Taylor County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 45 63rd
Population Density1 # 34 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 37 68th
Median Household Income # 81 33rd
Per Capita Income # 81 33rd

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