Elkton, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elkton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Elkton had a population of 2,144 as of July 1, 2015. Elkton ranks in the upper 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 Elkton is located at latitude 36.8161 and longitude -87.1611 in Todd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elkton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Todd County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The City of Elkton (GNIS ID: 2403556) 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 Elkton 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 Elkton: Elk Town.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,144
Population in Households 2,024
Population in Familes 1,694
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 987
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 810
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 562
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 555 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 125 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $91,979
Average Home Value $114,009
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,289
Average Household Income $45,055
Per Capita Income $16,874
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.64%
Households 0.7% 0.61%
Families 1.87% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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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Elkton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkton 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 # 159 70th
Population Density1 # 251 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 92 83rd
Median Household Income # 296 44th
Per Capita Income # 411 22nd

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