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Trenton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Todd County at latitude 36.7218 and longitude -87.2662. Todd County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Trenton 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 Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trenton: Lewisville.

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


Total Population 409
Population in Households 409
Population in Familes 351
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 741
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 116 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $121,795
Average Home Value $148,276


Median Household Income $42,638
Average Household Income $50,007
Per Capita Income $18,657
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.5% 0.96%
Households 1.58% 0.81%
Families 2.27% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Trenton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 371 29th
Population Density1 # 317 40th
Diversity Index2 # 106 80th
Median Household Income # 224 57th
Per Capita Income # 327 38th

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