Breckinridge Center, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Breckinridge Center, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place had a population of 2,367 as of July 1, 2015. Breckinridge Center 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 Breckinridge Center is located at latitude 37.6833 and longitude -87.8654 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Breckinridge Center population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place, KY Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,367
Population in Households 919
Population in Familes 743
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,448
Population Density1 900
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 218
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $32,617
Average Home Value $44,760
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,111
Average Household Income $34,231
Per Capita Income $7,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.49% 0.26%
Households 0.87% 0.63%
Families 0.44% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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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Breckinridge Center, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckinridge Center 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 # 146 72nd
Population Density1 # 275 48th
Diversity Index2 # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 481 8th
Per Capita Income # 524 0th

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