Breckinridge Center, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Breckinridge Center, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place had a population of 2,359 as of July 1, 2017. 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 (GNIS ID: 2402712) 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.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place is located within Morganfield Division of Union County.

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, 2017.

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Breckinridge Center, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,359
Daytime Population: Workers 28
Daytime Population: Residents 1,889
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,917
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 905
Population in Familes 732
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,454
Population Density2 899
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $18,956
Average Household Income $23,154
Per Capita Income $7,506


Total Housing Units 330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $34,426
Average Home Value $143,601


Total Households 309
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.75% 0.0%
Households 0.36% 0.0%
Families 0.0% -0.09%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   0.53%

Breckinridge Center, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckinridge Center to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 147 73rd
Population Density # 271 50th
Diversity Index # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 531 2nd
Per Capita Income # 539 0th

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