Pleasant View, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pleasant View, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Pleasant View Census Designated Place had a population of 329 as of July 1, 2016. Pleasant View ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Pleasant View is located at latitude 36.6792 and longitude -84.128 in Whitley County. The formal boundaries for the Pleasant View Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Whitley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 997 feet.

The Pleasant View Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629666) 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 Pleasant View Census Designated Place is located within Saxton Division of Whitley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasant View population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Pleasant View, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 329
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 280
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 417
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $56,250
Average Home Value $59,211


Median Household Income $30,213
Average Household Income $40,502
Per Capita Income $15,948
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.99% -0.68%
Households -0.87% -0.71%
Families -0.16% -0.82%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.

Pleasant View, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasant View to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 411 24th
Population Density1 # 417 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 521 3rd
Median Household Income # 435 20th
Per Capita Income # 497 8th

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