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Pleasant View, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Pleasant View Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Whitley County at latitude 36.6792 and longitude -84.128. Whitley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 997 feet.

The formal official name is the Pleasant View Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pleasant View, Kentucky.

The U5 Census Class Code for Pleasant View indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Pleasant View Census Designated Place, KY Boundary Map


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


Total Population 365
Population in Households 365
Population in Familes 312
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $81,098
Average Home Value $90,952


Median Household Income $26,024
Average Household Income $36,447
Per Capita Income $14,393
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.99% 0.7%
Households 1.22% 0.62%
Families 2.49% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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 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 # 387 27th
Population Density1 # 399 24th
Diversity Index2 # 502 4th
Median Household Income # 479 9th
Per Capita Income # 489 7th

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