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Rockholds, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Rockholds Census Designated Place had a population of 399 as of July 1, 2016. Rockholds 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 Rockholds is located at latitude 36.8316 and longitude -84.1077 in Whitley County. The formal boundaries for the Rockholds Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whitley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The Rockholds Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629672) 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 Rockholds Census Designated Place is located within Williamsburg Division of Whitley County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockholds: Rockhold's, Watts Valley.

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


Total Population 399
Population in Households 399
Population in Familes 343
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 336
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 145
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $61,029
Average Home Value $84,685


Median Household Income $29,787
Average Household Income $40,831
Per Capita Income $15,052
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.25%
Households 0.45% 0.27%
Families -0.15% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.32%
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.

Rockholds, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockholds 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 # 386 29th
Population Density1 # 442 18th
Diversity Index2 # 413 23rd
Median Household Income # 442 18th
Per Capita Income # 510 6th

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