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Rockholds, Kentucky - Basic Facts

Rockholds is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rockholds Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Whitley County at latitude 36.8287 and longitude -84.1163. Whitley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 984 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Rockholds Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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

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Rockholds, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockholds 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 # 381 28th
Population Density1 # 445 15th
Diversity Index2 # 416 21st
Median Household Income # 514 2nd
Per Capita Income # 487 7th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 380
Population in Households 380
Population in Familes 326
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 321
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 101
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $81,098
Average Home Value $90,952
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $19,840
Average Household Income $40,402
Per Capita Income $14,457
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.61% -0.42%
Households -0.5% -0.44%
Families -1.56% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   3.55%
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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