Anderson County KY Information


Anderson County Subdivisions

Anderson County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,595
Population in Households 22,487
Population in Familes 18,999
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 112
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $53,771
Average Household Income $64,964
Per Capita Income $25,307


Total Housing Units 9,543 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,545 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,232 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 766 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $149,574
Average Home Value $182,471


Total Households 8,777
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 6,322
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.65% 0.78%
Households 0.58% 0.74%
Families 0.41% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.22%


Anderson County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anderson County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 52 58th
Population Density # 23 82nd
Diversity Index # 69 43rd
Median Household Income # 15 88th
Per Capita Income # 27 78th

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