Ballard County KY Information


Ballard County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,193
Population in Households 8,066
Population in Familes 6,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $46,792
Average Household Income $62,721
Per Capita Income $25,941


Total Housing Units 3,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,581 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 777 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 527 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $110,787
Average Home Value $141,583


Total Households 3,358
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,310
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 -0.08% -0.63%
Households -0.14% -0.67%
Families -0.32% -0.78%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.14%


Ballard County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ballard 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 # 109 10th
Population Density # 104 14th
Diversity Index # 55 55th
Median Household Income # 32 74th
Per Capita Income # 22 83rd

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