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Kevil, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Kevil had a population of 552 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Kevil is located at latitude 37.0851 and longitude -88.8867 in Ballard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kevil encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ballard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 430 feet.

The City of Kevil (GNIS ID: 2404824) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Kevil is located within La Center Division of Ballard County.


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Kevil, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 552 (100%)
Population in Households 552 (100.0%)
Population in Families 453 (82.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 971
Diversity Index2 11
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,307
Average Household Income $79,337
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $33,024
Wealth Index5 75
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $186,885
Housing Affordability Index3 250
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 240
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.56% -0.74%
Households -0.59% -0.85%
Families -0.36% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.89%

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Kevil, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kevil to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 342 37th
Population Density # 250 54th
Median Household Income # 124 77th
Housing Affordability Index # 360 67th
Per Capita Income # 121 78th
Diversity Index # 375 31st

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