The City of La Center had a population of 953 as of July 1, 2020. La Center ranks in the upper quartile for 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 La Center is located at latitude 37.0767 and longitude -88.9737 in Ballard County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Center encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ballard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 367 feet.
The City of La Center (GNIS ID: 2404845) 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 La Center is located within La Center Division of Ballard County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for La Center: Ballard Center, Maryville.
|Total Population||953 (100%)|
|Population in Households||901 (94.5%)|
|Population in Families||702 (73.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||52 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$36,720|
|Average Household Income||$48,780|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,188|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||450 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||258 (57.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||130 (28.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||61 (13.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$112,500|
|Average Home Value||$128,295|
|Housing Affordability Index3||193|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.67%|
|Per Capita Income||2.87%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.63%|
The table below compares La Center 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.
|Total Population||# 243||55th|
|Population Density||# 148||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 404||26th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 158||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 408||25th|
|Diversity Index||# 136||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.