Bourbon County KY Information


Bourbon County Subdivisions

Bourbon County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,382
Daytime Population: Workers 8,007
Daytime Population: Residents 11,456
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,463
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 20,146
Population in Familes 16,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $44,289
Average Household Income $60,948
Per Capita Income $24,591


Total Housing Units 9,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,990 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,158 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 957 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $154,505
Average Home Value $226,919


Total Households 8,148
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 5,542
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.27% 0.31%
Households 0.29% 0.33%
Families 0.13% 0.23%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   3.37%


Bourbon County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bourbon County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 58 53rd
Population Density # 56 54th
Diversity Index # 9 93rd
Median Household Income # 34 73rd
Per Capita Income # 25 80th

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