Boyd County KY Information


Boyd County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 48,623
Population in Households 46,536
Population in Familes 37,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,087
Population Density1 304
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $47,746
Average Household Income $64,863
Per Capita Income $26,759


Total Housing Units 21,694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,798 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,652 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,244 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $125,285
Average Home Value $173,250


Total Households 19,450
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 12,923
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 -0.23% -0.21%
Households -0.21% -0.24%
Families -0.41% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.05%


Boyd County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boyd 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 # 20 84th
Population Density # 8 94th
Diversity Index # 59 52nd
Median Household Income # 30 76th
Per Capita Income # 17 87th

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