Boyd County KY Information


Boyd County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 48,750
Daytime Population: Workers 26,822
Daytime Population: Residents 29,717
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 56,539
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 46,663
Population in Familes 37,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,087
Population Density2 305
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $45,184
Average Household Income $61,848
Per Capita Income $25,571


Total Housing Units 21,647 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,183 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,334 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,130 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $108,872
Average Home Value $153,078


Total Households 19,517
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 13,016
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 -0.22% -0.28%
Households -0.19% -0.31%
Families -0.37% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


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, 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 # 20 84th
Population Density # 8 94th
Diversity Index # 63 48th
Median Household Income # 28 78th
Per Capita Income # 17 87th

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