Bracken County KY Information


Bracken County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,507
Population in Households 8,466
Population in Familes 7,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 41
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $46,146
Average Household Income $61,286
Per Capita Income $24,048


Total Housing Units 3,882 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,369 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 956 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 557 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $111,600
Average Home Value $160,342


Total Households 3,325
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,302
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 0.03% -0.02%
Households 0.03% -0.02%
Families -0.15% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   3.54%


Bracken County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bracken 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 # 107 12th
Population Density # 86 29th
Diversity Index # 93 23rd
Median Household Income # 33 73rd
Per Capita Income # 38 69th

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