Bracken County KY Information


Bracken County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,412
Daytime Population: Workers 1,730
Daytime Population: Residents 4,689
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 8,371
Population in Familes 6,904
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density2 41
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $43,992
Average Household Income $57,789
Per Capita Income $22,697


Total Housing Units 3,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,372 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 918 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $96,477
Average Home Value $142,169


Total Households 3,290
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,286
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 -0.12% -0.37%
Households -0.11% -0.37%
Families -0.27% -0.47%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   3.36%


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, 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 # 108 11th
Population Density # 86 29th
Diversity Index # 90 27th
Median Household Income # 35 72nd
Per Capita Income # 39 68th

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