Breckinridge County KY Information


Breckinridge County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,561
Population in Households 20,260
Population in Familes 16,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 301
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $39,264
Average Household Income $55,008
Per Capita Income $21,689


Total Housing Units 11,058 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,357 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,659 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,042 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $95,568
Average Home Value $135,992


Total Households 8,016
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 5,563
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 0.3% -0.03%
Households 0.29% -0.04%
Families 0.11% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.01%


Breckinridge County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckinridge 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 # 57 53rd
Population Density # 97 21st
Diversity Index # 79 37th
Median Household Income # 63 48th
Per Capita Income # 64 47th

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