Breckinridge County KY Information


Breckinridge County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,557
Daytime Population: Workers 5,030
Daytime Population: Residents 12,432
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,462
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 20,256
Population in Familes 16,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 301
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $38,894
Average Household Income $51,123
Per Capita Income $20,181


Total Housing Units 10,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,172 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,845 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,964 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $91,015
Average Home Value $128,265


Total Households 8,017
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 5,585
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 0.34% 0.34%
Households 0.33% 0.34%
Families 0.17% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.74%


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, 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 # 57 53rd
Population Density # 97 20th
Diversity Index # 75 38th
Median Household Income # 62 49th
Per Capita Income # 76 38th

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