Mount Washington, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Mount Washington, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Washington had a population of 12,955 as of July 1, 2018. Mount Washington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Washington is located at latitude 38.0438 and longitude -85.5494 in Bullitt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bullitt County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 705 feet.

The City of Mount Washington (GNIS ID: 2404327) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Mount Washington is located within Mount Washington Division of Bullitt County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mount Washington: Crossroads, Mount Vernon, Mountvernon, The Cross Roads.

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Mount Washington, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,955
Population in Households 12,893
Population in Familes 11,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 1,763
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $62,716
Average Household Income $72,730
Per Capita Income $27,573


Total Housing Units 5,167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,079 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 789 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $185,340
Average Home Value $219,246


Total Households 4,869
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 3,638
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.86% 1.51%
Households 1.71% 1.46%
Families 1.81% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Mount Washington, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Washington to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 36 94th
Population Density # 136 75th
Diversity Index # 338 38th
Median Household Income # 103 81st
Per Capita Income # 168 69th

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