Caldwell County KY Information


Caldwell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,728
Daytime Population: Workers 4,731
Daytime Population: Residents 6,921
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,652
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 12,580
Population in Familes 10,294
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density2 37
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $38,390
Average Household Income $52,129
Per Capita Income $21,814


Total Housing Units 6,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,817 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,462 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,002 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $96,071
Average Home Value $139,632


Total Households 5,279
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,574
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 -0.27% -0.57%
Households -0.29% -0.59%
Families -0.46% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.95%


Caldwell County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caldwell 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 # 89 27th
Population Density # 94 23rd
Diversity Index # 46 63rd
Median Household Income # 65 47th
Per Capita Income # 48 61st

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