Caldwell County KY Information


Caldwell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,568
Population in Households 12,420
Population in Familes 10,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 19


Median Household Income $38,732
Average Household Income $52,967
Per Capita Income $22,313


Total Housing Units 6,292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,644 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,604 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,044 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $97,145
Average Home Value $144,793


Total Households 5,248
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 3,538
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 -0.39% -0.58%
Households -0.33% -0.54%
Families -0.53% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.72%


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, 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 # 91 25th
Population Density # 95 22nd
Diversity Index # 46 63rd
Median Household Income # 65 47th
Per Capita Income # 53 57th

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