Manchester, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Manchester, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Manchester had a population of 1,551 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Manchester is located at latitude 37.1537 and longitude -83.7619 in Clay County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manchester (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Clay County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 869 feet.

The City of Manchester (GNIS ID: 2405004) 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 Manchester is located within Manchester Division of Clay County.

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


Total Population 1,551
Population in Households 1,399
Population in Familes 1,103
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 553
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $27,586
Average Household Income $41,533
Per Capita Income $17,453


Total Housing Units 809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 374 (46.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $92,857
Average Home Value $114,340


Total Households 699
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 440
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 -0.96% -0.71%
Households -1.1% -0.78%
Families -0.25% -0.97%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.1%

Manchester, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester 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 # 191 65th
Population Density # 370 32nd
Diversity Index # 205 62nd
Median Household Income # 500 8th
Per Capita Income # 478 12th

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