Estill County KY Information


Estill County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,556
Population in Households 14,438
Population in Familes 11,917
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 7


Median Household Income $32,217
Average Household Income $47,204
Per Capita Income $19,472


Total Housing Units 6,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,992 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,971 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 902 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $86,607
Average Home Value $112,945


Total Households 5,963
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,060
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 -0.1% -0.21%
Households -0.04% -0.18%
Families -0.24% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.38%


Estill County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Estill 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 # 78 36th
Population Density # 63 48th
Diversity Index # 109 9th
Median Household Income # 98 19th
Per Capita Income # 86 29th

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