Estill County KY Information


Estill County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,362
Daytime Population: Workers 2,497
Daytime Population: Residents 9,383
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,880
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 14,244
Population in Familes 11,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $33,033
Average Household Income $45,446
Per Capita Income $18,895


Total Housing Units 6,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,044 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,884 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 937 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $81,793
Average Home Value $106,219


Total Households 5,928
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,053
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 -0.29% -0.46%
Households -0.13% -0.35%
Families -0.29% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


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, 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 # 79 35th
Population Density # 64 48th
Diversity Index # 113 7th
Median Household Income # 93 23rd
Per Capita Income # 85 30th

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