Irvine, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Irvine, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Irvine had a population of 2,617 as of July 1, 2018. Irvine ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Irvine is located at latitude 37.7006 and longitude -83.9738 in Estill County. The formal boundaries for the City of Irvine (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Estill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Irvine (GNIS ID: 2404766) 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 Irvine is located within Irvine Division of Estill County.

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


Total Population 2,617
Population in Households 2,552
Population in Familes 2,052
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density2 1,885
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $31,730
Average Household Income $47,507
Per Capita Income $20,163


Total Housing Units 1,300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 649 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 481 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $75,870
Average Home Value $91,165


Total Households 1,130
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 742
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 -0.28% -0.32%
Households -0.22% -0.27%
Families 0.67% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.14%

Irvine, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Irvine 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 # 136 75th
Population Density # 124 77th
Diversity Index # 502 7th
Median Household Income # 439 19th
Per Capita Income # 380 30th

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