Betsy Layne, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Betsy Layne, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Betsy Layne Census Designated Place had a population of 765 as of July 1, 2018. Betsy Layne ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Betsy Layne is located at latitude 37.5515 and longitude -82.6335 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the Betsy Layne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 650 feet.

The Betsy Layne Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629576) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Betsy Layne Census Designated Place is located within Betsy Layne-Stanville Division of Floyd County.

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


Total Population 765
Population in Households 765
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 423
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $46,710
Average Household Income $65,465
Per Capita Income $27,674


Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $134,524
Average Home Value $157,510


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 227
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 1.29% 0.47%
Households 1.4% 0.54%
Families 1.67% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Betsy Layne, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Betsy Layne 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 # 282 48th
Population Density # 415 23rd
Diversity Index # 391 28th
Median Household Income # 219 60th
Per Capita Income # 163 70th

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