Garrard County KY Information


Garrard County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,338
Daytime Population: Workers 3,108
Daytime Population: Residents 9,453
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,561
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 17,229
Population in Familes 14,536
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density2 75
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $42,266
Average Household Income $53,885
Per Capita Income $21,415


Total Housing Units 7,570 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,165 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,692 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $149,045
Average Home Value $162,052


Total Households 6,857
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,981
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 0.34% 0.34%
Households 0.39% 0.37%
Families 0.24% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.35%


Garrard County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garrard 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 # 68 44th
Population Density # 50 59th
Diversity Index # 61 49th
Median Household Income # 40 68th
Per Capita Income # 55 55th

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