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The City of Mayfield had a population of 10,182 as of July 1, 2017. Mayfield ranks in the upper 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 Mayfield is located at latitude 36.7359 and longitude -88.6446 in Graves County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mayfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Graves County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 476 feet.

The City of Mayfield (GNIS ID: 2405040) 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 Mayfield is located within Mayfield Division of Graves County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mayfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 10,182
Daytime Population: Workers 7,114
Daytime Population: Residents 6,612
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,726
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.35
Population in Households 9,921
Population in Familes 7,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 261
Population Density2 1,478
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $29,417
Average Household Income $45,407
Per Capita Income $18,851


Total Housing Units 4,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,224 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,983 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 577 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $92,705
Average Home Value $112,090


Total Households 4,207
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,503
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 0.22% 0.2%
Households 0.11% 0.11%
Families 0.29% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Mayfield, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mayfield to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 42 92nd
Population Density # 160 71st
Diversity Index # 18 97th
Median Household Income # 465 14th
Per Capita Income # 407 25th

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