The City of Leitchfield had a population of 6,857 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Leitchfield is located at latitude 37.4801 and longitude -86.2939 in Grayson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leitchfield encompass a land area of 10.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Grayson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 745 feet.
The City of Leitchfield (GNIS ID: 2404909) 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 Leitchfield is located within Leitchfield Division of Grayson County.
|Total Population||6,857 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,169 (90.0%)|
|Population in Families||4,842 (70.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||688 (10.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$34,255|
|Average Household Income||$52,746|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,298|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,891 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,424 (49.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,195 (41.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||272 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$110,887|
|Average Home Value||$134,259|
|Housing Affordability Index3||190|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.63%|
|Per Capita Income||2.25%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.31%|
The table below compares Leitchfield to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 70||87th|
|Population Density||# 343||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 440||19th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 151||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 399||26th|
|Diversity Index||# 289||47th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.