Flatwoods, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Flatwoods, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Flatwoods had a population of 7,318 as of July 1, 2018. Flatwoods ranks in the upper 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 Flatwoods is located at latitude 38.5226 and longitude -82.7171 in Greenup County. The formal boundaries for the City of Flatwoods (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 682 feet.

The City of Flatwoods (GNIS ID: 2403614) 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 Flatwoods is located within Flatwoods-Russell Division of Greenup County.

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


Total Population 7,318
Population in Households 7,198
Population in Familes 5,951
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density2 2,216
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,603
Average Household Income $60,454
Per Capita Income $25,338


Total Housing Units 3,338 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,102 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 948 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 288 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $102,689
Average Home Value $142,040


Total Households 3,050
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 2,068
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 -0.22% -0.35%
Households -0.2% -0.34%
Families -0.14% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Flatwoods, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Flatwoods 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 # 64 88th
Population Density # 100 82nd
Diversity Index # 401 26th
Median Household Income # 213 61st
Per Capita Income # 204 62nd

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