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Greenup, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Greenup had a population of 1,155 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Greenup is located at latitude 38.5718 and longitude -82.8263 in Greenup County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenup (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 525 feet.

The City of Greenup (GNIS ID: 2403747) 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 Greenup is located within Greenup Division of Greenup County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenup 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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Greenup, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,155
Daytime Population: Workers 663
Daytime Population: Residents 719
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 839
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 1,472
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $43,405
Average Household Income $59,890
Per Capita Income $24,773


Total Housing Units 503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $101,064
Average Home Value $167,565


Total Households 439
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 284
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 -0.39% -0.49%
Households -0.43% -0.65%
Families -0.57% -0.71%
Median Household Income   3.99%
Per Capita Income   3.47%

Greenup, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenup 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 # 221 59th
Population Density # 163 70th
Diversity Index # 141 74th
Median Household Income # 240 56th
Per Capita Income # 191 65th

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