Raceland, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Raceland, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Raceland had a population of 2,412 as of July 1, 2018. Raceland ranks in the lower 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 Raceland is located at latitude 38.5374 and longitude -82.7387 in Greenup County. The formal boundaries for the City of Raceland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 545 feet.

The City of Raceland (GNIS ID: 2404585) 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 Raceland is located within Flatwoods-Russell Division of Greenup County.

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


Total Population 2,412
Population in Households 2,402
Population in Familes 2,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 974
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $49,692
Average Household Income $67,093
Per Capita Income $26,937


Total Housing Units 1,116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 770 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $117,453
Average Home Value $140,110


Total Households 1,009
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 724
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 0.1% -0.14%
Households 0.11% -0.16%
Families 0.39% -0.25%
Median Household Income   3.89%
Per Capita Income   3.69%

Raceland, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Raceland 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 # 146 73rd
Population Density # 252 54th
Diversity Index # 484 11th
Median Household Income # 197 64th
Per Capita Income # 180 67th

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