Worthington, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Worthington, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Worthington had a population of 1,591 as of July 1, 2018. Worthington 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 Worthington is located at latitude 38.5484 and longitude -82.7243 in Greenup County. The formal boundaries for the City of Worthington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Greenup County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.

The City of Worthington (GNIS ID: 2405790) 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 Worthington is located within Flatwoods-Russell Division of Greenup County.

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


Total Population 1,591
Population in Households 1,566
Population in Familes 1,279
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,409
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $37,283
Average Household Income $50,600
Per Capita Income $21,215


Total Housing Units 673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 481 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $89,502
Average Home Value $96,933


Total Households 629
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 418
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 0.01% -0.13%
Households 0.04% -0.16%
Families -1.1% -0.29%
Median Household Income   4.99%
Per Capita Income   4.24%

Worthington, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Worthington 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 # 188 65th
Population Density # 170 69th
Diversity Index # 477 11th
Median Household Income # 339 37th
Per Capita Income # 335 38th

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