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Lewisport, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Lewisport had a population of 1,753 as of July 1, 2017. Lewisport 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 Lewisport is located at latitude 37.9307 and longitude -86.9028 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lewisport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 397 feet.

The City of Lewisport (GNIS ID: 2404918) 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 Lewisport is located within Lewisport Division of Hancock County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lewisport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lewisport: Little Yellow Banks, Prentisport.

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Lewisport, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,753
Daytime Population: Workers 364
Daytime Population: Residents 932
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,702
Population in Familes 1,390
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 1,841
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $48,005
Average Household Income $56,273
Per Capita Income $23,672


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 460 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $86,475
Average Home Value $126,902


Total Households 717
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 474
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 0.65% 0.51%
Households 0.71% 0.58%
Families 1.0% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

Lewisport, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewisport 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 # 176 68th
Population Density # 129 76th
Diversity Index # 199 64th
Median Household Income # 193 64th
Per Capita Income # 211 61st

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