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The Coldiron Census Designated Place had a population of 224 as of July 1, 2017. Coldiron 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 Coldiron is located at latitude 36.8283 and longitude -83.4529 in Harlan County. The formal boundaries for the Coldiron Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Harlan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The Coldiron Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629594) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Coldiron Census Designated Place is located within Wallins Creek Division of Harlan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coldiron 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 Coldiron: Coldron, Dixietown.

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


Total Population 224
Daytime Population: Workers 15
Daytime Population: Residents 162
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 224
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,166
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $31,056
Average Household Income $43,350
Per Capita Income $17,508


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $78,571
Average Home Value $106,818


Total Households 91
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 65
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 0.06% -0.45%
Households 0.15% -0.22%
Families 0.65% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Coldiron, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coldiron 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 # 469 13th
Population Density # 207 62nd
Diversity Index # 478 11th
Median Household Income # 439 19th
Per Capita Income # 465 14th

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