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Corydon, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Corydon had a population of 717 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Corydon is located at latitude 37.7396 and longitude -87.7066 in Henderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corydon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 456 feet.

The City of Corydon (GNIS ID: 2404135) 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 Corydon is located within Corydon Division of Henderson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corydon 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 Corydon: Woods Settlement.

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


Total Population 717
Daytime Population: Workers 85
Daytime Population: Residents 349
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 434
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 717
Population in Familes 604
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,321
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $43,545
Average Household Income $55,935
Per Capita Income $21,152


Total Housing Units 298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $91,111
Average Home Value $122,000


Total Households 261
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 193
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% -0.03%
Households 0.05% 0.08%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Corydon, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corydon 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 # 293 46th
Population Density # 177 67th
Diversity Index # 191 64th
Median Household Income # 238 56th
Per Capita Income # 304 44th

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