Fincastle, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fincastle, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fincastle had a population of 856 as of July 1, 2017. Fincastle ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Fincastle is located at latitude 38.3082 and longitude -85.5415 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fincastle (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 715 feet.

The City of Fincastle (GNIS ID: 2403609) 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 Fincastle is located within Northeast Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

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

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


Total Population 856
Daytime Population: Workers 70
Daytime Population: Residents 342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 412
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.48
Population in Households 856
Population in Familes 664
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,019
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $68,647
Average Household Income $86,625
Per Capita Income $34,961


Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $206,633
Average Home Value $204,717


Total Households 304
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 191
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% 0.67%
Households 0.56% 0.65%
Families -2.41% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Fincastle, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fincastle 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 # 259 52nd
Population Density # 49 91st
Diversity Index # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 74 86th
Per Capita Income # 75 86th

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