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Goose Creek, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Goose Creek had a population of 305 as of July 1, 2019. Goose Creek 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 Goose Creek is located at latitude 38.3162 and longitude -85.6486 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Goose Creek encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 423 feet.

The City of Goose Creek (GNIS ID: 2403713) 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 Goose Creek is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Goose Creek: Florida Heights.

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Goose Creek, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Goose Creek, KY Housing Affordability Index is 214
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Goose Creek, KY Wealth Index is 218
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 305 (100%)
Population in Households 305 (100.0%)
Population in Families 262 (85.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 4,935
Diversity Index2 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,000
Average Household Income $124,660
Per Capita Income $51,344
Wealth Index4 218

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (86.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $258,537
Housing Affordability Index3 214
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.4% 0.84%
Households 0.28% 0.84%
Families -0.86% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Goose Creek, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goose Creek to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 422 22nd
Population Density # 21 96th
Diversity Index # 155 71st
Median Household Income # 37 93rd
Per Capita Income # 35 94th

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