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The City of Goose Creek had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2021. 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 427 feet.

The City of Goose Creek 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, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 299 (100%)
Population in Households 299 (100.0%)
Population in Families 256 (85.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 4,838
Diversity Index2 26
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $98,418
Average Household Income $133,867
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $56,375
Wealth Index5 234
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (86.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 0.9%)
Median Home Value $275,694
Average Home Value $284,848
Housing Affordability Index3 229
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 82
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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.15% 0.66%
Households 0.0% 0.69%
Families -0.92% 0.24%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
Owner Occupied HU   0.6%

Goose Creek, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goose Creek to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 429 21st
Population Density # 21 96th
Median Household Income # 38 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 346 64th
Per Capita Income # 25 96th
Diversity Index # 152 72nd

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