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Watterson Park, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Watterson Park had a population of 1,014 as of July 1, 2018. Watterson Park ranks in the upper 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 Watterson Park is located at latitude 38.1953 and longitude -85.6822 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watterson Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 476 feet.

The City of Watterson Park (GNIS ID: 2405689) 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 Watterson Park is located within Central Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

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Watterson Park, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,014
Population in Households 1,014
Population in Familes 654
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 705
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $27,992
Average Household Income $39,045
Per Capita Income $19,531


Total Housing Units 551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (51.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $123,544
Average Home Value $152,740


Total Households 504
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.49%
Households 0.42% 0.43%
Families 0.16% 0.27%
Median Household Income   4.51%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Watterson Park, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Watterson Park to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 236 56th
Population Density # 324 40th
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 492 9th
Per Capita Income # 415 23rd

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