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Wilmore, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wilmore had a population of 6,374 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wilmore is located at latitude 37.8698 and longitude -84.662 in Jessamine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wilmore (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jessamine County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Wilmore (GNIS ID: 2405755) 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 Wilmore is located within Wilmore Division of Jessamine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilmore 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 Wilmore: Locust Grove.

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


Total Population 6,374
Daytime Population: Workers 1,348
Daytime Population: Residents 3,583
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,931
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 5,240
Population in Familes 4,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,134
Population Density2 1,572
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $51,149
Average Household Income $68,948
Per Capita Income $24,660


Total Housing Units 2,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,136 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 754 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $178,081
Average Home Value $213,391


Total Households 1,890
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 1,376
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 1.21% 1.27%
Households 1.47% 1.49%
Families 2.02% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Wilmore, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilmore 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 # 73 87th
Population Density # 149 73rd
Diversity Index # 215 60th
Median Household Income # 167 69th
Per Capita Income # 195 64th

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