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Beattyville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Beattyville had a population of 1,414 as of July 1, 2017. Beattyville ranks in the lower 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 Beattyville is located at latitude 37.5911 and longitude -83.7056 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beattyville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The City of Beattyville (GNIS ID: 2403831) 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 Beattyville is located within Beattyville Division of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Beattyville 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 Beattyville: Beatty, Beatty Town, Carnahan Patent.

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


Total Population 1,414
Daytime Population: Workers 1,303
Daytime Population: Residents 927
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,230
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 1,332
Population in Familes 1,042
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density2 672
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $24,037
Average Household Income $39,547
Per Capita Income $17,574


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $79,365
Average Home Value $96,694


Total Households 567
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 349
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 1.09% 1.03%
Households 1.55% 1.0%
Families 2.39% 0.9%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Beattyville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beattyville 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 # 202 63rd
Population Density # 332 39th
Diversity Index # 428 21st
Median Household Income # 520 4th
Per Capita Income # 461 15th

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