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Beattyville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Beattyville had a population of 1,448 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.5718 and longitude -83.7069 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beattyville 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beattyville: Beatty, Beatty Town, Carnahan Patent.

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


Total Population 1,448
Population in Households 1,365
Population in Familes 1,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 688
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $24,126
Average Household Income $41,060
Per Capita Income $18,242


Total Housing Units 658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 339 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $81,884
Average Home Value $103,033


Total Households 580
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 356
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 1.25% 0.84%
Households 1.64% 0.88%
Families 2.35% 0.77%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.07%

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, 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 # 198 64th
Population Density # 330 39th
Diversity Index # 438 19th
Median Household Income # 519 4th
Per Capita Income # 455 16th

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