Leslie County KY Information


Leslie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,058
Daytime Population: Workers 2,326
Daytime Population: Residents 7,704
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 10,831
Population in Familes 9,037
Population in Group Qrtrs 227
Population Density2 28
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $36,628
Average Household Income $48,270
Per Capita Income $19,744


Total Housing Units 5,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,546 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 899 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 898 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $52,925
Average Home Value $72,497


Total Households 4,445
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,056
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 -0.31% -0.56%
Households -0.34% -0.59%
Families -0.5% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


Leslie County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leslie County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 95 22nd
Population Density # 114 6th
Diversity Index # 119 2nd
Median Household Income # 77 37th
Per Capita Income # 79 35th

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