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Payne Gap, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Payne Gap Census Designated Place had a population of 384 as of July 1, 2019. Payne Gap ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Payne Gap is located at latitude 37.1554 and longitude -82.6593 in Letcher County. The formal boundaries for the Payne Gap Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Letcher County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,762 feet.

The Payne Gap Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629661) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Payne Gap Census Designated Place is located within Jenkins Division of Letcher County.


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Payne Gap, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Payne Gap, KY Housing Affordability Index is 350
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Payne Gap, KY Wealth Index is 41
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 384 (100%)
Population in Households 384 (100.0%)
Population in Families 333 (86.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 169
Diversity Index2 1
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,639
Average Household Income $51,122
Per Capita Income $20,515
Wealth Index4 41

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $64,706
Housing Affordability Index3 350
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 155
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.69% 0.52%
Households 1.75% 0.38%
Families 1.52% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Payne Gap, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Payne Gap to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 390 28th
Population Density # 507 6th
Diversity Index # 539 1st
Median Household Income # 248 54th
Per Capita Income # 364 33rd

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