Lewis County KY Information


Lewis County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,024
Population in Households 13,885
Population in Familes 11,653
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $30,620
Average Household Income $44,728
Per Capita Income $17,965


Total Housing Units 6,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,164 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,417 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,081 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $73,787
Average Home Value $104,089


Total Households 5,581
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,961
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 0.13% -0.11%
Households 0.18% -0.08%
Families 0.01% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


Lewis County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lewis County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 80 33rd
Population Density # 112 8th
Diversity Index # 118 3rd
Median Household Income # 104 14th
Per Capita Income # 106 13th

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