Crab Orchard, KY Profile: Facts & Data


Crab Orchard Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Crab Orchard Content

Also See: Crab Orchard, KY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Crab Orchard, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Crab Orchard had a population of 809 as of July 1, 2018. Crab Orchard 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 Crab Orchard is located at latitude 37.4645 and longitude -84.5066 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crab Orchard (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.

The City of Crab Orchard (GNIS ID: 2404143) 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 Crab Orchard is located within Crab Orchard Division of Lincoln County.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Crab Orchard 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Crab Orchard (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. Kentucky Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. Kentucky Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a Kentucky Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


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


Total Population 809
Population in Households 809
Population in Familes 686
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 463
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $28,786
Average Household Income $43,556
Per Capita Income $16,466


Total Housing Units 421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $84,804
Average Home Value $99,219


Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 239
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 -0.47% -0.25%
Households -0.52% -0.29%
Families 0.9% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Crab Orchard, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crab Orchard 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 # 274 49th
Population Density # 402 26th
Diversity Index # 407 24th
Median Household Income # 482 11th
Per Capita Income # 505 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Kentucky July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: