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Stanford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Stanford had a population of 3,864 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Stanford is located at latitude 37.5312 and longitude -84.6619 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanford (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Stanford (GNIS ID: 2405519) 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 Stanford is located within Stanford Division of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stanford: Logans Fort, Saint Asaph, Saint Asaph Station.

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


Total Population 3,864
Population in Households 3,656
Population in Familes 2,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density2 944
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $36,365
Average Household Income $49,369
Per Capita Income $20,382


Total Housing Units 1,745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 997 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 571 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $127,117
Average Home Value $145,245


Total Households 1,568
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,014
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 0.15% 0.16%
Households 0.08% 0.14%
Families 0.32% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Stanford, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanford 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 # 108 80th
Population Density # 258 52nd
Diversity Index # 142 74th
Median Household Income # 356 34th
Per Capita Income # 370 31st

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