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Stanford, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Stanford had a population of 3,748 as of July 1, 2017. Stanford ranks in the upper 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 Stanford is located at latitude 37.5394 and longitude -84.6617 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stanford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 3,748
Daytime Population: Workers 3,091
Daytime Population: Residents 2,314
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,405
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.44
Population in Households 3,540
Population in Familes 2,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density2 915
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $35,935
Average Household Income $47,997
Per Capita Income $19,815


Total Housing Units 1,725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 954 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 562 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $123,611
Average Home Value $141,501


Total Households 1,515
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 981
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 -0.25% -0.06%
Households -0.39% -0.12%
Families -0.1% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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, 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 # 108 80th
Population Density # 267 51st
Diversity Index # 136 75th
Median Household Income # 355 34th
Per Capita Income # 364 33rd

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