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Ledbetter, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Ledbetter Census Designated Place had a population of 1,647 as of July 1, 2017. Ledbetter 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 Ledbetter is located at latitude 37.0524 and longitude -88.4968 in Livingston County. The formal boundaries for the Ledbetter Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Livingston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 348 feet.

The Ledbetter Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403225) 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 Ledbetter Census Designated Place is located within Smithland Division of Livingston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ledbetter 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 Ledbetter: Panhandle.

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


Total Population 1,647
Daytime Population: Workers 241
Daytime Population: Residents 988
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,229
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,647
Population in Familes 1,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 322
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $41,268
Average Household Income $53,396
Per Capita Income $21,703


Total Housing Units 754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 564 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $90,179
Average Home Value $125,088


Total Households 677
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 478
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 -0.3% -0.39%
Households -0.24% -0.36%
Families 0.0% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Ledbetter, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ledbetter 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 # 181 67th
Population Density # 445 18th
Diversity Index # 432 20th
Median Household Income # 263 51st
Per Capita Income # 284 48th

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