Magoffin County KY Information


Magoffin County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,024
Population in Households 13,897
Population in Familes 11,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $32,551
Average Household Income $45,692
Per Capita Income $18,510


Total Housing Units 6,294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,023 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,612 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 659 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $53,156
Average Home Value $87,124


Total Households 5,635
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,014
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 0.61% 0.38%
Households 0.72% 0.45%
Families 0.55% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.01%


Magoffin County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magoffin 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 # 81 34th
Population Density # 77 37th
Diversity Index # 112 8th
Median Household Income # 95 22nd
Per Capita Income # 102 16th

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