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Salyersville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Salyersville had a population of 1,856 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Salyersville is located at latitude 37.7419 and longitude -83.0636 in Magoffin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salyersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Magoffin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Salyersville (GNIS ID: 2405411) 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 Salyersville is located within Salyersville Division of Magoffin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Salyersville 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 Salyersville: Adamsville.

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


Total Population 1,856
Daytime Population: Workers 1,707
Daytime Population: Residents 1,327
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,034
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.63
Population in Households 1,731
Population in Familes 1,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density2 752
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $34,368
Average Household Income $48,480
Per Capita Income $20,427


Total Housing Units 857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 443 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 309 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $61,667
Average Home Value $94,651


Total Households 752
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 498
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 -0.2% -0.73%
Households -0.11% -0.7%
Families 0.77% -0.82%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Salyersville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salyersville 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 # 170 69th
Population Density # 307 43rd
Diversity Index # 345 36th
Median Household Income # 380 30th
Per Capita Income # 337 38th

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