Gilbertsville, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gilbertsville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Gilbertsville Census Designated Place had a population of 447 as of July 1, 2017. Gilbertsville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gilbertsville is located at latitude 37.0248 and longitude -88.3107 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Gilbertsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Gilbertsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629621) 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 Gilbertsville Census Designated Place is located within Calvert City Division of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gilbertsville 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 Gilbertsville: Freedom Corner, Hells Half Acre, Jesseville.

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


Total Population 447
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 258
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 282
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 402
Population in Familes 308
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 441
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $31,019
Average Household Income $43,756
Per Capita Income $18,687


Total Housing Units 264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (38.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 76 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (32.6%)
Median Home Value $101,389
Average Home Value $136,893


Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 109
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 -0.33% -0.36%
Households -0.53% -0.45%
Families -1.32% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Gilbertsville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gilbertsville 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 # 359 34th
Population Density # 405 25th
Diversity Index # 342 37th
Median Household Income # 440 19th
Per Capita Income # 422 22nd

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