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Mays Lick, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The Mays Lick Census Designated Place had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2017. Mays Lick 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 Mays Lick is located at latitude 38.5198 and longitude -83.8461 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the Mays Lick Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The Mays Lick Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629649) 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 Mays Lick Census Designated Place is located within Mays Lick Division of Mason County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mays Lick 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 Mays Lick: Mays Spring, New Jersey Colony, William Mays Settlement.

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


Total Population 233
Daytime Population: Workers 51
Daytime Population: Residents 123
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 174
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 233
Population in Familes 201
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 365
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $58,389
Average Household Income $81,736
Per Capita Income $30,258


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $154,545
Average Home Value $197,115


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 75
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 -0.52% -0.35%
Households -0.66% -0.4%
Families 0.96% -0.54%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Mays Lick, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mays Lick 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 # 466 14th
Population Density # 428 21st
Diversity Index # 264 51st
Median Household Income # 114 79th
Per Capita Income # 117 79th

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