Mays Lick, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Mays Lick, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Mays Lick Census Designated Place had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.5176 and longitude -83.8419 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 233
Population in Households 233
Population in Familes 202
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 365
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $60,752
Average Household Income $91,916
Per Capita Income $34,364


Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $161,364
Average Home Value $192,532


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.46% -0.17%
Households -0.47% -0.2%
Families 0.84% -0.27%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

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, 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 # 463 14th
Population Density # 429 21st
Diversity Index # 247 54th
Median Household Income # 116 79th
Per Capita Income # 89 84th

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