Maysville, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Maysville, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Maysville had a population of 9,123 as of July 1, 2018. Maysville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Maysville is located at latitude 38.6412 and longitude -83.7444 in Mason County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maysville (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.97 sq. miles and a water area of 2.38 sq. miles. Mason County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 541 feet.

The City of Maysville (GNIS ID: 2405043) 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 Maysville is located within Maysville Division of Mason County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Maysville: Plugtown.

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


Total Population 9,123
Population in Households 8,825
Population in Familes 6,837
Population in Group Qrtrs 298
Population Density2 481
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $35,941
Average Household Income $58,017
Per Capita Income $24,898


Total Housing Units 4,540 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,012 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,846 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 682 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $124,312
Average Home Value $146,954


Total Households 3,858
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,338
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 0.15% 0.13%
Households 0.07% 0.1%
Families -0.08% -0.04%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Maysville, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maysville 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 # 51 91st
Population Density # 390 28th
Diversity Index # 101 81st
Median Household Income # 363 33rd
Per Capita Income # 217 60th

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