McCracken County KY Information


McCracken County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 66,693
Daytime Population: Workers 40,830
Daytime Population: Residents 36,710
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 77,540
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 65,504
Population in Familes 51,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,189
Population Density2 268
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $43,779
Average Household Income $62,479
Per Capita Income $27,068


Total Housing Units 31,893 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,301 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,344 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,248 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $135,303
Average Home Value $169,581


Total Households 28,645
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 17,903
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 0.24% 0.18%
Households 0.2% 0.16%
Families 0.01% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


McCracken County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCracken County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 12 91st
Population Density # 10 93rd
Diversity Index # 10 93rd
Median Household Income # 36 71st
Per Capita Income # 13 90th

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