Beech Grove, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Beech Grove, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Beech Grove Census Designated Place had a population of 276 as of July 1, 2018. Beech Grove 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 Beech Grove is located at latitude 37.6213 and longitude -87.3873 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the Beech Grove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The Beech Grove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629572) 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 Beech Grove Census Designated Place is located within Calhoun Division of McLean County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Beech Grove: Buckhorn.

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


Total Population 276
Population in Households 276
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 150
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $53,283
Average Household Income $77,293
Per Capita Income $29,183


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (83.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $153,571
Average Home Value $235,567


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 82
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 1.56% 0.57%
Households 1.65% 0.53%
Families 2.48% 0.48%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Beech Grove, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beech Grove 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 # 443 18th
Population Density # 518 4th
Diversity Index # 327 40th
Median Household Income # 164 70th
Per Capita Income # 138 75th

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