Meade County KY Information


Meade County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,261
Daytime Population: Workers 6,080
Daytime Population: Residents 15,627
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,707
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 28,049
Population in Familes 24,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 212
Population Density2 93
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $48,911
Average Household Income $61,315
Per Capita Income $22,842


Total Housing Units 12,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,258 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,207 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,706 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $135,957
Average Home Value $171,790


Total Households 10,465
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 7,771
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 -0.17% -0.28%
Households -0.01% -0.18%
Families -0.14% -0.26%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.99%


Meade County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meade 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 # 40 68th
Population Density # 35 72nd
Diversity Index # 27 78th
Median Household Income # 21 83rd
Per Capita Income # 37 70th

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