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The City of Brandenburg had a population of 2,627 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Brandenburg is located at latitude 37.9905 and longitude -86.1795 in Meade County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brandenburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Meade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 568 feet.

The City of Brandenburg (GNIS ID: 2403913) 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 Brandenburg is located within Brandenburg Division of Meade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brandenburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brandenburg: Brandenberg, Buzzard Roost.

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


Total Population 2,627
Daytime Population: Workers 2,634
Daytime Population: Residents 1,473
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,107
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.56
Population in Households 2,428
Population in Familes 1,882
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density2 632
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $38,292
Average Household Income $52,125
Per Capita Income $22,269


Total Housing Units 1,185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 534 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 530 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $118,033
Average Home Value $141,479


Total Households 1,064
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 643
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 -0.08% -0.28%
Households 0.04% -0.19%
Families 0.35% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Brandenburg, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brandenburg to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 137 75th
Population Density # 346 36th
Diversity Index # 167 69th
Median Household Income # 317 41st
Per Capita Income # 267 51st

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