Summer Shade, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Summer Shade, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Summer Shade Census Designated Place had a population of 307 as of July 1, 2017. Summer Shade 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 Summer Shade is located at latitude 36.8839 and longitude -85.7119 in Metcalfe County. The formal boundaries for the Summer Shade Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Metcalfe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 896 feet.

The Summer Shade Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629686) 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 Summer Shade Census Designated Place is located within Summer Shade Division of Metcalfe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Summer Shade 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 Summer Shade: Glovers Creek.

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


Total Population 307
Daytime Population: Workers 65
Daytime Population: Residents 174
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 239
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 307
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 151
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $39,799
Average Household Income $46,495
Per Capita Income $18,883


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $90,196
Average Home Value $105,882


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 86
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 0.0% -0.13%
Households -0.11% 0.0%
Families 0.49% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Summer Shade, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summer Shade 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 # 419 23rd
Population Density # 514 5th
Diversity Index # 282 48th
Median Household Income # 295 46th
Per Capita Income # 405 25th

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