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Summer Shade, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Summer Shade Census Designated Place had a population of 303 as of July 1, 2019. 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 36.8842 and longitude -85.7025 in Metcalfe County. The formal boundaries for the Summer Shade Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Summer Shade: Glovers Creek.

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Summer Shade, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Summer Shade, KY Housing Affordability Index is 232
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Summer Shade, KY Wealth Index is 36
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 303 (100%)
Population in Households 303 (100.0%)
Population in Families 248 (81.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 149
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,933
Average Household Income $44,781
Per Capita Income $17,998
Wealth Index4 36

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $89,375
Housing Affordability Index3 232
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 85
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.14% -0.07%
Households -0.17% -0.16%
Families 0.26% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

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, 2019 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 # 424 22nd
Population Density # 518 4th
Diversity Index # 274 49th
Median Household Income # 356 34th
Per Capita Income # 454 16th

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