Beechmont, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Beechmont, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Beechmont Census Designated Place had a population of 772 as of July 1, 2018. Beechmont ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Beechmont is located at latitude 37.1694 and longitude -87.0395 in Muhlenberg County. The formal boundaries for the Beechmont Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Muhlenberg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 495 feet.

The Beechmont Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629573) 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 Beechmont Census Designated Place is located within Drakesboro Division of Muhlenberg County.

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


Total Population 772
Population in Households 772
Population in Familes 668
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 424
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $30,976
Average Household Income $42,545
Per Capita Income $16,091


Total Housing Units 345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $87,603
Average Home Value $95,700


Total Households 305
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 229
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 1.39% 0.41%
Households 1.31% 0.39%
Families 0.88% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Beechmont, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beechmont 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 # 279 48th
Population Density # 414 24th
Diversity Index # 405 25th
Median Household Income # 451 17th
Per Capita Income # 512 5th

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