South Carrollton, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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South Carrollton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of South Carrollton had a population of 173 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for South Carrollton is located at latitude 37.3353 and longitude -87.1402 in Muhlenberg County. The formal boundaries for the City of South Carrollton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Muhlenberg County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 449 feet.

The City of South Carrollton (GNIS ID: 2405488) 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 South Carrollton is located within Central City Division of Muhlenberg County.

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


Total Population 173
Population in Households 172
Population in Familes 145
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 684
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $24,238
Average Household Income $40,298
Per Capita Income $16,151


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $123,113


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 50
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 -0.74% -0.58%
Households -0.69% -0.6%
Families -0.24% -0.81%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

South Carrollton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Carrollton 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 # 489 10th
Population Density # 331 39th
Diversity Index # 352 35th
Median Household Income # 518 4th
Per Capita Income # 509 6th

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