Beaver Dam, KY Profile: Facts & Data

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Beaver Dam, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Beaver Dam had a population of 3,445 as of July 1, 2018. Beaver Dam ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Beaver Dam is located at latitude 37.4057 and longitude -86.8738 in Ohio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beaver Dam (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Ohio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 410 feet.

The City of Beaver Dam (GNIS ID: 2403833) 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 Beaver Dam is located within Beaver Dam Division of Ohio County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,445
Population in Households 3,434
Population in Familes 2,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,144
Diversity Index3 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,769
Average Household Income $46,581
Per Capita Income $17,657

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 784 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 541 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $98,988
Average Home Value $117,050
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,325
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 903
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.08% -0.02%
Households -0.27% -0.11%
Families -0.25% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

Beaver Dam, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beaver Dam 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 # 110 80th
Population Density # 211 61st
Diversity Index # 53 91st
Median Household Income # 369 32nd
Per Capita Income # 474 12th

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