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Buckhorn, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Buckhorn had a population of 158 as of July 1, 2020. Buckhorn ranks in the lower 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 Buckhorn is located at latitude 37.3487 and longitude -83.4763 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buckhorn encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 755 feet.

The City of Buckhorn (GNIS ID: 2403947) 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 Buckhorn is located within Buckhorn Division of Perry County.


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Buckhorn, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 158 (100%)
Population in Households 153 (96.8%)
Population in Families 130 (82.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 3.2%)
Population Density 469
Diversity Index2 5
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,990
Average Household Income $34,883
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $14,006
Wealth Index5 27
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $40,385
Average Home Value $53,571
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 51
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 38
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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.24% -0.38%
Households -0.19% -0.4%
Families 0.53% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   3.11%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.48%

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Buckhorn, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buckhorn to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 498 8th
Population Density # 397 27th
Median Household Income # 509 6th
Housing Affordability Index # 36 7th
Per Capita Income # 520 4th
Diversity Index # 501 7th

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