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Stanton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 2,657 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Stanton is located at latitude 37.8456 and longitude -83.8583 in Powell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Powell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 673 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 2405520) 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 Stanton is located within Stanton Division of Powell County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stanton: Beavers Pond.

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


Total Population 2,657
Population in Households 2,481
Population in Familes 1,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density2 1,289
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $30,510
Average Household Income $45,118
Per Capita Income $18,129


Total Housing Units 1,200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 606 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 414 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $104,066
Average Home Value $112,893


Total Households 1,019
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 659
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 -0.34% -0.34%
Households -0.34% -0.34%
Families -0.15% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Stanton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 133 76th
Population Density # 183 66th
Diversity Index # 385 29th
Median Household Income # 458 15th
Per Capita Income # 459 15th

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