Rockcastle County KY Information


Rockcastle County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,065
Population in Households 16,724
Population in Familes 14,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 341
Population Density2 54
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $34,148
Average Household Income $47,560
Per Capita Income $19,139


Total Housing Units 7,793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,005 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,754 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,034 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $88,794
Average Home Value $111,903


Total Households 6,759
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,728
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.01% -0.11%
Households 0.02% -0.11%
Families -0.17% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


Rockcastle County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockcastle County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents 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 # 69 43rd
Population Density # 68 44th
Diversity Index # 110 10th
Median Household Income # 89 27th
Per Capita Income # 93 23rd

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