Georgetown, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Georgetown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Georgetown is the 8th largest city in Kentucky with a population of 35,675 as of July 1, 2018. Georgetown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Georgetown is located at latitude 38.2252 and longitude -84.5484 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Georgetown (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The City of Georgetown (GNIS ID: 2403689) 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 Georgetown is located within Georgetown Division of Scott County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Georgetown: George Town, Lebanon Station, McClellans Station.

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


Total Population 35,675
Population in Households 34,087
Population in Familes 28,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,588
Population Density2 2,154
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $62,255
Average Household Income $77,841
Per Capita Income $29,518


Total Housing Units 14,470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,167 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,890 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,413 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $174,427
Average Home Value $206,829


Total Households 13,057
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 8,972
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 2.49% 2.16%
Households 2.39% 2.21%
Families 2.26% 2.12%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Georgetown, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Georgetown 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 # 8 99th
Population Density # 108 80th
Diversity Index # 93 83rd
Median Household Income # 106 81st
Per Capita Income # 135 75th

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