Trenton, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Trenton, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Trenton had a population of 388 as of July 1, 2018. Trenton 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 Trenton is located at latitude 36.7239 and longitude -87.2628 in Todd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trenton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Todd County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

The City of Trenton (GNIS ID: 2405601) 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 Trenton is located within Trenton Division of Todd County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trenton: Lewisville.

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


Total Population 388
Population in Households 388
Population in Familes 333
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 703
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $45,399
Average Household Income $57,666
Per Capita Income $21,352


Total Housing Units 190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $113,043
Average Home Value $170,833


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 113
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 0.13% -0.36%
Households 0.0% -0.38%
Families 0.33% -0.54%
Median Household Income   0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Trenton, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trenton 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 # 386 29th
Population Density # 325 40th
Diversity Index # 133 76th
Median Household Income # 232 57th
Per Capita Income # 333 39th

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