Breckinridge Center, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Breckinridge Center, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place had a population of 2,358 as of July 1, 2018. Breckinridge Center 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 Breckinridge Center is located at latitude 37.6833 and longitude -87.8654 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402712) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Breckinridge Center Census Designated Place is located within Morganfield Division of Union County.

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


Total Population 2,358
Population in Households 904
Population in Familes 733
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,454
Population Density2 898
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $19,913
Average Household Income $24,426
Per Capita Income $7,686


Total Housing Units 346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $35,092
Average Home Value $139,216


Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 211
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 1.53% -0.04%
Households 0.28% -0.07%
Families -0.11% -0.19%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.54%

Breckinridge Center, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Breckinridge Center 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 # 150 73rd
Population Density # 271 50th
Diversity Index # 17 97th
Median Household Income # 532 2nd
Per Capita Income # 539 0th

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