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Smiths Grove, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Smiths Grove had a population of 788 as of July 1, 2019. Smiths Grove 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 Smiths Grove is located at latitude 37.0525 and longitude -86.2078 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Smiths Grove encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The City of Smiths Grove (GNIS ID: 2405475) 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 Smiths Grove is located within Smiths Grove Division of Warren County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Smiths Grove: Rollins Grove, Smith's Grove.

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Smiths Grove, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Smiths Grove, KY Housing Affordability Index is 251
State of Kentucky Housing Affordability Index is 161
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Smiths Grove, KY Wealth Index is 164
State of Kentucky Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 788 (100%)
Population in Households 788 (100.0%)
Population in Families 665 (84.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,011
Diversity Index2 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,160
Average Household Income $107,087
Per Capita Income $43,202
Wealth Index4 164

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $167,778
Housing Affordability Index3 251
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.07% 1.02%
Households 1.11% 0.98%
Families 1.74% 0.88%
Median Household Income   5.88%
Per Capita Income   5.23%

Smiths Grove, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smiths Grove to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 279 49th
Population Density # 237 56th
Diversity Index # 102 81st
Median Household Income # 88 84th
Per Capita Income # 64 88th

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