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Wheatcroft, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Wheatcroft had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Wheatcroft is located at latitude 37.4893 and longitude -87.8612 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wheatcroft (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 377 feet.

The City of Wheatcroft (GNIS ID: 2405725) 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 Wheatcroft is located within Clay Division of Webster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wheatcroft population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Wheatcroft, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 150
Daytime Population: Workers 36
Daytime Population: Residents 91
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 127
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 611
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,056
Average Household Income $60,541
Per Capita Income $23,143


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $80,556
Average Home Value $99,500


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 42
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 -0.89% -1.09%
Households -0.86% -0.99%
Families -0.32% -0.97%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Wheatcroft, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wheatcroft to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 501 7th
Population Density # 352 35th
Diversity Index # 388 28th
Median Household Income # 199 63rd
Per Capita Income # 239 56th

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