Emlyn, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Emlyn, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The Emlyn Census Designated Place had a population of 412 as of July 1, 2018. Emlyn ranks in the lower 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 Emlyn is located at latitude 36.6993 and longitude -84.1419 in Whitley County. The formal boundaries for the Emlyn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Whitley County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 971 feet.

The Emlyn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629609) 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 Emlyn Census Designated Place is located within Saxton Division of Whitley County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Emlyn: Diode, Hog Jaw.

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


Total Population 412
Population in Households 412
Population in Familes 348
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 578
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $35,625
Average Household Income $48,737
Per Capita Income $19,024


Total Housing Units 185 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 109 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $83,257


Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 117
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 -0.43% -0.29%
Households -0.44% -0.25%
Families -0.6% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Emlyn, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emlyn 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 # 376 31st
Population Density # 362 33rd
Diversity Index # 527 3rd
Median Household Income # 372 31st
Per Capita Income # 433 20th

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