Living in Central City, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Central City SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
7
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Central City, KY Crime Report

59
Total Crimes
1,026.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.02%
Below National Average

Central City, KY Cost Of Living

81
Central City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Central City, Kentucky Info Snack

Central City is a home rule-class city in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 5,978 at the 2010 census. It is also the largest city in the county and the principal community in the Central City Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Muhlenberg County.
Population
5,822
Unemployment
9.0%
Poverty
23.6%
Median Home
$75,900
Median Income
$40,590
Median Rent
$601

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Population over time in Central City

Year Population % Change
2017 5,822 -0.3%
2016 5,841 -0.9%
2015 5,895 -0.4%
2014 5,918 -0.2%
2013 5,932 -0.3%
2012 5,951 -0.1%
2011 5,955 -0.2%
2010 5,964 -0.3%
2009 5,984 -
Crime/100k Central City KY USA
Violent Crime 52.2 211.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 0.0 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 34.8 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 974.6 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 69.6 384.7 376.0
Larceny 852.8 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 52.2 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Central City

White
83.5% (4,864)
African American
12.6% (736)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (23)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.9% (55)
Hispanic
2.5% (144)
Race Central City KY USA
White 83.5% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 12.6% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.5% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Central City, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
8.5% (49,765)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (46,554)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (67,959)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.0% (99,262)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.3% (112,373)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (103,008)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (56,989)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.0% (29,163)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (10,167)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (6,956)
Income Central City KY USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.0% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.3% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.0% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Central City

Female
52.9% (3,079)
Male
47.1% (2,743)
Gender Central City KY USA
Female 52.9% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.1% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Central City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (291)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (756)
High School / GED
47.0% (2,736)
Some College
17.0% (989)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (407)
Bachelor's Degree
4.0% (232)
Master's Degree
4.0% (232)
Professional Degree
3.0% (174)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Central City KY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 47.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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