Living in London, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

London SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
9.5

London, KY Crime Report

289
Total Crimes
3,608.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
40.51%
Above National Average

London, KY Cost Of Living

87
London's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

London, Kentucky Info Snack

London is a home rule-class city in Laurel County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 7,993 at the time of the 2010 U.S. census. London, Kentucky, is the second-largest city named London in the United States and the fourth-largest in the world. It is part of the London, Kentucky micropolitan area. Of the seventeen micropolitan areas in Kentucky, London is the largest; the London micropolitan area's 2010 Census population was 126,369. London is also home to the annual World Chicken Festival that celebrates the life of Colonel Sanders and features the world's largest skillet.
Population
8,020
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
26.7%
Median Home
$114,500
Median Income
$34,441
Median Rent
$628

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Rankings for London in Kentucky

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Map Of London, KY

Population over time in London

Year Population % Change
2017 8,020 0.2%
2016 8,000 -1.4%
2015 8,111 0.3%
2014 8,090 0.3%
2013 8,062 0.3%
2012 8,034 18.2%
2011 6,797 -14.8%
2010 7,975 0.6%
2009 7,929 -
Crime/100k London KY USA
Violent Crime 224.8 211.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 87.4 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 137.4 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 3384.1 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 399.6 384.7 376.0
Larceny 2335.2 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 649.4 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in London

White
92.5% (7,416)
African American
2.6% (209)
American Indian
0.7% (60)
Asian
1.0% (84)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (14)
Two Or More
2.8% (224)
Hispanic
0.2% (13)
Race London KY USA
White 92.5% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 2.6% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.2% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For London, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
13.0% (104,495)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (54,622)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.8% (142,493)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (105,920)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.0% (96,183)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.8% (142,730)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (72,671)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (55,572)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (18,286)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (9,024)
Income London KY USA
Less than $10,000 13.0% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.8% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.0% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.8% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in London

Female
52.3% (4,194)
Male
47.7% (3,826)
Gender London KY USA
Female 52.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in London for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (641)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (802)
High School / GED
42.0% (3,368)
Some College
21.0% (1,684)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (481)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (641)
Master's Degree
4.0% (320)
Professional Degree
1.0% (80)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education London KY USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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