Artemus, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 590.
Males: 357  (60.6%)
Females: 233  (39.4%)
Median resident age:

28.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 40903, 40906.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $33,775
Artemus:

$33,775
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $20,945

Artemus CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $121,107
Artemus:

$121,107
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $123,359; detached houses: $144,549; mobile homes: $36,323

Median gross rent in 2022: $631.

March 2022 cost of living index in Artemus: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 50.4%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Artemus, Kentucky as of May 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Artemus is 620 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (65.0%), British (5.4%), Italian (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1016 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (59.8 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (90.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (402.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Barbourville, KY (1.7 miles ),
Trosper, KY (1.8 miles ),
Flat Lick, KY (2.0 miles ),
Bryants, KY (2.5 miles ),
Pineville, KY (3.0 miles ),
Girdler, KY (3.1 miles ),
Dewitt, KY (3.1 miles ),
Kentucky Ridge, KY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 83.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Distribution of median household income in Artemus, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Artemus, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.4%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.251
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Artemus-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Artemus place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Artemus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from Artemus center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 248.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Artemus center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 333.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 19, Mudslides: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Artemus:

  • BARBOURVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BARBOURVILLE, KY)
  • PINEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PINEVILLE, KY)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CORBIN, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Artemus:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 19 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 21 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Somerset Community College (about 46 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Walters State Community College (about 54 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 61 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Artemus: Artemus Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (A), Artemus Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Artemus: Artemus Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Rice Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ramsey Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Knox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Artemus:

Marital status in Artemus, KY
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 27.4%

For population 25 years and over in Artemus:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Artemus, KY (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,33456
Mainline Protestant8595
Catholic6782
Black Protestant1231
Other-1
None14,889-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Knox County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Knox County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Knox County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

32.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
State:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Artemus:

  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 2 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WANO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 2 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Artemus:

  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Artemus:

  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W07AH (Channel 7; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE AREA TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W04AF (Channel 4; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE AREA TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)

Artemus fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2021 01:05 AM, Cr-Ramsey Branch Rd, Lat: 36.852258, Lon: -83.826344, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 1, 2009 11:00 AM, Sr-225, Lat: 36.835017, Lon: -83.833967, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 29, 2006 04:30 PM, Sr-225, Lat: 36.829230, Lon: -83.838000, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 29, 2006 07:52 PM, School St., Lat: 36.833670, Lon: -83.836160, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 2003 05:35 PM, Old Railroad Lane, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 31, 2002 05:50 PM, Sr-225, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 1995 11:00 PM, 225, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 38.8mTotal length
  • $1,134,000Total costs
  • 5,418Total average daily traffic
  • 5,401Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • On Top Of Brush Hill (Lat: 36.818333 Lon: -83.849167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: KNKN787, Licensee ID: L00011781
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2021, Expiration Date: 10/01/2031, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Cellco Partnership


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB4QKK, Licensee ID: L00875831, Grant Date: 06/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2016, Certifier: Lee H York, Registrant: Lee H York, Artemus, KY 40903

  • Call Sign: KE4PHL, Licensee ID: L00856640, Grant Date: 05/17/2014, Expiration Date: 07/20/2024, Certifier: Rodney L Leddington, Registrant: Rodney L Leddington, 389 Hwy 930, Artemus, KY 40903

  • Call Sign: KJ4BEM, Licensee ID: L01352057, Grant Date: 10/31/2017, Expiration Date: 12/19/2027, Certifier: Jason Grubb, Registrant: Jason Grubb, 3037 Ky 225, Artemus, KY 40903

  • Call Sign: KM4BJR, Licensee ID: L02523381, Grant Date: 03/13/2024, Expiration Date: 05/16/2034, Certifier: Bryce A Bays, Registrant: Bryce A Bays, 4028 Ky 225, Artemus, KY 40903

  • Call Sign: KN4IFU, Licensee ID: L02148594, Grant Date: 12/07/2017, Expiration Date: 12/07/2027, Certifier: Daniel A Harrison, Registrant: Daniel A Harrison, 377 Springhurst Dr, Artemus, KY 40903

  • Call Sign: KO4GPH, Licensee ID: L02368651, Grant Date: 08/24/2020, Expiration Date: 08/24/2030, Certifier: James R Tomlinson, Registrant: James R Tomlinson, Artemus, KY 40903-0445


Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Artemus, KY
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Artemus, KY
  • 77.5%Electricity
  • 22.5%Utility gas


Artemus compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Artemus on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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