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Median resident age:  37.2 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 40601

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,835 (it was $36,304 in 2000)
Bald Knob:

$41,835
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,543

Bald Knob CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,904 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Bald Knob:

$114,904
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $120,345; Detached houses: $136,558; Townhouses or other attached units: $400,588; Mobile homes: $74,655

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Bald Knob races chart
  • White alone - 1,417 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bald Knob: 137.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bald Knob CCD:  0.4% ($308)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (30.3 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Peaks Mill, KY (2.5 miles) , Christianburg, KY (2.8 miles) , Frankfort, KY (2.9 miles ), Monterey, KY (2.9 miles) , Pleasureville, KY (3.3 miles ), Gratz, KY (3.4 miles) , Stamping Ground, KY (3.7 miles ), Monterey-New Columbus, KY (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 38.31 N, Longitude: 84.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Bald Knob household income distribution Bald Knob home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Truck transportation (13%)
  • Food and beverage stores (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Gasoline stations (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Bald Knob-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Bald Knob place center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 tornado 21.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bald Knob-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 93% smaller 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 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from Bald Knob center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from Bald Knob center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Bald Knob:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FRANKFORT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)
  • FRANKFORT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bald Knob:

  • Kentucky State University (about 9 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,204)
  • University of Kentucky (about 30 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • National College-Lexington (about 34 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • Sullivan University (about 42 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Bellarmine University (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)

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Notable location: Franklin County Fire Department Station 6 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bald Knob include: Harvieland Church (A), Lebanon Church (B), Mount Carmel Church (C), Mount Zion Church (D), North Benson Church (E), Pleasant Ridge Church (F), Pleasant View Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bailey Cemetery (1), Sudduth Cemetery (2), Waits Cemetery (3), Moore Cemetery (4), Hutcherson Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barrel Branch (A), Tucker Creek (B), Willow Branch (C), Sudduth Branch (D), Bark Branch (E), Marshall Branch (F), North Fork North Benson Creek (G), Quire Branch (H), Goose Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bald Knob: Kentucky River Campground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.1. This is about average.
City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6


Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.5%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.6%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bald Knob, KY

Bald Knob compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bald Knob CCD (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.89%
Here62.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents47.6%11.3%9.9%8.4%4.9%
Congregations42.4%7.6%1.5%6.1%6.1%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.8%2.3%2.2%1.8%8.8%
Congregations1.5%3.0%1.5%3.0%27.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Franklin County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Franklin County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Franklin County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

31.8%
Kentucky:

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

21.4%
State:

15.9%

6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fayette County, KY  0.83% ($34,069 average AGI)
from Anderson County, KY  0.71% ($31,123)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.43% ($27,405)


6.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fayette County, KY  0.97% ($33,984 average AGI)
to Anderson County, KY  0.88% ($35,351)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.50% ($35,577)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bald Knob:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFKY (1490 AM; 1 kW; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bald Knob:

  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYW (104.9 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W202AZ (88.3 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bald Knob:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)


Bald Knob on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations:"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
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