Barbourville, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 3,155 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 
Males: 1,599  (50.7%)
Females: 1,556  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40915, 40949.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,720 (it was $13,297 in 2000)
Barbourville:

$19,720
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,480 (it was $11,485 in 2000)

Barbourville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,009 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Barbourville:

$107,009
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $112,713; Detached houses: $125,861; Mobile homes: $22,650

Median gross rent in 2012: $421.

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Barbourville races chart
  • White alone - 2,903 (91.7%)
  • Black alone - 160 (5.1%)
  • Two or more races - 42 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 38 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

Races in Barbourville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Barbourville: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (31.2%), Irish (11.7%), German (11.6%), English (4.9%), Swedish (2.1%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1854

Land area: 3.49 square miles.

Population density: 903 people per square mile   (low).

Barbourville, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Barbourville:

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barbourville city:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 37.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

50 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Barbourville, Kentucky as of March 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Barbourville to the number of sex offenders is 449 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $582 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (0.6%)

Barbourville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (61.5 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (87.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (399.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Artemus, KY (1.7 miles ), Trosper, KY (2.4 miles ), Flat Lick, KY (2.5 miles ), Bryants, KY (2.7 miles ), Gray, KY (2.8 miles ), Girdler, KY (2.8 miles ), Dewitt, KY (3.3 miles ), Pineville, KY (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $43,400
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $37,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.86 N, Longitude: 83.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,814 (+86.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 688 (68.5%)

Area code: 606

Barbourville household income distribution Barbourville home values distribution

Crime rates in Barbourville by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010002000
per 100,000 0.028.30.00.00.055.30.00.00.0
Robberies 100101031
per 100,000 28.40.00.028.10.027.70.094.131.5
Assaults 102121022
per 100,000 28.40.056.428.155.927.70.062.862.9
Burglaries 11108634151111
per 100,000 312.8282.6225.5168.583.9110.7413.8345.2346.1
Thefts 302414151925322831
per 100,000 853.0678.3394.6421.2531.5691.8882.8878.6975.5
Auto thefts 1266355343
per 100,000 341.2169.6169.184.2139.9138.482.8125.594.4
Arson N/A100N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A28.30.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 89.476.151.645.345.495.865.0100.985.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Barbourville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.72
Kentucky average:

1.88
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.4%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -143 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Barbourville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Barbourville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Barbourville-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the Barbourville city center .

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Barbourville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% 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 93.0 miles away from the city 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 73.6 miles away from Barbourville 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 245.4 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 88.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from Barbourville center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 227.9 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barbourville topographic map

Birthplace of: George Madison Adams - Representative, William A. Stanfill - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Barbourville:

  • KNOX COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 80 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • RAI - BARBOURVILLE HOME THERAPY CTR. (315 HOSPITAL DR., SUITE 3, KNOX PROFESSIONAL PARK.)
  • KNOX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HHA (261 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • BARBOURVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (117 SHELBY STREET)
  • KNOX COUNTY HOSPITAL (80 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

College/University in Barbourville:

  • Union College (Full-time enrollment: 1,090; Location: 310 College St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.unionky.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barbourville:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 18 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 23 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Somerset Community College (about 44 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 50 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Walters State Community College (about 57 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 63 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)

Public high schools in Barbourville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Barbourville:

See full list of schools located in Barbourville, School District: KNOX COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Barbourville:

  • KNOX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $687,331; Location: 206 KNOX STREET; 32,499 books; 1,190 audio materials; 2,574 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Barbourville: Barbourville Fire Department Station 2 (A), Barbourville Fire Department Station 1 (B), Knox County Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Barbourville Cemetery (1), Johes Cemetery (2), Adam and Eve Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Richland Creek (A), Hanson Branch (B), Goodin Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: College Motel (429 College Street), Best Western Wilderness Trail (1476 South US 25 East).

Courts: Kentucky State - Judicial Department- Juvenile Justice (700 Pitzer Street), Kentucky State - Judicial Department- Administrative Office Of The Courts- Pret (102 Coles Court), Knox County - Barbourville- Circuit Court Judge (Court House), Knox Co Fiscal Court (40 Back Track Road), Knox County - Barbourville- Circuit Court Clerk (102 Coles Court), Knox CO Juvenile Court Expediter (122 Court Square).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 42.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Barbourville and their reported violations in the past:

BARBOURVILLE WATER & ELECTRIC (Population served: 17,892, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
KNOX COUNTY UTILITY COMMISSION (Population served: 7,948, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2007)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.2%
(34.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Barbourville in 2010:

  • 301 people in college/university student housing
  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Barbourville in 2000:

  • 221 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Barbourville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Barbourville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Barbourville (2011 data):

  • Commercial Bank: Cumberland Parkway Branch, Union Plaza Branch, Auto Bank Branch, Barbourville-North Main Street Branc. Info updated 2008/09/25: Bank assets: $807.9 mil, Deposits: $626.4 mil, headquarters in Harrogate, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Unified Shares, Llc
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Barbourville - Main at 406 Knox St, branch established on 1990/05/14; Barbourville - Highway Branch at 1881 South Us 25e, branch established on 2011/01/01. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Parkway Plaza Branch at Cumberland Gap Pkwy, branch established on 1988/10/20. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Hometown Bank of Corbin, Inc.: Barbourville Branch at 238 Cumberland Avenue, branch established on 2008/10/15. Info updated 2006/05/01: Bank assets: $128.1 mil, Deposits: $105.8 mil, headquarters in Corbin, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Barbourville travel time to work - commute Barbourville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barbourville city (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.34%
Here: 58.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents85.5%4.0%3.8%1.9%4.8%
Congregations79.2%4.2%2.8%2.8%11.1%
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: 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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,354$32,1240$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,183$43,0988$3,742
Police Protection - Officers 15$44,644$35,7150$0
Police - Other 1$2,252$27,0240$0
Firefighters 1$3,040$36,4800$0
Streets and Highways 8$17,630$26,4450$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$26,126$44,7870$0
Other and Unallocable 1$5,103$61,2361$51
Totals for Government 37$111,332$36,1089$3,793

Barbourville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $146,000 ($46.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($0.95)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,764,000 ($1193.03)
    General - Other: $1,065,000 ($337.56)
    Water Utilities: $984,000 ($311.89)
    Police Protection: $720,000 ($228.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $555,000 ($175.91)
    Sewerage: $474,000 ($150.24)
    Central Staff Services: $364,000 ($115.37)
    Regular Highways: $355,000 ($112.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000 ($58.95)
    Fire Protection: $32,000 ($10.14)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($5.07)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $545,000 ($172.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $431,000 ($136.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($11.73)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,891,000 ($599.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Barbourville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $1,427,000 ($452.30)
    Sewerage: $483,000 ($153.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $348,000 ($110.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($60.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000 ($15.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $41,000 ($13.00)
    All Other: $27,000 ($8.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $270,000 ($85.58)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.95)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,497,000 ($1425.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,431,000 ($453.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $89,000 ($28.21)
    Highways: $54,000 ($17.12)
  • Tax - NEC: $530,000 ($167.99)
    Property: $490,000 ($155.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $228,000 ($72.27)

Barbourville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $7,500,000 ($2377.18)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,619,000 ($513.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,500,000 ($2377.18)
    Other, NEC: $1,492,000 ($472.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $127,000 ($40.25)

Barbourville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,671,000 ($3065.29)

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Laurel County, KY  1.40% ($22,794 average AGI)
from Whitley County, KY  1.21% ($20,763)
from Bell County, KY  0.52% ($27,735)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laurel County, KY  1.57% ($24,252 average AGI)
to Whitley County, KY  1.26% ($24,644)
to Bell County, KY  0.25% ($19,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barbourville:

  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WANO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 3 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barbourville:

  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barbourville:

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

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Barbourville, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 58
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Barbourville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Barbourville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Barbourville, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • CALIFORNIA HOLLOW, 1.5m Sse Of Barbourville (Lat: 36.897500 Lon: -83.905278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WMW513
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BARBOURVILLE, Ky Hwy 2423 (Lat: 36.866333 Lon: -83.899694), Type: Mast, Structure height: 55.5 m, Overall height: 60.5 m, Call Sign: WPJB320
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2003, Certifier: Kellye E Abernathy
    Registrant: Bellsouth Personal Communications, LLC, 17330 Preston Rd. Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2000, Fax: (972) 733-8141
  • Various Locations (Lat: 36.883417 Lon: -83.899917), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPJD920
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2011, Expiration Date: 03/12/2021
    Registrant: Delta Natural Gas Company Inc., 3617 Lexington Road, Winchester, KY 40391, Phone: (606) 744-6171
  • Booger MTN, 1500 Ft Off Hwy 25 Booger Mtn 6.7 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.942028 Lon: -83.963806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: KIQ83
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/11/2019
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • STATION, 6.5 Mi Nw Of Barbourville At Johnson Hollow Forest Site (Lat: 36.945083 Lon: -83.968528), Overall height: 84.7 m, Call Sign: WEE403
    Assigned Frequencies: 2138.00 MHz, 2132.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 11/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2011
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barbourville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3079M , Serial Number: 28-7816336, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John T Partin, 503 Scott Branch Rd, Barbourville, KY 40906, Other Owners: Charles A Miracle
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AA-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5687L , Serial Number: AA1-0087, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Jack G Choate, Po Box 1016, Barbourville, KY 40906
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7177R , Serial Number: 28-21888, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1966
    Registrant (Partnership): Billy C Hacker, 367 Scott Branch Rd, Barbourville, KY 40906, Other Owners: John Curtis Corey
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8907F , Serial Number: 28R-7703007, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1982
    Registrant (Corporation): N8907f LLC, Po Box 1750, Barbourville, KY 40906

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 68
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Barbourville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barbourville, KY
Most common first names in Barbourville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10174.0 years
William8573.8 years
James8071.5 years
Mary7377.9 years
Charles5069.3 years
George3875.9 years
Martha3680.3 years
Robert3072.0 years
Ethel2681.1 years
Bertha2481.4 years
Most common last names in Barbourville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13772.6 years
Mills8171.1 years
Jones5873.9 years
Gray4972.7 years
Davis4178.2 years
Partin3872.6 years
Hammons3676.6 years
Broughton3568.8 years
Brown3575.7 years
Miller3472.5 years
Businesses in Barbourville, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

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