Barbourville, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 3,104 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.5%
 
Males: 1,498  (48.3%)
Females: 1,606  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

33.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40915, 40949.

Barbourville Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,416 (it was $13,297 in 2000)
Barbourville:

$38,416
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,560 (it was $11,485 in 2000)

Barbourville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $168,875 (it was $69,400 in 2000)
Barbourville:

$168,875
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $140,951; detached houses: $138,933

Median gross rent in 2017: $607.

March 2019 cost of living index in Barbourville: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.5%
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  • Races in Barbourville, KY (2017)
    • 2,96494.2%White alone
    • 692.2%Black alone
    • 411.3%Two or more races
    • 250.8%American Indian alone
    • 230.7%Hispanic
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Barbourville, Kentucky as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Barbourville is 177 to 1.


Crime rates in Barbourville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
4
(129.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(94.1)
1
(31.5)
6
(191.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(95.3)
3
(94.5)
3
(94.7)
7
(226.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.4)
1
(28.1)
2
(55.9)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.8)
2
(62.9)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.6)
3
(94.5)
5
(157.8)
10
(323.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(282.6)
8
(225.5)
6
(168.5)
3
(83.9)
4
(110.7)
15
(413.8)
11
(345.2)
11
(346.1)
11
(350.4)
11
(349.0)
12
(381.3)
14
(441.1)
24
(757.3)
14
(452.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(678.3)
14
(394.6)
15
(421.2)
19
(531.5)
25
(691.8)
32
(882.8)
28
(878.6)
31
(975.5)
17
(541.6)
9
(285.5)
31
(985.1)
29
(913.7)
47
(1,483)
48
(1,551)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(169.6)
6
(169.1)
3
(84.2)
5
(139.9)
5
(138.4)
3
(82.8)
4
(125.5)
3
(94.4)
2
(63.7)
3
(95.2)
2
(63.6)
10
(315.1)
19
(599.6)
23
(743.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(28.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)83.156.449.449.5104.670.9110.192.8140.543.5176.0139.9245.5389.1

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City-data.com crime index in Barbourville, KY

Crime rate in Barbourville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (36.5%), English (14.0%), British (12.2%), German (8.3%), Irish (6.6%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1854

Land area: 3.49 square miles.

Population density: 889 people per square mile   (low).

Barbourville, Kentucky map

186 residents are foreign born (5.5% Europe).

This city:

5.9%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,185 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,211 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 36.86 N, Longitude: 83.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,594 (+82.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 634 (64.6%)

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Barbourville, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Barbourville, KY in 2017
Barbourville satellite photo by USGS

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 Barbourville, KY residents
Average permit cost in Barbourville, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Barbourville, KY
Historical housing units in Barbourville, KY
Most common industries in Barbourville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Public administration (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Barbourville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Top executives (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Barbourville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Barbourville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3

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 Barbourville 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 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, 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 Barbourville 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 (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 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

Hospitals and medical centers in Barbourville:

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

Heliports located in Barbourville:

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:

  • KNOX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 920, Location: 100 PANTHER WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • BARBOURVILLE CITY SCHOOL (Students: 633, Location: 140 SCHOOL ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • KNOX APPALACHIAN SCHOOL (Location: 1909 KY HWY 3439, Grades: 6-12)
  • KNOX COUNTY DAY TREATMENT (Location: 135 WALL ST, Grades: 8-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Barbourville:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Barbourville:

Marital status in Barbourville, KY
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

For population 25 years and over in Barbourville:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.3
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Barbourville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Barbourville, 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
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Knox County:

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.3%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Knox County:

21.0%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Barbourville:

43.9%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

34.0%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.2
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.1%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Barbourville:

7.2%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Barbourville:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

24.3%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Barbourville, KY Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 15$44,644$35,7150$0
Streets and Highways 8$17,630$26,4450$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$26,126$44,7870$0
Financial Administration 2$5,354$32,1240$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,183$43,0988$3,742
Firefighters 1$3,040$36,4800$0
Police - Other 1$2,252$27,0240$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 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $64,000 ($20.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,085,000 ($2282.54)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,547,000 ($820.55)
    Water Utilities: $2,107,000 ($678.80)
    Sewerage: $1,523,000 ($490.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $652,000 ($210.05)
    Police Protection: $589,000 ($189.76)
    Regular Highways: $525,000 ($169.14)
    General - Other: $453,000 ($145.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $386,000 ($124.36)
    Central Staff Services: $368,000 ($118.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $94,000 ($30.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($1.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $40,000 ($12.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($6.44)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($4.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($4.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($2.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,280,000 ($1056.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $357,000 ($115.01)

Barbourville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,018,000 ($972.29)
    Sewerage: $1,421,000 ($457.80)
    Other: $747,000 ($240.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $389,000 ($125.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $356,000 ($114.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000 ($37.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $342,000 ($110.18)
    Other: $6,000 ($1.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($13.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $55,000 ($17.72)
    Interest Earnings: $46,000 ($14.82)
    Rents: $37,000 ($11.92)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($1.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,832,000 ($2523.20)
    Water Utilities: $2,762,000 ($889.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $122,000 ($39.30)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.97)
    Highways: $3,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $700,000 ($225.52)
    Property: $514,000 ($165.59)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $505,000 ($162.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $343,000 ($110.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $89,000 ($28.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000 ($6.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($3.54)
    Other License: $5,000 ($1.61)

Barbourville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,929,000 ($2876.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,854,000 ($2852.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000 ($124.36)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000 ($99.87)

Barbourville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $900,000 ($289.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,405,000 ($2707.80)

6.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($30,975 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.83%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Whitley County, KY  2.24% ($29,584 average AGI)
to Laurel County, KY  1.94% ($28,901)
to Bell County, KY  0.41% ($27,474)
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

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.)
Barbourville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Barbourville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 262ft / 79.8mTotal length
  • $1,293,000Total costs
  • 85,191Total average daily traffic
  • 9,744Total average daily truck traffic
  • 88,466Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Barbourville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Barbourville, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 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: 6286.19 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, 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, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2017, Registrant: Delta Natural Gas Company Inc., 3617 Lexington Road, Winchester, KY 40391, Phone: (606) 744-6171
  • LV72XC560, 166 Radio Tower Road (Lat: 36.866306 Lon: -83.899694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WQTH398,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2014, Expiration Date: 01/31/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Barboursville, 0.8 Mile East Of (Lat: 36.872972 Lon: -83.866278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WRAT710, Licensee ID: L00000729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, 6389.96 MHz, Grant Date: 02/27/2018, Expiration Date: 02/27/2028, Certifier: Lynn Haney, Registrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC Dba Appalachian Wireless, 101 Technology Trail, Ivel, KY 41642, Phone: (606) 477-2355, Fax: (606) 339-1363, Email:
  • Booger MTN, 1500 Ft Off Hwy 25 Booger Mtn 6.7 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.942028 Lon: -83.963806), Type: Ltower, 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, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1498R , Serial Number: AA1B-0598, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Paul C Pedersen, 501 N Main St, Barbourville, KY 40906

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 39. The highest number of fire incidents - 85 took place in 2005, and the least - 8 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Barbourville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (40.4%), and Outside Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Barbourville, KY
    • 26940.4%Structure Fires
    • 25338.0%Outside Fires
    • 11517.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 294.4%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Barbourville, KY
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Barbourville, KY
  • 65.8%Utility gas
  • 34.2%Electricity


Barbourville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Barbourville on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (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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