Boonesboro, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,412.
Males: 1,217  (50.5%)
Females: 1,195  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 40391

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,949 (it was $58,250 in 2000)
Boonesboro:

$64,949
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,924 (it was $30,506 in 2000)

Boonesboro CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $269,072 (it was $176,400 in 2000)
Boonesboro:

$269,072
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $293,358; Detached houses: $319,980; Mobile homes: $95,217; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $110,274
Boonesboro races chart
  • White alone - 2,202 (98.0%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Boonesboro: 180.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 47.0 square miles.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (very low).

Boonesboro, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Boonesboro:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boonesboro CCD:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 73.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

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

Boonesboro CCD:  0.6% ($1,108)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Boonesboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (14.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (325.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Winchester, KY (2.3 miles ), Richmond, KY (3.7 miles ), Cottonburg-Valley View, KY (3.8 miles ), Fayette, KY (3.9 miles ), Lexington-Fayette, KY (3.9 miles ), North Middletown, KY (4.0 miles ), Clay City, KY (4.3 miles ), Nicholasville, KY (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.94 N, Longitude: 84.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Boonesboro household income distribution Boonesboro home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Machinery (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (31%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Boonesboro, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Boonesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Boonesboro place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 34.2 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boonesboro-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 24.8 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 24.6 miles away from Boonesboro 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 201.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 206.5 miles away from the city 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 192.7 miles away from Boonesboro center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 148.8 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 Clark County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Boonesboro:

  • HOSPICE EAST (Hospital, about 5 miles away; WINCHESTER, KY)
  • CLARK COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WINCHESTER, KY)
  • FMC - WINCHESTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WINCHESTER, KY)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-FOUNTAIN CIRCLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WINCHESTER, KY)
  • ROSE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • ROSE MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • DAVITA - HAMBURG DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boonesboro:

  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 14 miles; Richmond, KY; Full-time enrollment: 13,525)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 16 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 16 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Kentucky State University (about 38 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Morehead State University (about 48 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 54 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Somerset Community College (about 65 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)

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Notable locations in Boonesboro: Blue Grass Camp (A), Combs Ferry (B), Ford Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Boonesboro include: Ford Church (A), Dewitt Baptist Church (B), Mount Tabor Church (C), Mount Carmel Christian Church (D), Mount Zion Baptist Church (E), Forest Grove Church (F), Old Stone Church (G), Providence Christian Church (H), Salem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Boone Creek (A), Twomile Creek (B), Jouett Creek (C), Lower Howard Creek (D), Harris Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.43. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.43
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.7%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  4.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

2.8%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

6.6%

Boonesboro compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income above 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boonesboro CCD (based on Clark County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.82%
Here: 54.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents38.0%13.5%12.7%8.6%5.5%
Congregations27.3%10.9%12.7%5.5%1.8%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) Church Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents3.7%3.4%2.5%2.5%9.7%
Congregations3.6%3.6%1.8%3.6%29.1%
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: 10
Clark County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Clark County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

29.3%
Kentucky:

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

20.8%
State:

15.9%

7.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
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  2.03% ($37,436 average AGI)
from Powell County, KY  0.67% ($29,212)
from Madison County, KY  0.52% ($33,030)


7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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  1.90% ($32,170 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, KY  0.65% ($29,756)
to Madison County, KY  0.42% ($30,906)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boonesboro:

  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WEKY (1340 AM; 1 kW; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boonesboro:

  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WMKJ (105.5 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Boonesboro:

  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WBLU-LP (Channel 62; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: SANDRA B. POWLEY)

Boonesboro on our top lists:

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