Burnside, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 903 (77% urban, 23% rural).
Population change since 2000: +41.8%
Males: 436  (48.3%)
Females: 467  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 42501, 42503, 42518, 42519, 42544.

Burnside Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,700 (it was $30,781 in 2000)
Burnside:

$44,700
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,595 (it was $20,339 in 2000)

Burnside city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,952 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Burnside:

$142,952
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $124,519; detached houses: $128,522; mobile homes: $29,197

Median gross rent in 2017: $626.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burnside: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.8%
(32.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Burnside, KY (2010)
    • 58094.9%White alone
    • 122.0%Hispanic
    • 91.5%Two or more races
    • 50.8%Asian alone
    • 30.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Black alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Burnside, Kentucky as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Burnside is 213 to 1.


Crime rates in Burnside 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)
1
(161.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(161.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(143.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(162.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(240.7)
2
(240.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(110.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(295.0)
1
(146.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(100.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(161.3)
1
(120.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(221.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(593.5)
6
(885.0)
4
(587.4)
7
(1,016)
13
(1,865)
11
(1,106)
9
(1,463)
5
(806.5)
8
(966.2)
13
(1,564)
4
(481.3)
14
(1,657)
4
(443.5)
4
(442.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(1,929)
14
(2,065)
17
(2,496)
12
(1,742)
19
(2,726)
30
(3,015)
35
(5,691)
23
(3,710)
25
(3,019)
63
(7,581)
26
(3,129)
38
(4,497)
29
(3,215)
14
(1,547)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(146.8)
2
(290.3)
3
(430.4)
1
(100.5)
3
(487.8)
3
(483.9)
1
(120.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(236.7)
2
(221.7)
4
(442.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(100.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.3)
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)118.7203.5182.1164.0317.1226.1417.9727.4222.2485.0231.0314.8210.6172.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Burnside, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.52
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (58.1%), Irish (7.8%), English (5.1%), German (3.2%), French (1.3%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/06/1890

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 536 people per square mile   (low).

Burnside, Kentucky map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,160 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $903 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (72.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (373.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ferguson, KY (2.3 miles ),
Somerset, KY (2.5 miles ),
Mount Victory, KY (3.1 miles ),
Nancy, KY (3.3 miles ),
Gregory, KY (3.4 miles ),
Parkers Lake, KY (3.6 miles ),
Science Hill, KY (3.6 miles ),
Mill Springs, KY (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.99 N, Longitude: 84.60 W

Area code: 606

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $92,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Burnside, KY residents
Average permit cost in Burnside, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Burnside, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Burnside, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Engineers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (14.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.3%)

Average climate in Burnside, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Burnside-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Burnside city center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 13.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 72 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burnside-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 91.5 miles away from Burnside 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 206.1 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 89.8 miles away from Burnside center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Burnside 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 187.5 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 219.3 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 Pulaski County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Burnside:

  • OAKWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • SOMERSET NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • CUMBERLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF LAKE CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)

Airports located in Burnside:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burnside:

  • Somerset Community College (about 5 miles; Somerset, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,698)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 31 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 40 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Campbellsville University (about 48 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 55 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 60 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 72 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)

Private high school in Burnside:

  • JORDAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 42, Location: 145 E LAKESHORE DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Burnside:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Burnside Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Burnside: General Burnside Island State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Waterway Adventures (Water Parks & Slides; 680 West Lakeshore Drive).

Hotels: Southfork Log Cabin Rentals & Boat Storage (56 Narrows Road), Sanders Motel (7892 South Highway 27), Seven Gables Hotel (8064 South Highway 27).

Birthplace of: David E. Davis - Magazine editor.

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

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

BURNSIDE WATER COMPANY (Population served: 2,284, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-26-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Burnside (2011 data):

  • The Citizens National Bank of Somerset: Burnside Branch at 6000 South U.S. Highway 27, branch established on 1976/10/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $329.4 mil, Deposits: $267.4 mil, headquarters in Somerset, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • First & Farmers National Bank, Inc.: Burnside Branch at 14 French Avenue, branch established on 1955/03/23. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $471.0 mil, Deposits: $396.6 mil, headquarters in Somerset, KY, positive income, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Albany Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Burnside:

Marital status in Burnside, KY
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 21.4%

For population 25 years and over in Burnside:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burnside, KY (based on Pulaski County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,865134
Mainline Protestant3,58924
Catholic7251
Other5343
Black Protestant2732
None26,077-
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: 17
Pulaski County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Pulaski County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Pulaski County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Here:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

29.8%
State:

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

11.1%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Burnside:

29.0
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Burnside:

37.5%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Burnside:

50.0%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burnside, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 15$36,242$28,9940$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$6,233$18,6990$0
Water Supply 2$3,908$23,4481$2,432
Sewerage 1$41,327$495,9241$1,398
Financial Administration 1$2,562$30,7440$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,781
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 23$90,272$47,0983$5,611

Burnside government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $414,000 ($458.47)
    Central Staff Services: $211,000 ($233.67)
    Police Protection: $196,000 ($217.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000 ($170.54)
    Sewerage: $86,000 ($95.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($57.59)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($47.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($27.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $598,000 ($662.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($36.54)

Burnside government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $174,000 ($192.69)
    Other: $27,000 ($29.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $14,000 ($15.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $23,000 ($25.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($5.54)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $329,000 ($364.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $49,000 ($54.26)
    Highways: $19,000 ($21.04)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $242,000 ($268.00)
    Property: $137,000 ($151.72)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $84,000 ($93.02)
    Individual Income: $83,000 ($91.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $69,000 ($76.41)
    Other License: $31,000 ($34.33)

Burnside government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,341,000 ($1485.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,320,000 ($1461.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($23.26)

5.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,469 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wayne County, KY  0.40% ($31,058 average AGI)
from McCreary County, KY  0.34% ($28,918)
from Fayette County, KY  0.25% ($31,000)


4.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
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 Wayne County, KY  0.37% ($32,861 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.30% ($40,406)
to Lincoln County, KY  0.27% ($30,544)

Businesses in Burnside, KY

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Burnside:

  • WKEQ (910 AM; 0 kW; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLO (1480 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSFC (1240 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WFLW (1360 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES, JR.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burnside:

  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W277AA (103.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAY (105.9 FM; WHITLEY CITY, KY; Owner: TIM LAVENDER)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WJRS (104.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • W255AO (98.9 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Burnside:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • Burnside, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count7389
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11332
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2264
  • Fatalities8235
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18123
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents683
See more detailed statistics of Burnside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 1,102ft / 336mTotal length
  • $46,940,000Total costs
  • 155,540Total average daily traffic
  • 11,393Total average daily truck traffic
  • 134,931Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Burnside, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 122000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Burnside, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Burnside)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Burnside, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burnside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1308U , Serial Number: 15065444, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Corey D Phelps, 1010 Coomer Rd, Burnside, KY 42519
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/18/1967, Exported to: Germany
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42698 , Serial Number: 18259145, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Crawford & Crawford & Stewart Engineers Inc, Po Box 457, Burnside, KY 42519
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79418 , Serial Number: 17258069, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Douglas Mccoy, Po Box 888, Burnside, KY 42519
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER ENTERPRISES INC QUICKSILVER MLX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 4360X , Serial Number: MLX II SPORT 000821, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2008
    Registrant (Partnership): Rebecca Rich, Po Box 815, Burnside, KY 42519, Other Owners: Leonard Rich
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/09/1983, Exported to: Canada

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 19 took place in 2011, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Burnside, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (77.0%), and Other (14.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Burnside, KY
    • 9777.0%Structure Fires
    • 1814.3%Other
    • 97.1%Outside Fires
    • 21.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Burnside, KY
Most common first names in Burnside, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3068.4 years
William2575.2 years
Robert1467.4 years
Charles1364.7 years
Mary1064.5 years
Joe968.2 years
George760.4 years
Helen768.1 years
John770.7 years
Clifford669.5 years
Most common last names in Burnside, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
King1275.4 years
Smith1174.2 years
Mckee870.5 years
Howard878.6 years
Lewis869.5 years
Davis872.9 years
Miller768.0 years
Heath775.4 years
Johnson762.2 years
Taylor776.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burnside, KY
  • 85.5%Electricity
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burnside, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Burnside compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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