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Median resident age:  35.0 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 40815

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,753 (it was $14,071 in 2000)
Cawood:

$19,753
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,803

Cawood CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,868 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Cawood:

$44,868
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $50,581; Detached houses: $62,537; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,807; Mobile homes: $26,113
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Cawood races chart
  • White alone - 2,369 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cawood: 127.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1320 feet




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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cawood, Kentucky as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cawood to the number of sex offenders is 2,268 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Cawood CCD:  0.9% ($271)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (56.2 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (111.3 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (423.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Evarts, KY (2.4 miles ), Kenvir, KY (2.5 miles ), Harlan, KY (2.7 miles ), Jonesville, VA (2.9 miles ), Loyall, KY (3.0 miles ), St. Charles, VA (3.0 miles) , Poor Fork, KY (3.2 miles) , Pennington Gap, VA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.78 N, Longitude: 83.22 W

Cawood household income distribution Cawood home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

17.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (32%)
  • Repair and maintenance (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Financial managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Cawood-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Cawood place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/6/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cawood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from Cawood center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 19.7 miles away from Cawood center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Cawood, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cawood:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 28 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • Walters State Community College (about 39 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • Tusculum College (about 50 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 50 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,537)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 58 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 11,642)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 68 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 70 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)

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Notable location: Martins Fork Fire and Rescue Department  (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Field Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crummies Creek (A), Thompson Branch (B), Stillhouse Branch (C), Long Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

22.9

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

CAWOOD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4056, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and SEP-15-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1993), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1993), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-1994), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-1994), St Public Notif issued (SEP-15-1994), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-1994), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-1999), St Public Notif issued (JUN-06-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
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: 0.1% of all households

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

47.3%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

19.7%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cawood, KY

Cawood compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Coal or coke (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cawood CCD (based on Harlan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.44%
Here49.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ East District Association of Primitive Baptist
Adherents62.3%11.2%9.8%4.4%2.0%
Congregations43.7%12.6%9.7%5.8%1.9%
NameChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.3%1.1%4.3%
Congregations6.8%2.9%2.9%1.0%12.6%
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
Harlan County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harlan County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Harlan County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Harlan County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

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

21.0%
State:

15.9%

3.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
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 Letcher County, KY  0.23% ($29,947 average AGI)
from Bell County, KY  0.22% ($25,944)
from Fayette County, KY  0.21% ($11,588)


3.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
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 Madison County, KY  0.28% ($16,478 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.26% ($23,905)
to Bell County, KY  0.23% ($36,158)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cawood:

  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHGG (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIO)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cawood:

  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNV (99.1 FM; JONESVILLE, VA; Owner: REGINA KAY MOORE)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WSWV-FM (105.5 FM; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZK (95.9 FM; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: MURRAY COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Cawood:

  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 535
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 7,971


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Gerald F Robinette, 0.3 Km Wnw Of (Lat: 36.788361 Lon: -83.237694), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 6064772355, , 101 TECHNOLOGY TRAIL
  • Gerald F Robinette, 0.3 Km Wnw Of (Lat: 36.788361 Lon: -83.237694), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 6064772355, , 101 TECHNOLOGY TRAIL
  • Gerald F Robinette, 0.3 Km Wnw Of (Lat: 36.788361 Lon: -83.237694), Type: 57.9, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 7035848665, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, 8300 GREENSBORO DRIVE, SUITE 1200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 5.6 Km S Of Harlan On Hwy 72 (Lat: 36.795361 Lon: -83.335472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 0 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KNNU210
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/2011, Expiration Date: 06/05/2021, Certifier: Vernon Powell
    Registrant: Cawood Water District, Cawood, KY 40815, Phone: (606) 573-3744

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 10-9LITTLBLK, Cawood (Lat: 36.822472 Lon: -83.148861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQHC398
    Assigned Frequencies: 6628.75 MHz, 6650.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/26/2007, Expiration Date: 06/26/2017, Certifier: William F Hays
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KI4SZN, Licensee ID: L00100882
    Grant Date: 01/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/18/2017, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2007, Certifier: Richard W Torstrick
    Registrant: Richard W Torstrick, Cawood, KY 40815
  • Call Sign: KI4UQY, Previous Call Sign: KI4SZN, Licensee ID: L00100882
    Grant Date: 01/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/18/2017, Certifier: Richard W Torstrick
    Registrant: Richard W Torstrick, Cawood, KY 40815



Cawood on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations:"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #101 (40815) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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