Chaplin, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 418.
Males: 212  (50.8%)
Females: 206  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 40012.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,155
Chaplin:

$62,155
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,724

Chaplin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,440
Chaplin:

$166,440
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $96,584; detached houses: $96,244

Median gross rent in 2019: $800.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chaplin: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.3%
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  • Races in Chaplin, KY (2010)
    • 40496.7%White alone
    • 102.4%Hispanic
    • 41.0%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: American (22.2%), German (17.9%), English (16.5%), Irish (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,213 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $933 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (36.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (302.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bloomfield, KY (2.3 miles ),
Willisburg, KY (2.9 miles ),
Fairfield, KY (3.0 miles),
Taylorsville, KY (3.4 miles ),
Coxs Creek, KY (3.7 miles ),
Mackville, KY (3.7 miles ),
Bardstown, KY (3.8 miles ),
Springfield, KY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.90 N, Longitude: 85.22 W

Area code: 502

Distribution of median household income in Chaplin, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chaplin, KY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Chaplin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Chaplin place center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 tornado 9.6 miles away from the place center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chaplin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 100% greater 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 72.8 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) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from Chaplin center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from Chaplin 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 157.9 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) earthquake occurred 139.7 miles away from Chaplin 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 75.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nelson County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Chaplin:

  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF SPENCER COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; TAYLORSVILLE, KY)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF SPRINGFIELD (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, KY)
  • VNA NAZARETH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; BARDSTOWN, KY)
  • SPRINGFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, KY)
  • BARDSTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BARDSTOWN, KY)
  • COLONIAL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BARDSTOWN, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chaplin:

  • Kentucky State University (about 29 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Sullivan University (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 35 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 36 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Louisville (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)

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Nelson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Chaplin (2011 data):

  • King Southern Bank: at 5916 Lawrenceburg Road, branch established on 1920/01/19. Info updated 2006/05/10: Bank assets: $178.2 mil, Deposits: $128.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: King Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Chaplin:

Marital status in Chaplin, KY
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 69.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Chaplin:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chaplin, KY (based on Nelson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,42138
Catholic10,0079
Mainline Protestant2,38715
Black Protestant5643
Other2342
None19,824-
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: 6
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Nelson County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

9.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
State:

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

12.9%
Kentucky:

15.9%

5.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 Jefferson County, KY  1.47% ($38,868 average AGI)
from Bullitt County, KY  0.81% ($46,384)
from Hardin County, KY  0.33% ($35,678)


4.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
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 Jefferson County, KY  1.13% ($37,941 average AGI)
to Bullitt County, KY  0.50% ($36,528)
to Hardin County, KY  0.34% ($42,683)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chaplin:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBRT (1320 AM; 1 kW; BARDSTOWN, KY; Owner: CBC OF NELSON COUNTY, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chaplin:

  • WAKY-FM (102.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, KY; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WLSK (100.9 FM; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chaplin:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Chaplin fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 1997 11:30 PM, 0458, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 27, 1995 09:54 PM, 458, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 83.3mTotal length
  • $44,000Total costs
  • 66,487Total average daily traffic
  • 14,118Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,015Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chaplin, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chaplin, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chaplin)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: W4DFR, Previous Call Sign: KK4KOE, Licensee ID: L01723600, Grant Date: 09/06/2013, Expiration Date: 09/06/2023, Certifier: David F Rees Sr, Registrant: David F Rees Sr, 2228 Love Ridge Rd, Chaplin, KY 40012
  • Call Sign: KM4DJT, Licensee ID: L01883834, Grant Date: 07/30/2014, Expiration Date: 07/30/2024, Certifier: Jacob D Tzouanakis, Registrant: Jacob D Tzouanakis, 1195 Love Ridge Rd, Chaplin, KY 40012
  • Call Sign: KM4DJU, Licensee ID: L01883835, Grant Date: 07/30/2014, Expiration Date: 07/30/2024, Certifier: Rebecca M Tzouanakis, Registrant: Rebecca M Tzouanakis, 1195 Love Ridge Rd, Chaplin, KY 40012

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chaplin, KY
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 19.1%Wood
  • 15.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chaplin, KY
  • 82.9%Electricity
  • 17.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Chaplin compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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