Concord, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 35 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.0%
Males: 11  (33.3%)
Females: 24  (66.7%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 41179

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,719 (it was $18,125 in 2000)
Concord:

$24,719
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $9,702 (it was $7,897 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $26,883 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Concord:

$26,883
KY:

$135,600

Median gross rent in 2016: $836.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Concord: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (80.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/25/1833

Land area: 0.06 square miles.

Population density: 598 people per square mile   (low).

Concord, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Concord:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Concord city:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 24.1%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

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

Concord city:  0.9% ($199)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)

Concord satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (60.2 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (62.7 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (310.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rome, OH (2.5 miles) , Manchester, OH (2.5 miles ), Tollesboro, KY (2.7 miles ), Bentonville, OH (2.8 miles ), West Union, OH (2.8 miles ), Vanceburg, KY (3.3 miles ), Aberdeen, OH (3.9 miles ), Cherry Fork, OH (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 83.49 W

Concord household income distribution Concord home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -37 (-56.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Finance and insurance (50%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Concord, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Concord-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.3 miles away from the Concord city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Concord-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 41.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from Concord 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 238.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.8 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 237.2 miles away from Concord center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 136.3 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 Lewis County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 7, Landslides: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Concord topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Concord:

  • EAGLE CREEK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • ADAMS COUNTY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • CHESTNUT RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • ADAMS COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • ADAMS COUNTY HOSPITAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)

Amtrak station near Concord:

  • 16 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Concord:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 18 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Shawnee State University (about 27 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Morehead State University (about 35 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Southern State Community College (about 39 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 47 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 58 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.16
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 66.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.5
Kentucky average:

11.9

Concord travel time to work - commute Concord mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Concord city (based on Lewis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,01824
Mainline Protestant8198
Catholic401
None9,993-
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: 7
Lewis County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Lewis County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

33.6%
Kentucky:

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

16.4%
State:

15.9%
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

4.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mason County, KY  0.98% ($24,250 average AGI)
from Fleming County, KY  0.56% ($17,087)
from Carter County, KY  0.44% ($35,444)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mason County, KY  0.88% ($25,278 average AGI)
to Fleming County, KY  0.42% ($21,118)
to Rowan County, KY  0.34% ($15,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Concord:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKS (1570 AM; 1 kW; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Concord:

  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKKS-FM (104.9 FM; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)

TV broadcast stations around Concord:

  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W17AY (Channel 17; SEAMAN, OH; Owner: TRANQUILITY COMMUNITY CHURCH)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (78%)
  • Electricity (22%)

Concord compared to Kentucky state average:

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