Corbin, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 7,368 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 3,460  (47.0%)
Females: 3,908  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40701, 40771.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,593 (it was $22,203 in 2000)
Corbin:

$31,593
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,765 (it was $14,200 in 2000)

Corbin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,023 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Corbin:

$94,023
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $107,236; Detached houses: $114,056; In 2-unit structures: $195,449; Mobile homes: $24,507

Median gross rent in 2012: $527.

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  • White alone - 7,062 (96.7%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 67 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 43 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Corbin: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (21.1%), Irish (17.2%), German (15.8%), English (10.2%), Dutch (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Land area: 7.40 square miles.

Population density: 995 people per square mile   (low).

Corbin,KY real estate house value index trend

Corbin, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Corbin:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Corbin city:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

24 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Corbin, Kentucky as of February 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Corbin to the number of sex offenders is 455 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $880 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $512 (0.8%)

Corbin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (67.5 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (78.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: North Corbin, KY (1.1 miles ), Gray, KY (2.6 miles ), Keavy, KY (2.8 miles ), Rockholds, KY (2.8 miles ), Camp Ground, KY (3.1 miles ), Cumberland Falls, KY (3.2 miles ), London, KY (3.6 miles ), Bush, KY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.94 N, Longitude: 84.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,486 (+63.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,190 (51.9%)

Area code: 606

Corbin household income distribution Corbin home values distribution

Crime rates in Corbin by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.011.912.00.013.6
Rapes 526252323
per 100,000 62.624.572.324.059.623.936.027.240.8
Robberies 9153691747
per 100,000 112.712.260.336.071.5107.4204.054.495.2
Assaults 71762010811105
per 100,000 87.7208.272.3239.7119.195.5132.0136.068.0
Burglaries 707357748370898087
per 100,000 876.5894.1687.2886.9988.8835.71067.81087.81183.5
Thefts 197257217254264283235227206
per 100,000 2466.83147.62616.33044.13145.13378.72819.43086.82802.3
Auto thefts 2116724111010158
per 100,000 263.0196.084.4287.6131.0119.4120.0204.0108.8
Arson N/A400N/A8454
per 100,000 N/A49.00.00.0N/A95.548.068.054.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 265.4252.8234.8267.6280.4279.5317.1264.2287.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Corbin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 30 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.99
Kentucky average:

1.88

Corbin tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -40 (-0.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Corbin, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Corbin-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Corbin city center .

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Corbin-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 87.8 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 79.4 miles away from Corbin 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 232.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.9 miles away from Corbin 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 214.8 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 Whitley County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Corbin topographic map

Birthplace of: Roy Kidd - Football player and coach, Arthur Lake (actor) - Actor, Frank Selvy - Basketball player-coach, Evelyn Bryan Johnson - Aviator, Dan Neal - Football player, George McAfee - Player of football, Isaiah Mills - College basketball player (Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles), Jerry Bird - Basketball player, Rick Engle - Baseball player, Rodger Bird - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Corbin:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH CORBIN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, ONE TRILLIUM WAY)
  • OAK TREE HOSP AT BAPT REGIONAL MED CTR (ONE TRILLIUM WAY LOWER LEVEL)
  • DCI - CORBIN (132 FUTURE DRIVE)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER (116 SOUTH COMMONWEALTH AVENUE)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER ICF (MASTER ST & COMMONWEALTH AV)
  • CORBIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (270 BACON CREEK ROAD)
  • HILLCREST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1245 AMERICAN GREETINGS RD)
  • THE HERITAGE (192 BACON CREEK ROAD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Corbin:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 15 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Somerset Community College (about 30 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 35 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 57 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 68 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)

Public high schools in Corbin:

Public elementary/middle schools in Corbin:

Private elementary/middle school in Corbin:

  • ST CAMILLUS ACADEMY (Students: 197; Location: 709 ROY KIDD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Bestselling author Silas House born in Corbin in August 1971.

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Notable locations in Corbin: Corbin Fire Department Station 3 (A), Corbin Fire Department Station 2 (B), West Knox Fire Department Station 1 (C), Corbin Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Corbin include: Bacon Creek Baptist Church (A), Piney Grove Church (B), Harts Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Hill Cemetery (1), Harts Cemetery (2), Hart Cemetery (3), Bingham Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Fork Lynn Camp Creek (A), Bacon Creek (B), Spider Creek (C), Youngs Creek (D), Bingham Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Tri-County Cineplex (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1871 Cumberland Falls Highway).

Hotels: Holiday Inn (1910 Cumberland Gap Pkwy), Corbin Knights Inn (37 Highway 770), Holiday Motel (1304 South Main Street), Best Western Corbin Inn (2630 Cumberland Falls Highway), Super 8 Motel (171 West Cumberland Gap Parkway), Comfort Suites Corbin (47 Adams Road), Country Inn-Suites Corbin (1888 Cumberland Falls Highway), Best Western Inn (I 75 And U Exit West # 25), Fairfield Inn Corbin (857 E Cumberland Gap Pkwy).

Whitley 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 2005 was 51.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.1

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

CORBIN UTILITIES COMMISSION (Population served: 17,327, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CUMBERLAND FALLS HIGHWAY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 8,969, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.8%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 12.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
281 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Corbin in 2000:

  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 18 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Corbin, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Corbin compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Corbin (2011 data):

  • Whitaker Bank: East Corbin Branch, South Corbin Branch, Corbin Branch, Keavey Branch. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Corbin - Parkway, Corbin - South, Corbin - Main. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • Hometown Bank of Corbin, Inc.: Hometown Bank Of Corbin, Inc., Master Street Branch, Oak Grove Branch. Info updated 2006/05/01: Bank assets: $128.1 mil, Deposits: $105.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust Company: Forest Hills Branch - South Corbin, Corbin Branch, Commonwealth Branch East Corbin. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $407.2 mil, Deposits: $333.8 mil, headquarters in East Bernstadt, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Cumberland Valley Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Corbin at 1140 Cumberland Falls Hwy, branch established on 1987/12/30; Cumberland Gap Parkway at 855 East Cumberland Gap Pkwy, branch established on 1961/03/25. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Commercial Bank: Corbin Banking Center Branch at 14434 N Us 25 E, branch established on 1994/07/25. Info updated 2008/09/25: Bank assets: $807.9 mil, Deposits: $626.4 mil, headquarters in Harrogate, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Unified Shares, Llc
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Williamsburg Corbin Branch at 678 U.S. 25 W, branch established on 2000/10/17. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Corbin Branch at 60 S. Stewart Road, branch established on 2008/08/09. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • First National Bank and Trust: South Laurel Branch at 775 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, branch established on 1997/12/08. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $214.7 mil, Deposits: $174.3 mil, headquarters in London, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National London Bankshares Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Corbin, Kentucky:

  • Corbin Motel, Hwy 25 W, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 549-1500
  • Cumberland Falls Cabins SRP, Hwy 90, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-4121
  • Cumberland Falls Lodge SRP, Hwy 90, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-4121
  • Holiday Inn Corbin, 1910 Cumberland FLS Hwy, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-6301
  • Red Carpet Inn, 1891 Cumberland FLS Hwy, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-7100, Fax: (606) 528-0255
  • Super 8 Motel, 256 Al Cumb Pkwy, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-8888
  • Best Western Corbin Inn, 2630 Cumberland FLS Rd, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-2100, Fax: (606) 523-1704
  • Baymont Inn & Suites-corbin, 174 Adams Rd, Corbin, KY 40701 , Phone: (606) 523-9040, Fax: (606) 523-0072
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Corbin, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Corbin city (based on Whitley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.36%
Here: 68.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents76.5%6.0%5.2%4.0%2.4%
Congregations64.4%6.9%6.9%8.0%2.3%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurches of ChristOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.0%0.7%1.0%
Congregations1.1%3.4%1.1%1.1%4.6%
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: 9
Whitley County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Whitley County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Whitley County:

30.9%
Kentucky:

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

20.7%
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
Financial Administration 3$10,381$41,5240$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,818$52,9085$3,066
Police Protection - Officers 23$77,490$40,4300$0
Police - Other 8$22,140$33,2100$0
Firefighters 19$55,350$34,9580$0
Streets and Highways 13$26,568$24,5245$6,642
Solid Waste Management 18$39,852$26,5680$0
Sewerage 10$34,191$41,0293$1,920
Parks and Recreation 7$20,967$35,943105$24,354
Water Supply 12$59,891$59,8912$917
Electric Power 14$44,393$38,0512$759
Other and Unallocable 7$14,597$25,0230$0
Totals for Government 136$414,638$36,586122$37,658

Corbin government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($12.49)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,738,000 ($371.61)
    Water Utilities: $1,102,000 ($149.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,011,000 ($137.21)
    Police Protection: $944,000 ($128.12)
    Fire Protection: $905,000 ($122.83)
    Sewerage: $885,000 ($120.11)
    General - Other: $500,000 ($67.86)
    Central Staff Services: $345,000 ($46.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $330,000 ($44.79)
    General Public Buildings: $320,000 ($43.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($16.42)
    Financial Administration: $105,000 ($14.25)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,000 ($19.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $1,294,000 ($175.62)
    General - Other: $493,000 ($66.91)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($24.16)
    Regular Highways: $119,000 ($16.15)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($13.44)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($12.49)
    Fire Protection: $79,000 ($10.72)
    Electric Utilities: $51,000 ($6.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,487,000 ($473.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Corbin government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,063,000 ($144.27)
    Sewerage: $1,041,000 ($141.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $197,000 ($26.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $207,000 ($28.09)
    General Support: $26,000 ($3.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $463,000 ($62.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($2.04)
    Property Sale Other: $13,000 ($1.76)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,537,000 ($480.05)
    Water Utilities: $1,803,000 ($244.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $458,000 ($62.16)
    Highways: $107,000 ($14.52)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,572,000 ($213.36)
    Property: $521,000 ($70.71)
    Public Utilities: $81,000 ($10.99)

Corbin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,363,000 ($320.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,700,000 ($230.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $591,000 ($80.21)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $73,000 ($9.91)

Corbin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,544,000 ($1566.78)

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
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 Laurel County, KY  1.25% ($26,861 average AGI)
from Knox County, KY  1.07% ($24,644)
from Campbell County, TN  0.25% ($29,214)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Laurel County, KY  1.18% ($28,915 average AGI)
to Knox County, KY  1.04% ($20,763)
to Campbell County, TN  0.25% ($24,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Corbin:

  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 3 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTG (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGWM (980 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: WGWM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Corbin:

  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWEL (103.9 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAY (105.9 FM; WHITLEY CITY, KY; Owner: TIM LAVENDER)

TV broadcast stations around Corbin:

  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)
  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOBZ-LP (Channel 9; EAST BERNSTADT, ETC., KY; Owner: ANDREA JOY KESLER)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Corbin, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 47
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 86
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 50
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Corbin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 184
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 16

Incident types - Corbin

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Corbin, KY
Most common first names in Corbin, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17370.8 years
William17073.8 years
John15775.7 years
Mary14078.0 years
Charles11569.7 years
Robert10071.5 years
George7975.7 years
Roy5372.8 years
Ruby5176.0 years
Ruth4676.9 years
Most common last names in Corbin, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16773.6 years
Jones11177.0 years
Johnson8473.8 years
Taylor7174.9 years
Helton6572.2 years
Williams6576.8 years
Rose6271.9 years
Cox5973.2 years
Lawson5775.1 years
Davis5174.9 years
Businesses in Corbin, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2Long John Silver's1
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
Baymont Inn1Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Blockbuster1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's3
Circle K2Nike3
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway4
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
GameStop1True Value1
Goodwill2U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS5
Hardee's2Vans1
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens2
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart1

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