Cynthiana, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 6,365 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 2,925  (46.0%)
Females: 3,440  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41031.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,425 (it was $28,519 in 2000)
Cynthiana:

$27,425
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,154 (it was $15,227 in 2000)

Cynthiana city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,102 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Cynthiana:

$97,102
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $518.

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  • Races in Cynthiana, KY (2010)

    Cynthiana races chart
    • 5,82090.9%White alone
    • 3034.7%Black alone
    • 1512.4%Hispanic
    • 961.5%Two or more races
    • 180.3%Asian alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cynthiana: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.0%), United States (19.6%), German (16.6%), English (10.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/04/1802

Elevation: 723 feet

Land area: 3.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,906 people per square mile   (low).

Cynthiana,KY real estate house value index trend

Cynthiana, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Cynthiana:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cynthiana city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

130 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.5% Africa).

This city:

2.0%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $887 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $743 (0.8%)

Cynthiana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (27.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Millersburg, KY (3.2 miles ), Berry, KY (3.2 miles ), Paris, KY (3.6 miles ), Sadieville, KY (3.6 miles ), Headquarters, KY (3.7 miles ), Carlisle, KY (3.9 miles ), Corinth, KY (4.0 miles) , Mount Olivet, KY (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.39 N, Longitude: 84.30 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,764 (+27.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,428 (60.3%)

Area code: 859

Cynthiana household income distribution Cynthiana home values distribution

Crime rates in Cynthiana by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.016.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 14421131242
per 100,000 15.963.762.931.816.015.947.815.531.363.431.6
Robberies 2323754106411
per 100,000 31.747.731.447.7111.779.763.7155.193.863.4173.7
Assaults 5121211159814864
per 100,000 79.3191.0188.7174.9239.5143.4127.4217.2125.195.263.2
Burglaries 2559577086855750605635
per 100,000 396.6938.9896.21,112.71,372.91,354.2907.5775.7938.1888.2552.6
Thefts 174233202233259263246230297229181
per 100,000 2,760.63,707.83,176.13,703.74,134.74,189.93,916.63,568.14,643.53,632.02,857.6
Auto thefts 142210201110107151010
per 100,000 222.1350.1157.2317.9175.6159.3159.2108.6234.5158.6157.9
Arson N/A000N/A001101
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A0.00.015.515.60.015.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 190.2338.6293.9319.7393.7333.7309.4302.0341.4302.8250.5

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Crime rate in Cynthiana detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Kentucky average:

1.93
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -543 (-8.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Cynthiana, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cynthiana-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Cynthiana city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 tornado 19.9 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:

Cynthiana-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 23.0 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 194.5 miles away from Cynthiana 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 28.4 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 196.2 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from Cynthiana center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.4 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 Harrison County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cynthiana topographic map

Birthplace of: Betty Pariso - Bodybuilder, Celia Ammerman - Female model, Joe B. Hall - College basketball coach, Marcus A. Smith - Politician, Walter E. Scott - Infamous con man, Orville Hickman Browning - Politician, Caleb Walton West - Politician, Harvey McClellan - Baseball player, Lawrence Pressman - Actor, Stan Rees - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cynthiana:

  • HARRISON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1210 KY HWY 36 E)
  • CEDAR RIDGE HEALTH CAMPUS (1217 US HIGHWAY 62 E)
  • EDGEMONT HEALTHCARE (323 WEBSTER AVENUE)
  • GRAND HAVEN (RT 3 BOX 100)
  • GRAND HAVEN NURSING HOME (105 RODGERS PARK)
  • FMC OF CYNTHIANA (994 US HWY 27 SO. SUITE 6)
  • WEDCO DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT/HHA (364 ODDVILLE AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Cynthiana:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cynthiana:

  • University of Kentucky (about 28 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Kentucky State University (about 33 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 45 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 46 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)

Public high schools in Cynthiana:

  • HARRISON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 960, Location: 320 WEBSTER AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • SECOND CHANCE PROGRAM ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 308 WEBSTER AVE, Grades: 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cynthiana:

Private elementary/middle school in Cynthiana:

  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 36, Location: 107 N WALNUT ST BLDG B, Grades: KG-5)
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Library in Cynthiana:

  • CYNTHIANA-HARRISON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $638,376; Location: 104 NORTH MAIN STREET; 43,433 books; 1,542 audio materials; 1,370 video materials; 15 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 102 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cynthiana: Cynthiana Fire Department Station 2 (A), Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department Station 7 (B), Cynthiana Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cherry Grove Cemetery (1), Battle Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Grays Run (A), Flat Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Evergreen Motel (1528 USHighway 27 North).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.241. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.3%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.2% for Black residents, 7.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
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: 0.0% of all households
174 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
101 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
234 people in nursing homes in 2000

Cynthiana, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cynthiana (2011 data):

  • The Farmers National Bank of Cynthiana: Southside Branch, Drive-In Branch, Installment Loan Department Branch, The Farmers National Bank Of Cynthia. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.3 mil, Deposits: $81.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers National Bancorp Of Cynthiana, Inc.
  • The Harrison Deposit Bank and Trust Company: The Harrison Deposit Bank And Trust at Walnut And Pike Streets, branch established on 1901/12/01; H.D.b.t. Drive-Thru at 103 Bridge Street, branch established on 1994/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $52.0 mil, Deposits: $42.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Harrison Bancorporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Cynthiana at 1005 Us Highway 27 South, branch established on 1972/02/14. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Kentucky Bank: Cynthiana Branch at 939 Us Highway 27 South, branch established on 2001/10/01. Info updated 2007/12/21: Bank assets: $659.7 mil, Deposits: $543.1 mil, headquarters in Paris, KY, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Kentucky Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ky Cynthiana Branch at 805 Us 27 South, branch established on 2009/10/03. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.9
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cynthiana city (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,77334
Mainline Protestant2,69116
Catholic7001
Black Protestant2322
Other-1
None8,450-
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
Harrison County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Harrison County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

31.1%
Kentucky:

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

13.5%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cynthiana:

48.0%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.7%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Cynthiana:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cynthiana:

21.2%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cynthiana:

12.4%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cynthiana:

34.3%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Cynthiana:

76.1%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cynthiana, KY Residents
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 5$14,411$34,5860$0
Other Government Administration 5$17,594$42,2260$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,590$55,0800$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$53,288$39,9660$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$3,247
Firefighters 18$53,376$35,5847$1,908
Streets and Highways 9$22,630$30,1730$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,081$24,4860$0
Sewerage 7$16,966$29,0850$0
Water Supply 8$26,149$39,2242$1,016
Other and Unallocable 10$21,019$25,22311$7,082
Totals for Government 81$234,104$34,68223$13,253

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $125,000 ($19.64)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,218,000 ($191.36)
    Water Utilities: $805,000 ($126.47)
    Fire Protection: $803,000 ($126.16)
    Regular Highways: $683,000 ($107.31)
    Sewerage: $344,000 ($54.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $316,000 ($49.65)
    Central Staff Services: $292,000 ($45.88)
    Financial Administration: $241,000 ($37.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $175,000 ($27.49)
    Health Services - Other: $50,000 ($7.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $369,000 ($57.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($5.34)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($5.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($2.83)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($2.20)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($1.57)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,187,000 ($343.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $199,000 ($31.26)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $589,000 ($92.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $322,000 ($50.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $251,000 ($39.43)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $519,000 ($81.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($8.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,374,000 ($215.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $266,000 ($41.79)
    Highways: $96,000 ($15.08)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,751,000 ($275.10)
    NEC: $729,000 ($114.53)
    Property: $371,000 ($58.29)
    Public Utilities: $48,000 ($7.54)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $5,270,000 ($827.97)
    Water Utilities: $3,320,000 ($521.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,630,000 ($727.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,875,000 ($451.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $640,000 ($100.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $445,000 ($69.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,000,000 ($1256.87)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,630,000 ($727.42)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Scott County, KY  0.93% ($35,183 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.62% ($36,475)
from Bourbon County, KY  0.43% ($23,643)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Fayette County, KY  0.95% ($29,161 average AGI)
to Scott County, KY  0.91% ($45,864)
to Bourbon County, KY  0.82% ($33,358)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cynthiana:

  • WCYN (1400 AM; 1 kW; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: WCYN RADIO, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYGH (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cynthiana:

  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMKJ (105.5 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cynthiana:

  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Cynthiana fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Cynthiana fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 86m282ftTotal length
  • $2,520,000Total costs
  • 73,923Total average daily traffic
  • 10,572Total average daily truck traffic
  • 82,095Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cynthiana, KY

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

HARRISON CO WATER ASSOC (Population served: 16,736, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CYNTHIANA MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 7,722, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-11-2007 to JAN-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-24-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-23-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-12-2006 to DEC-12-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-02-2007 to JUL-02-2007)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Most common first names in Cynthiana, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16673.2 years
William15975.4 years
Mary15480.1 years
John11878.2 years
Charles9274.7 years
Robert8574.1 years
George7575.6 years
Anna7481.4 years
Elizabeth5882.0 years
Ruth4682.1 years
Most common last names in Cynthiana, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fryman10077.8 years
Smith7678.0 years
Florence7577.9 years
Moore6072.2 years
Williams5875.7 years
Whalen5280.7 years
Hill5077.2 years
Taylor5076.5 years
Jones4478.5 years
Wilson4276.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Cynthiana, KY
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
FedEx1SAS Shoes1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Jones New York1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1

Cynthiana compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Cynthiana on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
There are 17 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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