Cynthiana, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 6,337 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 2,993  (47.2%)
Females: 3,344  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 41031.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,851 (it was $28,519 in 2000)
Cynthiana:

$34,851
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,678 (it was $15,227 in 2000)

Cynthiana city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,803 (it was $75,400 in 2000)
Cynthiana:

$124,803
KY:

$151,700

Median gross rent in 2019: $575.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cynthiana: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.5%
(26.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cynthiana, KY (2019)
    • 5,50586.9%White alone
    • 3255.1%Black alone
    • 2774.4%Two or more races
    • 2193.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Cynthiana, Kentucky as of October 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cynthiana is 194 to 1.


Crime rates in Cynthiana by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(62.9)
2
(31.8)
1
(16.0)
1
(15.9)
3
(47.8)
1
(15.5)
2
(31.3)
4
(63.4)
2
(31.6)
1
(15.8)
4
(62.3)
3
(47.1)
2
(31.4)
3
(47.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(31.4)
3
(47.7)
7
(111.7)
5
(79.7)
4
(63.7)
10
(155.1)
6
(93.8)
4
(63.4)
11
(173.7)
3
(47.3)
6
(93.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(78.6)
1
(15.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(188.7)
11
(174.9)
15
(239.5)
9
(143.4)
8
(127.4)
14
(217.2)
8
(125.1)
6
(95.2)
4
(63.2)
5
(78.8)
10
(155.7)
3
(47.1)
5
(78.6)
2
(31.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
57
(896.2)
70
(1,113)
86
(1,373)
85
(1,354)
57
(907.5)
50
(775.7)
60
(938.1)
56
(888.2)
35
(552.6)
18
(283.6)
33
(513.9)
30
(470.6)
25
(393.0)
9
(141.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
202
(3,176)
233
(3,704)
259
(4,135)
263
(4,190)
246
(3,917)
230
(3,568)
297
(4,644)
229
(3,632)
181
(2,858)
91
(1,434)
119
(1,853)
111
(1,741)
72
(1,132)
77
(1,212)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(157.2)
20
(317.9)
11
(175.6)
10
(159.3)
10
(159.2)
7
(108.6)
15
(234.5)
10
(158.6)
10
(157.9)
6
(94.5)
7
(109.0)
9
(141.2)
12
(188.6)
6
(94.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
2
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index299.8326.2401.7340.4315.7308.1348.3309.0255.6127.3227.8160.9152.3114.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cynthiana, KY

Crime rate in Cynthiana detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Ancestries: American (32.7%), English (11.6%), Irish (11.4%), German (6.7%), Scottish (3.0%), British (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/04/1802

Elevation: 723 feet

Land area: 3.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,897 people per square mile   (low).

Cynthiana, Kentucky map

92 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,017 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,030 (0.8%)

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: +1,571 (+24.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,369 (55.2%)

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Cynthiana, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cynthiana, KY in 2019
Cynthiana satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Historical population in Cynthiana, KY
Historical housing units in Cynthiana, KY
Most common industries in Cynthiana, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Cynthiana, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Cynthiana, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cynthiana, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0816. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0816
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 58% 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 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) earthquake occurred 194.5 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 28.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 194.5 miles away from Cynthiana 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) earthquake occurred 191.4 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cynthiana topographic map

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)
See full list of schools located in Cynthiana

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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 27 North).

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.

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

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
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

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)

For population 15 years and over in Cynthiana:

Marital status in Cynthiana, KY
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Cynthiana:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Cynthiana
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cynthiana, KY (based on Harrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
Kentucky:

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

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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:
Harrison County:

13.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cynthiana:

45.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.2%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Cynthiana:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cynthiana:

25.2%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cynthiana:

12.2%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cynthiana:

32.8%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

50.0%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Cynthiana:

74.9%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cynthiana, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 19$61,684$38,9586$1,912
Police Protection - Officers 17$61,582$43,4700$0
Other and Unallocable 10$24,291$29,1499$7,099
Streets and Highways 9$26,152$34,8690$0
Water Supply 8$30,218$45,3272$1,018
Sewerage 7$19,608$33,6140$0
Financial Administration 5$16,655$39,9720$0
Other Government Administration 5$20,333$48,7990$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,717$28,3020$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,304$63,6480$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$3,254
Totals for Government 83$270,544$39,11520$13,283

Cynthiana government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,750,000 ($276.16)
    Sewerage: $1,169,000 ($184.47)
    Police Protection: $1,094,000 ($172.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,011,000 ($159.54)
    Central Staff Services: $517,000 ($81.58)
    Regular Highways: $399,000 ($62.96)
    General - Other: $332,000 ($52.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $306,000 ($48.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $268,000 ($42.29)
    Financial Administration: $176,000 ($27.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $32,000 ($5.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $322,000 ($50.81)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($41.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($10.26)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($7.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,077,000 ($485.56)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($27.30)

Cynthiana government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,070,000 ($168.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000 ($58.23)
    Other: $328,000 ($51.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $370,000 ($58.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,802,000 ($284.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $172,000 ($27.14)
    Highways: $146,000 ($23.04)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,608,000 ($411.55)
    Property: $627,000 ($98.94)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $572,000 ($90.26)
    Corporation Net Income: $382,000 ($60.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $376,000 ($59.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $137,000 ($21.62)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($0.63)

Cynthiana government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,229,000 ($1298.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,884,000 ($1244.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $346,000 ($54.60)

Cynthiana government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $92,000 ($14.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,805,000 ($284.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $799,000 ($126.08)
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

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Cynthiana fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 57Number of bridges
  • 502ft / 153mTotal length
  • $4,027,000Total costs
  • 132,058Total average daily traffic
  • 9,960Total average daily truck traffic
  • 133,112Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cynthiana, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cynthiana, KY

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 63. The highest number of fires - 111 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cynthiana, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (39.7%), and Structure Fires (35.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cynthiana, KY
    • 35139.7%Outside Fires
    • 31635.7%Structure Fires
    • 17219.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 465.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cynthiana, KY
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cynthiana, KY
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 24.5%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cynthiana, KY
  • 51.0%Electricity
  • 44.4%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Cynthiana compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below 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+)"
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