Dwale, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 329.
Males: 101  (30.9%)
Females: 228  (69.1%)
Median resident age:

58.8 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41621.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,429
Dwale:

$32,429
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,998

Dwale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,068
Dwale:

$79,068
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,385; detached houses: $116,690
March 2019 cost of living index in Dwale: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.9%
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  • Races in Dwale, KY (2010)
    • 31294.8%White alone
    • 92.7%Asian alone
    • 41.2%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Black alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dwale, Kentucky as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dwale is 282 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (100.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (56.9 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (100.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Allen, KY (0.8 miles),
Prestonsburg, KY (1.9 miles ),
Martin, KY (2.1 miles ),
Mare Creek, KY (2.3 miles ),
Risner-Bull Creek, KY (2.3 miles ),
Betsy Layne, KY (2.6 miles ),
Auxier, KY (2.8 miles ),
Mud Creek, KY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 82.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Distribution of median household income in Dwale, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dwale, KY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Dwale-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Dwale place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1972, a category F2 tornado 26.2 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dwale-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.8 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 72.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from Dwale center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Dwale center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 143.6 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 287.0 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 Floyd County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 20, Tornadoes: 10, Mudslides: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Fires: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dwale:

  • SAINT JOSEPH MARTIN Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; MARTIN, KY)
  • RIVERVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • PRESTONSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - PAINTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PAINTSVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - PIKEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • MOUNTAIN MANOR OF PAINTSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PAINTSVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dwale:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Morehead State University (about 55 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Marshall University (about 58 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia State University (about 74 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)

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Floyd County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Dwale:

Marital status in Dwale, KY
  • Never married: 8.8%
  • Now married: 28.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 52.6%

For population 25 years and over in Dwale:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dwale, KY (based on Floyd County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91162
Mainline Protestant2,61416
Other6992
Catholic2291
None26,998-
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: 21
Floyd County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Floyd County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

14.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

35.3%
Kentucky:

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

14.3%
Kentucky:

15.9%

5.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pike County, KY  1.12% ($36,252 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KY  0.82% ($44,078)
to Fayette County, KY  0.43% ($37,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dwale:

  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSIP (1490 AM; 1 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: S.I.P. BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WPKE (1240 AM; 1 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dwale:

  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Dwale:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Dwale fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1996 01:50 AM, 0023, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 45.1mTotal length
  • $3,696,000Total costs
  • 65,295Total average daily traffic
  • 3,695Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,890Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dwale, KY
  • 84.1%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dwale, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Dwale compared to Kentucky state average:

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