Flatwoods, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 7,405 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 3,428  (46.3%)
Females: 3,977  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  44.1 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41139, 41169.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,349 (it was $31,115 in 2000)
Flatwoods:

$40,349
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,656 (it was $17,633 in 2000)

Flatwoods city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,160 (it was $59,500 in 2000)
Flatwoods:

$87,160
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $115,652; Detached houses: $126,698; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,228; In 2-unit structures: $79,880; Mobile homes: $52,183

Median gross rent in 2013: $651.

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  • Races in Flatwoods, KY (2010)

    Flatwoods races chart
    • 7,17496.6%White alone
    • 771.0%Two or more races
    • 570.8%Black alone
    • 580.8%Hispanic
    • 380.5%Asian alone
    • 120.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Flatwoods: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.2%), English (16.3%), Irish (14.0%), German (14.0%), Scottish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/14/1932

Elevation: 689 feet

Land area: 4.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,647 people per square mile   (low).

Flatwoods,KY real estate house value index trend

Flatwoods, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Flatwoods:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flatwoods city:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

17 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,172 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $575 (0.8%)

Flatwoods satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (17.3 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (102.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (348.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Raceland, KY (1.1 miles ), Russell, KY (1.1 miles ), Worthington, KY (1.4 miles ), Ironton, OH (1.5 miles ), Hanging Rock, OH (1.6 miles ), Bellefonte, KY (1.6 miles ), Wurtland, KY (1.9 miles ), Westwood, KY (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $44,500
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $2,578,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $221,200
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $2,000,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $430,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 82.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,228 (-16.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 438 (16.0%)

Flatwoods household income distribution Flatwoods home values distribution

Crime rates in Flatwoods by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02111001000
per 100,000 0.025.913.013.113.10.00.013.40.00.00.0
Robberies 20115563110
per 100,000 26.20.013.013.165.665.278.140.113.513.50.0
Assaults 06115300100
per 100,000 0.077.813.013.165.639.10.00.013.50.00.0
Burglaries 511244355645753311415
per 100,000 65.4142.7312.5562.3721.7835.2742.4709.1417.2188.9201.7
Thefts 1516413271664268181916
per 100,000 196.2207.5533.8418.5931.6861.3547.0909.8242.2256.3215.2
Auto thefts 739136553466
per 100,000 91.638.9117.2170.078.765.265.140.153.880.980.7
Arson N/A000N/A010110
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A0.013.00.013.513.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 29.862.275.093.5148.1135.4110.5120.853.836.731.5

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

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

1.48
Kentucky average:

1.93
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -408 (-5.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Flatwoods, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Flatwoods-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Flatwoods city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 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:

Flatwoods-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 80% 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 69.9 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 68.1 miles away from Flatwoods center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.3 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 279.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 228.4 miles away from Flatwoods center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 101.4 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 Greenup County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flatwoods topographic map

Birthplace of: Billy Ray Cyrus - Singer-Songwriter, Squire Potter - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Flatwoods:

  • OAKMONT MANOR (1100 GRANDVIEW DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Flatwoods:

  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)
  • FMC - IRONTON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • BELLEFONTE HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • KINGSBROOK LIFECARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)
  • SANCTUARY OF THE OHIO VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • BRYANT HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • JO-LIN HEALTH CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; IRONTON, OH)

Amtrak stations near Flatwoods:

  • 6 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: SOUTH PORTSMOUTH (SOUTH SHORE, RTE. 23 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flatwoods:

  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Ashland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 18 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Shawnee State University (about 21 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Morehead State University (about 45 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • West Virginia State University (about 53 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)

Public elementary/middle school in Flatwoods:

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Notable locations in Flatwoods: Flatwoods Volunteer Fire Protection District (A), Greenup County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Flatwoods: Shawnee Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Caroline Cemetery (1), Rude Cemetery (2), Bellefonte Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: SeaQuariums (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1605 Bellefonte Rd Ste 3).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.6. This is about average.

City:

69.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.56
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.59
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
97 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Flatwoods, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Flatwoods (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Flatwoods Branch at 2131 Argillite Road, branch established on 1999/04/17. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Flatwoods Branch at 2205 Argillite, branch established on 1996/03/29. 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
  • Home Federal Savings and Loan Association: Flatwoods Branch at 1800 Argillite Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $319.3 mil, Deposits: $249.5 mil, headquarters in Ashland, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • First & Peoples Bank and Trust Company: Flatwoods Branch at Argilite Road, branch established on 1964/12/21. Info updated 2010/03/30: Bank assets: $195.4 mil, Deposits: $158.8 mil, headquarters in Russell, KY, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First & Peoples Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Flatwoods city (based on Greenup County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,80461
Mainline Protestant2,36815
Other7512
Black Protestant4833
Catholic431
None21,461-
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: 8
Greenup County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Greenup County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenup County:

31.9%
Kentucky:

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

17.7%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Flatwoods:

49.2%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.7%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Flatwoods:

7.8%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Flatwoods:

28.2%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Flatwoods:

57.9%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Flatwoods, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,251$51,0120$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,040$36,4807$2,740
Police Protection - Officers 10$61,748$74,0980$0
Police - Other 1$2,572$30,8640$0
Sewerage 5$15,299$36,7180$0
Water Supply 6$28,777$57,5540$0
Totals for Government 24$115,687$57,8447$2,740

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $141,000 ($19.04)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $940,000 ($126.94)
    Sewerage: $935,000 ($126.27)
    Police Protection: $650,000 ($87.78)
    Financial Administration: $561,000 ($75.76)
    Central Staff Services: $274,000 ($37.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $234,000 ($31.60)
    Fire Protection: $103,000 ($13.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $81,000 ($10.94)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($1.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($3.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $138,000 ($18.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($12.29)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($9.05)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($3.24)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($1.62)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $416,000 ($56.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $958,000 ($129.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $242,000 ($32.68)
    All Other: $114,000 ($15.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($2.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($3.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($4.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($1.76)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $942,000 ($127.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $117,000 ($15.80)
    All Other: $59,000 ($7.97)
  • Tax - NEC: $451,000 ($60.90)
    Property: $450,000 ($60.77)
    Public Utilities: $96,000 ($12.96)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $455,000 ($61.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $449,000 ($60.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($0.81)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($5.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,137,000 ($153.54)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $33,000 ($4.46)

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
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 Boyd County, KY  1.93% ($40,510 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.48% ($35,242)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.42% ($35,222)


6.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Boyd County, KY  1.75% ($39,653 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.60% ($24,831)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.48% ($26,323)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flatwoods:

  • WIRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flatwoods:

  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Flatwoods:

  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
Flatwoods fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Flatwoods fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Flatwoods)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • City Garage (Lat: 38.510278 Lon: -82.677222), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KIW903
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2015, Expiration Date: 08/28/2025, Certifier: Bobby F CragerRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 804 Powell Lane (Lat: 38.518889 Lon: -82.711389), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNAJ827
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.830 MHzGrant Date: 07/15/2015, Expiration Date: 07/12/2025, Certifier: Bobby F CragerRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 2513 Reed Street (Lat: 38.515556 Lon: -82.724167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPPZ335
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.612 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2015, Expiration Date: 03/27/2025, Certifier: Robert W CarpenterRegistrant: Greenup Co. E-911, 301 Main St., # 7 Rm 313, Greenup, KY 41144, Phone: (606) 473-1411, Fax: (606) 473-6624, Email:
  • Jct Of St Rt 1458 & 5 (Lat: 38.476472 Lon: -82.706278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPRH593
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.512 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: Bobby F CragerRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Us Rt 23 And Ky Rt 207 Int (Lat: 38.535917 Lon: -82.705722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPKR661
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.775 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/1997, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2002, Certifier: Charles W CarmanRegistrant: Us Filter Consolidated Electric Div, 141 S Lafayette Fwy, Saint Paul, MN 55107, Fax: (612) 224-3628
  • 2513 Reed Street (Lat: 38.515556 Lon: -82.724167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPXX305
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/25/2023, Certifier: Richard L BlevinsRegistrant: Flatwoods Fire & Rescue Squad, 2513 Reed Street, Flatwoods, KY 41139, Phone: (606) 836-7177
  • Lat: 38.518833 Lon: -82.711333, Call Sign: WQWR747
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.137 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.812 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025, Certifier: Steven BranimRegistrant: Continental Wireless, 10455 Vista Park Rd, Dallas, TX 75238, Phone: (972) 926-7443, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SBA Flatwoods, Route 207, Box 503 (Lat: 38.516278 Lon: -82.738333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQXM557
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 04/14/2016, Expiration Date: 04/14/2026, Certifier: Kyle QuillenRegistrant: Agile Network Builders, LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, Email:
  • Flatwoods TS, 2.5 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 37.286222 Lon: -82.528500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WCP802, Licensee ID: L00268142
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6145.34 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/11/2022Registrant: Kentucky Power Company

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Flatwoods)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5819W , Serial Number: 28-1997, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Whittaker, 2523 Foxhunters Rd, Flatwoods, KY 41139

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$112,18941$83,355127$100,29219$24,5630$020$109,1581$43,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$32,5902$109,84011$107,2772$43,4400$01$86,6601$32,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$113,15011$82,65953$95,99214$21,2461$64,5102$49,5953$39,907
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$122,1604$87,36319$112,7521$24,0400$02$42,4151$50,650
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$61,8500$03$70,5500$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00 , 0403.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$101,3651$109,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$96,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$59,8600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00 , 0403.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

FLATWOODS WATER COMPANY (Population served: 7,605, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Flatwoods

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Flatwoods, KY
Most common first names in Flatwoods, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5067.7 years
Mary5079.6 years
William4471.3 years
Charles4271.3 years
John3969.0 years
George2180.3 years
Hazel1879.8 years
Betty1872.6 years
Robert1873.6 years
Ruth1779.2 years
Most common last names in Flatwoods, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2677.9 years
Brown2168.5 years
Clark2173.4 years
Stevens2072.9 years
Adkins1968.6 years
Tackett1776.4 years
Smith1569.9 years
Martin1476.7 years
Moore1367.7 years
Bailey1367.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Flatwoods, KY
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1

Flatwoods compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Flatwoods on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 3 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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