Fox Chase, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 472 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.8%
 
Males: 232  (49.2%)
Females: 240  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 40165.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $90,813 (it was $73,750 in 2000)
Fox Chase:

$90,813
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $40,636 (it was $30,371 in 2000)

Fox Chase city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $237,317 (it was $165,200 in 2000)
Fox Chase:

$237,317
KY:

$135,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $257,792; Detached houses: $257,866
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  • Races in Fox Chase, KY (2010)

    Fox Chase races chart
    • 44198.7%White alone
    • 30.7%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fox Chase: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (21.9%), German (17.7%), English (12.1%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (3.8%), European (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/29/1983

Elevation: 512 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,405 people per square mile   (low).

Fox Chase,KY real estate house value index trend

Fox Chase, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Fox Chase:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fox Chase city:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 60.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

14 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Kentucky:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,565 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,159 (0.9%)

Fox Chase satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (13.0 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pioneer Village, KY (1.1 miles ), Hebron Estates, KY (1.2 miles ), Hillview, KY (1.3 miles ), Brooks, KY (1.3 miles ), Hunters Hollow, KY (1.5 miles ), Shepherdsville, KY (2.0 miles ), Hollyvilla, KY (2.1 miles ), South Park View, KY (2.3 miles) .

Latitude: 38.05 N, Longitude: 85.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Fox Chase household income distribution Fox Chase home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fox Chase, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fox Chase-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Fox Chase city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fox Chase-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Fox Chase 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 130.2 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 113.7 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.6 miles away from Fox Chase center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 99.1 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 Bullitt County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fox Chase topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fox Chase:

  • WESLEY MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FILSON CARE HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • REGENCY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • GREEN MEADOWS HEALTH CARE CENTER 1 (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY)
  • FRANCISCAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • MEADOWS ICF/MR (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MOUNT WASHINGTON, KY)
  • ESSEX NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Amtrak station near Fox Chase:

  • 18 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fox Chase:

  • Sullivan University (about 12 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 12 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • University of Louisville (about 13 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 14 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 15 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 22 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

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Bullitt 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 93.1. This is worse than average.

City:

93.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.56. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.56
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.6%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  87.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Kentucky average:

11.9

Fox Chase travel time to work - commute Fox Chase mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fox Chase city (based on Bullitt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,23962
Catholic3,0543
Mainline Protestant2,12310
Other2914
None49,612-
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: 9
Bullitt County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Bullitt County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Bullitt County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Bullitt County:

31.1%
Kentucky:

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

14.8%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fox Chase:

47.8%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.6%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fox Chase:

17.4%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fox Chase:

44.3%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

51.9%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fox Chase, 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

6.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,244 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
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 Jefferson County, KY  4.00% ($34,667 average AGI)
from Nelson County, KY  0.28% ($28,139)
from Hardin County, KY  0.26% ($41,027)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Jefferson County, KY  3.49% ($29,686 average AGI)
to Nelson County, KY  0.41% ($35,267)
to Spencer County, KY  0.20% ($32,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fox Chase:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fox Chase:

  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • W216BM (91.1 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Fox Chase:

  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$112,3934$104,70817$114,1691$67,5801$41,2501$14,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$172,0500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$73,7701$67,0508$116,6081$18,4401$66,3101$26,860
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$63,7500$05$118,6040$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$68,0100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$114,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Fox Chase compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
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