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Median resident age:  34.3 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41141

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,803 (it was $23,088 in 2000)
Garrison:

$27,803
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,482

Garrison CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,611 (it was $39,700 in 2000)
Garrison:

$62,611
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $63,823; Detached houses: $74,027; Townhouses or other attached units: $29,085; Mobile homes: $36,580
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  • White alone - 4,689 (98.8%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garrison: 122.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 535 feet




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Garrison CCD:  0.7% ($282)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (41.9 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (81.0 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vanceburg, KY (2.8 miles ), Tygarts, KY (2.9 miles) , Friendship, OH (3.0 miles ), Carter, KY (3.4 miles) , Rome, OH (3.5 miles) , West Portsmouth, OH (3.8 miles ), Fullerton, KY (3.8 miles) , South Shore, KY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.59 N, Longitude: 83.17 W

Area code: 606

Garrison household income distribution Garrison home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Garrison-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Garrison place 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 24.5 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garrison-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 91% 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 49.3 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 48.9 miles away from Garrison center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from Garrison center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Garrison:

  • HALLMARK CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • SOUTHERN HILLS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • HALLMARK HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)

Political contributions by individuals in Garrison, KY

Amtrak station near Garrison:

  • 15 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 Garrison:

  • Shawnee State University (about 14 miles; Portsmouth, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,573)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 30 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Morehead State University (about 31 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Marshall University (about 42 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Southern State Community College (about 51 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,084)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 66 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,391)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 66 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)

Public elementary/middle school in Garrison:

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Notable location: Garrison Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Garrison: Rock Hill Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Waring Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tomblesons Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Aquatic Construction (Water Parks & Slides; Montgomery Crks Road).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.68
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1

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

GARRISON QUINCY HEIGHTS WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 3531, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-1998)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1995 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-1998)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
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: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

29.1%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garrison, KY

Garrison compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Garrison (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: Garrison Branch at 13 Garrison Lane, branch established on 1981/07/20. Info updated 2010/08/18: Bank assets: $28.4 mil, Deposits: $23.3 mil, headquarters in Vanceburg, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citizens Deposit Bank & Trust: Garrison Branch at Highway 10, branch established on 1976/01/09. Info updated 2010/09/27: Bank assets: $212.9 mil, Deposits: $183.5 mil, headquarters in Vanceburg, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Garrison CCD (based on Lewis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.13%
Here35.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents42.1%26.0%18.7%5.8%3.2%
Congregations39.0%14.6%24.4%4.9%2.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.8%0.7%0.7%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%4.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Lewis County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lewis County:

10.4%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

33.6%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mason County, KY  0.90% ($24,243 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.53% ($20,545)
from Fleming County, KY  0.44% ($22,833)


4.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mason County, KY  1.22% ($28,460 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.46% ($29,105)
to Rowan County, KY  0.39% ($24,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garrison:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKKS (1570 AM; 1 kW; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOI (1010 AM; 1 kW; NEW BOSTON, OH)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAY (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garrison:

  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WKKS-FM (104.9 FM; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WUGO (102.3 FM; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Garrison:

  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Garrison)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Treatment Plant Murphys Lane Rd (Lat: 38.608417 Lon: -83.178778), Call Sign: WNKT398, Licensee ID: L00031628
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/1997, Expiration Date: 03/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003
    Registrant: Garrison Quincy Ky O Heights Water District, Garrison, KY 41141, Phone: (606) 757-4898

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Garrison, 5 Mi Se (Lat: 38.550333 Lon: -83.107500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.4 m, Call Sign: WED454
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 05/29/2022
    Registrant: Spectra Energy, 5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, TX 77056-5310, Phone: (713) 627-5229, Fax: (713) 386-4185, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K4ZMI, Licensee ID: L01074400
    Grant Date: 11/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/05/2016
    Registrant: George K Ison, Garrison, KY 41141
  • Call Sign: KE4NOQ
    Grant Date: 07/13/1994, Expiration Date: 07/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2006
    Registrant: Craig S Moore, Hc 76, Garrison, KY 41141
  • Call Sign: KF4SFO, Licensee ID: L01240675
    Grant Date: 05/02/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017
    Registrant: Zach P Bivens, Hc 74 Box 1220, Garrison, KY 41141
  • Call Sign: KF4SFP, Licensee ID: L01240759
    Grant Date: 05/02/2007, Expiration Date: 06/04/2017
    Registrant: Pete A Bivens, Hc 74 Box 1220, Garrison, KY 41141
  • Call Sign: KG4FTV, Licensee ID: L00186585
    Grant Date: 09/30/2009, Expiration Date: 12/21/2019, Certifier: Billy R Kamer
    Registrant: Billy R Kamer, Garrison, KY 41141



Garrison on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
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