Georgetown, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 33,660 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +86.2%
Males: 16,639  (49.4%)
Females: 17,021  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40324.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,856 (it was $42,186 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$63,856
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,728 (it was $18,859 in 2000)

Georgetown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,922 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Georgetown:

$166,922
KY:

$141,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $817.

March 2019 cost of living index in Georgetown: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 36.1% for other race residents, 18.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Georgetown, KY (2017)
    • 27,08283.7%White alone
    • 2,2146.8%Black alone
    • 1,3344.1%Hispanic
    • 1,2213.8%Two or more races
    • 4561.4%Asian alone
    • 670.2%Other race alone
    • 150.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Georgetown, Kentucky as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Georgetown is 569 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Georgetown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(10.1)
5
(24.8)
12
(57.2)
3
(13.7)
7
(31.2)
17
(58.0)
21
(70.6)
16
(52.3)
13
(41.6)
18
(55.8)
13
(39.4)
14
(41.0)
14
(40.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(45.3)
11
(54.6)
12
(57.2)
12
(54.6)
18
(80.2)
9
(30.7)
29
(97.4)
36
(117.6)
26
(83.1)
23
(71.3)
21
(63.6)
28
(81.9)
22
(64.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(120.8)
23
(114.2)
24
(114.3)
96
(437.1)
99
(441.2)
95
(324.2)
121
(406.5)
23
(75.1)
23
(73.5)
13
(40.3)
23
(69.7)
22
(64.4)
25
(72.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
159
(800.5)
193
(958.1)
176
(838.2)
124
(564.6)
123
(548.1)
166
(566.6)
213
(715.6)
176
(575.0)
119
(380.4)
132
(409.0)
136
(412.0)
135
(394.9)
124
(361.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
823
(4,143)
819
(4,066)
720
(3,429)
814
(3,706)
849
(3,783)
910
(3,106)
829
(2,785)
874
(2,855)
788
(2,519)
760
(2,355)
731
(2,215)
723
(2,115)
787
(2,291)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(307.1)
47
(233.3)
60
(285.8)
36
(163.9)
36
(160.4)
27
(92.2)
47
(157.9)
38
(124.1)
29
(92.7)
55
(170.4)
52
(157.5)
79
(231.1)
81
(235.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
2
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
2
(6.1)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)292.2307.4304.4315.6357.6291.8341.1276.1207.7216.7194.6200.9208.0

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City-data.com crime index in Georgetown, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 60 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (33.7%), German (9.0%), Irish (8.3%), English (7.9%), European (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/22/1960

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,453 people per square mile   (low).

Georgetown, Kentucky map

1,276 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

3.9%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,274 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,025 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (13.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (300.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stamping Ground, KY (2.8 miles ),
Midway, KY (2.9 miles ),
Sadieville, KY (3.5 miles ),
Fayette, KY (3.6 miles ),
Lexington-Fayette, KY (3.6 miles ),
Versailles, KY (3.8 miles ),
Peaks Mill, KY (3.9 miles ),
Paris, KY (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.21 N, Longitude: 84.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,479 (+26.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,297 (54.8%)

Area code: 502

Distribution of median household income in Georgetown, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Georgetown, KY in 2017
Georgetown satellite photo by USGS

Georgetown tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 41 buildings, average cost: $50,400
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Georgetown, KY
Historical housing units in Georgetown, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +6,295 (+53.4%).
Most common industries in Georgetown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (15.1%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (20.1%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Georgetown, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Georgetown, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Georgetown, 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 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
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 10.8 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 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0748. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0748
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
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 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Georgetown-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Georgetown city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Georgetown-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% 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 33.3 miles away from Georgetown 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 181.4 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 37.2 miles away from Georgetown 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 185.0 miles away from Georgetown 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 176.2 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) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from Georgetown 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 Scott County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Georgetown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Georgetown:

  • GEORGETOWN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1140 LEXINGTON ROAD)
  • DOVER MANOR (112 DOVER DRIVE)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF GEORGETOWN (102 POCAHONTAS TRAIL)
  • GEORGETOWN DIALYSIS CLINIC (98 MARY LYNN DRIVE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (201 CHAMPION WAY, SUITE 2)

Airports located in Georgetown:

College/University in Georgetown:

  • Georgetown College (Full-time enrollment: 1,371; Location: 400 East College Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.georgetowncollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Georgetown:

  • University of Kentucky (about 13 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 14 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Kentucky State University (about 17 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 36 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 57 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)

Public high schools in Georgetown:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Georgetown:

  • SCOTT COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,130, Location: 1036 CARDINAL DRIVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • ANNE MASON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 621, Location: 350 CHAMPION WAY, Grades: KG-5)
  • GEORGETOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 547, Location: 730 S HAMILTON ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • GARTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 466, Location: 501 S HAMILTON ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • NORTHERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 294, Location: 3600 CINCINNATI RD, Grades: PK-5)
  • WESTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1901 FRANKFORT RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • EASTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 3407 NEWTOWN RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • SOUTHERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1200 FAIRFAX WAY, Grades: KG-5)
  • ROYAL SPRING MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 332 CHAMPION WAY, Grades: 6-8)
  • LEMONS MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 300 SCHOOL HOUSE RD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Georgetown:

  • PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 282, Location: 172 SOUTHGATE DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN SCHOOL (Students: 181, Location: 106 MILITARY ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Georgetown

Library in Georgetown:

  • SCOTT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,386,545; Location: 104 SOUTH BRADFORD LANE; 90,643 books; 319 e-books; 7,867 audio materials; 4,391 video materials; 13 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 195 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Georgetown: Scott County Fire Department Station 6 (A), Georgetown City Fire Department Station 3 (B), Georgetown City Fire Department Station 1 (C), Georgetown City Fire Department Station 2 (D), Georgetown - Scott County Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McCracken Creek (A), Lanes Run (B), Dry Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Georgetown-Scott County Tourism (399 Outlet Center Drive).

Hotels: Econo Lodge Georgetown (3075 Paris Pike), Holiday Inn Express (250 Outlet Center Drive), Super 8 Motel (250 Shoney Drive), Microtel Inn (111 Darby Drive), Motel 6 (401 Cherry Blossom Way), Country Inn & Suites (131 Darby Drive), Comfort Suites Georgetown (121 Darby Drive), Best Western Georgetown (132 Darby Drive), Best Western of Georgetown (132 Darby Drive).

Courts: Scott County - County Court (Courthouse), Kentucky State - Administrative Ofc Of The Courts- Circuit Court Clerk (119 North Hamilton Street).

Birthplace of: Basil W. Duke - Confederate Army general, Gustavus Woodson Smith - Confederate Army general, Mike Ayers - Football player and coach, Ryan Quarles - State Rep., Stephen G. Burbridge - Union Army general, Tom L. Johnson - Politician, A.W. Hamilton - College basketball player (Marshall Thundering Herd), Charlie Hoffman - Politician, Dale Polley - Baseball player, J. Campbell Cantrill - Politician.

Scott 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 Georgetown and their reported violations in the past:

GEORGETOWN MUNICIPAL WATER SERVICE (Population served: 37,125, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-26-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2007)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Georgetown in 2010:

  • 1,073 people in college/university student housing
  • 136 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Georgetown in 2000:

  • 1,115 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 135 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Banks with most branches in Georgetown (2011 data):

  • United Bank & Trust Company: Georgetown Branch, Southland Branch, Georgetown Branch. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $582.2 mil, Deposits: $422.6 mil, headquarters in Versailles, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • Peoples Exchange Bank: Georgetown Banking Center Branch at 108 Lawson Drive, branch established on 2004/01/26; Georgetown Lpo at 923 South Broadway, branch established on 2007/11/16. Info updated 2009/02/09: Bank assets: $352.6 mil, Deposits: $304.7 mil, headquarters in Stanton, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Genbeach Co., Inc.
  • Whitaker Bank: Thoroughbred Banking Center Branch at 100 Financial Way, branch established on 1999/04/19; First National Bank And Trust Compan at Main And Broadway, branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • Town & Country Bank and Trust Company: Georgetown Branch at 101 Canewood Center Drive, branch established on 2004/08/05; Village Park Drive Branch at 101 Village Park Drive, branch established on 2008/07/07. Info updated 2009/02/02: Bank assets: $378.2 mil, Deposits: $310.5 mil, headquarters in Bardstown, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Bank Holding Company
  • Central Bank & Trust Co.: Georgetown Branch - Connector Road at 410 Connector Road, branch established on 2002/05/24; Georgetown Branch at 137 East Main Street, branch established on 2002/03/03. Info updated 2011/02/22: Bank assets: $1,908.6 mil, Deposits: $1,648.8 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Kentucky Bank: Cherry Blossom Branch at 260 Blossom Park Drive, branch established on 1990/12/12; Georgetown Branch at 103 West Showalter Drive, branch established on 1998/08/10. 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.
  • First Federal Bank: 701 South B Branch at 701 South Broadway, branch established on 1935/12/26. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $131.9 mil, Deposits: $107.7 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Fifth Third Bank: Georgetown at 100 Lawson Drive, branch established on 2002/07/01. 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
  • Republic Bank & Trust Company: Georgetown Branch at 430 Connector Road, branch established on 2004/01/29. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $3,310.3 mil, Deposits: $1,691.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Georgetown:

Marital status in Georgetown, KY
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Georgetown:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Georgetown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Georgetown, KY (based on Scott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,25152
Mainline Protestant2,90414
Catholic1,9911
Other5983
Black Protestant3803
None28,049-
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: 3
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Scott County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Scott County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

9.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

32.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Scott County:

17.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.3%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Georgetown:

21.0%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Georgetown:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Georgetown:

31.7%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Georgetown:

80.3%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Georgetown, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 53$221,317$50,1100$0
Police Protection - Officers 51$228,831$53,8430$0
Other and Unallocable 23$76,199$39,7561$529
Solid Waste Management 16$42,559$31,9191$1,153
Streets and Highways 14$50,325$43,1360$0
Financial Administration 10$30,429$36,5150$0
Other Government Administration 5$22,074$52,9789$8,918
Police - Other 4$6,570$19,7107$4,773
Fire - Other 2$9,914$59,4840$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,771$69,2520$0
Totals for Government 179$693,989$46,52418$15,373

Georgetown government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $200,000 ($5.94)
    Regular Highways: $138,000 ($4.10)
    Central Staff Services: $126,000 ($3.74)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $4,925,000 ($146.32)
    Water Utilities: $4,613,000 ($137.05)
    Police Protection: $3,388,000 ($100.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,090,000 ($91.80)
    Central Staff Services: $3,031,000 ($90.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,782,000 ($52.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,591,000 ($47.27)
    General - Other: $999,000 ($29.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $830,000 ($24.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $313,000 ($9.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $252,000 ($7.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $182,000 ($5.41)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $116,000 ($3.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $403,000 ($11.97)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,255,000 ($66.99)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $53,000 ($1.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,265,000 ($37.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,239,000 ($36.81)
    Regular Highways: $445,000 ($13.22)
    Central Staff Services: $188,000 ($5.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $27,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,201,000 ($332.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $394,000 ($11.71)

Georgetown government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,293,000 ($186.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,982,000 ($58.88)
    Other: $585,000 ($17.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $324,000 ($9.63)
    Other: $60,000 ($1.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,401,000 ($41.62)
    General Local Government Support: $378,000 ($11.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $371,000 ($11.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $472,000 ($14.02)
    Rents: $47,000 ($1.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($1.37)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,240,000 ($155.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $700,000 ($20.80)
    Highways: $586,000 ($17.41)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $10,733,000 ($318.87)
    Corporation Net Income: $6,155,000 ($182.86)
    Property: $3,007,000 ($89.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,407,000 ($71.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $998,000 ($29.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $919,000 ($27.30)
    Other License: $546,000 ($16.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.09)

Georgetown government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $420,740,000 ($12499.70)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $420,205,000 ($12483.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,074,000 ($804.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,695,000 ($763.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,379,000 ($40.97)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $535,000 ($15.89)

Georgetown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,130,000 ($657.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $423,962,000 ($12595.42)

9.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.59%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fayette County, KY  2.87% ($55,838 average AGI)
from Harrison County, KY  0.44% ($47,882)
from Franklin County, KY  0.35% ($44,779)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
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 Fayette County, KY  2.20% ($44,222 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KY  0.48% ($39,692)
to Harrison County, KY  0.34% ($47,815)
Businesses in Georgetown, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Marriott1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's3
Burger King2Microtel1
CVS1Motel 61
Chevrolet1Nike2
ColorTyme1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Sears1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Starbucks1
GNC1Steak 'n Shake1
GameStop1Subway5
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Hilton2Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul4
Jimmy John's1UPS6
KFC1Waffle House2
Kmart1Walgreens1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's2
Kroger1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGH (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Georgetown:

  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Georgetown:

  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Georgetown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 74Number of bridges
  • 768ft / 234mTotal length
  • $27,237,000Total costs
  • 835,185Total average daily traffic
  • 138,053Total average daily truck traffic
  • 613,567Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Georgetown, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 291990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Georgetown, KY
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 130 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Georgetown)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Georgetown, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 190 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Georgetown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Georgetown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 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 ORIGINATED94$135,96975$129,040236$144,88115$15,3190$055$124,5471$31,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$142,0973$141,86717$130,7852$19,9400$01$149,6100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$114,3486$113,73591$155,85612$53,1171$112,0003$118,0132$27,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$118,9506$141,77249$155,1912$69,7600$02$100,1350$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$85,9600$012$147,9981$12,3500$01$42,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.00 , 0402.01, 0402.02, 0403.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$132,3738$136,644
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$136,5603$158,697
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$127,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$85,8701$139,380
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.00 , 0402.01, 0402.02, 0403.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Georgetown, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Georgetown, KY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 79. The highest number of fire incidents - 162 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Georgetown, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.1%), and Structure Fires (38.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Georgetown, KY
    • 54140.1%Outside Fires
    • 51638.3%Structure Fires
    • 27120.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 211.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Georgetown, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Georgetown, Kentucky:

  • Super 8 Georgetown KY, 250 Tiger Way, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 863-4888, Fax: (502) 868-0848
  • Days Inn, I-75, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 863-5000
  • Shoney's Inn, 200 Shoney Dr, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 868-9800, Fax: (502) 868-9800
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 250 Outlet Center Dr, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 867-1648, Fax: (502) 867-1953
  • Comfort Suites, 121 Darby Dr, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 868-9500, Fax: (502) 868-9985
  • Hampton Inn, 128 Darby Dr, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 867-4888, Fax: (502) 867-7712
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Lexington Georgetown/College Inn, 200 Tiger Way, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 868-9955, Fax: (502) 868-9911
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 131 Darby Dr, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324 , Phone: (502) 868-6800, Fax: (502) 868-9855
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Georgetown, Kentucky
Most common first names in Georgetown, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14177.9 years
John14176.6 years
James12769.8 years
William11574.8 years
Robert9072.2 years
Charles7069.7 years
George7075.8 years
Anna6379.3 years
Margaret5280.8 years
Elizabeth5081.1 years
Most common last names in Georgetown, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6978.7 years
Smith5473.5 years
Wright5077.4 years
Johnson4978.4 years
Marshall4077.0 years
Williams3978.7 years
Cook3478.1 years
White3379.0 years
Covington3177.5 years
Vance3076.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Georgetown, KY
  • 58.9%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Georgetown, KY
  • 70.3%Electricity
  • 27.8%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Georgetown compared to Kentucky state average:

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

Georgetown on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
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