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Knox County

Population in July 2007: 3,781.
Males: 1,857  (49.1%)
Females: 1,924  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $21,471 (it was $18,036 in 2000)
Girdler:

$21,471
Kentucky:

$41,141
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $13,271

Girdler CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $68,517 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Girdler:

$68,517
Kentucky:

$120,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,183; Detached houses: $80,861; Townhouses or other attached units: $37,303; In 2-unit structures: $75,291; Mobile homes: $40,741

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Girdler races chart
  • White alone - 3,697 (99.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Girdler: 133.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 71.5 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Girdler:

  • High school or higher: 46.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Girdler CCD:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Kentucky:  2.8%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Girdler, Kentucky as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Girdler to the number of sex offenders is 3,781 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Girdler CCD:  0.7% ($281)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Girdler satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (69.2 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (81.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gray, KY (2.8 miles ), Barbourville, KY (2.8 miles ), Dewitt, KY (2.9 miles ), Sibert-Hima, KY (3.0 miles ), Camp Ground, KY (3.0 miles ), Trosper, KY (3.5 miles ), Bush, KY (3.5 miles ), Ashers Fork, KY (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 36.97 N, Longitude: 83.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Girdler household income distribution Girdler home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Personal and laundry services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Girdler-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Girdler place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.4 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Girdler-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 72% 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 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Girdler center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from Girdler center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Knox County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Girdler:

  • KNOX COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; BARBOURVILLE, KY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; MANCHESTER, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Girdler, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Girdler:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 29 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • Somerset Community College (about 44 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,009)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 60 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • Walters State Community College (about 62 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 3,878)
  • The University of Tennessee (about 71 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 26,308)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 74 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,478)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 77 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)

Public elementary/middle school in Girdler:

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Notable locations in Girdler: Green Road (A), Fount (B), Jarvis Store (C), Deep Cut (D), Richland Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Girdler include: Faith Church (A), Green Road Church (B), Grove Church (C), Horn Branch Church (D), McClellan Church (E), Crane Nest Church (F), Locust Grove Church (G), Friendship Church (H), Rock Spring Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gregory Cemetery (1), Bingham Cemetery (2), Marion Cemetery (3), Mac Williams Cemetery (4), Hammons Cemetery (5), Helton Cemetery (6), Hampton Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Asher Branch (A), Phillip Branch (B), Black Lick Branch (C), Bull Creek (D), Wyrick Branch (E), Dancey Branch (F), Disappointment Creek (G), Crook Branch (H), Hammons Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

38.0%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

14.3%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Girdler, KY

Girdler compared to Kentucky state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Coal or coke (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Girdler (based on Knox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.34%
Here58.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents85.5%4.0%3.8%1.9%4.8%
Congregations79.2%4.2%2.8%2.8%11.1%
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: 9
Knox County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Knox County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Knox County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Knox County:

32.3%
Kentucky:

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

21.0%
State:

15.9%

5.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Whitley County, KY  1.25% ($21,250 average AGI)
from Laurel County, KY  0.96% ($22,291)
from Bell County, KY  0.38% ($19,294)


5.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,510 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Whitley County, KY  1.27% ($18,566 average AGI)
to Laurel County, KY  1.12% ($24,910)
to Fayette County, KY  0.22% ($34,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Girdler:

  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WWXL (1450 AM; 1 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: THE PROMISE PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WANO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Girdler:

  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Girdler:

  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W07AH (Channel 7; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE AREA TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W04AF (Channel 4; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE AREA TELEVISION CORP.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Muayyad Mustafa, 5644 Hwy 11 North (Lat: 36.941306 Lon: -83.842194), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • Lottie L Thompson, 5644 Hwy 11 North (Lat: 36.941306 Lon: -83.842194), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Lottie L Thompson, 5644 Hwy 11 North (Lat: 36.941306 Lon: -83.842194), Type: 97.6, Overall height: 94.5 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Christopher B Page, 5644 Hwy 11 North(273055) (Lat: 36.941306 Lon: -83.842194), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Christopher B Page, 5644 Hwy 11 North(273055) (Lat: 36.941306 Lon: -83.842194), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, 5644 Hwy 11 North(273055) (Lat: 36.941306 Lon: -83.842194), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 21121 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GILLIAM MTN, 2 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 36.952028 Lon: -83.958250), Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WHA465
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz... (+10 more)
    Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2004, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr.
    Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc., 2400 North Glenville, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9


Girdler on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists:"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Personal and laundry services"
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