Girdler, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 3,781.
Males: 1,857  (49.1%)
Females: 1,924  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  33.8 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 40946

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,899 (it was $18,036 in 2000)
Girdler:

$23,899
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,539 (it was $9,958 in 2000)

Girdler CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,246 (it was $40,800 in 2000)
Girdler:

$67,246
KY:

$120,900
  • Races in Girdler, KY (2000)

    Girdler races chart
    • 3,69799.1%White alone
    • 100.3%Two or more races
    • 130.3%Hispanic
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Girdler: 86.0 (less than average, 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).

Girdler, Kentucky map

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%

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+: 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 ), Artemus, KY (3.1 miles ), Flat Lick, KY (3.2 miles ), Trosper, KY (3.5 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 June 2014:
Here:

10.4%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

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

Average climate in Girdler, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Girdler-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 32% smaller 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 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 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 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 244.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from Girdler 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 227.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 15, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Girdler:

  • BARBOURVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BARBOURVILLE, KY)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CORBIN, KY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MANCHESTER, KY)
  • CUMBERLAND VAL DIST HLTH DEPT (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MANCHESTER, KY)
  • SETON HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; LONDON, KY)
  • PINEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; PINEVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Girdler:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 25 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 29 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Somerset Community College (about 44 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 60 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Walters State Community College (about 62 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 51.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.1
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%

Girdler compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.6
Kentucky average:

13.8

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

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Girdler CCD (based on Knox County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,33456
Mainline Protestant8595
Catholic6782
Black Protestant1231
Other-1
None14,889-
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
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%

5.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,393 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Laurel County, KY  1.40% ($22,794 average AGI)
from Whitley County, KY  1.21% ($20,763)
from Bell County, KY  0.52% ($27,735)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Laurel County, KY  1.57% ($24,252 average AGI)
to Whitley County, KY  1.26% ($24,644)
to Bell County, KY  0.25% ($19,522)

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.)
Girdler fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Girdler fatal accident list:

Oct 9, 1999 02:59 PM, Sr-11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

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

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