Harrisonville, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 5,157.
Males: 2,578  (50.0%)
Females: 2,579  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 40076

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,244 (it was $46,687 in 2000)
Harrisonville:

$59,244
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,991 (it was $19,243 in 2000)

Harrisonville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $148,927 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Harrisonville:

$148,927
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $220,675; Detached houses: $228,790; Townhouses or other attached units: $201,232; In 2-unit structures: $220,658; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,522; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $54,328; Mobile homes: $55,287
  • Races in Harrisonville, KY (2000)

    Harrisonville races chart
    • 4,11196.5%White alone
    • 551.3%Hispanic
    • 471.1%Black alone
    • 300.7%Two or more races
    • 160.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Harrisonville: 89.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 889 feet

Land area: 99.1 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (very low).

Harrisonville, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Harrisonville:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harrisonville CCD:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

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

Harrisonville CCD:  0.6% ($715)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Harrisonville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (33.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (289.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shelbyville, KY (2.8 miles ), Christianburg, KY (3.2 miles ), Frankfort, KY (3.6 miles ), Pleasureville, KY (3.7 miles ), Lawrenceburg, KY (3.7 miles ), Bald Knob, KY (3.8 miles ), Simpsonville, KY (3.8 miles ), Elk Creek, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.15 N, Longitude: 85.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Harrisonville household income distribution Harrisonville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Machinery (3%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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

Average climate in Harrisonville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Harrisonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Harrisonville place center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 tornado 9.4 miles away from the place center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Harrisonville-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 62.8 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 152.8 miles away from Harrisonville 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 157.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 146.5 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 66.3 miles away from Harrisonville 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 150.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Shelby County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Harrisonville:

  • MASONIC HOME OF SHELBYVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, KY)
  • NORTH CENTRAL DISTRICT HHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, KY)
  • JEWISH HOSPITAL - SHELBYVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, KY)
  • CRESTVIEW CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - SHELBYVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SHELBYVILLE, KY)
  • FRANKFORT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FRANKFORT (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harrisonville:

  • Kentucky State University (about 14 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Sullivan University (about 32 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Kentucky (about 34 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bellarmine University (about 34 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Louisville (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)

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Notable locations in Harrisonville: Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A), Waddy Volunteer Fire Department (B), East 60 Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Harrisonville include: Mount Vernon Church (A), Rockbridge Church (B), Salem Church (C), Buffalo Lick Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carpenter Cemetery (1), Beech Ridge Cemetery (2), Beech Creek Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Guist Creek Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Back Creek (A), Ballard Branch (B), Big Run (C), Bold Run (D), Britton Run (E), Watts Branch (F), Waddy Branch (G), Wolf Run (H), Tick Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Harrisonville: Guist Creek Lake State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Shelby 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 2011 was 56.3. This is better than average.

City:

56.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
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:

8.7%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

4.0%
Whole state:

6.6%
19 people in job corps and vocational training facilities in 2000

Harrisonville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Kentucky average:

13.8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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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 Harrisonville CCD (based on Shelby County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,88048
Mainline Protestant3,29214
Catholic2,3501
Other5982
Black Protestant1981
None18,756-
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: 6
Shelby County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Shelby County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Shelby County:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

30.9%
Kentucky:

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

21.3%
State:

15.9%

7.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, KY  2.14% ($46,602 average AGI)
from Henry County, KY  0.51% ($22,325)
from Franklin County, KY  0.45% ($30,044)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, KY  2.19% ($39,442 average AGI)
to Henry County, KY  0.54% ($29,695)
to Franklin County, KY  0.39% ($28,746)

Strongest AM radio stations in Harrisonville:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCND (940 AM; 0 kW; SHELBYVILLE, 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)
  • WFKY (1490 AM; 1 kW; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harrisonville:

  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYW (104.9 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • W202AZ (88.3 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Harrisonville:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
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