Hellier, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,677.
Males: 1,305  (48.8%)
Females: 1,372  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41522

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,882 (it was $22,336 in 2000)
Hellier:

$29,882
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,141 (it was $11,921 in 2000)

Hellier CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,800 (it was $41,600 in 2000)
Hellier:

$53,800
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $53,711; Detached houses: $63,011; Townhouses or other attached units: $34,790; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,648; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,369; Mobile homes: $38,600
Hellier races chart
  • White alone - 2,783 (99.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hellier: 118.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 25.8 square miles.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (very low).

Hellier, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Hellier:

  • High school or higher: 61.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hellier CCD:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hellier, Kentucky as of April 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hellier to the number of sex offenders is 2,677 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:

Hellier CCD:  0.8% ($328)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Hellier satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (68.1 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (122.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (418.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ashcamp, KY (2.0 miles ), Cedarville, KY (2.3 miles) , Elkhorn City, KY (2.5 miles ), Millard, KY (2.5 miles ), Robinson Creek, KY (2.5 miles ), Virgie, KY (2.6 miles ), Dorton, KY (2.7 miles ), Long Fork, KY (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.32 N, Longitude: 82.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

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

11.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Food and beverage stores (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Extraction workers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

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

Average climate in Hellier, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hellier-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 80% 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 101.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from Hellier center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 134.3 miles away from Hellier center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 29.3 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 Pike County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Vern Bickford - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hellier:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELKHORN CITY, KY)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOME CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF PIKE COUNTY (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PIKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hellier:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • King University (about 54 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 58 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 71 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 76 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

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Notable locations in Hellier: Lookout Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A), Marrowbone Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hellier include: Little Hattie Regular Baptist Church (A), Pine Grove Regular Baptist Church (B), Community Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maritha Johnson Cemetery (1), Bowling Fork Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bad Fork (A), Dry Fork (B), Big Branch (C), Bowling Fork (D), Brushy Branch (E), Wolfpit Branch (F), Coal Branch (G), Stagerweed Fork (H), Marrowbone Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pike 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 2012 was 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
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:

24.1%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

11.5%
Whole state:

6.6%

Hellier compared to Kentucky 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.
  • 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hellier CCD (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.46%
Here: 35.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents41.0%11.8%10.0%8.4%8.2%
Congregations13.5%16.1%8.4%6.5%8.4%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents7.3%3.1%2.8%1.6%5.9%
Congregations16.1%5.8%3.9%1.9%19.4%
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: 23
Pike County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Pike County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

33.3%
Kentucky:

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

13.1%
State:

15.9%

3.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
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 Floyd County, KY  0.62% ($31,478 average AGI)
from Mingo County, WV  0.39% ($37,386)
from Fayette County, KY  0.23% ($42,000)


4.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
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 Floyd County, KY  0.68% ($33,033 average AGI)
to Mingo County, WV  0.35% ($28,032)
to Fayette County, KY  0.31% ($33,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hellier:

  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WPKE (1240 AM; 1 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JENKINS, KY; Owner: MARTINS & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hellier:

  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDIC-FM (92.1 FM; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WMJD (97.7 FM; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Hellier:

  • WKPI-TV (Channel 22; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 250
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 250

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Brushy Branch And Big Branch 1.1 Mi N (Lat: 37.302056 Lon: -82.469861), Call Sign: WNNP607
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2004, Expiration Date: 02/15/2014
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KE4LGU
    Grant Date: 04/19/1994, Expiration Date: 04/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2006
    Registrant: Marcus K Smith, Hellier, KY 41534
  • Call Sign: KJ4RGI, Licensee ID: L01536750
    Grant Date: 12/16/2009, Expiration Date: 12/16/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2010, Certifier: Gene E Thompson
    Registrant: Gene E Thompson, Hellier, KY 41534
  • Call Sign: N4PLL, Previous Call Sign: KJ4RGI, Licensee ID: L01536750
    Grant Date: 09/11/2010, Expiration Date: 09/11/2020, Certifier: Gene E Thompson
    Registrant: Gene E Thompson, Hellier, KY 41534

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Hellier on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #8 (41522) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 (41522) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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