High Bridge, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 242.
Males: 120  (49.8%)
Females: 122  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

52.0 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40390.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,643
High Bridge:

$57,643
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,165

High Bridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,202
High Bridge:

$178,202
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,487; detached houses: $128,618

Median gross rent in 2017: $636.

March 2019 cost of living index in High Bridge: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.9%
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  • Races in High Bridge, KY (2010)
    • 23396.3%White alone
    • 31.2%Two or more races
    • 31.2%Hispanic
    • 20.8%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (62.0%), Irish (8.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 670 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,087 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (18.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (319.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wilmore, KY (2.1 miles ),
Burgin, KY (2.3 miles ),
Bryantsville, KY (2.7 miles ),
Harrodsburg, KY (2.9 miles ),
Nicholasville, KY (3.0 miles ),
Salvisa, KY (3.2 miles ),
Salvisa-McAfee, KY (3.2 miles ),
Keene, KY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 84.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

Distribution of median household income in High Bridge, KY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Kentucky:

4.5%
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 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
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 18.0 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 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0509. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0509
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
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 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

High Bridge-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the High Bridge place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.7 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

High Bridge-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 49.8 miles away from High Bridge 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 177.7 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 50.8 miles away from High Bridge 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 185.1 miles away from High Bridge 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 167.5 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 146.2 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 Jessamine County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near High Bridge:

  • WESLEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WILMORE, KY)
  • HARRODSBURG HEALTH CARE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HARRODSBURG (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • JESSAMINE CO HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; NICHOLASVILLE, KY)
  • HAGGIN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • THE JAMES B. HAGGIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • ROYAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NICHOLASVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to High Bridge:

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 19 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 24 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Kentucky State University (about 28 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Campbellsville University (about 48 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Somerset Community College (about 54 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Sullivan University (about 59 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: High Bridge Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jessamine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in High Bridge:

Marital status in High Bridge, KY
  • Never married: 5.3%
  • Now married: 85.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in High Bridge:

  • High school or higher: 52.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for High Bridge, KY (based on Jessamine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,67931
Mainline Protestant3,55315
Other1,1733
Catholic8201
Black Protestant6262
Orthodox1201
None34,615-
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: 5
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Jessamine County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.8%
State:

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

11.8%
Kentucky:

15.9%

8.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
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  4.16% ($78,883 average AGI)
from Garrard County, KY  0.39% ($40,000)
from Madison County, KY  0.29% ($37,647)


8.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
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  3.38% ($61,033 average AGI)
to Garrard County, KY  0.50% ($39,483)
to Woodford County, KY  0.31% ($48,964)

Strongest AM radio stations in High Bridge:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHBN (1420 AM; 1 kW; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF KE)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHIR (1230 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN B/CSTNG OF DANVILLE, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWFT (1250 AM; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKYY (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: LANCASTER BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in High Bridge:

  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFB-FM (88.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • WRNZ (105.1 FM; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around High Bridge:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.2mTotal length
  • 6,802Total average daily traffic
  • 695Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,160Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in High Bridge, KY
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 40.3%Electricity
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in High Bridge, KY
  • 80.7%Electricity
  • 19.3%Utility gas


High Bridge 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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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