Hyden, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 344 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +68.6%
Males: 135  (39.4%)
Females: 209  (60.6%)
Median resident age:

60.4 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41749.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,486 (it was $26,429 in 2000)
Hyden:

$32,486
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,604 (it was $13,966 in 2000)

Hyden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,165 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
Hyden:

$125,165
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $156,335; detached houses: $174,729; mobile homes: $61,673

Median gross rent in 2017: $288.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hyden: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.8%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hyden, KY (2010)
    • 35196.2%White alone
    • 71.9%Hispanic
    • 41.1%Asian alone
    • 30.8%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Hyden, Kentucky as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hyden is 58 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: English (15.4%), Irish (11.8%), Scotch-Irish (11.8%), German (9.2%), American (8.7%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/18/1882

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 432 people per square mile   (low).

Hyden, Kentucky map

30 residents are foreign born

This city:

7.1%
Kentucky:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Hyden city:

0.9% ($463)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (79.8 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (85.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (396.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cutshin, KY (2.5 miles ),
Mozelle, KY (3.3 miles ),
Hazard, KY (3.4 miles ),
Diablock, KY (3.5 miles ),
Krypton, KY (3.5 miles ),
Viper, KY (3.6 miles ),
Jeff, KY (3.7 miles ),
Buckhorn, KY (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 37.16 N, Longitude: 83.38 W

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Hyden, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hyden, KY in 2017
Hyden satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Hyden, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (29.4%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Retail florists (3.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (16.3%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (50.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.0%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Retail florists (7.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.4%)
  • Public administration (2.4%)
Most common occupations in Hyden, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (7.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (21.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (7.1%)
  • Art and design workers (7.1%)

Average climate in Hyden, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.6. This is about average.

City:

62.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hyden-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the Hyden city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 tornado 41.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hyden-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 78.5 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 73.1 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 99.9 miles away from Hyden 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 262.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from Hyden 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 16.0 miles away from Hyden 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 Leslie County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hyden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hyden:

  • MARY BRECKINRIDGE ARH HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 130 KATE IRELAND DRIVE)
  • MARY BRECKINRIDGE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (166 KATE IRELAND DRIVE)
  • HYDEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (21040 US HWY 421 SOUTH)

Heliports located in Hyden:

College/University in Hyden:

  • Frontier Nursing University (Full-time enrollment: 908; Location: 195 School Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.frontier.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hyden:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Hazard, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 44 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 53 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 65 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Walters State Community College (about 66 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)

Public high schools in Hyden:

  • LESLIE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 607, Location: 25 EAGLE LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • LESLIE COUNTY LEARNING CENTER (Location: 27 EAGLE LN, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Hyden:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY (Location: 170 BEAR TRAIL, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hyden

Library in Hyden:

  • LESLIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $693,452; Location: 22065 MAIN STREET; 39,235 books; 6 e-books; 2,354 audio materials; 5,031 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Cemetery: Lewis Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hurts Creek (A), Maggard Branch (B), Rockhouse Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Leslie County Circuit Court Clerks Office (22010 Main Street), Kentucky State - District Court Clerk (22010 Main Street), Leslie County Fiscal Court (22010 Main Street), Leslie County Circuit Court Clerk's Office (22010 Main Street), Leslie CO Fiscal Court Syetp (178 Wendover Road), Leslie Co Circuit Court Clerk (fax) (22010 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Tim Couch - College football player, John Hensley - Film actor, Sonny Osborne - Male singer.

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hyden and their reported violations in the past:

HYDEN LESLIE CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 9,587, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households
94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Hyden (2011 data):

  • Hyden Citizens Bank: at 22023 Main Street, branch established on 1904/09/01; Hurts Creek Center Branch at Highway 421 & 80, branch established on 1987/10/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.3 mil, Deposits: $104.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Middlefork Financial Group Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hyden:

Marital status in Hyden, KY
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 18.7%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hyden:

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hyden
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hyden, KY (based on Leslie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,72418
Mainline Protestant7579
None7,829-
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
Leslie County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Leslie County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Leslie County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.3%
Kentucky:

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

12.9%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hyden:

52.6%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.0%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Hyden:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.8%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Hyden:

57.5%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Hyden:

78.5%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hyden, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$10,412$24,9890$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$5,668$22,6720$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,809$22,8540$0
Sewerage 2$3,665$21,9901$1,306
Financial Administration 1$2,126$25,5120$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,530
Totals for Government 13$25,680$23,7052$2,836

Hyden government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($8.72)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($8.72)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $414,000 ($1203.49)
    Central Staff Services: $289,000 ($840.12)
    Police Protection: $100,000 ($290.70)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($148.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($49.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($52.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $380,000 ($1104.65)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($14.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $185,000 ($537.79)

Hyden government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $227,000 ($659.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($49.42)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $375,000 ($1090.12)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($168.60)
    Other: $35,000 ($101.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $7,000 ($20.35)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.91)
    Rents: $1,000 ($2.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $115,000 ($334.30)
    Other: $78,000 ($226.74)
    Highways: $46,000 ($133.72)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $76,000 ($220.93)
    Property: $37,000 ($107.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($20.35)

Hyden government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $510,000 ($1482.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $273,000 ($793.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $237,000 ($688.95)

Hyden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $228,000 ($662.79)

2.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($23,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.62%
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 Perry County, KY  0.70% ($25,150 average AGI)
Businesses in Hyden, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hardee's1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hyden:

  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WQXY (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAZARD, KY; Owner: BLACK GOLD BROADCASTING)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hyden:

  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hyden:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W20BO (Channel 20; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Hyden, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count22
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count12109
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18226
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3797
  • Fatalities13482
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30506
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents855
See more detailed statistics of Hyden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 90.9mTotal length
  • $1,920,000Total costs
  • 70,702Total average daily traffic
  • 4,493Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,311Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hyden, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 31980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hyden, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hyden)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hyden, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Hyden TS, Lat: 37.148139 Lon: -83.321278, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQKM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 07/16/2019, Certifier: Jason D Griffith, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 716-3535, Email:
  • Hyden, 1.1 Km Wnw Of (Lat: 37.164750 Lon: -83.386194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQRR856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2013, Expiration Date: 07/16/2023, Certifier: Gerald Robinette, Registrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC, 201 Technology Trail, Ivel, KY 41642, Phone: (606) 794-5254, Fax: (606) 794-4836, Email:
  • Hyden TS, 2.5 Mi S Of Wooton, Off Sr-80 (Lat: 37.148139 Lon: -83.329250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQYG930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2016, Expiration Date: 09/26/2026, Certifier: Trish Tyler, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KF4TLT, Licensee ID: L00483930, Grant Date: 07/30/1997, Expiration Date: 07/30/2007, Cancellation Date: 07/31/2009, Registrant: Leslie Co Amateur Radio Society, Hc 35 Box 1055, Hyden, KY 41749
  • Call Sign: KN4M, Previous Call Sign: N8CRB, Licensee ID: L00165890, Grant Date: 02/12/1997, Expiration Date: 02/12/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2005, Registrant: Donny Mc Namara, 23519 Hwy 421 S, Hyden, KY 41749
  • Call Sign: KU4AT, Licensee ID: L01233466, Grant Date: 05/16/2016, Expiration Date: 03/11/2026, Certifier: Victor Adams, Registrant: Victor Adams, 2029 Hurricane Creek Road, Hyden, KY 41749
  • Call Sign: KG4FYJ, Licensee ID: L00192867, Grant Date: 12/18/2009, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Sonya J Baer, Registrant: Sonya J Baer, 9131 Dryhill Rd, Hyden, KY 41749
  • Call Sign: KG4HQY, Licensee ID: L00237675, Grant Date: 05/11/2000, Expiration Date: 05/11/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2012, Certifier: Dale L Webb, Registrant: Dale L Webb, Hyden, KY 41749
  • Call Sign: KI4JRH, Licensee ID: L01003956, Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 04/13/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2017, Certifier: Deborah E Hoskins, Registrant: Deborah E Hoskins, 2347 Hell For Certain Rd, Hyden, KY 41749
  • Call Sign: KI4JRJ, Licensee ID: L01003959, Grant Date: 04/13/2005, Expiration Date: 04/13/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2017, Certifier: Teresa A Caudill, Registrant: Teresa A Caudill, Hyden, KY 41749

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 6. The highest number of reported fires - 26 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hyden, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (62.0%), and Other (15.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hyden, KY
    • 6262.0%Structure Fires
    • 1515.0%Other
    • 1212.0%Outside Fires
    • 1111.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hyden, KY
Most common first names in Hyden, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3076.1 years
James2468.6 years
Mary2076.4 years
Robert1768.5 years
William1566.3 years
Charles1358.5 years
George1172.5 years
Mollie1085.6 years
Martha1085.8 years
David951.2 years
Most common last names in Hyden, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis6569.2 years
Morgan6475.5 years
Sizemore5875.2 years
Bowling4172.3 years
Begley3471.9 years
Couch3267.4 years
Napier2972.8 years
Asher2677.7 years
Roberts2575.1 years
Woods2577.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hyden, KY
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 7.5%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hyden, KY
  • 86.1%Electricity
  • 11.4%Coal or coke
  • 2.5%Wood


Hyden compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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