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Fayette County

Population in 2012: 305,489 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.3%
 

Males: 150,358  (49.2%)
Females: 155,131  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  33.7 years
Kentucky median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 40361, 40502, 40503, 40504, 40505, 40506, 40507, 40508, 40509, 40510, 40511, 40513, 40514, 40515, 40516, 40517.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $47,207 (it was $39,813 in 2000)
Lexington-Fayette:

$47,207
Kentucky:

$41,141
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $28,778

Lexington-Fayette income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $163,400 (it was $109,700 in 2000)
Lexington-Fayette:

$163,400
Kentucky:

$120,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $214,155; Detached houses: $221,145; Townhouses or other attached units: $188,340; In 2-unit structures: $120,566; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,006; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $118,481; Mobile homes: $49,054

Median gross rent in 2011: $725.

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  • White alone - 219,717 (72.9%)
  • Black alone - 43,277 (14.4%)
  • Hispanic - 21,041 (7.0%)
  • Asian alone - 10,530 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 6,178 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 365 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 415 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 44 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lexington-Fayette: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (13.6%), Irish (12.6%), English (12.5%), United States (10.8%), Italian (2.8%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 284.5 square miles.

Population density: 1074 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lexington-Fayette:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lexington-Fayette:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

22,987 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.9% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

This city:  7.8%
Kentucky:  2.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,575 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,277 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (313.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fayette, KY (0.0 miles ), Keene, KY (2.9 miles ), Nicholasville, KY (3.3 miles ), Versailles, KY (3.6 miles ), Georgetown, KY (3.6 miles ), Midway, KY (3.6 miles ), Wilmore, KY (3.8 miles ), Boonesboro, KY (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1636 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1998: 1868 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 1999: 1784 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2000: 1898 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2001: 1649 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2002: 2142 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2003: 2206 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2004: 2184 buildings, average cost: $129,300
  • 2005: 2399 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2006: 1521 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2007: 1227 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2008: 771 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2009: 770 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2010: 628 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2011: 513 buildings, average cost: $135,700
  • 2012: 750 buildings, average cost: $138,500

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Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 84.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +32,934 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 130,292 (86.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 859

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Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +34,240 (+15.1%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Other production occupations (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Grounds maintenance workers (3%)
  • First-line supervisors of retail sales workers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Lexington-Fayette-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Lexington-Fayette city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lexington-Fayette-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 90% 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 32.4 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 34.5 miles away from Lexington-Fayette center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from Lexington-Fayette center
On 1/17/1999 at 18:38:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Lexington-Fayette:

  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, provides emergency services, about 1 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • CENTRAL BAPTIST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)
  • SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; LEXINGTON, KY)

Local government website: www.lfucg.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lexington-Fayette:

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 1 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,449)
  • University of Kentucky (about 1 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)
  • National College-Lexington (about 5 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 23 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • Kentucky State University (about 23 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,204)
  • Morehead State University (about 59 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Sullivan University (about 66 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: Brian Littrell, Musician (1975)
  • Eastern State hospital is a state operated mental hospital. Larger other hospitals not listed in Lex. are Central Baptist and Saint Joe. added by Eugene LaPierre
  • Eastern State hospital is a state operated mental hospital. Larger other hospitals not listed in Lex. are Central Baptist and Saint Joe.
  • Lexington Mall now closed

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Notable locations in Lexington-Fayette: Tates Creek Country Club (A), Spring Valley Country Club (B), Lexington Country Club (C), Keeneland Race Course (D), Iroquios Hunt Club (E), Idle Hour Country Club (F), Big Elm Country Club (G), Lexington Fire Department Station 20 (H), Lexington Fire Department Station 17 (I), Lexington Fire Department Station 19 (J), Lexington Fire Department Station 14 (K), Lexington Fire Department Station 3 (L), Lexington Fire Department Station 10 (M), Lexington Fire Department Station 9 (N), Lexington Fire Department Station 8 (O), Lexington Fire Department Station 12 (P), Lexington Fire Department Station 15 (Q), Lexington Fire Department Station 18 (R), Waveland Museum (S), Lexington Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Turfland Mall (1), Lexington Mall (2), Fayette Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lexington-Fayette include: Walnut Hill Presbyterian Church (A), Immanuel Baptist Church (B), Little Zion Church (C), Macedonia Church (D), Mount Eden Church (E), Mount Gilead Baptist Church (F), Mount Horeb Church (G), North View Church (H), Parkway Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Howards Grove Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Cove Haven Cemetery (3), Lexington National Cemetery (4), Lexington Cemetery (5), Hillcrest Memorial Park (6), Highland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lexington Reservoir Number 4 (A), Reservoir Number 1 (B), Reservoir Number 3 (C), Reservoir Number 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baughman Fork (A), Boggs Fork (B), David Fork (C), Vaughns Branch (D), Wolf Run (E), Cave Creek (F), Manchester Branch (G), Jones Creek (H), Raven Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lexington-Fayette include: Castlewood Park (1), Boones Station State Historic Site (2), Woodland Park (3), Lexington Trotting Track (4), Steeplechase Racetrack (5), Kentucky State Horse Park (6), Douglas Park (7), Duncan Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.5. This is about average.
City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.5724
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.85. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.85
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.49
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lexington-Fayette, KY

People in group quarters in Lexington-Fayette in 2010:

  • 7,513 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,035 people in federal prisons
  • 1,092 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 568 people in state prisons
  • 545 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 306 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 248 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 144 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 104 people in workersí group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 97 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 92 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lexington-Fayette in 2000:

  • 6,677 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,925 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 1,423 people in nursing homes
  • 572 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 517 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 390 people in state prisons
  • 328 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 249 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 231 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 93 people in other group homes
  • 83 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 46 people in institutions for the blind
  • 45 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 40 people in halfway houses
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 6 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Lexington-Fayette compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Lexington-Fayette travel time to work - commute


Lexington-Fayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lexington-Fayette (based on Fayette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.31%
Here47.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents29.8%21.2%12.9%8.6%5.7%
Congregations21.4%4.1%6.1%7.1%7.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchJewishChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.8%2.8%1.6%1.5%12.1%
Congregations6.1%3.6%1.5%3.1%39.3%
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: 52
Fayette County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Fayette County:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 75
Fayette County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 243
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

27.5%
Kentucky:

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

18.9%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 104$439,253$50,6830$0
Other Government Administration 268$1,036,449$46,40818$26,028
Judicial and Legal 26$129,585$59,8085$8,404
Police Protection - Officers 544$2,388,939$52,6970$0
Police - Other 92$288,763$37,66555$11,792
Firefighters 529$2,713,022$61,5430$0
Fire - Other 23$85,768$44,7490$0
Correction 383$1,096,895$34,3674$7,043
Streets and Highways 151$569,972$45,2962$3,029
Airports 86$309,530$43,1905$3,598
Welfare 191$636,374$39,98223$22,122
Health 278$944,492$40,76929$38,453
Solid Waste Management 221$635,241$34,4932$2,243
Sewerage 141$502,600$42,77411$15,374
Parks and Recreation 187$577,889$37,084769$552,997
Housing and Community Development(Local) 80$275,191$41,27915$8,584
Natural Resources 11$50,461$55,0481$996
Local Libraries 120$425,030$42,503114$92,508
Other and Unallocable 261$879,029$40,41511$12,688
Totals for Government 3,696$13,984,483$45,4041,064$805,859

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $4,648,000 ($15.21)
    Regular Highways: $3,162,000 ($10.35)
    Health - Other: $710,000 ($2.32)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($1.13)
    Libraries: $271,000 ($0.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $82,000 ($0.27)
    Public Welfare - Other: $10,000 ($0.03)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $49,236,000 ($161.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,978,000 ($157.05)
    General - Other: $39,660,000 ($129.82)
    Central Staff Services: $33,740,000 ($110.45)
    Correctional Institutions: $26,898,000 ($88.05)
    Sewerage: $23,052,000 ($75.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,092,000 ($69.04)
    Health - Other: $20,872,000 ($68.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,399,000 ($60.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,741,000 ($51.53)
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,028,000 ($39.37)
    Libraries: $10,437,000 ($34.16)
    Regular Highways: $9,239,000 ($30.24)
    Financial Administration: $6,924,000 ($22.67)
    Air Transportation: $6,677,000 ($21.86)
    General Public Buildings: $6,061,000 ($19.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,772,000 ($12.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,924,000 ($6.30)
    Parking Facilities: $704,000 ($2.30)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $172,964,000 ($566.19)
    Corporate Bonds: $96,524,000 ($315.97)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $38,015,000 ($124.44)
    Benefit Payments: $29,116,000 ($95.31)
    Withdrawals: $134,000 ($0.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,750,000 ($74.47)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $403,000 ($1.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $21,478,000 ($70.31)
    Sewerage: $6,642,000 ($21.74)
    Police Protection: $5,278,000 ($17.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,067,000 ($16.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,426,000 ($14.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $790,000 ($2.59)
    Public Welfare - Other: $670,000 ($2.19)
    Health - Other: $610,000 ($2.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $604,000 ($1.98)
    Libraries: $527,000 ($1.73)
    General - Other: $325,000 ($1.06)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($0.17)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($0.15)
    Parking Facilities: $31,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $186,338,000 ($609.97)

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,472,000 ($93.20)
    Air Transportation: $14,445,000 ($47.28)
    All Other: $14,003,000 ($45.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000,000 ($26.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,271,000 ($13.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,124,000 ($10.23)
    Parking Facilities: $1,541,000 ($5.04)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $28,218,000 ($92.37)
    From Parent Local Government: $14,204,000 ($46.50)
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,697,000 ($18.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $22,243,000 ($72.81)
    All Other: $13,854,000 ($45.35)
    Transit Utilities: $4,330,000 ($14.17)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,224,000 ($7.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,354,000 ($14.25)
    Transit Utilities: $4,135,000 ($13.54)
    General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($0.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,505,000 ($24.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,353,000 ($20.80)
    Sale of Property: $956,000 ($3.13)
    Rents: $629,000 ($2.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $304,000 ($1.00)
    Donations From Private Sources: $273,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,587,000 ($5.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $31,785,000 ($104.05)
    All Other: $11,655,000 ($38.15)
    Health and Hospitals: $6,826,000 ($22.34)
    Highways: $3,913,000 ($12.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,108,000 ($6.90)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $132,284,000 ($433.02)
    Property: $47,891,000 ($156.77)
    Corporation Net Income: $27,685,000 ($90.63)
    Other License: $22,945,000 ($75.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $15,241,000 ($49.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $650,000 ($2.13)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $127,000 ($0.42)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $5,000 ($0.02)

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,805,000 ($1380.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $404,247,000 ($1323.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $146,953,000 ($481.04)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $143,632,000 ($470.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,353,000 ($138.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,795,000 ($81.16)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,321,000 ($10.87)

Lexington-Fayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,898,000 ($42.22)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $111,657,000 ($365.50)
    Total Federal Securities: $6,072,000 ($19.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,350,000 ($384.14)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $148,883,000 ($487.36)

8.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($392 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.42%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jessamine County, KY  0.53% ($34,251 average AGI)
from Madison County, KY  0.40% ($29,858)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.37% ($33,540)


8.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($328 average AGI)
Fayette County:

0.09%
Kentucky average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jessamine County, KY  0.79% ($47,262 average AGI)
to Scott County, KY  0.54% ($48,660)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.50% ($40,155)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lexington-Fayette:

  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WWFT (1250 AM; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lexington-Fayette:

  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lexington-Fayette:

  • 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)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 61 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,325$144,3492,295$163,5957,406$172,792347$63,58248$943,0421,230$168,3394$32,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$136,15489$211,427461$154,56887$34,2993$739,00033$137,7883$44,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED160$131,775230$143,6871,977$167,204195$51,0003$759,333145$135,4346$42,167
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN137$137,204204$160,5781,283$167,80552$97,1733$603,33382$131,5371$210,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS30$127,80032$177,125297$181,81516$70,8130$020$129,3001$16,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 61 tracts in Lexington Fayette, KY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 56 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED327$183,199294$177,1635$155,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED73$175,28899$181,6874$143,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$191,91432$237,9697$231,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$185,83323$169,3041$261,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$128,0004$158,0001$104,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 50,000+)"
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  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 50,000+)"
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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest increase in population in the 1990s (pop 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 50,000+)"
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  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 (40516) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
  • #16 (40510) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries"
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  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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