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Laurel County

Population in 2012: 6,052 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
Males: 2,865  (47.3%)
Females: 3,187  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  38.1 years
Kentucky median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 40741, 40744.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $29,668 (it was $27,283 in 2000)
London:

$29,668
Kentucky:

$41,141
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,720

London city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $110,948 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
London:

$110,948
Kentucky:

$120,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $134,058; Detached houses: $143,103; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,201; In 2-unit structures: $140,057; Mobile homes: $32,932

Median gross rent in 2011: $545.

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  • White alone - 7,494 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 193 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 133 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 100 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in London: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (35.6%), Irish (13.0%), English (12.4%), German (10.8%), Italian (1.4%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1836

Elevation: 1255 feet

Land area: 7.71 square miles.

Population density: 785 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in London:

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in London city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

326 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:  4.1%
Kentucky:  2.8%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in London, Kentucky as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in London to the number of sex offenders is 342 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $677 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $561 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (66.3 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (378.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: East Bernstadt, KY (2.2 miles ), Bush, KY (2.4 miles ), Colony, KY (2.5 miles ), Greenmount-Langnau, KY (2.6 miles ), Camp Ground, KY (2.9 miles ), Keavy, KY (3.1 miles ), North Corbin, KY (3.4 miles ), Corbin, KY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.13 N, Longitude: 84.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,103 (+139.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,755 (63.3%)

Area code: 606

London household income distribution London home values distribution


 

Crime rates in London by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100010111
per 100,000 13.00.00.00.012.50.012.612.412.4
Rapes 206111540
per 100,000 26.00.076.512.612.512.562.849.70.0
Robberies 578992388
per 100,000 64.989.5101.9113.6112.624.937.799.499.0
Assaults 107161166754
per 100,000 129.889.5203.9138.975.174.888.062.149.5
Burglaries 375551789152607154
per 100,000 480.2703.5649.8984.61138.5648.4754.0882.2668.5
Thefts 305276327415352328305307320
per 100,000 3958.53530.34166.75238.64403.94089.83832.63814.63961.4
Auto thefts 334237363520251719
per 100,000 428.3537.2471.5454.4437.9249.4314.1211.2235.2
Arson N/A200N/A0010
per 100,000 N/A25.60.00.0N/A0.00.012.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 262.7229.6315.6319.2309.2215.7276.9279.0238.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in London detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.46
Kentucky average:

1.88

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London, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

London-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the London city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 tornado 12.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

London-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from London center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city 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 53.4 miles away from London 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 14.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Laurel County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
London topographic map

Birthplace of: Nan Phelps - Artist, Jamie Mosley - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 7, 1969), Roy L. Gilbert - Jockey, Teel Bruner - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in London:

  • SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL LONDON (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1001 SAINT JOSEPH LANE)

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Airports located in London:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to London:

  • Somerset Community College (about 30 miles; Somerset, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,009)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 45 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 45 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • National College-Lexington (about 65 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • University of Kentucky (about 68 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 68 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,222)

Public high schools in London:

Private high school in London:

  • LONDON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 1505 SOUTH MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in London:

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Library in London:

  • LAUREL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,374,496; Location: 120 COLLEGE PARK DRIVE; 147,606 books; 319 e-books; 9,862 audio materials; 11,923 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions; 10 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in London: Dog Patch Trading Post (A), State Fire Rescue Training (B), Laurel County Fire Department Station 1 (C), London Fire Department  (D), Ambulance Incorporated of Laurel County (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in London: Full Gospel Tabernacle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Dyche Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: London Laurel CO Tourist Commission (140 West Daniel Boone Parkway).

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express (400 Gop Street), Comfort Suites London (1918 West Highway 192), Kathryn-Karlyle Real Estate (400 Gop Street), Unique Home Decor (1350 South Main Street), Ramada Limited & Suites (1895 Highway 192 West), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (506 Minton Drive), Days Inn of London (2035 Highway 192 West), Original Four Seasons C & A Inc. (830 South Main Street), McHandy Limousine (2075 Highway 192 West).

Courts: Laurel County - Circuit Court Clerk's Ofc (Court House), Federal Court Security (310 South Main), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (1st National Bk Building), Kentucky State - London- Regional Court Adm (Laurel Co Courthouse), Laurel County - Court Clerk (Court House), United States Government - London- Judges Us Court Of Appeals (1380 West 5th).

 
Laurel County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

LAUREL CO WATER DISTRICT #2 (Population served: 16965, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1999. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-1999), St Compliance achieved (DEC-11-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2004)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2004)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-28-2002), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2002), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000)
  • One regular monitoring violation
EAST LAUREL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 15670, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WEST LAUREL WATER ASSOC INC (Population served: 15665, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
WOOD CREEK WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 13952, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-1998)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
LONDON UTILITY COMMISSION (Population served: 12705, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2004)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2004), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2004)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2004), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-1999. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.5%
(27.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in London, KY

People in group quarters in London in 2010:

  • 328 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
311 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
204 people in nursing homes in 2000

London compared to Kentucky state average:

London, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in London (2011 data):

  • Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust Company: London Main, Wal-Mart Superstore Branch, U.S. 25 South Branch, West Branch, North Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $407.2 mil, Deposits: $333.8 mil, headquarters in East Bernstadt, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Cumberland Valley Financial Corporation
  • First National Bank and Trust: First National Bank And Trust, The Plaza Branch, Marketplace Branch, Don C. Edwards Branch. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $214.7 mil, Deposits: $174.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National London Bankshares Corporation
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: London - Main, London - South, London - 192 Branch. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Williamsburg London Branch at 1706 West Hwy 192, branch established on 1884/05/11; London North Branch at 38 Shiloh Drive, branch established on 2004/12/20. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bypass - London at 1801 West Highway 192 Bypass, branch established on 1996/02/29; Main Street at 400 South Main Street, branch established on 1975/06/03. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The First National Bank of Manchester: Route 33 Branch at 403 North Main Street, branch established on 2001/03/10. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $149.6 mil, Deposits: $126.6 mil, headquarters in Manchester, KY, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National Financial Corporation
  • Hometown Bank of Corbin, Inc.: London Branch at 1506 W. Fifth St, branch established on 2006/12/04. Info updated 2006/05/01: Bank assets: $128.1 mil, Deposits: $105.8 mil, headquarters in Corbin, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Guaranty Bank: London Ky at 1105 West 5th Street, Suite 2, branch established on 2009/12/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $130.5 mil, Deposits: $113.2 mil, headquarters in Richmond, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Guaranty Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: London Main Branch at 840 Whitley Street, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in London, Kentucky:

  • Days Inn , 207 Hwy 80 W, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 864-2222, Fax: (606) 878-2825
  • Days Inn Motel, Hwy 80 & I-75, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 878-9800
  • Economy Inn, 1232 N Main, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 864-8867
  • Ramada Limited & Suites , 1895 W Hwy 192, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 877-3400, Fax: (606) 862-9567
  • Town Center Motel, 500 N Main, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 864-4101
  • West Gate Inn, Rt 13, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 878-7330
  • Comfort Suites , 1918 W 192 Byp, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 877-7848, Fax: (606) 877-7907
  • Sleep Inn , 105 Malcolm Hl Dr, London, KY 40741 , Phone: (606) 877-9700, Fax: (606) 878-2642
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in London, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


London travel time to work - commute


London mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for London (based on Laurel County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.15%
Here42.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents73.1%4.8%3.1%3.1%3.1%
Congregations55.0%10.0%8.8%2.5%6.3%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.7%2.6%1.5%3.2%
Congregations1.3%6.3%1.3%1.3%7.5%
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: 16
Laurel County:

2.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Laurel County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Laurel County:

5.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Laurel County:

35.1%
Kentucky:

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

18.5%
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 2$5,187$31,1220$0
Other Government Administration 9$22,060$29,4130$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$116,237$36,7060$0
Police - Other 4$7,277$21,8310$0
Firefighters 3$7,979$31,9160$0
Streets and Highways 15$32,302$25,8420$0
Health 1$2,422$29,0640$0
Solid Waste Management 14$37,288$31,9610$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,727$30,9081$830
Totals for Government 89$238,479$32,1541$830

London government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $163,000 ($26.93)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($14.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,529,000 ($252.64)
    Water Utilities: $1,494,000 ($246.86)
    Sewerage: $996,000 ($164.57)
    Central Staff Services: $992,000 ($163.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $972,000 ($160.61)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($65.60)
    Financial Administration: $246,000 ($40.65)
    Fire Protection: $122,000 ($20.16)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($10.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $804,000 ($132.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $338,000 ($55.85)
    Fire Protection: $166,000 ($27.43)
    Police Protection: $164,000 ($27.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($22.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($8.92)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($1.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,095,000 ($346.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

London government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,738,000 ($287.18)
    Sewerage: $1,434,000 ($236.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($0.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $753,000 ($124.42)
    General Support: $8,000 ($1.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $741,000 ($122.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $191,000 ($31.56)
    Rents: $72,000 ($11.90)
    Property Sale Other: $56,000 ($9.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,152,000 ($355.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $159,000 ($26.27)
    Highways: $88,000 ($14.54)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,563,000 ($258.26)
    Property: $634,000 ($104.76)
    Public Utilities: $269,000 ($44.45)

London government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $7,800,000 ($1288.83)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,902,000 ($1305.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,800,000 ($1288.83)
    Other, NEC: $7,723,000 ($1276.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $179,000 ($29.58)

London government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,726,000 ($1607.07)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,800,000 ($1288.83)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Whitley County, KY  0.77% ($30,862 average AGI)
from Clay County, KY  0.61% ($28,890)
from Knox County, KY  0.56% ($24,910)


5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,246 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Whitley County, KY  0.81% ($29,278 average AGI)
to Knox County, KY  0.49% ($22,291)
to Clay County, KY  0.34% ($26,950)

Strongest AM radio stations in London:

  • WFTG (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGWM (980 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: WGWM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in London:

  • WWEL (103.9 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWAG (107.9 FM; MCKEE, KY; Owner: DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)

TV broadcast stations around London:

  • WOBZ-LP (Channel 9; EAST BERNSTADT, ETC., KY; Owner: ANDREA JOY KESLER)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

London, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 35
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 60
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 116
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 68
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 107
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 75
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 184
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

See more detailed statistics of London fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in London)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 128 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in London, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 150 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in London)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in London)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 35 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 224
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - London


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for London, KY

Most common first names in London, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James44771.2 years
John37676.2 years
William33574.2 years
Mary28178.2 years
Robert26071.9 years
Charles18771.6 years
George15876.2 years
Martha11579.7 years
Walter11474.3 years
Roy9972.5 years
Most common last names in London, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith31572.5 years
Jones29273.6 years
Johnson22076.1 years
Bowling17075.1 years
Brown16275.6 years
House15173.0 years
Allen11269.9 years
Baker11175.0 years
Lewis10875.5 years
Sizemore10871.4 years
Businesses in London, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike3
Arby's1Office Depot1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster2Penske1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quality1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx6Sears1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill2Starbucks1
H&R Block2Steak 'n Shake1
Hardee's2Subway4
Holiday Inn1Super 82
KFC1T-Mobile1
Kmart1Taco Bell2
Kroger2The Athlete's Foot1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul4
Little Caesars Pizza1UPS7
Long John Silver's1Waffle House1
Lowe's1Walgreens1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's3Wendy's2
Microtel1White Castle1
Browse common businesses in London, KY


London on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #38 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+)"
  • #38 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+)"
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