London, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 8,092 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +42.2%
Males: 3,830  (47.3%)
Females: 4,262  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40741, 40744.

London Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,645 (it was $27,283 in 2000)
London:

$30,645
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,525 (it was $15,046 in 2000)

London city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,724 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
London:

$126,724
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $562.

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  • Races in London, KY (2010)

    London races chart
    • 7,49493.8%White alone
    • 1932.4%Hispanic
    • 1331.7%Black alone
    • 1001.3%Two or more races
    • 490.6%Asian alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in London: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.2%), English (12.7%), German (12.7%), Irish (12.2%), Polish (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: 1,049 people per square mile   (low).

London,KY real estate house value index trend

London, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in London:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in London city:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

229 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.8%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in London, Kentucky as of September 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in London to the number of sex offenders is 403 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $740 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $665 (0.6%)

London satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: 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: +10,752 (+132.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,535 (54.0%)

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 2013
Murders 1000101110
per 100,000 13.00.00.00.012.50.012.612.412.40.0
Rapes 2061115405
per 100,000 26.00.076.512.612.512.562.849.70.082.4
Robberies 5789923883
per 100,000 64.989.5101.9113.6112.624.937.799.499.049.4
Assaults 1071611667540
per 100,000 129.889.5203.9138.975.174.888.062.149.50.0
Burglaries 37555178915260715435
per 100,000 480.2703.5649.8984.61,138.5648.4754.0882.2668.5576.9
Thefts 305276327415352328305307320212
per 100,000 3,958.53,530.34,166.75,238.64,403.94,089.83,832.63,814.63,961.43,494.3
Auto thefts 33423736352025171913
per 100,000 428.3537.2471.5454.4437.9249.4314.1211.2235.2214.3
Arson N/A200N/A00102
per 100,000 N/A25.60.00.0N/A0.00.012.40.033.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 280.0244.7336.3340.2329.6229.9295.1297.4253.7244.6

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 37 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.60
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in London, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

London-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 15% smaller 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 near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city 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 227.1 miles away from London 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 the city 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 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.2 miles away from London center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 238.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 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.

Hospitals and medical centers in London:

  • SAINT JOSEPH LONDON (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1001 SAINT JOSEPH LANE)
  • LONDON DIALYSIS CLINIC (775 N LAUREL RD)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (4934 SOUTH LAUREL ROAD)
  • SETON HOME HEALTH SERVICES (740 EAST LAUREL ROAD)
  • LAUREL HEIGHTS HOME FOR THE ELDERLY (208 WEST TWELFTH STREET)
  • MARYMOUNT HOSPITAL (310 EAST NINTH STREET)

Airports located in London:

See details about airports located in London, KY

College/University in London:

  • Tri-State Institute of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 105; Location: 195 Commercial Drive, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: tristatehairschool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to London:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 28 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Somerset Community College (about 30 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 45 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 45 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)

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:

See full list of schools located in London

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 51.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.1

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

LAUREL CO WATER DISTRICT #2 (Population served: 17,375, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2007), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-12-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
EAST LAUREL WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 15,857, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2006)
WEST LAUREL WATER ASSOC INC (Population served: 14,425, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
WOOD CREEK WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 14,345, 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), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LONDON UTILITY COMMISSION (Population served: 11,288, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.8%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.9% for Black residents, 38.7% for Hispanic or Latino 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

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, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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London compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Kentucky average:

12.3

London travel time to work - commute London mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for London city (based on Laurel County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,96380
Mainline Protestant1,5798
Catholic5121
Other3092
Black Protestant2902
None33,196-
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: 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,437$43,3110$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$6,748
Police Protection - Officers 36$151,287$50,4290$0
Police - Other 3$9,039$36,1560$0
Firefighters 4$16,521$49,5630$0
Fire - Other 1$3,089$37,0680$0
Streets and Highways 17$46,489$32,8163$2,670
Airports 3$6,989$27,9562$3,990
Solid Waste Management 19$54,042$34,13210$9,111
Other and Unallocable 7$20,717$35,5150$0
Totals for Government 94$322,610$41,18422$22,519

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $163,000 ($20.14)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($11.00)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,529,000 ($188.95)
    Water Utilities: $1,494,000 ($184.63)
    Sewerage: $996,000 ($123.08)
    Central Staff Services: $992,000 ($122.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $972,000 ($120.12)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($49.06)
    Financial Administration: $246,000 ($30.40)
    Fire Protection: $122,000 ($15.08)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($7.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $804,000 ($99.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $338,000 ($41.77)
    Fire Protection: $166,000 ($20.51)
    Police Protection: $164,000 ($20.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($17.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($6.67)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($1.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,095,000 ($258.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,738,000 ($214.78)
    Sewerage: $1,434,000 ($177.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($0.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $753,000 ($93.05)
    General Support: $8,000 ($0.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $741,000 ($91.57)
    General Revenue, NEC: $191,000 ($23.60)
    Rents: $72,000 ($8.90)
    Property Sale Other: $56,000 ($6.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,152,000 ($265.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $159,000 ($19.65)
    Highways: $88,000 ($10.87)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,563,000 ($193.15)
    Property: $634,000 ($78.35)
    Public Utilities: $269,000 ($33.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $7,800,000 ($963.91)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,902,000 ($976.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,800,000 ($963.91)
    Other, NEC: $7,723,000 ($954.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $179,000 ($22.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,726,000 ($1201.93)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,800,000 ($963.91)

5.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Knox County, KY  0.77% ($24,252 average AGI)
from Whitley County, KY  0.68% ($28,915)
from Clay County, KY  0.49% ($26,979)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Whitley County, KY  0.72% ($26,861 average AGI)
to Knox County, KY  0.68% ($22,794)
to Fayette County, KY  0.35% ($32,403)

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)
London fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of London fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 54m177ftTotal length
  • $677,000Total costs
  • 176,527Total average daily traffic
  • 8,929Total average daily truck traffic
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&T1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts2Microtel1
Arby's1Nike3
AutoZone1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quality1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx6Sears1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Starbucks1
Goodwill2Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block2Subway4
Hardee's2Super 82
Hilton1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
KFC1The Athlete's Foot1
Kmart1True Value1
Kroger2U-Haul4
La-Z-Boy1UPS7
Lane Furniture1Waffle House1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's2
MasterBrand Cabinets1White Castle1

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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