Louisa, Kentucky

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Population in 2012: 2,467 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.2%
Males: 1,038  (42.1%)
Females: 1,429  (57.9%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41230.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,480 (it was $16,690 in 2000)
Louisa:

$24,480
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,496 (it was $16,746 in 2000)

Louisa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,163 (it was $50,300 in 2000)
Louisa:

$100,163
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,600; Detached houses: $119,151; Mobile homes: $24,157

Median gross rent in 2012: $466.

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  • White alone - 2,413 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Louisa: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (23.4%), United States (21.2%), English (18.3%), German (7.8%), Scottish (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/15/1870

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 1,829 people per square mile   (low).

Louisa,KY real estate house value index trend

Louisa, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Louisa:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Louisa city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

20 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Louisa, Kentucky as of January 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Louisa to the number of sex offenders is 2,467 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $688 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $726 (0.6%)

Louisa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (22.8 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (103.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (372.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fort Gay, WV (0.8 miles ), Clifford, KY (2.9 miles ), Adams, KY (3.0 miles ), Prichard, WV (3.0 miles ), Webbville, KY (3.3 miles ), Wayne, WV (3.5 miles ), Blaine, KY (3.9 miles ), Crum, WV (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 38.11 N, Longitude: 82.61 W

Area code: 606

Louisa household income distribution Louisa home values distribution

Crime rates in Louisa by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000001100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.047.747.80.00.0
Robberies 000123100
per 100,000 0.00.00.048.296.2143.147.80.00.0
Assaults 001132101
per 100,000 0.00.048.448.2144.495.447.80.040.0
Burglaries 96441418231714
per 100,000 445.3292.4193.5192.7673.7858.81100.0684.4560.0
Thefts 212014114941592432
per 100,000 1039.1974.7677.3529.92358.01956.12821.6966.21280.0
Auto thefts 333161120
per 100,000 148.4146.2145.148.2288.747.747.880.50.0
Arson N/A210N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A97.548.40.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 88.174.164.565.2231.4252.3266.396.8102.4

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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 Louisa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Kentucky average:

1.88
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.7%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Louisa, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Louisa-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.0 miles away from the Louisa city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Louisa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 80% 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 73.0 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 69.3 miles away from Louisa 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 287.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Louisa center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 261.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lawrence County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Fires: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Louisa topographic map

Birthplace of: Fred M. Vinson - Politician, Dustin Hazelett - Martial artist, Cliff Fannin - Baseball player, Fred Frank - Baseball player, Rick Thompson - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Louisa:

  • THREE RIVERS MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 2485 HIGHWAY 644)
  • DAVITA - LOUISA DIALYSIS (2145 HIGHWAY 2565)
  • THREE RIVERS HOME CARE (505 WEST MADISON STREET, SUITE A)
  • J J JORDAN GERIATRIC CENTER (270 E CLAYTON LN)

Heliports located in Louisa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Louisa:

  • Marshall University (about 24 miles; Huntington, WV; Full-time enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Morehead State University (about 46 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Shawnee State University (about 48 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • West Virginia State University (about 50 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)

Public high school in Louisa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Louisa:

Private elementary/middle school in Louisa:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 122; Location: 409 W PIKE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Louisa

Library in Louisa:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $987,319; Location: 102 WEST MAIN & JEFFERSON; 25,647 books; 449 audio materials; 306 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 105 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Louisa: Louisa Fire Station 1 (A), Louisa Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Preece Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Lick Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Village Inn (117 East Madison Street), SUPER 8 Louisa Ft Gay Area (Junction Highway 23 And Highway 3).

Court: Lawrence County - Circuit Court Clerk's Office (Main Street).

Lawrence 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 2012 was 72.9. This is about average.

City:

72.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.24
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.48. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.48
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1

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

LOUISA WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 8,236, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-03-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-14-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.3%
(33.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 72.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in other group homes in 2000

Louisa, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Louisa compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Louisa (2011 data):

  • Inez Deposit Bank: , Fsb Branch at 202 East Main Street, branch established on 1891/07/01; Louisa Branch at 94 Commerce Drive, branch established on 2008/08/04. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $166.2 mil, Deposits: $146.1 mil, headquarters in Inez, KY, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community Holding Company
  • Home Federal Savings and Loan Association: Louisa Branch at 119 N Main Cross St, branch established on 1965/08/13. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $319.3 mil, Deposits: $249.5 mil, headquarters in Ashland, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Peoples Security Bank: at 3651 Us Hwy 2565, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/23: Bank assets: $50.0 mil, Deposits: $41.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Security Bancorp, Inc.
  • Louisa Community Bank: at 4373 Ushwy 2565, branch established on 2006/08/07. Info updated 2011/02/10: Bank assets: $29.1 mil, Deposits: $22.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Louisa, Kentucky:

  • Super 8 Motel, 191 Fls Creek Dr, Louisa, KY 41230 , Phone: (606) 638-7888, Fax: (606) 638-4854
  • Best Western Plus Louisa, 18199 Hwy 23, Louisa, KY 41230 , Phone: (606) 638-3420, Fax: (606) 638-4208
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Louisa, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Louisa city (based on Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.92%
Here: 41.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church East District Association of Primitive BaptistOther
Adherents38.0%19.4%18.6%7.4%16.6%
Congregations38.1%11.9%23.8%4.8%21.4%
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: 4
Lawrence County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lawrence County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Lawrence County:

7.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

32.6%
Kentucky:

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

21.6%
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 1$2,188$26,2561$802
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$877
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,679
Police Protection - Officers 8$19,080$28,6200$0
Streets and Highways 3$5,089$20,3560$0
Solid Waste Management 5$8,362$20,0690$0
Totals for Government 17$34,719$24,5083$3,358

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

  • Construction - General: $1,150,000 ($466.15)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $674,000 ($273.21)
    Sewerage: $505,000 ($204.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $400,000 ($162.14)
    Police Protection: $256,000 ($103.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($77.83)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($67.69)
    Central Staff Services: $127,000 ($51.48)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($30.81)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($17.02)
    Health Services - Other: $36,000 ($14.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($13.38)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($4.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($25.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $263,000 ($106.61)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($18.24)
    Central Staff: $17,000 ($6.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($3.65)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $600,000 ($243.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($4.05)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $454,000 ($184.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $277,000 ($112.28)
    All Other: $33,000 ($13.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($10.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $827,000 ($335.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.27)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($3.65)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $726,000 ($294.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $350,000 ($141.87)
    All Other: $110,000 ($44.59)
    Highways: $31,000 ($12.57)
  • Tax - NEC: $337,000 ($136.60)
    Property: $225,000 ($91.20)
    Public Utilities: $12,000 ($4.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $168,000 ($68.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,843,000 ($747.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,770,000 ($717.47)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($60.40)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $73,000 ($29.59)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($7.70)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $149,000 ($60.40)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $210,000 ($85.12)

6.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Johnson County, KY  0.63% ($27,714 average AGI)
from Wayne County, WV  0.63% ($24,143)
from Martin County, KY  0.45% ($32,600)


5.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Boyd County, KY  0.88% ($47,308 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KY  0.67% ($26,700)
to Carter County, KY  0.38% ($31,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Louisa:

  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WCHS (580 AM; 5 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)

Strongest FM radio stations in Louisa:

  • WFGH (90.7 FM; FORT GAY, WV; Owner: WAYNE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WZAQ (92.3 FM; LOUISA, KY; Owner: LOUISA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUGO (102.3 FM; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Louisa:

  • W10AR (Channel 10; LOUISA, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)

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

Louisa, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 34
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Louisa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $1,577,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,770
Total average daily truck traffic: 270
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 8,124

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Louisa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Louisa, KY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Louisa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3012L , Serial Number: 32-7940031, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 01/18/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Dasko LLC, 210 Raven Rock Fork Rd, Louisa, KY 41230
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION INC DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 31725 , Serial Number: 16357, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Joe W Hanshaw, 45 Fort Bishop Rd, Louisa, KY 41230

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 69
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Louisa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Louisa, KY
Most common first names in Louisa, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10874.3 years
James9571.5 years
William9374.6 years
Mary7677.6 years
Charles5970.2 years
Robert4869.4 years
George3978.8 years
Fred2880.3 years
Elizabeth2773.7 years
Virginia2376.9 years
Most common last names in Louisa, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore11374.6 years
Thompson9073.4 years
Maynard4871.2 years
Marcum4076.9 years
Jordan3873.1 years
Adams3575.7 years
Endicott3370.8 years
Young3173.6 years
Smith3078.4 years
Preston2976.6 years
Businesses in Louisa, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Louisa on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores"
  • #66 (41230) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2015.

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