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Median resident age:  37.4 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41301

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,073 (it was $20,563 in 2000)
Malaga:

$22,073
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,722

Malaga CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,967 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Malaga:

$49,967
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,527; Detached houses: $83,379; Mobile homes: $46,910

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Malaga races chart
  • White alone - 922 (98.4%)
  • Hispanic - 13 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Malaga: 122.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Malaga CCD:  0.5% ($199)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (59.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (362.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Campton, KY (2.0 miles ), Hazel Green, KY (2.7 miles) , Taulbee, KY (2.7 miles) , Maytown, KY (3.2 miles ), Oakdale, KY (3.3 miles) , St. Helens, KY (3.4 miles) , Jackson, KY (3.4 miles ), Cannel City, KY (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 83.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Malaga household income distribution Malaga home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.5%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15%)
  • Woodworkers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Malaga-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Malaga place center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

Earthquake activity:

Malaga-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 42.8 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 37.3 miles away from Malaga center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 91.1 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 92.6 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 49.2 miles away from Malaga 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 63.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wolfe County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Malaga:

  • LEE COUNTY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BEATTYVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Malaga:

  • Morehead State University (about 34 miles; Morehead, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,875)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 45 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • National College-Lexington (about 56 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • University of Kentucky (about 61 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)

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Notable location: Bethany Children's Home (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Malaga include: Hollon Chapel (A), Hour of Harvest Church (B), Landsaw Church (C), Stillwater Old Baptist Church (D), Mission Chapel (E), Rose Dale Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Terrell Cemetery (1), Cash Cemetery (2), Centers-Rose Cemetery (3), Pence Cemetery (4), Murphy Cemetery (5), Hollon Cemetery (6), Tackett-Wells Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Baptist Fork (A), Bee Branch (B), Betts Branch (C), Cave Branch (D), Chambers Fork (E), Terrell Fork (F), Proffit Fork (G), Pryce Fork (H), Swango Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

40.5%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Malaga, KY

Malaga compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Malaga CCD (based on Wolfe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 15.90%
Here15.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents32.1%23.4%21.3%9.3%13.9%
Congregations10.0%20.0%30.0%10.0%30.0%
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: 3
Wolfe County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wolfe County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Wolfe County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Wolfe County:

31.4%
Kentucky:

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

18.5%
State:

15.9%

6.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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 Morgan County, KY  0.72% ($17,267 average AGI)
from Powell County, KY  0.72% ($33,333)
from Breathitt County, KY  0.58% ($23,167)


6.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($20,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Morgan County, KY  0.96% ($27,500 average AGI)
to Clark County, KY  0.72% ($13,600)
to Breathitt County, KY  0.62% ($19,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Malaga:

  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Malaga:

  • WCBJ (103.7 FM; CAMPTON, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES INC)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMTC-FM (99.9 FM; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSOC.)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WOCS (88.3 FM; LEROSE, KY; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS - MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLV-FM (106.5 FM; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLKS-FM (102.9 FM; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Malaga:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)


Malaga on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #33 (41301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 (41301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Unclassified or not reported first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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