Manchester, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 1,355 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.0%
Males: 625  (46.2%)
Females: 730  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Kentucky median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 40962.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,725 (it was $15,923 in 2000)
Manchester:

$21,725
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,218 (it was $13,751 in 2000)

Manchester city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,919 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Manchester:

$85,919
KY:

$135,600

Median gross rent in 2016: $496.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manchester: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 36.6%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Manchester, KY (2010)
    • 1,15391.9%White alone
    • 796.3%Black alone
    • 121.0%Hispanic
    • 100.8%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Manchester, Kentucky as of October 14, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manchester is 35 to 1.


Crime rates in Manchester by year

Type

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(101.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(316.5)
1
(79.3)
1
(70.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(774.3)
3
(151.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(257.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.6)
2
(101.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(237.9)
1
(70.2)
5
(353.9)
3
(214.7)
3
(215.5)
1
(72.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(893.4)
5
(252.5)
13
(655.6)
4
(205.7)
12
(626.0)
11
(567.3)
16
(815.5)
16
(1,266)
7
(555.1)
7
(491.2)
4
(283.1)
6
(429.5)
12
(862.1)
4
(289.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
70
(4,169)
30
(1,515)
27
(1,362)
14
(719.8)
25
(1,304)
37
(1,908)
41
(2,090)
63
(4,984)
38
(3,013)
18
(1,263)
16
(1,132)
17
(1,217)
21
(1,509)
13
(940.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(416.9)
4
(202.0)
4
(201.7)
8
(411.3)
5
(260.8)
7
(361.0)
2
(101.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(317.2)
4
(280.7)
2
(141.5)
4
(286.3)
6
(431.0)
6
(434.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A1
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(143.2)
1
(71.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 270.6)417.5155.1116.5230.3116.8170.7169.2382.9256.1142.5147.2144.6277.3107.1

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City-data.com crime index in Manchester, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

9.41
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (39.9%), English (9.4%), Irish (9.0%), Italian (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), Nigerian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/06/1844

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 895 people per square mile   (low).

Manchester,KY real estate house value index trend

Manchester, Kentucky map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Kentucky:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $941 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $604 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (72.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (385.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sibert-Hima, KY (2.2 miles ),
Big Creek, KY (2.7 miles ),
Burning Springs, KY (2.7 miles ),
Oneida, KY (3.2 miles ),
Ashers Fork, KY (3.4 miles ),
Bush, KY (3.5 miles ),
Girdler, KY (3.6 miles ),
Camp Ground, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.15 N, Longitude: 83.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,652 (+110.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 244 (53.5%)

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Manchester, KY in 2016
Distribution of house value in Manchester, KY in 2016
Manchester satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Manchester, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Public administration (10.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Health care (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Manchester, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)

Average climate in Manchester, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Manchester, Kentucky average temperatures Manchester, Kentucky average precipitation Manchester, Kentucky humidity Manchester, Kentucky wind speed Manchester, Kentucky snowfall Manchester, Kentucky sunshine Manchester, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Manchester, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Manchester-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Manchester city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 tornado 24.6 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:

Manchester-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 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 94.3 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 242.5 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 227.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from Manchester 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 Clay County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Manchester:

  • CUMBERLAND VAL DIST HLTH DEPT (102 S COURT ST)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 210 MARIE LANGDON DRIVE)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY DISTRICT HEALTH DEPT HHA (470 MANCHESTER SQUARE, SUITE 212)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (250 RICHMOND ROAD)
  • LAUREL CREEK HEALTH CARE CENTER (1033 NORTH HIGHWAY 11)

Airports and heliports located in Manchester:

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College/University in Manchester:

  • Southeast School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 50; Location: 356 Manchester Sq; Private, for-profit; Website: www.southeastschoolcosmetology.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Hazard, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 37 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 40 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Somerset Community College (about 48 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 51 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 66 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)

Public high schools in Manchester:

  • CLAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,098, Location: 415 CLAY CO HIGH RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • HORSE CREEK LEARNING CENTER (Location: 239 RICHMOND RD, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Manchester:

  • MANCHESTER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 20, Location: 118 WAYNE ST, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Manchester:

Private elementary/middle school in Manchester:

  • APPALACHIAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23, Location: 168 SDA SCHOOL RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Manchester

Library in Manchester:

  • CLAY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $378,317; Location: 211 BRIDGE STREET; 20,794 books; 319 e-books; 1,739 audio materials; 725 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Manchester: Lovers Leap (A), Manchester Fire Department (B), Clay County Emergency Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Manchester include: Saint Anns Church (A), Muddy Gap Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Goose Creek (A), Needmore Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Manchester Clay County Chamber of Commerce (212 Main Street).

Hotels: Best Western of Manchester (363 Highway 80), Rocking Chair Inn (JCT Highway 80 & 421).

Courts: Clay Fiscal Court (316 Main Street Suite 129), Clay-County - Manchester- Circuit Court Clerk's Ofc (Court House).

Birthplace of: Bert T. Combs - Federal judge and governor of Kentucky, Richie Farmer - Kentucky politician and former college basketball standout.

Clay 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 Manchester and their reported violations in the past:

MANCHESTER WATER WORKS (Population served: 12,386, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2010)
  • 5 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Manchester that have no violations reported:

  • NORTH MANCHESTER WATER ASSOC (Population served: 5,887, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
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: 0.2% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Manchester in 2000:

  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Manchester (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Manchester: The Manchester Square Branch, North Manchester Branch, The First National Bank Of Mancheste. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $149.6 mil, Deposits: $126.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Parkway Branch at Clay County Shopping Center, branch established on 1974/08/19; Greenbriar Branch at 498 Richmond Road, branch established on 1979/09/13. 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

For population 15 years and over in Manchester:

Marital status in Manchester, KY
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Manchester:

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.7
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Manchester
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manchester, KY (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,92039
Mainline Protestant5168
Black Protestant1191
Catholic691
Other-1
None12,106-
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: 4
Clay County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Clay County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Clay County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.0%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.1%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

61.9%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Manchester:

65.3%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.1
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Manchester:

9.0%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Manchester:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Manchester:

33.9%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

67.3%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Manchester:

84.7%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Manchester, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 13$39,699$36,6451$388
Police Protection - Officers 11$44,619$48,6750$0
Water Supply 10$51,911$62,2930$0
Sewerage 5$17,764$42,6340$0
Solid Waste Management 5$16,493$39,5830$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 44$170,486$46,4961$388

Manchester government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,827,000 ($1348.34)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,626,000 ($1200.00)
    Sewerage: $797,000 ($588.19)
    Police Protection: $687,000 ($507.01)
    Central Staff Services: $590,000 ($435.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $543,000 ($400.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $352,000 ($259.78)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($67.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($5.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($9.59)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($5.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,488,000 ($1098.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $147,000 ($108.49)

Manchester government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,169,000 ($862.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $421,000 ($310.70)
    Other: $236,000 ($174.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($103.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $646,000 ($476.75)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($8.86)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($5.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,735,000 ($1280.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,839,000 ($1357.20)
    Other: $170,000 ($125.46)
    Highways: $26,000 ($19.19)
  • Tax - Property: $349,000 ($257.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $135,000 ($99.63)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $114,000 ($84.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $58,000 ($42.80)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($17.71)

Manchester government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,132,000 ($4525.46)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,805,000 ($4284.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $939,000 ($692.99)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $927,000 ($684.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $328,000 ($242.07)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,000 ($8.86)

Manchester government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,782,000 ($1315.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,602,000 ($1182.29)

3.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Laurel County, KY  1.50% ($24,519 average AGI)
Businesses in Manchester, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Manchester:

  • WWXL (1450 AM; 1 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: THE PROMISE PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • 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.)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manchester:

  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAG (107.9 FM; MCKEE, KY; Owner: DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWEL (103.9 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Manchester:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Manchester, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents42
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents74
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count13975
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21157
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4611
  • Fatalities15479
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents34405
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1189
See more detailed statistics of Manchester fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 400ft / 122mTotal length
  • $6,953,000Total costs
  • 161,770Total average daily traffic
  • 15,630Total average daily truck traffic
  • 149,144Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Manchester, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 221970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Manchester, KY

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manchester, KY
Most common first names in Manchester, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9574.3 years
James8672.6 years
Mary7779.6 years
William7472.8 years
Robert6573.4 years
Martha4781.0 years
Lucy4580.2 years
Henry4273.8 years
George4071.8 years
Gilbert3577.3 years
Most common last names in Manchester, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28672.9 years
Jones8174.2 years
Bowling8071.3 years
Hacker7676.3 years
Sizemore7369.8 years
Roberts6274.4 years
Hubbard6067.7 years
Hensley6079.3 years
Hoskins5668.8 years
Wagers5072.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manchester, KY
  • 53.1%Utility gas
  • 43.1%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manchester, KY
  • 75.2%Electricity
  • 24.8%Utility gas


Manchester compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2019.