Mayflower, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 3,168.
Males: 1,616  (51.0%)
Females: 1,552  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41501

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,038 (it was $25,443 in 2000)
Mayflower:

$34,038
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,105 (it was $12,633 in 2000)

Mayflower CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,955 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Mayflower:

$50,955
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $59,801; Detached houses: $66,138; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $46,045; Mobile homes: $51,818
Mayflower races chart
  • White alone - 3,274 (98.9%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mayflower: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 84.7 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Mayflower, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Mayflower:

  • High school or higher: 63.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mayflower CCD:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

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

Mayflower CCD:  0.7% ($289)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Mayflower satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (57.2 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (114.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (404.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Raccoon, KY (2.4 miles ), Coal Run Village, KY (2.7 miles ), Sidney, KY (2.9 miles ), Pikeville, KY (2.9 miles ), Betsy Layne, KY (3.1 miles ), Mare Creek, KY (3.2 miles ), South Williamson, KY (3.4 miles ), Three Forks, KY (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.59 N, Longitude: 82.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Mayflower household income distribution Mayflower home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Food (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (18%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Mayflower, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 51.5 miles away from the Mayflower place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mayflower-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 91.2 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 86.1 miles away from Mayflower center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 40.2 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 40.3 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 148.9 miles away from Mayflower center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mayflower:

  • EASTERN KENTUCKY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - PIKEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PIKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOME CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF PIKE COUNTY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mayflower:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Marshall University (about 58 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • West Virginia State University (about 67 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Morehead State University (about 67 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)

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Notable locations in Mayflower: Gulnare Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A), Gulnare Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mayflower include: Freewill Church (A), Salem United Methodist Church (B), Mikes Branch Church (C), Community Church (D), Pilgrim Rest Church (E), Pilgrims House Church (F), Brushy Creek Mission (G), Piso Church (H), Heenon Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maynard Cemetery (1), Howard Cemetery (2), Lowe Cemetery (3), Pinson Cemetery (4), Williamson Cemetery (5), Varney Cemetery (6), Helvy Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Alley Branch (A), Andrews Branch (B), Dry Branch (C), Bear Fork (D), Drift Branch (E), Beck Branch (F), Double Blind Lick (G), Bevins Branch (H), Big Lick Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pike 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 76.3. This is about average.

City:

76.3
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.60
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

20.8%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

7.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

Mayflower compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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 Mayflower CCD (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.46%
Here: 35.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionIndependent Free Will Baptists AssociationsChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents41.0%11.8%10.0%8.4%8.2%
Congregations13.5%16.1%8.4%6.5%8.4%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents7.3%3.1%2.8%1.6%5.9%
Congregations16.1%5.8%3.9%1.9%19.4%
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: 23
Pike County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Pike County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

33.3%
Kentucky:

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

13.1%
State:

15.9%

3.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.86%
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 Floyd County, KY  0.62% ($31,478 average AGI)
from Mingo County, WV  0.39% ($37,386)
from Fayette County, KY  0.23% ($42,000)


4.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.06%
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 Floyd County, KY  0.68% ($33,033 average AGI)
to Mingo County, WV  0.35% ($28,032)
to Fayette County, KY  0.31% ($33,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mayflower:

  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPKE (1240 AM; 1 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBTH (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mayflower:

  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)

TV broadcast stations around Mayflower:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 100

Mayflower on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #56 (41501) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 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+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #78 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+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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