Mays Lick, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 1,774.
Males: 905  (51.1%)
Females: 869  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  36.7 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41055

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,422 (it was $27,083 in 2000)
Mays Lick:

$34,422
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,307 (it was $16,681 in 2000)

Mays Lick CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,357 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Mays Lick:

$114,357
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $150,809; Detached houses: $166,177; Townhouses or other attached units: $87,064; Mobile homes: $43,243
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  • White alone - 1,619 (93.4%)
  • Black alone - 71 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 32 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.06%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mays Lick: 158.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 898 feet

Land area: 64.6 square miles.

Population density: 27 people per square mile   (very low).

Mays Lick, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Mays Lick:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mays Lick CCD:

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mays Lick, Kentucky as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mays Lick to the number of sex offenders is 887 to 1.


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

Mays Lick CCD:  0.5% ($379)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Mays Lick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (48.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (305.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sardis, KY (2.3 miles) , Ewing, KY (2.6 miles ), Elizaville, KY (2.7 miles) , Maysville, KY (3.1 miles ), Flemingsburg, KY (3.1 miles ), Mount Olivet, KY (3.1 miles ), Germantown, KY (3.3 miles) , Aberdeen, OH (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 83.86 W

Area code: 606

Mays Lick household income distribution Mays Lick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (22%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Mays Lick, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mays Lick-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Mays Lick place center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mays Lick-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 22.4 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 26.2 miles away from Mays Lick 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 218.1 miles away from the city 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 218.4 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 216.1 miles away from Mays Lick 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 275.3 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 Mason County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mays Lick:

  • DAVITA - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • DCI - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF HOPE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • PIONEER TRACE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FLEMINGSBURG, KY)
  • BRACKEN COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; AUGUSTA, KY)

Amtrak station near Mays Lick:

  • 11 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mays Lick:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 8 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • Morehead State University (about 33 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 43 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 48 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Shawnee State University (about 49 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • University of Kentucky (about 49 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)

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Notable location: May's Lick Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mason 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 18.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.07. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

1.93
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

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

18.2%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

6.6%
4 people in nursing homes in 2000

Mays Lick compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mays Lick CCD (based on Mason County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.91%
Here: 68.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents30.8%24.4%10.6%10.1%9.5%
Congregations32.7%20.0%9.1%5.5%10.9%
NameChurch of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents3.4%3.0%1.9%1.7%4.6%
Congregations1.8%1.8%5.5%1.8%10.9%
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
Mason County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Mason County:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Mason County:

29.9%
Kentucky:

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

16.0%
State:

15.9%

7.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Fleming County, KY  0.88% ($26,148 average AGI)
from Bracken County, KY  0.86% ($26,830)
from Brown County, OH  0.75% ($34,913)


7.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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 Lewis County, KY  0.65% ($24,250 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.60% ($6,676)
to Fleming County, KY  0.57% ($22,771)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mays Lick:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLE (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mays Lick:

  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKCA (107.7 FM; OWINGSVILLE, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Mays Lick:

  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)

Mays Lick fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2009 01:46 PM, Us-68, Lat: 38.52017, Lon: -83.83663, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 2003 03:30 PM, Us-68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 1994 05:04 PM, 68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 29, 1991 04:40 PM, 68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
May 26, 1980 04:10 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Matthew J Wallack, 6752 Us 68 (Lat: 38.499694 Lon: -83.849111), Type: 105.5, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 3153763333, Mwallack@blvdllc.Com, 7383 UTICA BLVD
  • Matthew J Wallack, 6752 Us 68 (Lat: 38.499694 Lon: -83.849111), Type: 105.5, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 3153763333, Mwallack@blvdllc.Com, 7383 UTICA BLVD

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD4EKJ, Licensee ID: L01324299
    Grant Date: 09/18/2007, Expiration Date: 09/26/2017
    Registrant: Darrell T Ward, 6440 Ky 419, Mays Lick, KY 41055

Mays Lick on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations:"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers"
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