Millstone, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 117.
Males: 61  (52.8%)
Females: 56  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 41838

Estimated median household income in 2022: $37,928
Millstone:

$37,928
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $23,848

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $73,197
Millstone:

$73,197
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $114,459; detached houses: $128,463; townhouses or other attached units: $64,774; mobile homes: $82,859
March 2022 cost of living index in Millstone: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 43.1%

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Ancestries: English (100.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (61.2 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (112.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (416.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mayking, KY (1.6 miles ),
Fleming-Neon, KY (1.8 miles ),
Whitesburg, KY (2.3 miles ),
Payne Gap, KY (2.3 miles ),
McRoberts, KY (2.3 miles ),
Colson, KY (2.4 miles ),
Jenkins, KY (2.6 miles ),
Pound, VA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 82.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Distribution of median household income in Millstone, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Millstone, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.9%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 60.7. This is about average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.97
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Millstone-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Millstone place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 50.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Millstone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 31% greater 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 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 269.0 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 91.4 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 116.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/2012 at 17:08:14, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 16.8 miles away from the city 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 Letcher County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 19, Mudslides: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Millstone:

  • LETCHER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WHITESBURG, KY)
  • WISE CHOICE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; WISE, VA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Millstone:

  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 20 miles; Cumberland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 51 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 52 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 64 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 65 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)

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Letcher County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Millstone:

Marital status in Millstone, KY
  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Millstone:

  • High school or higher: 43.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Millstone, KY (based on Letcher County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,21039
Mainline Protestant9297
Catholic482
Other-1
None18,332-
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: 7
This county:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Letcher County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Letcher County:

36.9%
Kentucky:

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

19.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Millstone:

  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WKVG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JENKINS, KY; Owner: MARTINS & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Millstone:

  • 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)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WWJD (91.7 FM; PIPPA PASSES, KY; Owner: ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)

TV broadcast stations around Millstone:

  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WSBN-TV (Channel 47; NORTON, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Millstone fatal accident list:

Dec 28, 2005 07:20 AM, Sr-113, Lat: 37.159100, Lon: -82.745740, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1990 02:30 PM, 113, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Oct 21, 1990 06:37 PM, 803, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 9, 1981 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 22, 1978 05:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.8mTotal length
  • $691,000Total costs
  • 10,656Total average daily traffic
  • 349Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,647Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Millstone, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Millstone, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Millstone, KY
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 25.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Millstone, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Millstone compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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