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Population in 2012: 137 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.0%
 

Males: 58  (42.7%)
Females: 79  (57.3%)

Median resident age:  39.5 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip code: 40359

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,986 (it was $26,094 in 2000)
Monterey:

$35,986
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,614

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,272 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Monterey:

$71,272
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,837; Detached houses: $79,837

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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  • White alone - 136 (98.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Monterey: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (33.0%), Irish (23.9%), Swiss (11.5%), French (10.6%), United States (7.3%), English (6.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/27/1954

Elevation: 487 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 448 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Monterey:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monterey city:

  • Never married: 8.9%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 6.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $440 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (34.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (279.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gratz, KY (2.4 miles) , Monterey-New Columbus, KY (2.7 miles) , Owenton, KY (2.8 miles ), Peaks Mill, KY (2.9 miles) , Bald Knob, KY (2.9 miles) , Christianburg, KY (3.7 miles) , Pleasureville, KY (3.7 miles ), Stamping Ground, KY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 38.42 N, Longitude: 84.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Monterey household income distribution Monterey home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Utilities (27%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Public administration (44%)
  • Information (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (39%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (18%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)


Average climate in Monterey, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Monterey-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Monterey city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Monterey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 93% 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 52.6 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 57.4 miles away from Monterey center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from Monterey center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Owen County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snow: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Monterey:

  • THREE RIVERS DISTRICT HHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, about 9 miles away; OWENTON, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monterey:

  • Kentucky State University (about 16 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,204)
  • University of Kentucky (about 34 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • National College-Lexington (about 37 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • Sullivan University (about 46 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Bellarmine University (about 48 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 48 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 10,543)

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Church in Monterey: Monterey Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Monterey Baptist Church Cemetery (1), Monterey Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Owen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.1. This is about average.
City:

34.1
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 26.5. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

26.5
U.S.:

28.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.1%

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Monterey, KY

Monterey compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Monterey travel time to work - commute


Monterey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Monterey city (based on Owen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.67%
Here79.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents84.8%3.1%3.1%2.7%6.2%
Congregations64.1%7.7%7.7%5.1%15.4%
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: 3
Owen County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Owen County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Owen County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

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

18.6%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


8.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
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 Grant County, KY  1.27% ($29,311 average AGI)
from Franklin County, KY  1.10% ($30,692)
from Carroll County, KY  0.91% ($26,563)


8.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.42%
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 Grant County, KY  1.11% ($29,154 average AGI)
to Carroll County, KY  1.00% ($27,800)
to Scott County, KY  0.82% ($29,207)

Strongest AM radio stations in Monterey:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKY (1490 AM; 1 kW; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Monterey:

  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WKYW (104.9 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W202AZ (88.3 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Monterey:

  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Jennifer Flynn, Us Hwy 127 (Lat: 38.424472 Lon: -84.869750), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6783394277, Carol.King@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE
  • Sonya Dutton, Us Hwy 127 (Lat: 38.424472 Lon: -84.869750), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6783394271, Pamelia.Hoof@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Sonya Dutton, Us Hwy 127 (Lat: 38.424472 Lon: -84.869750), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6783394271, Pamelia.Hoof@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Sonya Dutton, Us Hwy 127 (Lat: 38.424472 Lon: -84.869750), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6783394271, Pamelia.Hoof@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Jennifer Flynn, Us Hwy 127 (Lat: 38.424472 Lon: -84.869750), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6783394271, Pamelia.Hoof@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Jerri L Janjua, Us Hwy 127 (Lat: 38.424472 Lon: -84.869750), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MONTEREY, 4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 38.412278 Lon: -84.801056), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WHD981
    Assigned Frequencies: 3770.00 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3750.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3830.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2004, Certifier: Dennis W Guard Jr.
    Registrant: Mci Worldcom Network Services, Inc., 2400 North Glenville, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 729-6406, Fax: (972) 729-2690, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87959 , Serial Number: 15577, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Clark Karsner, , Monterey, KY 40349


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