Monterey, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 136 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.6%
 
Males: 65  (48.3%)
Females: 71  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 40359

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,707 (it was $26,094 in 2000)
Monterey:

$39,707
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,978 (it was $8,452 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $68,784 (it was $44,600 in 2000)
Monterey:

$68,784
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $427.

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  • Races in Monterey, KY (2010)

    Monterey races chart
    • 13698.6%White alone
    • 21.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Monterey: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Irish (19.1%), French (11.8%), Swiss (11.3%), United States (11.3%), 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: 445 people per square mile   (low).

Monterey, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Monterey:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Monterey city:

  • Never married: 9.1%
  • Now married: 62.2%
  • Separated: 7.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $517 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $205 (0.4%)

Monterey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: 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 June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Utilities (28%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Information (40%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (36%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (28%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (36%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)

Average climate in Monterey, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Monterey-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 54% 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 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 52.6 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 163.3 miles away from Monterey 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 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 165.1 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 160.9 miles away from Monterey center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 161.2 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 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: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Monterey topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • OWEN CO MEMORIAL HOSP (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monterey:

  • Kentucky State University (about 16 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • University of Kentucky (about 34 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Sullivan University (about 46 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 46 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Bellarmine University (about 48 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 56.3. This is better than average.

City:

56.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.3%
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

Monterey compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Kentucky average:

12.3

Monterey travel time to work - commute Monterey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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 Monterey city (based on Owen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,46328
Mainline Protestant4956
Catholic2001
Other-1
None4,683-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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 Grant County, KY  0.73% ($32,960 average AGI)
from Carroll County, KY  0.70% ($24,292)
from Scott County, KY  0.50% ($17,647)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,079 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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 Carroll County, KY  0.93% ($23,938 average AGI)
to Grant County, KY  0.91% ($25,710)
to Franklin County, KY  0.76% ($42,346)

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:

6
  • 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:

1
  • 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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