Mount Olivet, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 292 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 154  (52.8%)
Females: 138  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41064.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,009 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Mount Olivet:

$29,009
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,480 (it was $12,172 in 2000)

Mount Olivet city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,467 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Mount Olivet:

$70,467
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $71,346; Detached houses: $80,400; Mobile homes: $13,143

Median gross rent in 2012: $491.

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  • White alone - 297 (99.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.7%)

Races in Mount Olivet detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Olivet: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (35.4%), German (19.9%), English (14.5%), Scottish (5.2%), United States (4.1%), Polish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/27/1851

Elevation: 958 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 760 people per square mile   (low).

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Mount Olivet, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Olivet:

  • High school or higher: 71.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Olivet city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Mount Olivet, Kentucky as of April 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Olivet to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $547 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $725 (0.6%)

Mount Olivet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (42.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (299.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sardis, KY (2.1 miles) , Germantown, KY (3.1 miles) , Mays Lick, KY (3.1 miles ), Headquarters, KY (3.2 miles ), Brooksville, KY (3.2 miles ), Ewing, KY (3.4 miles ), Elizaville, KY (3.7 miles) , Carlisle, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 38.53 N, Longitude: 84.04 W

Area code: 606

Mount Olivet household income distribution Mount Olivet home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Kentucky average:

1.88
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -99 (-25.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Utilities (1%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Religious workers (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Mount Olivet, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Mount Olivet-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Mount Olivet city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 28.7 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:

Mount Olivet-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 23.2 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 28.2 miles away from Mount Olivet 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 208.4 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 208.7 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 206.7 miles away from Mount Olivet center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 139.8 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 Robertson County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Olivet topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Olivet:

  • ROBERTSON COUNTY HEALTH CARE FACILITY (ROUTE 2, U S HIGHWAY 62)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mount Olivet:

  • BRACKEN COUNTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AUGUSTA, KY)
  • DCI - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • DAVITA - MAYSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF HOPE INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • MAYSVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MAYSVILLE, KY)
  • NICHOLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CARLISLE, KY)

Amtrak station near Mount Olivet:

  • 17 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 Mount Olivet:

  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 15 miles; Maysville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 39 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Morehead State University (about 41 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 42 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • University of Kentucky (about 44 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)

Public high school in Mount Olivet:

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Library in Mount Olivet:

  • ROBERTSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $168,490; Location: 207 NORTH MAIN STREET; 15,025 books; 260 audio materials; 633 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Robertson Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Robertson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.7%
(34.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Mount Olivet 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Mount Olivet (2011 data):

  • Citizens Deposit Bank & Trust: Mount Olivet Branch at 300 South Main St, branch established on 1978/09/11. Info updated 2010/09/27: Bank assets: $212.9 mil, Deposits: $183.5 mil, headquarters in Vanceburg, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Mount Olivet travel time to work - commute Mount Olivet mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Other fuel (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Olivet city (based on Robertson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.79%
Here: 35.8%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Robertson County:

4.58 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Robertson County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

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

14.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$400
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$234
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,727
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,361

4.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Olivet:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WCYN (1400 AM; 1 kW; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: WCYN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Olivet:

  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Olivet:

  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Route 2 Box 357a (Lat: 38.533917 Lon: -84.028528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: KNKN956
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Ky 165 At N City Limits (Lat: 38.539250 Lon: -84.040472), Call Sign: KRW359
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2003, Expiration Date: 02/22/2014
    Registrant: Div. Of Equipment-Radio Section, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • Sr 165 500 S Of Us 62 (Lat: 38.531750 Lon: -84.037694), Call Sign: KGY247
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.730 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2003, Expiration Date: 08/31/2013
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 3.35 Mi W (Lat: 38.505639 Lon: -84.087417), Call Sign: KII879
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/21/2021
    Registrant: Spectrum And Licensing Services, 11 Lee Street, Hanover, PA 17331, Phone: (717) 630-0816, Fax: (717) 637-8300, Email:
  • Mt Olivet Bps- West Creek, 0.3mi S Of Chapel Ridge Rd (Lat: 38.536389 Lon: -84.032500), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPXA584
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/21/2023, Certifier: Jerry Neal
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD4IAC, Licensee ID: L00439856
    Grant Date: 12/10/2011, Expiration Date: 02/18/2022, Certifier: Jeanne A Meacham
    Registrant: Jeanne A Meacham, Box 185, Mount Olivet, KY 41064
  • Call Sign: WA4PSG
    Grant Date: 09/26/1995, Expiration Date: 09/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2007
    Registrant: Creeden Pratt, Rr 2 Box 140, Mount Olivet, KY 41064
  • Call Sign: KJ4EGS, Licensee ID: L00777474
    Grant Date: 05/19/2008, Expiration Date: 05/19/2018, Certifier: Clell Noble
    Registrant: Clell Noble, 4322 Kentontown Rd, Mount Olivet, KY 41064
  • Call Sign: KJ4OOK, Licensee ID: L01513853
    Grant Date: 08/21/2009, Expiration Date: 08/21/2019, Certifier: Jessica D Fulton
    Registrant: Jessica D Fulton, 5613 Blue Lick Pike, Mount Olivet, KY 41064
  • Call Sign: KK4LZL, Licensee ID: L01739202
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Travis S Miller
    Registrant: Travis S Miller, 2894 St Rt 1029, Mount Olivet, KY 41064

Most common first names in Mount Olivet, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3074.7 years
James2675.0 years
Mary2183.4 years
John1774.0 years
Robert1272.0 years
Ruth1174.6 years
Ruby1074.8 years
Charles979.4 years
Anna985.1 years
George879.0 years
Most common last names in Mount Olivet, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Linville4376.0 years
Burns1981.3 years
Curtis1969.1 years
Moore1672.1 years
Henson1579.9 years
Mullikin1475.4 years
Mastin1474.8 years
Duncan1183.5 years
Wells1178.6 years
Sims1079.4 years

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  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers"
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