Mount Sterling, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 7,209 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.7%
 
Males: 3,263  (45.3%)
Females: 3,946  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40353.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,733 (it was $27,050 in 2000)
Mount Sterling:

$42,733
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,099 (it was $17,585 in 2000)

Mount Sterling city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,625 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Mount Sterling:

$133,625
KY:

$141,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $613.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Sterling: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.1%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.5% for other race residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mount Sterling, KY (2017)
    • 6,21786.5%White alone
    • 5177.2%Black alone
    • 2954.1%Hispanic
    • 691.0%American Indian alone
    • 480.7%Two or more races
    • 70.10%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Mount Sterling, Kentucky as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Mount Sterling is 175 to 1.


Crime rates in Mount Sterling by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.2)
3
(47.1)
3
(45.7)
5
(72.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.0)
7
(100.8)
2
(28.7)
1
(14.2)
2
(27.9)
2
(27.6)
6
(82.6)
3
(41.1)
3
(41.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(64.9)
12
(188.5)
6
(91.3)
10
(145.2)
5
(71.2)
15
(209.9)
18
(259.3)
11
(157.7)
6
(85.4)
3
(41.9)
10
(138.0)
13
(178.9)
5
(68.5)
5
(68.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(81.1)
9
(141.4)
12
(182.7)
15
(217.8)
21
(298.9)
14
(195.9)
10
(144.0)
8
(114.7)
8
(113.9)
5
(69.8)
4
(55.2)
5
(68.8)
5
(68.5)
6
(82.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(503.0)
50
(785.4)
68
(1,035)
83
(1,205)
86
(1,224)
100
(1,400)
135
(1,944)
71
(1,018)
59
(840.1)
46
(642.0)
47
(648.5)
37
(509.1)
30
(411.1)
33
(455.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
317
(5,144)
220
(3,456)
321
(4,887)
371
(5,388)
355
(5,053)
318
(4,451)
403
(5,804)
353
(5,059)
306
(4,357)
302
(4,215)
302
(4,167)
240
(3,302)
210
(2,878)
222
(3,061)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(275.8)
21
(329.9)
23
(350.1)
14
(203.3)
10
(142.3)
17
(237.9)
11
(158.4)
16
(229.3)
16
(227.8)
8
(111.7)
13
(179.4)
18
(247.7)
14
(191.8)
16
(220.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
2
(28.7)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
2
(27.5)
3
(41.1)
3
(41.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)311.7342.1396.4490.4408.8419.6568.2385.1311.1271.3301.0321.0253.8242.2

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City-data.com crime index in Mount Sterling, KY

Crime rate in Mount Sterling detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (25.7%), English (13.8%), German (9.4%), Irish (7.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1851

Elevation: 1027 feet

Land area: 3.44 square miles.

Population density: 2,097 people per square mile   (low).

Mount Sterling, Kentucky map

104 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,302 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,157 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (30.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Camargo, KY (2.2 miles ),
Jeffersonville, KY (3.0 miles ),
Sharpsburg, KY (3.2 miles ),
North Middletown, KY (3.3 miles ),
Owingsville, KY (3.4 miles ),
Clay City, KY (3.7 miles ),
Winchester, KY (3.7 miles ),
Stanton, KY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 83.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,555 (+49.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,587 (53.4%)

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Mount Sterling, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Mount Sterling, KY in 2017
Mount Sterling satellite photo by USGS

Mount Sterling tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $60,200
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $101,300
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2004: 77 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $120,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Mount Sterling, KY residents
Average permit cost in Mount Sterling, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Mount Sterling, KY
Historical housing units in Mount Sterling, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +403 (+7.4%).
Most common industries in Mount Sterling, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.2%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Mount Sterling, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)

Average climate in Mount Sterling, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Sterling-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Mount Sterling city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Sterling-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 10.3 miles away from Mount Sterling 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 7.0 miles away from Mount Sterling 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 215.8 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 219.9 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 209.0 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 156.2 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 Montgomery County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Sterling topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Mount Sterling:

  • SAINT JOSEPH MOUNT STERLING (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 225 FALCON DRIVE)
  • ANNIE WALKER NH (BRIDGETT DR BOX 639)
  • ANNIE WALKER NURSING HOME (BRIDIGETT DRIVE, P O BOX 639)
  • WINDSOR CARE CENTER (125 STERLING WAY)
  • FMC - MT. STERLING (75 STERLING WAY)
  • GATEWAY HOME HEALTH, AN AMEDISYS COMPANY (101 BRUCE PROFESSIONAL DRIVE)

Airports located in Mount Sterling:

College/University in Mount Sterling:

  • Nutek Academy of Beauty Inc (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: 153 Evans Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: nutekacademy.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Sterling:

  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 30 miles; Richmond, KY; Full-time enrollment: 13,525)
  • Morehead State University (about 30 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Kentucky State University (about 51 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)

Public high schools in Mount Sterling:

  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 724 WOODFORD DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • HILLCREST HALL TREATMENT CENTER (Location: 209 DAVIS RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • GATEWAY CHILDREN'S SERVICES (Location: 37 NORTH MAYSVILLE, Grades: 7-12)
  • THE STERLING SCHOOL (Location: 212 NORTH MAYSVILLE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Sterling:

  • CAMARGO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 4307 CAMARGO RD, Grades: PK-4)
  • MAPLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 809 INDIAN MOUND DR, Grades: KG-4)
  • MOUNT STERLING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 6601 INDIAN MOUND DR, Grades: KG-4)
  • MCNABB MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 3570 INDIAN MOUND DRIVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 29 NORTH MAYSVILLE, Grades: 5-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Mount Sterling:

See full list of schools located in Mount Sterling

Library in Mount Sterling:

  • MT. STERLING - MONTGOMERY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $556,685; Location: 241 WEST LOCUST STREET; 41,765 books; 1,091 audio materials; 3,028 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 116 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Sterling: Walnut Grove (A), Montgomery County Fire District Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Machpelah Cemetery (1), Saint Thomas Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Wildcat Bingo & Dance Club (Amusement & Theme Parks; 500 Spring Street), Bullwinkle's Arcade Room (Amusement & Theme Parks; 105 South Maysville Street).

Hotels: Fairfield Inn Lexington Mt. Sterling (105 Stone Trace Drive), Fairfield Inn by Marriott (105 Stone Trace Drive), Scottish Inns (517 Maysville Road), Days Inn (705 Maysville Road), Budget Inn (191 Evans Drive), North Side Motel & Apartments (402 North Maysville Street), Ramada Limited (115 Stone Trace Drive).

Courts: Kentucky State - Court Of Justice- Juvenile Services (40 East Main Street), Kentucky State - Court Of Justice- Circuit Court Judge (1 Court Street), Mt Sterling - Kentucky State- Court Of Justice- Pretrial Services (Court House), Kentucky State - Court Of Justice- District Court Judge (1 Court Street), Kentucky State - Court of Justice- Circuit Clerk (1 Court Street).

Birthplace of: Ernie Fletcher - Kentucky politician, John Stuart Williams - Confederate Army general, Mark Jarman - Poet, Garrett Davis - Politician, Tom Grubbs - Baseball player.

Montgomery 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 city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Mount Sterling in 2010:

  • 132 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Mount Sterling in 2000:

  • 146 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Mount Sterling (2011 data):

  • Traditional Bank, Inc.: Maysville Road Branch, Midland Trail Branch, Montgomery Square Branch, at 49 W. Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,078.8 mil, Deposits: $872.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Traditional Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Whitaker Bank: Mount Sterling Bank Branch, Indian Mound Branch, Camargo Branch. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Mt Sterling North Branch at 196 Evans Drive, branch established on 1977/06/13; Mt Sterling Branch at 110 N Maysville Street, branch established on 1856/08/10. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Peoples Exchange Bank: Mount Sterling Main at 560 Indian Mound Drive, branch established on 2001/07/25; Mount Sterling Branch at 212 Apperson Heights, branch established on 2000/07/10. Info updated 2009/02/09: Bank assets: $352.6 mil, Deposits: $304.7 mil, headquarters in Stanton, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Genbeach Co., Inc.
  • Commonwealth Bank, FSB: Commonwealth Bank, Fsb at 101 Commonwealth Drive, branch established on 1961/03/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $20.4 mil, Deposits: $14.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Mount Sterling:

Marital status in Mount Sterling, KY
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Sterling:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Mount Sterling
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Sterling, KY (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,86936
Mainline Protestant1,9899
Catholic2931
Black Protestant1241
Other11
None17,223-
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
Montgomery County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Montgomery County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Montgomery County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

12.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.7%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

16.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mount Sterling:

54.9%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.1%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Mount Sterling:

28.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mount Sterling:

18.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mount Sterling:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

60.9%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Mount Sterling:

80.1%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mount Sterling, KY Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 21$72,015$41,1510$0
Streets and Highways 7$22,277$38,1890$0
Other Government Administration 5$19,195$46,06822$3,500
Police - Other 2$5,210$31,2600$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 35$118,697$40,69622$3,500

Mount Sterling government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,936,000 ($407.27)
    Sewerage: $1,915,000 ($265.64)
    Police Protection: $1,229,000 ($170.48)
    Central Staff Services: $841,000 ($116.66)
    Regular Highways: $561,000 ($77.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000 ($14.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($2.64)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,375,000 ($190.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $100,000 ($13.87)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.66)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,802,000 ($388.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($11.10)

Mount Sterling government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,414,000 ($334.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $650,000 ($90.17)
    Other: $248,000 ($34.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $39,000 ($5.41)
    General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($3.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($2.64)
    Rents: $8,000 ($1.11)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,294,000 ($456.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $89,000 ($12.35)
  • Tax - Corporation Net Income: $1,764,000 ($244.69)
    Property: $1,262,000 ($175.06)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,064,000 ($147.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $890,000 ($123.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $292,000 ($40.50)
    Other License: $121,000 ($16.78)

Mount Sterling government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,460,000 ($1312.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,347,000 ($186.85)

7.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bath County, KY  0.97% ($26,989 average AGI)
from Clark County, KY  0.80% ($28,500)
from Fayette County, KY  0.61% ($46,724)


6.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,021 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bath County, KY  1.06% ($28,030 average AGI)
to Clark County, KY  0.71% ($41,448)
to Fayette County, KY  0.70% ($69,939)
Businesses in Mount Sterling, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Advance Auto Parts1Hardee's1
Applebee's1KFC1
Arby's2Kroger1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Long John Silver's1
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway3
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx3U-Haul3
Ford1UPS3
GNC1Walmart1
GameStop1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Sterling:

  • WMST (1150 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBFC (1470 AM; 1 kW; STANTON, KY; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Sterling:

  • W201BB (88.1 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAXG (88.1 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMKJ (105.5 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKCA (107.7 FM; OWINGSVILLE, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Sterling:

  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W02BP (Channel 2; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: MCKINLEY WALKER)
  • W06BC (Channel 6; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: VEARL PENNINGTON)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Mount Sterling fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Mount Sterling fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.0mTotal length
  • $2,172,000Total costs
  • 252,510Total average daily traffic
  • 34,791Total average daily truck traffic
  • 171,046Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mount Sterling, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mount Sterling, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Sterling, Kentucky:

  • Fairfiled Inn Mt Sterling, 105 Stone Trce Dr, Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353 , Phone: (859) 498-4050
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 269 Evans Ave, Mount sterling, Kentucky 40353 , Phone: (877) 424-2449
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 269 Evans Ave, Mount sterling, Kentucky 40353 , Phone: (877) 424-2449
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Sterling, KY
  • 52.2%Electricity
  • 45.9%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Sterling, KY
  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Mount Sterling compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Mount Sterling on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
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