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Population in 2012: 6,995 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
 

Males: 3,030  (43.3%)
Females: 3,965  (56.7%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40353.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,035 (it was $27,050 in 2000)
Mount Sterling:

$31,035
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,959

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,437 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Mount Sterling:

$126,437
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,374; Detached houses: $145,460; Townhouses or other attached units: $44,289; In 2-unit structures: $59,741; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $39,198; Mobile homes: $41,235; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,127

Median gross rent in 2012: $602.

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  • White alone - 6,110 (88.6%)
  • Black alone - 417 (6.0%)
  • Hispanic - 230 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 77 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 46 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Sterling: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.9%), Irish (18.4%), German (14.7%), English (12.7%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1851

Elevation: 1027 feet

Land area: 3.44 square miles.

Population density: 2,034 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mount Sterling:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Sterling city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

28 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Mount Sterling, Kentucky as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Sterling to the number of sex offenders is 466 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $989 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $814 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-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 ).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 83.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,661 (+52.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,089 (41.8%)

Area code: 859

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Crime rates in Mount Sterling by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000011000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.014.514.20.00.00.0
Rapes 013350272
per 100,000 0.016.247.145.772.60.028.0100.828.7
Robberies 14126105151811
per 100,000 16.564.9188.591.3145.271.2209.9259.3157.7
Assaults 75912152114108
per 100,000 115.281.1141.4182.7217.8298.9195.9144.0114.7
Burglaries 19315068838610013571
per 100,000 312.8503.0785.41035.21205.31224.01399.61944.41017.6
Thefts 316317220321371355318403353
per 100,000 5202.55143.63455.94886.65387.75052.74450.75804.45059.5
Auto thefts 201721231410171116
per 100,000 329.3275.8329.9350.1203.3142.3237.9158.4229.3
Arson N/A100N/A0012
per 100,000 N/A16.20.00.0N/A0.00.014.428.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 282.1309.3339.5393.3486.6405.6416.3563.8382.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Mount Sterling, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +403 (+7.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Mount Sterling-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 42% greater 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 82% 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 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 7.0 miles away from Mount Sterling center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from Mount Sterling center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ernie Fletcher - Kentucky politician, John Stuart Williams - Confederate Army general, Mark Jarman - Poet, Garrett Davis - Politician, Tom Grubbs - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Mount Sterling:

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

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Airports located in Mount Sterling:

College/University in Mount Sterling:

  • Nutek Academy of Beauty Inc (Full-time enrollment: 26; Location: 153 Evans Drive; Private, for-profit)

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

  • National College-Lexington (about 27 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,647)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 30 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • Morehead State University (about 30 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • University of Kentucky (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • Kentucky State University (about 51 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,204)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)

Public high school in Mount Sterling:

Public elementary/middle schools in Mount Sterling:

Private elementary/middle schools in Mount Sterling:

  • MT STERLING CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 1051 CAMARGO RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CHRISTIAN TRADITIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 222 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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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)

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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).

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.3%
(29.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 5.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mount Sterling, KY

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

Mount Sterling compared to Kentucky state average:

Mount Sterling, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mount Sterling travel time to work - commute


Mount Sterling mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.82%
Here40.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)United Methodist ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents31.0%15.5%10.8%8.6%7.7%
Congregations17.5%10.0%15.0%7.5%20.0%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents7.4%4.4%3.6%2.9%8.2%
Congregations5.0%2.5%5.0%5.0%12.5%
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: 7
Montgomery County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

31.7%
Kentucky:

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

16.5%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,934$47,2080$0
Other Government Administration 6$20,431$40,8628$2,000
Police Protection - Officers 23$60,509$31,5700$0
Police - Other 2$4,864$29,1840$0
Streets and Highways 7$14,502$24,8610$0
Totals for Government 39$104,240$32,0748$2,000

Mount Sterling government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($22.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,329,000 ($189.99)
    General - Other: $1,194,000 ($170.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,179,000 ($168.55)
    Regular Highways: $776,000 ($110.94)
    Sewerage: $507,000 ($72.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $435,000 ($62.19)
    Fire Protection: $433,000 ($61.90)
    Central Staff Services: $368,000 ($52.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $179,000 ($25.59)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($4.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($8.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $1,128,000 ($161.26)
    Water Utilities: $552,000 ($78.91)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($4.00)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($2.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,187,000 ($169.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Mount Sterling government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,478,000 ($211.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $440,000 ($62.90)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $58,000 ($8.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $755,000 ($107.93)
    Property Sale Other: $313,000 ($44.75)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($12.87)
    Rents: $22,000 ($3.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,973,000 ($282.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,280,000 ($182.99)
    Housing & Community Development: $179,000 ($25.59)
    Highways: $79,000 ($11.29)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,377,000 ($196.85)
    Individual Income: $790,000 ($112.94)
    Property: $664,000 ($94.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $556,000 ($79.49)
    Public Utilities: $123,000 ($17.58)

Mount Sterling government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $750,000 ($107.22)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $105,000 ($15.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $750,000 ($107.22)
    Other, NEC: $104,000 ($14.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($0.14)

Mount Sterling government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,007,000 ($715.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $750,000 ($107.22)

8.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
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 Clark County, KY  0.94% ($29,756 average AGI)
from Bath County, KY  0.89% ($34,474)
from Menifee County, KY  0.70% ($26,541)


6.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Fayette County, KY  0.99% ($31,776 average AGI)
to Bath County, KY  0.89% ($34,789)
to Clark County, KY  0.57% ($34,612)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mount Sterling, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 24
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

See more detailed statistics of Mount Sterling fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 398
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 558


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Mount Sterling


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mount Sterling, KY
Businesses in Mount Sterling, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hardee's1
Applebee's1KFC1
Arby's2Kroger1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Long John Silver's1
CVS1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS3
H&R Block1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Mount Sterling, KY


Mount Sterling on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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  • David C. Calvert (3)
  • Angela L. Hudson (1)
  • Mike Potter (1)
  • David Francis Carter (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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