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Median resident age:  39.2 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42501

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,246 (it was $21,522 in 2000)
Mount Victory:

$25,246
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,230

Mount Victory CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,846 (it was $35,700 in 2000)
Mount Victory:

$56,846
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,521; Detached houses: $83,495; Mobile homes: $29,158

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  • White alone - 1,500 (97.0%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.06%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.06%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Victory: 120.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1184 feet




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mount Victory CCD:  0.7% ($256)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Mount Victory satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (69.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (375.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ferguson, KY (3.0 miles ), Burnside, KY (3.1 miles ), Shopville, KY (3.1 miles) , Somerset, KY (3.2 miles ), Parkers Lake, KY (3.4 miles) , Keavy, KY (3.7 miles) , Science Hill, KY (3.9 miles ), Colony, KY (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 37.03 N, Longitude: 84.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Mount Victory household income distribution Mount Victory home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Wood products (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Mount Victory-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Mount Victory place center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 19.7 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Mount Victory-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 85% 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 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from Mount Victory center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 83.2 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 63.0 miles away from the city 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 72.9 miles away from Mount Victory center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pulaski County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Victory:

  • CUMBERLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • SOMERSET NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • OAKWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)

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

  • Somerset Community College (about 11 miles; Somerset, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,009)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 48 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 51 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 54 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • National College-Lexington (about 70 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • University of Kentucky (about 71 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)

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Notable locations in Mount Victory: Little Lick Campground (A), Bee Rock Overlook (B), Bee Rock Recreation Area (C), Dykes Volunteer Fire Department (D), White Lily Fire Department (E), Mount Victory Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Victory include: Colo Church (A), Wesley Chapel (B), Randall Chapel (C), Providence Church (D), Mount Victory Church (E), Malvin Hill Church (F), Hughes Church (G), Friendship Church (H), Clay Hill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Merritt Cemetery (1), White Lily Church Cemetery (2), Clay Hill Baptist Church Cemetery (3), Garrison Cemetery (4), Jones Cemetery (5), Roper Cemetery (6), Woodall Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Copperhead Branch (A), Lick Branch (B), Lower Troublesome Creek (C), Lynn Camp Branch (D), Nancy Branch (E), Peter Branch (F), Pole Bridge Branch (G), Baker Branch (H), Rockcastle River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Pulaski County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 19.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.7
U.S.:

24.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 13.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.9
U.S.:

12.4


Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

29.3%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.6%

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

Mount Victory compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Coal or coke (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mount Victory CCD (based on Pulaski County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.38%
Here69.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentCatholic Church
Adherents58.7%12.5%6.1%5.1%2.6%
Congregations41.9%10.3%9.7%0.6%0.6%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.5%2.5%2.3%2.2%5.6%
Congregations10.3%4.5%4.5%1.3%16.1%
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: 17
Pulaski County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Pulaski County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Pulaski County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

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

11.1%
State:

15.9%

5.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
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 Wayne County, KY  0.33% ($27,515 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.27% ($36,074)
from Lincoln County, KY  0.23% ($25,311)


4.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
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  0.41% ($28,788 average AGI)
to Wayne County, KY  0.31% ($24,583)
to Madison County, KY  0.24% ($22,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Victory:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKEQ (910 AM; 0 kW; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLO (1480 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSFC (1240 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGWM (980 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: WGWM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Victory:

  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W277AA (103.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WHAY (105.9 FM; WHITLEY CITY, KY; Owner: TIM LAVENDER)
  • WWEL (103.9 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Victory:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • William F Hays, Mount Victory Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.020278 Lon: -84.394722), Type: 85.0, Overall height: 85 m
    Registrant: 5025645397, William.Hays@ky.Gov, 100 MINUTEMAN PKY BUILDING 101
  • Mount Victory Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.020278 Lon: -84.394722), Type: 85.0, Overall height: 85 m
    Registrant: 5025645397, Pwarnecke2@mail.State.Ky.Us, BLDG 101 BOONE NG CENTER

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy A2 & Victory Rd (Lat: 37.024528 Lon: -84.382167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNBK267, Licensee ID: L00120034
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz, 458.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/12/2021
    Registrant: County Of Pulaski, Box 712, Somerset, KY 42501, Phone: (606) 679-7075
  • State Forestry Tower Site 1 Mi Sw (Lat: 37.020361 Lon: -84.395222), Call Sign: KNGZ238
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/1998, Expiration Date: 06/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003
    Registrant: County Of Pulaski, Box 712, Somerset, KY 42501
  • Old Whitley Tower State Forestry Tower 1 Mi S (Lat: 37.020361 Lon: -84.395222), Call Sign: KDV589, Licensee ID: L00001846
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 453.300 MHz, 453.850 MHz, 453.850 MHz, 453.900 MHz, 453.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 05/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2001
    Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, 1240 Louisville Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 227-8750

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, State Forestry Tower 1 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 37.020333 Lon: -84.395194), Overall height: 84.7 m, Call Sign: WEE468
    Assigned Frequencies: 2135.60 MHz, 2141.20 MHz, 2146.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2009, Expiration Date: 10/13/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2012
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:



Mount Victory on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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