Nicholasville, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 30,865 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +56.8%
Males: 14,591  (47.3%)
Females: 16,274  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

36.2 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 40356.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,869 (it was $37,462 in 2000)
Nicholasville:

$49,869
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,579 (it was $17,036 in 2000)

Nicholasville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,788 (it was $90,800 in 2000)
Nicholasville:

$155,788
KY:

$151,700

Median gross rent in 2019: $802.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nicholasville: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.5%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.2% for other race residents, 44.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Nicholasville, KY (2010)
    • 25,03189.3%White alone
    • 1,1854.2%Black alone
    • 9913.5%Hispanic
    • 5532.0%Two or more races
    • 1530.5%Asian alone
    • 630.2%American Indian alone
    • 240.09%Other race alone
    • 150.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Nicholasville, Kentucky as of March 09, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nicholasville is 516 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Nicholasville by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(43.1)
16
(60.2)
6
(22.1)
8
(28.9)
11
(39.0)
15
(52.9)
11
(38.6)
8
(27.7)
10
(34.1)
11
(36.6)
11
(36.3)
11
(35.6)
11
(35.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(86.3)
27
(101.7)
28
(103.1)
25
(90.3)
42
(148.9)
28
(98.7)
34
(119.3)
29
(100.4)
22
(75.0)
28
(93.0)
33
(108.8)
18
(58.2)
16
(51.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(109.8)
35
(131.8)
31
(114.1)
19
(68.6)
26
(92.2)
20
(70.5)
24
(84.2)
15
(51.9)
15
(51.1)
14
(46.5)
13
(42.9)
31
(100.3)
20
(64.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
226
(886.4)
283
(1,066)
253
(931.4)
297
(1,073)
358
(1,269)
357
(1,259)
254
(891.3)
212
(733.8)
193
(657.6)
199
(661.3)
159
(524.2)
146
(472.2)
122
(391.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
810
(3,177)
885
(3,332)
967
(3,560)
845
(3,052)
991
(3,513)
932
(3,286)
840
(2,948)
817
(2,828)
802
(2,732)
796
(2,645)
745
(2,456)
632
(2,044)
601
(1,927)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(243.2)
70
(263.6)
39
(143.6)
44
(158.9)
46
(163.1)
33
(116.3)
37
(129.8)
42
(145.4)
41
(139.7)
61
(202.7)
51
(168.1)
46
(148.8)
35
(112.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A6
(22.1)
6
(21.7)
8
(28.4)
3
(10.6)
1
(3.5)
3
(10.4)
3
(10.2)
3
(10.0)
4
(13.2)
6
(19.4)
4
(12.8)
City-Data.com crime index291.0334.0290.5273.8336.7314.8281.2238.8226.5234.8238.4192.7169.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Nicholasville, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 76 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Ancestries: American (48.4%), English (7.1%), Irish (5.0%), German (4.9%), Ukrainian (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/13/1837

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 8.48 square miles.

Population density: 3,638 people per square mile   (average).

Nicholasville, Kentucky map

1,474 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

4.8%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,503 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,413 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (11.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (319.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wilmore, KY (2.2 miles ),
Keene, KY (2.3 miles ),
High Bridge, KY (3.0 miles ),
Cottonburg-Valley View, KY (3.3 miles ),
Fayette, KY (3.3 miles ),
Lexington-Fayette, KY (3.3 miles ),
Bryantsville, KY (3.4 miles ),
Burgin, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.88 N, Longitude: 84.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,403 (-4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,968 (36.1%)

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Nicholasville, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nicholasville, KY in 2019
Nicholasville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 182 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 1998: 297 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1999: 290 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 247 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2001: 325 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2002: 365 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2003: 331 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2004: 557 buildings, average cost: $83,800
  • 2005: 426 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2006: 246 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2007: 172 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2008: 85 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2010: 56 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2012: 52 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2013: 84 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2014: 89 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2015: 98 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2016: 96 buildings, average cost: $216,800
  • 2017: 125 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2018: 85 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2019: 108 buildings, average cost: $150,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Nicholasville, KY residents
Average permit cost in Nicholasville, KY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Historical population in Nicholasville, KY
Historical housing units in Nicholasville, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +5,524 (+39.0%).
Most common industries in Nicholasville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Health care (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Nicholasville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Nicholasville, Kentucky

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Nicholasville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0457. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0457
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Nicholasville-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Nicholasville city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 29.3 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:

Nicholasville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 77% greater 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 41.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 184.2 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 42.1 miles away from Nicholasville center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 184.2 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 190.8 miles away from Nicholasville center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 174.9 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 Jessamine County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nicholasville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Nicholasville:

  • JESSAMINE CO HOSPICE (109 SHANNON PARKWAY P O BOX 873)
  • ROYAL MANOR (100 SPARKS AVENUE)
  • FMC - NICHOLASVILLE DIALYSIS (115 ORCHARD PLACE DR.)

Airports and heliports located in Nicholasville:

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College/University in Nicholasville:

  • Barrett and Company School of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 74; Location: 973 Kimberly Sq Unit F; Private, for-profit; Website: www.barrett.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nicholasville:

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 11 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 11 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 18 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Kentucky State University (about 27 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Campbellsville University (about 57 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Somerset Community College (about 57 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Sullivan University (about 64 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)

Public high schools in Nicholasville:

Private high school in Nicholasville:

  • SHARON SCHOOL FOR AD-HD & LD (Students: 12, Location: 200 OAK TREE LN, Grades: 4-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nicholasville:

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Library in Nicholasville:

  • JESSAMINE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,057,902; Location: 600 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 84,901 books; 319 e-books; 9,741 audio materials; 6,803 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 117 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nicholasville: Connemara Golf Course (A), Jessamine County Fire Department Station 4 (B), Nicholasville City Fire Department Station 1 (C), Nicholasville City Fire Department Station 3 (D), Jessamine County Fire Department Station 1 (E), Nicholasville City Fire Department Station 2 (F), Jessamine Childrens Home (G), Jessamine County Emergency Medical Services (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Locust Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Mingo (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Wombles Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 144 Eisenhour Court), Hayden's Outdoor Motorsports (Tours & Charters; 3088 Lexington Rd).

Hotels: Nicholasville/Lexington Area (181 Imperial Way), Country Hearth Inn - Nicholasville (2149 Lexington Rd), Corner House Bed & Breakfast (228 Richmond Ave), Econo Lodge Nicholasville (2149 Lexington Pike).

Courts: Jessamine County Government - Court Circuit & District Circuit Clerk (101 South 2nd Street), Jessamine County Government - Court Circuit & District Circuit Clerk- Ema C (200 South Main Street), Jessamine County Government - Probate- Criminal & Traffice- Juvenile- Court Circuit & Dist (107 North Main Street), Kentucky Commonwealth - Kentucky Department Of Insurance- Court Of Justice- Jessamine Co (104 North Main Street), Kentucky Commonwealth - Court Of Justice-Jessamine- Administrative Office Of (104 North Main Street), Jessamine County Government - Court Circuit & District Circuit Clerk- Dog Warden County She (Park Drive), Jessamine County Government - Circuit Clerk- Court Circuit & District- Drivers Lic (107 North Main Street), Kentucky Commonwealth - Court Of Justice-Jessamine County- Administrative Office Of The Co (102 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Charles K. Duncan - Admiral, Lena Madesin Phillips - Kentucky business club woman, Bennett H. Young - Confederate Army officer, Danny Fargo - Professional wrestler, Butch Jointer - College basketball player (Western Kentucky Hilltoppers), Donald Brumfield - Jockey.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nicholasville and their reported violations in the past:

NICHOLASVILLE WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 20,552, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-23-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2007)
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
JESSAMINE S ELKHORN WATER DIST (Population served: 7,621, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2007)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
JESSAMINE CO WATER DISTRICT #1 (Population served: 5,495, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Nicholasville in 2010:

  • 189 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Nicholasville in 2000:

  • 126 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 126 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with most branches in Nicholasville (2011 data):

  • The Farmers Bank: at 200 North Main Street, Bell Place Branch, Brannon Crossing Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $101.0 mil, Deposits: $87.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancorp Of Nicholasville, Inc.
  • United Bank & Trust Company: Kroger Branch, Orchard Branch, North Main Street Branch. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $582.2 mil, Deposits: $422.6 mil, headquarters in Versailles, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Edgewood Branch at 901 South Main Street, branch established on 1974/08/05; Orchard Center Branch at 850 North Main Street, branch established on 1871/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Central Bank & Trust Co.: Keene Road Branch at 1471 Keene Rd, branch established on 2006/11/15; Nicholasville Branch at 301 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/02/02. Info updated 2011/02/22: Bank assets: $1,908.6 mil, Deposits: $1,648.8 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Central Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Commerce National Bank: Nicholasville Branch at 506 North Main Street, Suite 100, branch established on 2009/04/01. Info updated 2011/08/15: Bank assets: $235.8 mil, Deposits: $192.1 mil, headquarters in Versailles, KY, negative income in the last year, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Kentucky Bank: Nicholasville Branch at 920 North Main Street, branch established on 2009/04/20. Info updated 2007/12/21: Bank assets: $659.7 mil, Deposits: $543.1 mil, headquarters in Paris, KY, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Kentucky Bancshares, Inc.
  • Town & Country Bank and Trust Company: Brannon Road Branch at 3082 Brannon Road, branch established on 2008/08/25. Info updated 2009/02/02: Bank assets: $378.2 mil, Deposits: $310.5 mil, headquarters in Bardstown, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Bank Holding Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Nicholasville Branch at 1024 N. Main Street, branch established on 2009/03/21. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Town Square Bank, Inc.: Nicholasville Branch at 150 South Main Street, branch established on 2003/07/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $177.2 mil, Deposits: $143.3 mil, headquarters in Ashland, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Town Square Financial Corporation
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Nicholasville:

Marital status in Nicholasville, KY
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Nicholasville:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nicholasville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nicholasville, KY (based on Jessamine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,67931
Mainline Protestant3,55315
Other1,1733
Catholic8201
Black Protestant6262
Orthodox1201
None34,615-
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: 5
This county:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Jessamine County:

25.8%
Kentucky:

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

11.8%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nicholasville:

45.0%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Nicholasville:

28.9
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nicholasville:

9.4%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nicholasville:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nicholasville:

33.5%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Nicholasville:

56.5%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Nicholasville:

79.9%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nicholasville, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 63$283,150$53,9330$0
Firefighters 41$213,263$62,4180$0
Other Government Administration 31$116,550$45,1160$0
Other and Unallocable 30$110,512$44,2054$4,682
Water Supply 16$60,066$45,0500$0
Sewerage 12$47,118$47,1180$0
Electric Power 9$43,135$57,5130$0
Streets and Highways 8$33,359$50,0390$0
Financial Administration 7$40,548$69,5110$0
Police - Other 7$16,853$28,8910$0
Fire - Other 1$3,107$37,2841$893
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,090
Totals for Government 225$967,661$51,6096$6,665

Nicholasville government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $418,000 ($13.54)
    Regular Highways: $114,000 ($3.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.19)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $17,089,000 ($553.67)
    Water Utilities: $4,484,000 ($145.28)
    Police Protection: $4,339,000 ($140.58)
    Sewerage: $3,678,000 ($119.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,035,000 ($98.33)
    Central Staff Services: $2,885,000 ($93.47)
    Regular Highways: $1,415,000 ($45.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $386,000 ($12.51)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($1.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $374,000 ($12.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $869,000 ($28.15)
    Police Protection: $353,000 ($11.44)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($2.40)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($1.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,189,000 ($362.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $486,000 ($15.75)

Nicholasville government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,821,000 ($123.80)
    Other: $739,000 ($23.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $209,000 ($6.77)
    Highways: $86,000 ($2.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($0.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($0.45)
    Highways: $11,000 ($0.36)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.16)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $4,574,000 ($148.19)
    Interest Earnings: $108,000 ($3.50)
    Sale of Property: $38,000 ($1.23)
    Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($0.94)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,433,000 ($532.42)
    Water Utilities: $5,354,000 ($173.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $886,000 ($28.71)
    Highways: $842,000 ($27.28)
    Water Utilities: $560,000 ($18.14)
    Sewerage: $284,000 ($9.20)
    Electric Utilities: $27,000 ($0.87)
    General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $7,044,000 ($228.22)
    Property: $4,355,000 ($141.10)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $4,173,000 ($135.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,367,000 ($44.29)
    Corporation Net Income: $952,000 ($30.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $637,000 ($20.64)
    Other License: $241,000 ($7.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $99,000 ($3.21)

Nicholasville government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,877,000 ($1000.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,858,000 ($902.58)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,900,000 ($158.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,900,000 ($158.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,616,000 ($117.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $597,000 ($19.34)

Nicholasville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,566,000 ($698.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,900,000 ($158.76)

8.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
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 Fayette County, KY  4.16% ($78,883 average AGI)
from Garrard County, KY  0.39% ($40,000)
from Madison County, KY  0.29% ($37,647)


8.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
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 Fayette County, KY  3.38% ($61,033 average AGI)
to Garrard County, KY  0.50% ($39,483)
to Woodford County, KY  0.31% ($48,964)
Businesses in Nicholasville, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike2
Blockbuster1Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Circle K2Penske1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Red Robin1
FedEx4Rite Aid2
Ford1SONIC Drive-In2
GNC1Sam's Club1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Subway5
Hardee's1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Howard Johnson1Toyota1
Hyundai1U-Haul4
Jones New York1UPS7
KFC1Waffle House1
Kohl's1Walgreens1
Kroger3Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Nicholasville:

  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWFT (1250 AM; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WKYY (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: LANCASTER BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nicholasville:

  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Nicholasville:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Nicholasville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 249ft / 75.9mTotal length
  • $1,758,000Total costs
  • 189,090Total average daily traffic
  • 13,096Total average daily truck traffic
  • 172,285Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Nicholasville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 131990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nicholasville, KY
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$124,91661$124,948200$139,31912$41,7301$1,002,89049$142,1570$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$134,8871$254,58012$122,4113$44,6100$01$59,1400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$121,6797$167,66774$131,2718$37,1790$02$63,4651$45,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$150,0683$131,36349$134,6521$13,3600$02$54,5950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$143,1601$205,0309$121,4370$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.01 , 0601.02, 0604.00, 0605.01, 0605.02, 0606.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$142,5968$140,098
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$128,6804$141,043
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$107,860

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.01 , 0601.02, 0604.00, 0605.01, 0605.02, 0606.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Nicholasville, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Nicholasville, KY - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 163. The highest number of fires - 302 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Nicholasville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.8%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nicholasville, KY
    • 1,07343.8%Outside Fires
    • 88936.3%Structure Fires
    • 37715.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1134.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nicholasville, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Nicholasville, Kentucky:

  • Econo Lodge Nicholasville, 2149 Lexington Pike, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356 , Phone: (859) 887-8712, Fax: (859) 881-0932
  • Holiday Inn Express, 164 Imperial Way, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356 , Phone: (859) 885-8080, Fax: (859) 881-0949
  • Comfort Inn Lexington South, 100 All Star Way, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356 , Phone: (859) 881-0700, Fax: (859) 887-0735
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Nicholasville, Kentucky
Most common first names in Nicholasville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17577.3 years
James16370.4 years
William15371.9 years
John12273.1 years
Charles10970.8 years
Robert10572.3 years
George6674.0 years
Margaret5778.3 years
Thomas4471.8 years
Anna4378.1 years
Most common last names in Nicholasville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8170.8 years
Hager5975.4 years
Davis5875.9 years
Miller4975.7 years
Reynolds4874.3 years
Peel4777.8 years
Corman4270.6 years
Baker4073.5 years
Johnson4071.9 years
Carter3876.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nicholasville, KY
  • 56.7%Electricity
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nicholasville, KY
  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Nicholasville compared to Kentucky state average:

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