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Median resident age:  36.6 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41222

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,633 (it was $25,563 in 2000)
Oil Springs:

$34,633
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,670

Oil Springs CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,135 (it was $55,200 in 2000)
Oil Springs:

$83,135
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,191; Detached houses: $116,536; Townhouses or other attached units: $106,096; Mobile homes: $45,782

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  • White alone - 3,260 (98.1%)
  • Hispanic - 30 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oil Springs: 134.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 843 feet




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

Oil Springs CCD:  0.6% ($326)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Oil Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (49.4 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (90.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (379.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Paintsville, KY (1.9 miles ), Auxier, KY (2.5 miles ), Prestonsburg, KY (3.1 miles ), Nippa, KY (3.1 miles) , Flatgap, KY (3.3 miles) , Salyersville, KY (3.4 miles ), Risner-Bull Creek, KY (3.6 miles) , Dwale, KY (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.78 N, Longitude: 82.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Oil Springs household income distribution Oil Springs home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.1%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Repair and maintenance (10%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Extraction workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Oil Springs-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 63.5 miles away from the Oil Springs place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1972, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oil Springs-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 65.8 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 60.8 miles away from Oil Springs center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from Oil Springs 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 52.4 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 Johnson County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 15, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Oil Springs:

  • FMC - PAINTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PAINTSVILLE, KY)
  • MOUNTAIN MANOR OF PAINTSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PAINTSVILLE, KY)
  • PRESTONSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PRESTONSBURG, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Oil Springs, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oil Springs:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • Morehead State University (about 42 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Marshall University (about 51 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Shawnee State University (about 67 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • West Virginia State University (about 73 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,062)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 79 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)

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Notable locations in Oil Springs: Fish Trap (A), Oil Springs Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oil Springs include: Lick Fork Church (A), Long Fork Church (B), Oil Springs Church (C), Ballot Church (D), Fairview Church (E), Burning Fork Community Church (F), Liberty Church (G), Beachwald Church (H), Bethel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Blair Cemetery (1), Hackworth Cemetery (2), Burke Cemetery (3), Ratliff Cemetery (4), Patrick Cemetery (5), Collins Cemetery (6), Conley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Asa Creek (A), Dry Branch (B), Barnetts Creek (C), Blair Branch (D), Brushy Branch (E), Davis Branch (F), Wolfpen Branch (G), Upper Twin Branch (H), Caudill Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Johnson 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 place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
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

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

25.2%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

10.5%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oil Springs, KY

Oil Springs compared to Kentucky 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 (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oil Springs CCD (based on Johnson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.96%
Here41.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameNational Association of Free Will BaptistsSouthern Baptist ConventionEnterprise Baptists AssociationInternational Pentecostal Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents33.5%14.1%10.3%9.4%9.2%
Congregations33.9%4.8%14.5%3.2%4.8%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents6.0%5.4%5.4%2.9%3.9%
Congregations4.8%9.7%12.9%1.6%9.7%
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: 4
Johnson County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Johnson County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Johnson County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

36.3%
Kentucky:

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

19.6%
State:

15.9%

6.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,929 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Floyd County, KY  1.39% ($40,617 average AGI)
from Magoffin County, KY  0.46% ($41,710)
from Lawrence County, KY  0.44% ($26,700)


5.63% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Floyd County, KY  0.75% ($32,940 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, KY  0.42% ($27,714)
to Pike County, KY  0.42% ($34,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oil Springs:

  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSIP (1490 AM; 1 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: S.I.P. BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WRLV (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oil Springs:

  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)
  • WRLV-FM (106.5 FM; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Oil Springs:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 226
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 275

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oil Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Oil Springs Pump Sta (Lat: 37.812028 Lon: -82.910444), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPRA591
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2005, Expiration Date: 07/25/2015, Certifier: Larry D Herald
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Stuffley Knob, Stuffley Knob, 3.5 Km Se Of (Lat: 37.782889 Lon: -82.921778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQFH486
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2006, Expiration Date: 07/17/2016, Certifier: Gerald Robinette
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Stuffley Knob, 2.5 Miles Southeast Of (Lat: 37.783417 Lon: -82.920417), Call Sign: KNKJ219
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.200 MHz, 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Paul R Gearheart
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • 2 Miles Sse Of (Lat: 37.777583 Lon: -82.918472), Call Sign: KNKL683
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.300 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999
    Registrant: Gerald Delong Dba: East Kentucky Mobile Telephone Company, Pikeville, KY 41501-4336, Phone: (202) 223-4664
  • 2 Miles Sse Of (Lat: 37.777583 Lon: -82.918472), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: KNKP771
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2003
    Registrant: Greenberg Traurig, 1300 Connecticut Avenue, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 331-3161, Fax: (202) 331-3101, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB4GER
    Grant Date: 10/25/1988, Expiration Date: 10/25/1998, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2000
    Registrant: Kevin B Rice, Hc60 Box 3430, Oil Springs, KY 41238
  • Call Sign: KE4OEE, Licensee ID: L00879938
    Grant Date: 06/17/2004, Expiration Date: 07/14/2014, Certifier: Michael A Jackson
    Registrant: Michael A Jackson, 1459 Pigeon Creek Rd, Oil Springs, KY 41238
  • Call Sign: KF4NVJ, Licensee ID: L01197376
    Grant Date: 09/28/2006, Expiration Date: 12/11/2016, Certifier: Phillis C Jackson
    Registrant: Phillis C Jackson, 1459 Pigeon Crk, Oil Springs, KY 41238
  • Call Sign: KF4WRV, Licensee ID: L00320602
    Grant Date: 03/31/1998, Expiration Date: 03/31/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2010, Certifier: Billy R Ward
    Registrant: Billy R Ward, 7099 Ky Hwy 580, Oil Springs, KY 41238
  • Call Sign: WA4TGH
    Grant Date: 03/08/1995, Expiration Date: 07/12/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2000
    Registrant: Gary S Rice, Oil Springs, KY 41238
  • Call Sign: WB2VGX, Licensee ID: L00281246
    Grant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 03/17/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2008, Certifier: Albert K Layton
    Registrant: Albert K Layton, 8415 Ky 40 West, Oil Springs, KY 41238
  • Call Sign: K2BNR, Previous Call Sign: WB2VGX, Licensee ID: L00281246
    Grant Date: 06/28/2008, Expiration Date: 06/28/2018, Certifier: Albert K Layton
    Registrant: Albert K Layton, 8415 Ky 40 West, Oil Springs, KY 41238


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