Oneida, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,627.
Males: 1,319  (50.2%)
Females: 1,308  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  31.2 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 40972

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,876 (it was $16,867 in 2000)
Oneida:

$22,876
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,061 (it was $7,867 in 2000)

Oneida CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,161 (it was $31,600 in 2000)
Oneida:

$53,161
KY:

$120,900
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  • Races in Oneida, KY (2000)

    Oneida races chart
    • 2,60896.0%White alone
    • 572.1%Black alone
    • 240.9%Hispanic
    • 170.6%Two or more races
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oneida: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 827 feet

Land area: 77.6 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Oneida, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Oneida:

  • High school or higher: 48.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oneida CCD:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 70.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

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

Oneida CCD:  0.7% ($209)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Oneida satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cowcreek, KY (2.6 miles ), Big Creek, KY (2.7 miles ), Burning Springs, KY (3.1 miles ), Manchester, KY (3.2 miles ), Buckhorn, KY (3.4 miles) , Sturgeon, KY (3.4 miles ), Booneville, KY (3.7 miles) , Sibert-Hima, KY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.28 N, Longitude: 83.66 W

Area code: 606

Oneida household income distribution Oneida home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.0%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Educational services (52%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (18%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Oneida: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oneida, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oneida-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Oneida place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 tornado 28.0 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oneida-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.2 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 61.2 miles away from Oneida center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 103.5 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.2 miles away from Oneida center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Andy Jackson (tennis) - College tennis player, Les Taylor (singer) - Country singer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Oneida:

  • CUMBERLAND VAL DIST HLTH DEPT (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MANCHESTER, KY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MANCHESTER, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oneida:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Hazard, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 47 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 48 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 49 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Somerset Community College (about 56 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)

Private high school in Oneida:

  • ONEIDA BAPTIST INSTITUTE (Students: 269; Location: 11 MULBERRY ST; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oneida:

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Notable location: Oneida Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Oneida: Oneida Seventh Day Adventist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Potter Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.7. This is about average.

City:

70.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 28.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

37.9%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

18.7%
Whole state:

6.6%
180 people in college/university student housing in 2010
18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
281 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000
10 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Oneida compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.4
Kentucky average:

13.8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oneida CCD (based on Clay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,92039
Mainline Protestant5168
Black Protestant1191
Catholic691
Other-1
None12,106-
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: 4
Clay County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Clay County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Clay County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

31.0%
Kentucky:

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

22.1%
State:

15.9%

3.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Laurel County, KY  1.13% ($25,984 average AGI)
from Jackson County, KY  0.31% ($15,471)
from Fayette County, KY  0.22% ($20,833)


4.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Laurel County, KY  1.73% ($26,979 average AGI)
to Jackson County, KY  0.26% ($17,429)
to Leslie County, KY  0.24% ($28,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oneida:

  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • WWXL (1450 AM; 1 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: THE PROMISE PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oneida:

  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWAG (107.9 FM; MCKEE, KY; Owner: DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOCS (88.3 FM; LEROSE, KY; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS - MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oneida:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Oneida fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Oneida fatal accident list:

Jan 25, 1975 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 1,985Total average daily traffic
  • 2,365Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC4LWW, Licensee ID: L00318153
    Grant Date: 01/25/2001, Expiration Date: 04/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2013
    Registrant: Alden Gay, Rt 1 Box 436, Oneida, KY 40972
  • Call Sign: KD4UUS, Licensee ID: L00573637
    Grant Date: 03/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/15/2023
    Registrant: Hughie Davidson, Oneida, KY 40972
  • Call Sign: WA4ICP
    Grant Date: 01/19/1988, Expiration Date: 01/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2000
    Registrant: James A Boswell, Oneida Baptist Institute, Oneida, KY 40972

Oneida on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations:"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #9 (40972) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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