Peaks Mill, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 1,188.
Males: 608  (51.2%)
Females: 580  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Kentucky median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 40601

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,835 (it was $43,015 in 2000)
Peaks Mill:

$59,835
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,267 (it was $17,786 in 2000)

Peaks Mill CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,002 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Peaks Mill:

$125,002
KY:

$141,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Peaks Mill: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Peaks Mill, KY (2000)
    • 1,15798.7%White alone
    • 60.5%Black alone
    • 60.5%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Asian alone

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

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 521 feet

Land area: 31.6 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Peaks Mill, Kentucky map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Peaks Mill CCD:

0.8% ($597)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (26.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bald Knob, KY (2.5 miles ),
Stamping Ground, KY (2.7 miles ),
Monterey, KY (2.9 miles),
Frankfort, KY (2.9 miles ),
Monterey-New Columbus, KY (3.1 miles ),
Midway, KY (3.6 miles ),
Gratz, KY (3.7 miles),
Christianburg, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.31 N, Longitude: 84.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Distribution of median household income in Peaks Mill, KY in 2017
Peaks Mill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Peaks Mill, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (23.0%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (20.1%)
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (27.0%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Peaks Mill, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.3%)

Average climate in Peaks Mill, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Peaks Mill, Kentucky average temperatures Peaks Mill, Kentucky average precipitation Peaks Mill, Kentucky humidity Peaks Mill, Kentucky wind speed Peaks Mill, Kentucky snowfall Peaks Mill, Kentucky sunshine Peaks Mill, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
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 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
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 24.2 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 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0816. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0816
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
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 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Peaks Mill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Peaks Mill place center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Peaks Mill-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 47.7 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 167.0 miles away from Peaks Mill 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 52.0 miles away from Peaks Mill 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 169.9 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 163.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 165.0 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 Franklin County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Peaks Mill:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FRANKFORT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)
  • FRANKFORT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FRANKFORT, KY)
  • THREE RIVERS DISTRICT HHA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF GEORGETOWN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GEORGETOWN, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; OWENTON, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peaks Mill:

  • Kentucky State University (about 9 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • University of Kentucky (about 26 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • Sullivan University (about 48 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 48 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 49 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Peaks Mill: Frankfort Fish Hatchery (A), Franklin County Fire Department Station 7 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Peaks Mill include: Mount Vernon Church (A), Camp Pleasant Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Peaks Mill Church Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Steeles Branch (A), Pleasant Branch (B), Long Branch (C), Julius Branch (D), Claxton Branch Sulphur Lick Creek (E), Hall Branch (F), Oakland Branch (G), Gregory Branch (H), Flag Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

15.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.2%
Whole state:

6.6%

For population 15 years and over in Peaks Mill:

Marital status in Peaks Mill, KY
  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 75.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Peaks Mill:

  • High school or higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Peaks Mill, KY (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,40957
Mainline Protestant5,78313
Catholic1,9111
Other6733
Black Protestant4323
None21,077-
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: 7
Franklin County:

1.45 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Franklin County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Franklin County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Franklin County:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
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  0.97% ($41,468 average AGI)
to Anderson County, KY  0.75% ($37,400)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.57% ($42,949)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peaks Mill:

  • 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.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFKY (1490 AM; 1 kW; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peaks Mill:

  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYW (104.9 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W202AZ (88.3 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJZO (101.7 FM; SHELBYVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Peaks Mill:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Peaks Mill, KY
  • 46.6%Electricity
  • 28.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.9%Wood
  • 9.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Peaks Mill, KY
  • 45.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 11.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.7%No fuel used
  • 10.0%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Wood


Peaks Mill compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
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