Pippa Passes, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 661 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +122.6%
Males: 334  (50.7%)
Females: 327  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

20.7 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41844.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,090 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Pippa Passes:

$68,090
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $9,757 (it was $10,780 in 2000)

Pippa Passes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $198,023 (it was $127,100 in 2000)
Pippa Passes:

$198,023
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $192,340; detached houses: $189,990

Median gross rent in 2017: $385.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pippa Passes: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.4%
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  • Races in Pippa Passes, KY (2010)
    • 51696.8%White alone
    • 71.3%Black alone
    • 40.8%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: Irish (22.5%), English (19.8%), Scottish (11.9%), American (11.0%), British (6.6%), German (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 08/05/1983

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,240 people per square mile   (low).

Pippa Passes, Kentucky map

29 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This city:

4.8%
Kentucky:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Pippa Passes city:

0.4% ($475)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (74.5 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (100.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (403.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Beaver, KY (2.2 miles ),
Hindman, KY (2.4 miles ),
Mousie, KY (2.8 miles ),
Colson, KY (2.8 miles ),
Wheelwright, KY (2.9 miles ),
Wayland, KY (2.9 miles ),
Carr Fork, KY (3.0 miles ),
Wheelwright-Weeksbury, KY (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.33 N, Longitude: 82.88 W

Area code: 606

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

7.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Pippa Passes, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (68.4%)
  • Public administration (11.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.1%)
  • Apparel (0.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (58.1%)
  • Public administration (32.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Food (0.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (73.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (10.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.1%)
  • Public administration (1.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (0.0%)
  • Apparel (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Pippa Passes, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (21.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Accountants and auditors (32.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (19.4%)
  • Top executives (9.7%)
  • Lawyers (9.7%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (31.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (15.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (14.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10.9%)
  • Cashiers (10.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Religious workers (3.1%)

Average climate in Pippa Passes, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Pippa Passes, Kentucky average temperatures Pippa Passes, Kentucky average precipitation Pippa Passes, Kentucky humidity Pippa Passes, Kentucky wind speed Pippa Passes, Kentucky snowfall Pippa Passes, Kentucky sunshine Pippa Passes, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.24
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pippa Passes-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Pippa Passes city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 54.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pippa Passes-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 83.8 miles away from Pippa Passes 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 78.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 51.1 miles away from Pippa Passes center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 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 284.2 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 Knott County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 25, Storms: 20, Tornadoes: 10, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pippa Passes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pippa Passes:

  • KNOTT COUNTY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HINDMAN, KY)
  • KENTUCKY RIVER DISTRICT HHA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HINDMAN, KY)
  • LETCHER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; WHITESBURG, KY)

College/University in Pippa Passes:

  • Alice Lloyd College (Full-time enrollment: 613; Location: 100 Purpose Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.alc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pippa Passes:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 18 miles; Hazard, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 65 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • King University (about 66 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Morehead State University (about 67 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 68 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)

Private high school in Pippa Passes:

  • JUNE BUCHANAN SCHOOL (Students: 123, Location: 100 PURPOSE RD, Grades: PK-12)

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Birthplace of: McCoy Reynolds - Marine.

Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.3% of all households
393 people in college/university student housing in 2010
46 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
175 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Pippa Passes:

Marital status in Pippa Passes, KY
  • Never married: 90.6%
  • Now married: 6.9%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 1.6%

For population 25 years and over in Pippa Passes:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 84.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 57.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pippa Passes
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pippa Passes, KY (based on Knott County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,33211
Mainline Protestant2431
Other11
None12,770-
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: 6
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Knott County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.0%
Kentucky:

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

22.6%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.4%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pippa Passes:

51.5%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Pippa Passes:

24.0
Kentucky:

28.7

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pippa Passes:

25.0%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pippa Passes:

17.6%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

62.5%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

87.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pippa Passes, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 1$1,428$17,1360$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,080$48,9600$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$5,508$33,0480$0

Pippa Passes government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $44,000 ($66.57)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($30.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($10.59)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($9.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($7.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($54.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($13.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,000 ($25.72)

Pippa Passes government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $8,000 ($12.10)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $146,000 ($220.88)
    Highways: $7,000 ($10.59)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($3.03)

Pippa Passes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $493,000 ($745.84)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pippa Passes:

  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCB (1340 AM; 1 kW; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • 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)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pippa Passes:

  • WWJD (91.7 FM; PIPPA PASSES, KY; Owner: ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pippa Passes:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Pippa Passes fatal accident list:

May 17, 2009 07:10 AM, Sr-899, Lat: 37.352283, Lon: -82.861161, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 3, 2002 11:30 AM, Sr-899, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 2000 02:55 PM, Sr-899, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1989 02:55 PM, 899, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 15, 1986 11:30 PM, 899, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.8mTotal length
  • $458,000Total costs
  • 13,524Total average daily traffic
  • 743Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,960Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pippa Passes, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pippa Passes, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pippa Passes)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ALICE LLOYD, 448 Jacobs Ridges Rd (Lat: 37.342556 Lon: -82.883333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQYQ292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2016, Expiration Date: 12/07/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.7 Miles Northwest Of (Lat: 37.341750 Lon: -82.883194), Call Sign: KNKJ649,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8676, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG4UUT, Licensee ID: L00561699, Grant Date: 08/22/2002, Expiration Date: 08/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2014, Certifier: Robert D Sparkman, Registrant: Robert D Sparkman, Pippa Passes, KY 41844
  • Call Sign: KI4JYX, Licensee ID: L01011834, Grant Date: 05/02/2005, Expiration Date: 05/02/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2017, Certifier: Jeffrey D Cornett, Registrant: Jeffrey D Cornett, 4039 Hwy 899, Pippa Passes, KY 41844

Most common first names in Pippa Passes, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John582.6 years
James467.5 years
David365.6 years
Curtis371.3 years
Sarah383.7 years
Alice281.5 years
Odis280.5 years
Cora274.0 years
Hattie279.5 years
Dora273.0 years
Most common last names in Pippa Passes, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Slone8270.3 years
Jacobs4166.4 years
Sparkman1377.8 years
Watson867.1 years
Huff674.7 years
Gibson672.8 years
Hall679.2 years
Thornsberry677.3 years
Caudill468.2 years
Smith468.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pippa Passes, KY
  • 100.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pippa Passes, KY
  • 59.5%Electricity
  • 35.7%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pippa Passes compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Pippa Passes on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2021.