Pruden-Fonde, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 946.
Males: 474  (50.2%)
Females: 472  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 40940

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,503 (it was $16,875 in 2000)
Pruden-Fonde:

$22,503
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,022 (it was $9,349 in 2000)

Pruden-Fonde CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,263 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Pruden-Fonde:

$48,263
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $52,286; Detached houses: $64,687; Mobile homes: $25,054
Pruden-Fonde races chart
  • White alone - 968 (98.8%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pruden-Fonde: 120.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 30.6 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Pruden-Fonde:

  • High school or higher: 48.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pruden-Fonde CCD:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

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

Pruden-Fonde CCD:  0.8% ($249)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (44.4 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (103.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (414.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pearl, KY (2.0 miles ), Clairfield, TN (2.2 miles ), Siler, KY (2.9 miles ), Middlesborough, KY (3.0 miles ), Kentucky Ridge, KY (3.2 miles ), Powell Valley, TN (3.2 miles ), Bryants, KY (3.3 miles ), Cumberland Gap, TN (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.61 N, Longitude: 83.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 423

Pruden-Fonde household income distribution Pruden-Fonde home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Truck transportation (13%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Fuel dealers (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (37%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Apparel (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Child care workers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Religious workers (12%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)

Work and jobs in Pruden-Fonde: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Pruden-Fonde, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pruden-Fonde-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Pruden-Fonde place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 tornado 13.4 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Pruden-Fonde-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 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from Pruden-Fonde 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 253.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 176.3 miles away from Pruden-Fonde center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 205.5 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 Bell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pruden-Fonde:

  • MIDDLESBORO HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HEALTHCARE HOSPIT Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO ARH HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • BEECH TREE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)
  • JELLICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)
  • SUNBELT HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; JELLICO, TN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pruden-Fonde:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 13 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 18 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Walters State Community College (about 45 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 46 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 49 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Somerset Community College (about 51 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)

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

Churches in Pruden-Fonde include: Fuson Church (A), Henderson Grove Church (B), New Vine Church (C), Black Top Church (D), Tracy Branch Baptist Church (E), Chenoa Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chenoa Cemetery (1), Partin Cemetery (2), Henderson Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willis Branch (A), Sowder Creek (B), Pine Creek (C), Buck Creek (D), Marsee Branch (E), White Row Branch (F), Wheeler Creek (G), Partin Branch (H), Fuson Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bell 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 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 42.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

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

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

30.3%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

3.3%
Whole state:

6.6%
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
3 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Pruden-Fonde 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.
  • 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Coal or coke (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pruden-Fonde CCD (based on Bell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.12%
Here: 68.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents71.1%6.5%5.6%3.9%2.7%
Congregations63.5%4.2%1.0%5.2%2.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.7%1.4%3.4%
Congregations2.1%1.0%3.1%2.1%15.6%
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: 12
Bell County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Bell County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Bell County:

34.2%
Kentucky:

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

19.4%
State:

15.9%

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
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 Claiborne County, TN  1.21% ($25,320 average AGI)
from Harlan County, KY  0.29% ($34,348)
from Knox County, KY  0.29% ($19,522)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 Claiborne County, TN  1.16% ($31,452 average AGI)
to Knox County, KY  0.61% ($27,735)
to Laurel County, KY  0.31% ($24,960)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pruden-Fonde:

  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WRWB (740 AM; 1 kW; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: PINE HILLS OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 3 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFXY (1490 AM; 1 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: COUNTRY WIDE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pruden-Fonde:

  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLMU (91.3 FM; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pruden-Fonde:

  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)

Pruden-Fonde on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
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