Ravenna, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 596 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 291  (48.9%)
Females: 305  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40472.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,253 (it was $30,583 in 2000)
Ravenna:

$30,253
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,624 (it was $14,089 in 2000)

Ravenna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,831 (it was $44,700 in 2000)
Ravenna:

$55,831
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $552.

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    Ravenna races chart
    • 58396.4%White alone
    • 81.3%American Indian alone
    • 81.3%Hispanic
    • 61.0%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ravenna: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (34.0%), English (15.9%), Irish (9.3%), German (6.6%), Lithuanian (6.4%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/00/1921

Elevation: 643 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 1,611 people per square mile   (low).

Ravenna,KY real estate house value index trend

Ravenna, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Ravenna:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ravenna city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 16.3%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ravenna, Kentucky as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ravenna to the number of sex offenders is 199 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $665 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $424 (0.8%)

Ravenna satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (38.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (349.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Irvine, KY (1.1 miles ), Red Lick, KY (2.2 miles ), Station Camp, KY (2.3 miles ), Stanton, KY (3.5 miles ), Clay City, KY (3.5 miles ), South River, KY (3.8 miles ), Beattyville, KY (3.9 miles ), Sand Gap, KY (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.69 N, Longitude: 83.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Ravenna household income distribution Ravenna home values distribution

Crime rates in Ravenna by Year
Type 2004 2005 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 12263
per 100,000 147.7292.0328.4986.8504.2
Thefts 117189
per 100,000 1,624.81,021.9164.21,315.81,512.6
Auto thefts 01001
per 100,000 0.0146.00.00.0168.1
Arson N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.9) 78.476.030.8126.7113.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ravenna detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-14.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Ravenna, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ravenna-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Ravenna city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.7 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:

Ravenna-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 35.9 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 31.9 miles away from Ravenna 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 220.7 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 130.5 miles away from the city 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 227.6 miles away from Ravenna 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 210.2 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 Estill County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ravenna topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ravenna:

  • IRVINE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; IRVINE, KY)
  • STANTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; STANTON, KY)
  • LEE COUNTY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BEATTYVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ravenna:

  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 20 miles; Richmond, KY; Full-time enrollment: 13,525)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 39 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Morehead State University (about 45 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Somerset Community College (about 57 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Kentucky State University (about 61 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)

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Notable location: Ravenna Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Estill 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 43.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.0%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
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

Ravenna compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
Kentucky average:

12.3

Ravenna travel time to work - commute Ravenna mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (31%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ravenna city (based on Estill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,42333
Mainline Protestant8977
Catholic731
Other31
None8,276-
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: 3
Estill County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Estill County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Estill County:

29.1%
Kentucky:

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

18.4%
State:

15.9%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,294$27,5287$1,400
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,569$30,8282$1,404
Firefighters 0$0 1$540
Streets and Highways 2$3,100$18,6000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,848$22,1760$0
Totals for Government 5$9,811$23,54610$3,344

Ravenna government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($152.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($78.86)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($52.01)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($30.20)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($21.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($10.07)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($5.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $35,000 ($58.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $75,000 ($125.84)

Ravenna government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($77.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($11.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,000 ($38.59)
    Highways: $11,000 ($18.46)
  • Tax - NEC: $61,000 ($102.35)
    Property: $53,000 ($88.93)
    Public Utilities: $17,000 ($28.52)

Ravenna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $206,000 ($345.64)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,805 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Madison County, KY  1.62% ($30,883 average AGI)
from Powell County, KY  0.34% ($24,750)
from Clark County, KY  0.32% ($24,400)


4.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Madison County, KY  2.00% ($30,537 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.55% ($28,846)
to Clark County, KY  0.36% ($27,706)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ravenna:

  • WIRV (1550 AM; 1 kW; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBFC (1470 AM; 1 kW; STANTON, KY; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ravenna:

  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWAG (107.9 FM; MCKEE, KY; Owner: DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBJ (103.7 FM; CAMPTON, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES INC)
  • WOCS (88.3 FM; LEROSE, KY; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS - MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ravenna:

  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLU-LP (Channel 62; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: SANDRA B. POWLEY)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • State Hwy Garage 200 Cow Creek Rd. (Lat: 37.702306 Lon: -83.917139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WFX463
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.045 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 04/06/2014
    Registrant: Kytc-Div. Of Equipment, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • Tipton Ridge School Ky 52 & 213 (Lat: 37.710361 Lon: -83.883250), Call Sign: WZJ222
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.040 MHz, 151.040 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2004, Expiration Date: 04/25/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2011
    Registrant: Kytc-Div. Of Equipment, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd, Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • 5 Mi E On Ky 52 (Lat: 37.707861 Lon: -83.892972), Call Sign: KWY886, Licensee ID: L00034840
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/11/2003, Expiration Date: 01/17/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2012
    Registrant: Hinkle Contracting Corporation, Paris, KY 40361

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ravenna)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Ravenna, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2078.1 years
William1180.0 years
Charles973.6 years
Mary982.8 years
Robert876.1 years
Edward684.0 years
John676.5 years
Samuel674.4 years
Elizabeth686.1 years
Henry574.2 years
Most common last names in Ravenna, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Tipton3775.0 years
Barnes1468.2 years
Neal1170.9 years
Richardson1178.4 years
Smyth1078.7 years
Walling1081.3 years
Horn1064.0 years
Watson966.4 years
Hall975.2 years
Abney866.3 years
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