Robinson Creek, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 3,538.
Males: 1,736  (49.1%)
Females: 1,802  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Kentucky median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 41572

Estimated median household income in 2022: $41,260 (it was $24,263 in 2000)
Robinson Creek:

$41,260
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $23,361 (it was $12,829 in 2000)

Robinson Creek CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $111,406 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Robinson Creek:

$111,406
KY:

$196,300
March 2022 cost of living index in Robinson Creek: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Robinson Creek, KY (2000)
    • 3,63998.4%White alone
    • 210.6%Hispanic
    • 160.4%Asian alone
    • 100.3%Two or more races
    • 70.2%Black alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Robinson Creek, Kentucky as of May 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Robinson Creek is 3,538 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 34.7 square miles.

Population density: 102 people per square mile   (very low).

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

0.8% ($431)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (72.0 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (115.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (412.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Virgie, KY (1.6 miles ),
Dorton, KY (2.5 miles ),
Hellier, KY (2.5 miles ),
Millard, KY (2.5 miles ),
Long Fork, KY (2.5 miles ),
Pikeville, KY (2.8 miles ),
Wheelwright-Weeksbury, KY (2.9 miles ),
Ashcamp, KY (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 82.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Distribution of median household income in Robinson Creek, KY in 2022
Robinson Creek satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.3%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Most common industries in Robinson Creek, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (15.7%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (30.1%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Rail transportation (3.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (21.3%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Robinson Creek, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Extraction workers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.1%)
  • Extraction workers (10.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)

Average climate in Robinson Creek, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 60.7. This is about average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.97
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Robinson Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Robinson Creek place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 49.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Robinson Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 23% greater 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 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 101.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 255.6 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 90.2 miles away from Robinson Creek center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 36.7 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 Pike County (38) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 30
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 28, Storms: 25, Mudslides: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Robinson Creek:

  • PARKVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOME CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF PIKE COUNTY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PIKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - PIKEVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Robinson Creek:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • King University (about 59 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 62 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • Marshall University (about 74 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 75 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Robinson Creek: Douglas Industrial Park (A), Douglas Housing Project (B), Shelby Valley Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Robinson Creek include: Aldeps Gate Church (A), Energyville Church (B), Caney Creek Old Regular Baptist Church (C), Bethlehem Church (D), Voice of Victory Revival Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Potter Cemetery (1), Newsome Cemetery (2), Newsom Cemetery (3), Newsome Memorial Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Fork (A), Booker Fork (B), Branham Branch (C), Pig Branch (D), Town Fork (E), Caney Creek (F), Cane Fork (G), Sugar Camp Creek (H), Straight Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.4%
Whole state:

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

7.2%
Whole state:

6.6%
108 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
103 people in nursing homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Robinson Creek:

Marital status in Robinson Creek, KY
  • Never married: 16.0%
  • Now married: 68.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Robinson Creek:

  • High school or higher: 59.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.8
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Robinson Creek, KY (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,720101
Mainline Protestant2,22715
Catholic2933
Other2133
Black Protestant1801
None44,391-
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: 23
This county:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pike County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Pike County:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

15.7%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

33.3%
Kentucky:

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

13.1%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Robinson Creek:

  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WPKE (1240 AM; 1 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WKVG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JENKINS, KY; Owner: MARTINS & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Robinson Creek:

  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY 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)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDIC-FM (92.1 FM; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJD (91.7 FM; PIPPA PASSES, KY; Owner: ALICE LLOYD COLLEGE)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Robinson Creek:

  • WKPI-TV (Channel 22; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • 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)
Robinson Creek fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Robinson Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • LONNIE OSBORNE, 2.5 Miles Nw Of Robinson Creek (Lat: 37.409833 Lon: -82.572083), Type: 78.2, Overall height: 77.2 m, Registrant: Wzlk, Inc., 2347 Pikev-ille, Phone: (606) 432-9805


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA4GZZ, Licensee ID: L01247969, Grant Date: 02/20/2007, Expiration Date: 02/06/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: Walterene Rutherford, Registrant: Walterene Rutherford, 6017 Robinson Creek Rd, Robinson Creek, KY 41560

  • Call Sign: KD4RYM, Grant Date: 08/11/1992, Expiration Date: 08/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2004, Registrant: Gregory S Vance, Robinson Creek, KY 41560

  • Call Sign: KD4RYN, Grant Date: 12/16/1996, Expiration Date: 08/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2004, Registrant: Lura E Trivette, Robinson Creek, KY 41560

  • Call Sign: N4LGT, Licensee ID: L00905171, Grant Date: 01/09/2015, Expiration Date: 01/05/2025, Certifier: Terry R Wellman, Registrant: Terry R Wellman, 20buzzard Roost Road, Robinson Creek, KY 41560

  • Call Sign: WA4MNM, Grant Date: 03/31/1998, Expiration Date: 03/31/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2010, Registrant: Thomas Osborne, Box 46, Robinson Creek, KY 41560


FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-3A (2820 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 421MP, N421MP, N-421MP, Serial Number: 525B0328, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Holdings LLC Mallard, Po Box 1200, Robinson Creek, KY 41560, Other Owners: Aviation LLC Hawkeye
  • Aircraft: BELL 407 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC 250-C47B (650 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 686RH, N686RH, N-686RH, Serial Number: 53714, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Jmp Coal Holdings LLC, Po Box 1200, Robinson Creek, KY 41560

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Robinson Creek, KY
  • 75.3%Electricity
  • 18.7%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Robinson Creek, KY
  • 81.7%Electricity
  • 12.3%Utility gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Coal or coke


Robinson Creek compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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