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Median resident age:  32.8 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41632

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,875 (it was $18,598 in 2000)
Royalton:

$23,875
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,949

Royalton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $37,758 (it was $28,500 in 2000)
Royalton:

$37,758
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,764; Detached houses: $71,470; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $6,084; Mobile homes: $25,270

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Royalton races chart
  • White alone - 2,254 (98.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.4%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Royalton: 114.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 890 feet




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

Royalton CCD:  1.2% ($345)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (63.7 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (87.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (385.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Risner-Bull Creek, KY (3.1 miles) , Rousseau, KY (3.2 miles) , Salyersville, KY (3.3 miles ), Mousie, KY (3.4 miles) , Martin, KY (3.6 miles ), Prestonsburg, KY (3.6 miles ), Oil Springs, KY (3.8 miles) , Allen, KY (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 37.60 N, Longitude: 82.99 W

Area code: 606

Royalton household income distribution Royalton home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.8%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (28%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (4%)
  • Health care (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Art and design workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Royalton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.2 miles away from the Royalton place center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Royalton-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 73% 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 66.9 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 61.4 miles away from Royalton center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 63.5 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 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from Royalton center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Magoffin County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 17, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Royalton:

  • PRESTONSBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • SAINT JOSEPH MARTIN (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 14 miles away; MARTIN, KY)
  • RIVERVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PRESTONSBURG, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royalton:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • Morehead State University (about 48 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Marshall University (about 65 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 73 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • Shawnee State University (about 79 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 80 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 2,182)

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Churches in Royalton include: Gun Creek Church (A), Little Martha Church (B), Big Lick Church (C), Pentecostal Church of God (D), Little Rachel Church (E), Brushy Fork Church (F), Little Rachael United Baptist Church (G), Swampton Church (H), Waldo Wayside Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Howard Cemetery (1), Gullett Cemetery (2), Howard-Shepard Cemetery (3), Hale Cemetery (4), Boone Howard Cemetery (5), Brown Cemetery (6), Conley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Allen Wireman Branch (A), Alum Cave Creek (B), Alum Rock Branch (C), Ashlog Branch (D), Barb Fork (E), Becky Branch (F), Beetree Branch (G), Big Half Mountain Creek (H), Bobs Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

39.0%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

21.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Royalton, KY

Royalton compared to Kentucky state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Royalton CCD (based on Magoffin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.98%
Here22.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionNational Association of Free Will BaptistsUnited Methodist ChurchInternational Pentecostal Church of ChristChurches of Christ
Adherents44.1%21.4%11.7%5.2%4.2%
Congregations23.8%19.0%4.8%9.5%9.5%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPentecostal Church of GodCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.0%3.5%2.4%2.2%1.2%
Congregations4.8%4.8%4.8%4.8%14.3%
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: 3
Magoffin County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Magoffin County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Magoffin County:

30.1%
Kentucky:

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

24.4%
State:

15.9%

3.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Floyd County, KY  0.39% ($25,538 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KY  0.33% ($29,364)


4.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,127 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KY  0.93% ($41,710 average AGI)
to Floyd County, KY  0.54% ($43,556)
to Fayette County, KY  0.36% ($20,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Royalton:

  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLV (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Royalton:

  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMDJ-FM (100.1 FM; ALLEN, KY; Owner: FLOYD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRLV-FM (106.5 FM; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WXKZ-FM (105.3 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: ADAM GEARHEART D/B/A WXLR-FM)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Royalton:

  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • 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)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Gerald F Robinette, 2.4 Km (1.5 Mi) Northwest Of (Lat: 37.690778 Lon: -83.041083), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 21153 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7035848665, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, 8300 GREENSBORO DRIVE Suite- 1200



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