Salvisa, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 420.
Males: 218  (52.0%)
Females: 202  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

23.6 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40372.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,455
Salvisa:

$49,455
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,841

Salvisa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $151,738
Salvisa:

$151,738
KY:

$141,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $727.

March 2019 cost of living index in Salvisa: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Salvisa, KY (2010)
    • 41799.3%White alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Salvisa, Kentucky as of January 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Salvisa is 161 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (52.8%), Irish (17.5%), German (14.6%), English (8.6%), African (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 823 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,059 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,202 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (21.3 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Salvisa-McAfee, KY (1.5 miles ),
Lawrenceburg, KY (2.9 miles ),
High Bridge, KY (3.2 miles ),
Harrodsburg, KY (3.3 miles ),
Wilmore, KY (3.4 miles ),
Versailles, KY (3.4 miles ),
Burgin, KY (3.5 miles ),
Keene, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 84.86 W

Area code: 859

Distribution of median household income in Salvisa, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Salvisa, KY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 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
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0568. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0568
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Salvisa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Salvisa place center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 tornado 18.7 miles away from the place center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Salvisa-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 53.7 miles away from Salvisa 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 168.7 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 55.6 miles away from Salvisa 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 175.7 miles away from Salvisa 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 159.4 miles away from Salvisa center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 167.0 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 Mercer County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Salvisa:

  • HERITAGE HALL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LAWRENCEBURG, KY)
  • HARRODSBURG HEALTH CARE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-HARRODSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • HAGGIN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • THE JAMES B. HAGGIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • WESLEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WILMORE, KY)
  • BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; VERSAILLES, KY)

Airports located in Salvisa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salvisa:

  • Kentucky State University (about 20 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • University of Kentucky (about 21 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 33 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Campbellsville University (about 48 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Sullivan University (about 49 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 51 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

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Mercer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Salvisa and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH MERCER WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 12,465, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.4%
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: 1.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Salvisa (2011 data):

  • Whitaker Bank: Salvisa Branch at 4795 Louisville Road, branch established on 1977/12/05. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky

For population 15 years and over in Salvisa:

Marital status in Salvisa, KY
  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

For population 25 years and over in Salvisa:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Salvisa, KY (based on Mercer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,54941
Mainline Protestant1,70313
Catholic8481
Other5032
Black Protestant1822
None4,546-
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: 8
Here:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Mercer County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

12.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.8%
Kentucky:

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

15.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

6.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Boyle County, KY  1.30% ($29,181 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.84% ($36,176)
from Anderson County, KY  0.35% ($44,000)


6.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Boyle County, KY  1.33% ($32,383 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.76% ($38,918)
to Anderson County, KY  0.42% ($49,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Salvisa:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBN (1420 AM; 1 kW; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF KE)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, 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)
  • WHIR (1230 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN B/CSTNG OF DANVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Salvisa:

  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WDFB-FM (88.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Salvisa:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Salvisa fatal accident list:

Jan 23, 2004 09:28 PM, Old Louisville Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 52.2mTotal length
  • $233,000Total costs
  • 39,688Total average daily traffic
  • 7,384Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,488Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Salvisa, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Salvisa, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Salvisa)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salvisa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE LLC AIRWOLF 912ULS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 470GS , Serial Number: A170ULS, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Paul R Barrett, 4323 Louisville Rd, Salvisa, KY 40372
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5902B , Serial Number: 33902, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Murl M Jr Pitchford, 832 Kirkwood Rd, Salvisa, KY 40372
  • Aircraft: REYNOLDS HAROLD L SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9DX , Serial Number: 0999, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Harold L Reynolds, 140 Baxter Rd, Salvisa, KY 40372

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Salvisa, KY

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Salvisa, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Salvisa, KY
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 23.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Salvisa, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Salvisa compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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