Science Hill, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 704 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.0%
 
Males: 366  (52.1%)
Females: 338  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 42553.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,740 (it was $34,464 in 2000)
Science Hill:

$28,740
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,937 (it was $14,476 in 2000)

Science Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $110,457 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Science Hill:

$110,457
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $125,244; Detached houses: $141,178; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,277; In 2-unit structures: $138,470; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,914; Mobile homes: $35,748

Median gross rent in 2013: $636.

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  • Races in Science Hill, KY (2010)

    Science Hill races chart
    • 67196.8%White alone
    • 101.4%Hispanic
    • 81.2%Black alone
    • 40.6%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Science Hill: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Science Hill, KY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (38.3%), English (17.1%), German (12.3%), Irish (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1882

Elevation: 1117 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,125 people per square mile   (low).

Science Hill,KY real estate house value index trend

Science Hill, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Science Hill:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Science Hill city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $711 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $614 (0.7%)

Science Hill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (59.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Somerset, KY (2.6 miles ), Eubank, KY (2.7 miles ), Ferguson, KY (2.8 miles ), Nancy, KY (3.4 miles ), Shopville, KY (3.5 miles ), Burnside, KY (3.6 miles ), Middleburg, KY (3.6 miles ), Waynesburg, KY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $159,000

Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 84.64 W

Area code: 606

Science Hill household income distribution Science Hill home values distribution

Crime rates in Science Hill by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0149.90.00.00.0
Burglaries 333322132
per 100,000 459.4455.9455.9448.4296.7299.9143.3427.4286.5
Thefts 021322541
per 100,000 0.0304.0152.0448.4296.7299.9716.3569.8143.3
Auto thefts 001000000
per 100,000 0.00.0152.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000N/A00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.7) 33.545.952.251.334.065.540.354.926.8

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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 Science Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
Kentucky average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-4.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Community and social service occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Science Hill, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Science Hill-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Science Hill city center killed 2 people and injured 72 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Science Hill-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 80.7 miles away from the city 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 198.3 miles away from Science Hill 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 78.7 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 102.3 miles away from the city 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 181.3 miles away from Science Hill 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 210.5 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 Pulaski County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Science Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Science Hill:

  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF LAKE CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • CUMBERLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • SOMERSET NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • OAKWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Science Hill:

  • Somerset Community College (about 9 miles; Somerset, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 37 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 41 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Campbellsville University (about 41 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 44 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 60 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)

Public elementary/middle school in Science Hill:

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

Cemetery: Science Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.4. This is about average.

City:

63.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

9.14

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

SCIENCE HILL WATER WORKS (Population served: 5,940, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-12-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.7%
(38.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.9%
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: 0.7% of all households

Science Hill compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Science Hill (2011 data):

  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Somerset - Science Hill at 105 W. Hwy 635, branch established on 2005/08/29. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank of Somerset: Science Hill Branch at 110 West Highway 635, branch established on 2001/04/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $329.4 mil, Deposits: $267.4 mil, headquarters in Somerset, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Kentucky average:

12.3

Science Hill travel time to work - commute Science Hill mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Science Hill city (based on Pulaski County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,865134
Mainline Protestant3,58924
Catholic7251
Other5343
Black Protestant2732
None26,077-
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: 17
Pulaski County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Pulaski County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Pulaski County:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pulaski County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

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

11.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$980
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$3,220
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,659$33,9540$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$1,131
Sewerage 1$2,473$29,6762$1,102
Water Supply 1$3,339$40,0682$2,901
Totals for Government 4$11,471$34,41317$9,334

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Wayne County, KY  0.39% ($27,037 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.24% ($37,294)
from McCreary County, KY  0.23% ($26,396)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Fayette County, KY  0.32% ($18,149 average AGI)
to Wayne County, KY  0.30% ($20,629)
to Lincoln County, KY  0.25% ($22,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Science Hill:

  • WSFC (1240 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLO (1480 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKEQ (910 AM; 0 kW; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Science Hill:

  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • W277AA (103.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKDO-FM (98.7 FM; LIBERTY, KY; Owner: CARLOS D. WESLEY)
  • WJRS (104.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • W255AO (98.9 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Science Hill:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)

Science Hill fatal accident list:

Feb 24, 2005 00:30 AM, Stanford Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 15, 2002 02:11 PM, Sr-635, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Science Hill)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int Hwy 1247 & Hwy 635 (Lat: 37.177028 Lon: -84.634667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNBK269, Licensee ID: L00120034
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz, 458.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2011, Expiration Date: 09/12/2021
    Registrant: County Of Pulaski, Box 712, Somerset, KY 42501, Phone: (606) 679-7075
  • 217 Langdon Street (Lat: 37.177250 Lon: -84.634833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPYW993
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 11/19/2013, Certifier: Morris Vaughn
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Pulaski County SWYD, 1 Mi Ne Of Science Hill, Ky West Of Ky Hwy 27 (Lat: 37.188694 Lon: -84.626750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 87.8 m, Call Sign: WPXB552
    Assigned Frequencies: 6594.37 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Certifier: Terry E Estes
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-2878, Fax: (303) 840-1028, Email:
  • Dabney, 952 West Coleman Road (Lat: 37.171278 Lon: -84.577472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQOC955
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Science Hill KY, 389 Ware Road (Lat: 37.194361 Lon: -84.638389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQRF504
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2013, Expiration Date: 05/01/2023, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • SMITH RIDGE, 1.5 Mi N Of Ky635 Fishing Cr (Lat: 37.215611 Lon: -84.699111), Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WCU258
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2001
    Registrant: Verizon Services Group, 1850 M Street, Nw Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036-5801, Phone: (202) 463-5295, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: GOSSETT WILLIAM R AVENTURA II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 128RG , Serial Number: AA2A0117, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2004
    Registrant (Individual): William R Gossett, Po Box 44, Science Hill, KY 42553
  • Aircraft: DOEBBELING STEVEN SLINGSHOT (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 359RC , Serial Number: 005, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Robert D Chandler, 618 Bert Ridge Rd, Science Hill, KY 42553
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 45183 , Serial Number: 15076774, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Leland Hall, , Science Hill, KY 42553

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Science Hill

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Most common first names in Science Hill, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3869.8 years
Mary3080.3 years
William2673.8 years
John1975.1 years
Robert1672.6 years
George1375.1 years
Charles1375.0 years
Fred977.9 years
Willie975.7 years
Sarah887.1 years
Most common last names in Science Hill, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wesley5269.8 years
Dick4474.8 years
Vaught2776.9 years
Hall2179.3 years
Godby1971.7 years
Wilson1881.0 years
Hines1882.2 years
Jasper1877.9 years
Adams1680.4 years
Cox1677.2 years

Businesses in Science Hill, KY

  • Hardee's: 1

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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