Science Hill, Kentucky

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Population in 2021: 658 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 267  (40.6%)
Females: 391  (59.4%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 42553.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $37,872 (it was $34,464 in 2000)
Science Hill:

$37,872
KY:

$55,573

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $19,004 (it was $14,476 in 2000)

Science Hill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $138,920 (it was $58,800 in 2000)
Science Hill:

$138,920
KY:

$173,300

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $181,663; detached houses: $203,100; townhouses or other attached units: $179,739; in 2-unit structures: $187,609; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,434; mobile homes: $47,635

Median gross rent in 2021: $499.

March 2022 cost of living index in Science Hill: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 24.6%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 21.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Science Hill, KY (2021)
    • 76695.5%White alone
    • 202.5%Two or more races
    • 141.7%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Science Hill, Kentucky as of March 01, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Science Hill is 65 to 1.


Crime rates in Science Hill by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(144.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(455.9)
3
(448.4)
2
(296.7)
2
(288.6)
1
(143.3)
3
(427.4)
2
(286.5)
1
(141.6)
1
(143.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(573.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(143.5)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(152.0)
3
(448.4)
2
(296.7)
2
(288.6)
5
(716.3)
4
(569.8)
1
(143.3)
2
(283.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(287.4)
2
(286.9)
4
(574.7)
1
(143.5)
1
(143.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(152.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(143.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(143.7)
1
(143.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index50.249.332.660.638.752.725.821.221.511.551.634.527.35.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 254.8. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Science Hill, KY

Crime rate in Science Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 3 (3 officers - 3 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.33
Kentucky average:

1.89
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Ancestries: American (34.3%), Irish (19.4%), English (14.5%), German (7.4%), Scottish (4.5%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1882

Elevation: 1117 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,051 people per square mile   (low).

Science Hill, Kentucky map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Kentucky:

4.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $947 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,133 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 84.64 W

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Science Hill, KY in 2021
Distribution of house value in Science Hill, KY in 2021
Science Hill satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $159,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Most common industries in Science Hill, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (10.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (7.5%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Utilities (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Apparel (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Science Hill, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.6%)
  • Cashiers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Child care workers (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Science Hill, 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 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

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 significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 91% 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 80.7 miles away from Science Hill 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) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from Science Hill center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (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 Science Hill 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 Science Hill center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 181.3 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 (14) is near the US average (15).
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, Other: 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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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Science Hill:

Marital status in Science Hill, KY
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Science Hill:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Pulaski County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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
This county:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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:
Pulaski County:

11.1%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Science Hill:

46.7%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Science Hill:

39.0%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Science Hill:

27.5%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.1%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.4%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Science Hill:

80.5%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Science Hill, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,218$37,3080$0
Sewerage 1$2,717$32,6041$1,619
Water Supply 1$3,668$44,0161$4,258
Firefighters 0$0 3$1,661
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,727
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,439
Totals for Government 4$12,603$37,80914$13,704

Businesses in Science Hill, KY

  • Hardee's: 1

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:

Mar 4, 2018 00:25 AM, Us-27, Raleigh Rd, Lat: 37.152700, Lon: -84.529103, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 2015 05:55 PM, Sr-2309, Lat: 37.173442, Lon: -84.637847, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 24, 2005 00:30 AM, Stanford Street, Lat: 37.177020, Lon: -84.636050, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 15, 2002 02:11 PM, Sr-635, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.9mTotal length
  • $218,000Total costs
  • 17,956Total average daily traffic
  • 1,237Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Science Hill, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Science Hill, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 42 Irvine Road (Lat: 37.189333 Lon: -84.727250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: KNBK269,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2021, Expiration Date: 09/12/2031, Registrant: Mobile Communications America, 165 Parkers Mill Road, Somerset, KY 42503, Phone: (606) 679-2772, Email:
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2014, Certifier: Morris Vaughn, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • WATER TANK, Langdon St At Main St. (Lat: 37.176639 Lon: -84.634833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 51 m, Overall height: 56 m, Call Sign: WQSG559,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.287 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: Rita G Presley, Registrant: Lw Emergency Equipment, 250 East Court, Lawrenceburg, KY 40342, Phone: (859) 339-1260, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • PULASKI SUB, 1 Mi Ne Of Science Hill, Ky West Of Ky Hwy 27 (Lat: 37.188694 Lon: -84.626750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 87.8 m, Call Sign: WPXB552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2023, Expiration Date: 02/26/2033, Certifier: Terry E Estes, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 9850 S Maryland Pkwy Ste A5-108, Las Vegas, NV 89183, Phone: (702) 340-1706, 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: 11325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2020, 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, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2015, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6221W, N6221W, N-6221W, Serial Number: 28-20260, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen J Ludwig, 3595 Highway 3264, Science Hill, KY 42553
  • Aircraft: GOSSETT WILLIAM R AVENTURA II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 128RG, N128RG, N-128RG, Serial Number: AA2A0117, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/2004
    Registrant (Individual): William R Gossett, Po Box 44, Science Hill, KY 42553
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/19/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of fire incidents - 51 took place in 2005, and the least - 15 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Science Hill, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.5%), and Outside Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Science Hill, KY
    • 26446.5%Structure Fires
    • 20836.6%Outside Fires
    • 8414.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 122.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Science Hill, KY
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Science Hill, KY
  • 85.3%Electricity
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Science Hill, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Science Hill compared to Kentucky 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 significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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