Sharpsburg, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 337 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.2%
Males: 162  (48.3%)
Females: 175  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40374.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,745 (it was $16,000 in 2000)
Sharpsburg:

$21,745
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,390 (it was $12,452 in 2000)

Sharpsburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,271 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Sharpsburg:

$41,271
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $311.

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  • Races in Sharpsburg, KY (2010)

    Sharpsburg races chart
    • 26481.7%White alone
    • 4714.6%Black alone
    • 61.9%Hispanic
    • 51.5%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sharpsburg: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.6%), English (15.0%), German (9.5%), Irish (9.0%), Dutch (5.0%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/09/1852

Elevation: 1014 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,782 people per square mile   (low).

Sharpsburg,KY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Sharpsburg:

  • High school or higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharpsburg city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 41.1%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

13 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sharpsburg, Kentucky as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Sharpsburg to the number of sex offenders is 329 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $347 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $238 (0.6%)

Sharpsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (32.9 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (320.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carlisle, KY (3.1 miles ), Owingsville, KY (3.1 miles ), Mount Sterling, KY (3.2 miles ), North Middletown, KY (3.2 miles ), Millersburg, KY (3.7 miles ), Headquarters, KY (3.7 miles ), Camargo, KY (3.8 miles ), Ewing, KY (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.20 N, Longitude: 83.93 W

Area code: 606

Sharpsburg household income distribution Sharpsburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Sharpsburg, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Sharpsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the Sharpsburg city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 34.8 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharpsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 0.7 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 4.9 miles away from Sharpsburg 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 215.3 miles away from the city 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 218.3 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 210.1 miles away from Sharpsburg center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 166.2 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 Bath County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharpsburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Henry Tureman Allen - Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Sharpsburg:

  • FMC - MT. STERLING (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MOUNT STERLING, KY)
  • WINDSOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNT STERLING, KY)
  • HILLTOP LODGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OWINGSVILLE, KY)
  • NICHOLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CARLISLE, KY)
  • NICHOLAS CO HOSP (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CARLISLE, KY)
  • JOHNSON MATHERS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CARLISLE, KY)
  • RIDGEWAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OWINGSVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharpsburg:

  • Morehead State University (about 28 miles; Morehead, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,523)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 34 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 38 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Kentucky State University (about 51 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 63 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)

Public elementary/middle school in Sharpsburg:

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

Reservoir: Flemings Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bath County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

SHARPSBURG WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4,226, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.7%
(29.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.3% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Sharpsburg compared to Kentucky state average:

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

Banks with branches in Sharpsburg (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank: Citizens Bank Branch at 648 Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/12/20: Bank assets: $117.3 mil, Deposits: $96.7 mil, headquarters in Morehead, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Of Morehead Incorporated, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.5
Kentucky average:

12.3

Sharpsburg travel time to work - commute Sharpsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sharpsburg city (based on Bath County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,15831
Mainline Protestant1,1039
Other6761
Catholic331
None6,621-
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: 7
Bath County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Bath County:

11.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Bath County:

33.4%
Kentucky:

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

25.3%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$400
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,500
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,900

Sharpsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($166.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($83.09)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($23.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($17.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($50.45)

Sharpsburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($29.67)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $19,000 ($56.38)
    Property: $17,000 ($50.45)

Sharpsburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $128,000 ($379.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $126,000 ($373.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($5.93)

Sharpsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $174,000 ($516.32)

7.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
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 Montgomery County, KY  2.18% ($24,951 average AGI)
from Rowan County, KY  0.81% ($23,833)
from Fleming County, KY  0.35% ($29,077)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Montgomery County, KY  1.94% ($24,366 average AGI)
to Rowan County, KY  0.68% ($19,720)
to Clark County, KY  0.35% ($32,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharpsburg:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMST (1150 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WYGH (1440 AM; 1 kW; PARIS, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharpsburg:

  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WMKJ (105.5 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCA (107.7 FM; OWINGSVILLE, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • W201BB (88.1 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAXG (88.1 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WIOK (107.5 FM; FALMOUTH, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCYN-FM (102.3 FM; CYNTHIANA, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Sharpsburg:

  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • W02BP (Channel 2; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: MCKINLEY WALKER)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W06BC (Channel 6; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: VEARL PENNINGTON)

Sharpsburg fatal accident list:

Apr 9, 2004 06:02 AM, Sr-11, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 29, 1986 10:30 PM, 11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sharpsburg)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KF4YZK, Licensee ID: L01406675
    Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 06/19/2018
    Registrant: Herbert R Smith, 6777 W Hwy 36, Sharpsburg, KY 40374
  • Call Sign: WA4OLD
    Grant Date: 07/13/1994, Expiration Date: 07/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2006
    Registrant: Thomas C Mc Carty, Rt One, Sharpsburg, KY 40374
  • Call Sign: WB4GTO, Licensee ID: L00875889
    Grant Date: 06/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/09/2014, Certifier: Beverly J Mc Carty
    Registrant: Beverly J Mc Carty, 230 Lower Sharpsburg Road, Sharpsburg, KY 40374
  • Call Sign: KI4LMB, Licensee ID: L01054520
    Grant Date: 08/22/2005, Expiration Date: 08/22/2015, Certifier: Celia O Barker
    Registrant: Celia O Barker, 186 Forest Dr, Sharpsburg, KY 40374

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Sharpsburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharpsburg, KY
Most common first names in Sharpsburg, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2371.3 years
John1774.1 years
William1179.2 years
George1077.0 years
Robert1066.0 years
Mary1084.1 years
Charles973.5 years
Anna978.9 years
Willie878.1 years
Earl771.4 years
Most common last names in Sharpsburg, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1977.3 years
Hunt1580.1 years
Hatton1275.2 years
Manley1176.8 years
Toy1182.4 years
Boyd1077.2 years
Bowles1070.9 years
Clemons978.3 years
Crouch982.1 years
Shrout973.9 years

Sharpsburg on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations:"
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