Shopville, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,544.
Males: 1,315  (51.7%)
Females: 1,229  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42501

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,140 (it was $25,694 in 2000)
Shopville:

$30,140
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,982 (it was $13,254 in 2000)

Shopville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,336 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Shopville:

$96,336
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $98,228; Detached houses: $120,174; Townhouses or other attached units: $237,451; Mobile homes: $46,922
Shopville races chart
  • White alone - 2,340 (97.9%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shopville: 140.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 879 feet

Land area: 107.6 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

Shopville, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Shopville:

  • High school or higher: 58.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shopville CCD:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

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

Shopville CCD:  0.6% ($368)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Shopville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (60.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (367.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mount Victory, KY (3.1 miles ), Colony, KY (3.4 miles ), Somerset, KY (3.5 miles ), Ferguson, KY (3.5 miles ), Science Hill, KY (3.5 miles ), Livingston, KY (3.8 miles ), Mount Vernon, KY (3.9 miles ), Keavy, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.16 N, Longitude: 84.41 W

Area code: 606

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

8.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Health care (24%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Shopville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shopville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Shopville place 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 25.4 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shopville-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 76.7 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 209.9 miles away from Shopville 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 74.0 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 97.3 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 193.4 miles away from Shopville 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 221.6 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Shopville:

  • CUMBERLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • SOMERSET NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF LAKE CUMBERLAND (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • OAKWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SOMERSET, KY)
  • LIFELINE ROCKCASTLE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MOUNT VERNON, KY)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LONDON, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shopville:

  • Somerset Community College (about 14 miles; Somerset, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,698)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 33 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 41 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 50 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Campbellsville University (about 54 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 58 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)

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Notable locations in Shopville: Public (A), Shopville - Stab Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Shopville include: Clifty Grove Baptist Church (A), Cedar Gap Church (B), Bethany Church (C), Acorn Church (D), Mount Pleasant Church (E), New Hope Church (F), Sunnyside Church (G), Rocklick Church (H), Pleasant Run Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Run Cemetery (1), Pine Thicket Cemetery (2), Heron Cemetery (3), Childress Cemetery (4), Rock Lick Baptist Church Cemetery (5), Flat Lick Church Cemetery (6), Gilmore Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cedar Creek (A), Dry Fork (B), Dyer Branch (C), Elkhorn Branch (D), Emmil Branch (E), Green Branch (F), Langford Prong (G), Latham Branch (H), Laurel Fork (I). Display/hide their locations 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 4.0 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 11.9 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 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

19.3%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

7.3%
Whole state:

6.6%
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Shopville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shopville CCD (based on Pulaski County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.38%
Here: 69.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentCatholic Church
Adherents58.7%12.5%6.1%5.1%2.6%
Congregations41.9%10.3%9.7%0.6%0.6%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.5%2.5%2.3%2.2%5.6%
Congregations10.3%4.5%4.5%1.3%16.1%
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: 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%

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 Shopville:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WGWM (980 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: WGWM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFC (1240 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLO (1480 AM; 1 kW; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKEQ (910 AM; 0 kW; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shopville:

  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W277AA (103.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWEL (103.9 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Shopville:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WOBZ-LP (Channel 9; EAST BERNSTADT, ETC., KY; Owner: ANDREA JOY KESLER)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WBLU-LP (Channel 62; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: SANDRA B. POWLEY)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int Hwy 80 & Dahl Rd (Lat: 37.158694 Lon: -84.478278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNBK271, Licensee ID: L00120034
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz, 458.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/12/2021
    Registrant: County Of Pulaski, Box 712, Somerset, KY 42501, Phone: (606) 679-7075
  • Ekpc Substa Off Ky 461 2 Km N (Lat: 37.171750 Lon: -84.481611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPJJ889
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/02/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2012, Certifier: Don Alexander
    Registrant: Utc Service Corp, 1140 Connecticut Ave Nw Ste 1110, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 331-7639

Shopville on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #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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