South Shore, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 1,112 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 474  (42.7%)
Females: 638  (57.3%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 41175.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,063 (it was $18,214 in 2000)
South Shore:

$25,063
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,696 (it was $12,161 in 2000)

South Shore city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,789 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
South Shore:

$69,789
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $115,652; Detached houses: $126,698; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,228; In 2-unit structures: $79,880; Mobile homes: $52,183

Median gross rent in 2013: $523.

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  • Races in South Shore, KY (2010)

    South Shore races chart
    • 1,07295.5%White alone
    • 262.3%Two or more races
    • 100.9%Hispanic
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 50.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in South Shore: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from South Shore, KY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (26.2%), Irish (26.0%), United States (11.7%), English (7.6%), Dutch (2.3%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/02/1957

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,739 people per square mile   (low).

South Shore,KY real estate house value index trend

South Shore, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in South Shore:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Shore city:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $701 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $474 (0.9%)

South Shore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (35.7 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (87.7 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fullerton, KY (0.6 miles ), Portsmouth, OH (1.2 miles ), New Boston, OH (1.6 miles ), Rosemount, OH (2.1 miles ), West Portsmouth, OH (2.1 miles ), Sciotodale, OH (2.4 miles ), Wheelersburg, OH (2.6 miles ), Friendship, OH (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.72 N, Longitude: 82.96 W

Area code: 606

South Shore household income distribution South Shore home values distribution

Crime rates in South Shore by Year
Type 2004 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 01000
per 100,000 0.078.30.00.00.0
Assaults 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 12010
per 100,000 81.1156.60.089.00.0
Thefts 01102
per 100,000 0.078.388.50.0179.4
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 268.6) 5.939.13.76.57.5

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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 South Shore detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -119 (-8.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in South Shore, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

South Shore, Kentucky average temperatures South Shore, Kentucky average precipitation South Shore, Kentucky humidity South Shore, Kentucky wind speed South Shore, Kentucky snowfall South Shore, Kentucky sunshine South Shore, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

South Shore-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the South Shore city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Shore-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 80% 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 64.0 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 63.7 miles away from South Shore 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 266.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 220.9 miles away from South Shore center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 146.2 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 Greenup County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Shore topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in South Shore:

  • SOUTH SHORE HEALTH CARE CENTER (JAMES E HANNAH DRIVE BOX 489)
  • SOUTH SHORE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (JAMES E. HANNAH DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near South Shore:

  • BRIDGEPORT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • CHRISANNA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • CRYSTAL CARE CTR OF PORTSMOUTH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • FMC - PORTSMOUTH (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • SKILLED NURSING INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)
  • HALLMARK CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTSMOUTH, OH)

Amtrak station:

SOUTH PORTSMOUTH (RTE. 23 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Shore:

  • Shawnee State University (about 2 miles; Portsmouth, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,160)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 36 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Morehead State University (about 45 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Southern State Community College (about 50 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,418)
  • Ohio Christian University (about 62 miles; Circleville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,345)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Shore:

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Notable location: South Shore Volunteer Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in South Shore: Legion Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 80.7. This is about average.

City:

80.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.856. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.856
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.86
U.S.:

9.14

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

CITY OF SOUTH SHORE WATER WORKS (Population served: 6,798, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.3%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
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: 0.2% of all households
59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

South Shore compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in South Shore (2011 data):

  • First & Peoples Bank and Trust Company: South Shore Branch at 800 Main Street, branch established on 1957/09/20. Info updated 2010/03/30: Bank assets: $195.4 mil, Deposits: $158.8 mil, headquarters in Russell, KY, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First & Peoples Bancshares, Inc.
  • American Savings Bank, FSB: South Shore Branch at 347 James Hannah Drive, branch established on 1983/12/31. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $226.4 mil, Deposits: $192.4 mil, headquarters in Portsmouth, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Home Federal Savings and Loan Association: South Shore Branch at 852 U.S. 23, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $319.3 mil, Deposits: $249.5 mil, headquarters in Ashland, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

South Shore travel time to work - commute South Shore mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for South Shore city (based on Greenup County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,80461
Mainline Protestant2,36815
Other7512
Black Protestant4833
Catholic431
None21,461-
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
Greenup County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Greenup County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Greenup County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenup County:

31.9%
Kentucky:

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

17.7%
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$1,576
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,777$33,3240$0
Sewerage 2$3,846$23,0760$0
Totals for Government 3$6,623$26,4926$1,576

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
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 Boyd County, KY  1.93% ($40,510 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.48% ($35,242)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.42% ($35,222)


6.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Boyd County, KY  1.75% ($39,653 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.60% ($24,831)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.48% ($26,323)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Shore:

  • WIOI (1010 AM; 1 kW; NEW BOSTON, OH)
  • WPAY (1400 AM; 1 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Shore:

  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214BI (90.7 FM; PIKETON, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WKKS-FM (104.9 FM; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOV-FM (96.7 FM; WELLSTON, OH; Owner: JACKSON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around South Shore:

  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • South Shore, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents143
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons28
  • Fatalities100
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents245
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of South Shore fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in South Shore)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Wpay Twr (Lat: 38.722306 Lon: -83.001278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 201 m, Call Sign: WPGD562
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2000, Expiration Date: 01/30/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Int Rt 7 & Rt 23 (Lat: 38.721472 Lon: -82.965722), Call Sign: KNCP301
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 1 Mi E Jct Hwy 23 & Old 23 (Lat: 38.645639 Lon: -82.872944), Call Sign: WNAW741, Licensee ID: L00129429
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/2000, Expiration Date: 08/08/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/26/2002
    Registrant: Epec Communications Corporation, Houston, TX 77252, Phone: (713) 420-2191, Fax: (713) 420-5951
  • Lat: 38.718694 Lon: -82.967167, Call Sign: WQFA302
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.375 MHz, 467.225 MHz, 462.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2006, Expiration Date: 05/31/2016, Certifier: James E Draper
    Registrant: Highland Communications, Prestonsburg, KY 41653, Phone: (606) 886-9145, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CAMERON, 1463 M S Of Int Of Us23 On Siloam Branch Rd, 5.6 Km E Of (Lat: 38.716722 Lon: -82.891278), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WMJ472
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2010, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Portsmouth Site, South Shore, Kentucky (Lat: 38.872500 Lon: -82.664722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: KA88902
    Grant Date: 02/01/1983, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-7438, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Hilltop Off Route 23, 1 Km Sw Of (Lat: 38.715333 Lon: -83.001000), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KNKJ219
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Paul R Gearheart
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Shore)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: HARMENING HIGH FLYER STANDARD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 144SE , Serial Number: 006088, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Danny W Robirds, Po Box 593, South Shore, KY 41175
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION INC DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 15774 , Serial Number: 4827, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/2008
    Registrant (Individual): James R Sammons, Po Box 335, South Shore, KY 41175
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE INDUSTRIES INC 582 DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3172A , Serial Number: 6092, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Randall R Sammons, Po Box 849, South Shore, KY 41175

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$79,7203$79,8001$6,820
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$62,6702$93,6651$14,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$72,5300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0406.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0406.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - South Shore

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Shore, KY
Most common first names in South Shore, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6271.5 years
James5071.6 years
John3575.9 years
Charles3468.5 years
Robert3164.5 years
Mary2475.7 years
George2067.9 years
Betty1772.3 years
Clyde1670.8 years
Anna1480.0 years
Most common last names in South Shore, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Timberlake2475.0 years
Smith2375.4 years
Brown1971.9 years
Miller1877.5 years
Johnson1875.9 years
Adkins1774.8 years
Warnock1772.0 years
Cooper1574.0 years
Boggs1477.4 years
Bentley1379.3 years

Businesses in South Shore, KY

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

South Shore on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • Timothy Cassity (1)
  • Terry Allen Craig (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.