South Shore, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 1,068 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 462  (43.3%)
Females: 606  (56.7%)
Median resident age:

41.9 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 41175.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,743 (it was $18,214 in 2000)
South Shore:

$31,743
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,156 (it was $12,161 in 2000)

South Shore city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,910 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
South Shore:

$71,910
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $70,289; detached houses: $72,502; mobile homes: $54,854

Median gross rent in 2017: $593.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Shore: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.4%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 44.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Shore, KY (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in South Shore, Kentucky as of October 19, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Shore is 149 to 1.


Crime rates in South Shore by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(78.3)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(156.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(89.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(78.3)
1
(88.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(179.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(180.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)37.63.56.27.214.472.50.00.0

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Crime rate in South Shore detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (35.5%), German (17.1%), English (10.6%), Irish (7.9%), Russian (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/02/1957

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,670 people per square mile   (low).

South Shore, Kentucky map

27 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This city:

2.4%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $751 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $655 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in South Shore, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Shore, KY in 2017
South Shore satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in South Shore, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (9.2%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (29.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in South Shore, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.158
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.98
U.S.:

8.46

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 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 266.8 miles away from South Shore 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 South Shore center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 220.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 146.2 miles away from South Shore 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 (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 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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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in South Shore:

Marital status in South Shore, KY
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in South Shore:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - South Shore
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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
Greenup County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Greenup County:

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Greenup County:

31.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Shore:

37.7%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
South Shore:

27.3
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.1%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

21.4%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Shore:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

20.8%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
South Shore:

50.8%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
South Shore:

80.5%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Shore, KY Residents
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
Sewerage 2$3,846$23,0760$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,777$33,3240$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,576
Totals for Government 3$6,623$26,4926$1,576

South Shore government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $37,000 ($34.64)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $332,000 ($310.86)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($89.89)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($44.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($40.26)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($31.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($6.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $13,000 ($12.17)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $75,000 ($70.22)

South Shore government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $487,000 ($455.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($45.88)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $18,000 ($16.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $3,000 ($2.81)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $37,000 ($34.64)
    Highways: $26,000 ($24.34)
    Other: $15,000 ($14.04)
  • Tax - Property: $71,000 ($66.48)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $69,000 ($64.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($5.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($2.81)

South Shore government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $336,000 ($314.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $206,000 ($192.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000 ($121.72)

South Shore government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $207,000 ($193.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,000 ($108.61)

5.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Boyd County, KY  2.03% ($43,129 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.55% ($37,638)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.51% ($33,547)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Boyd County, KY  1.92% ($39,368 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.48% ($36,167)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.41% ($33,745)

Businesses in South Shore, KY

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

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 count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count6426
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9772
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2101
  • Fatalities7117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15656
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents564
See more detailed statistics of South Shore fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 34.3mTotal length
  • 23,064Total average daily traffic
  • 2,569Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,748Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Shore, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Shore, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2016, Certifier: James E Draper, Registrant: Highland Communications, Prestonsburg, KY 41653, Phone: (606) 886-9145, Email:
  • Lat: 38.715333 Lon: -83.001000, Call Sign: WQRN755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.710 MHz, 156.030 MHz, 159.405 MHz, 158.940 MHz, 151.437 MHz, 151.355 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2013, Expiration Date: 06/26/2023, Certifier: Buford Hurley, Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 38.721722 Lon: -82.959389, Call Sign: WQXM993,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.225 MHz, 462.375 MHz, 467.225 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2016, Expiration Date: 04/19/2026, Certifier: James E Draper, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7002 Graham Rd Suite 219, Indianapolis, IN 46220, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • L2, Lat: 38.548889 Lon: -82.765278, Call Sign: WQYZ773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2017, Expiration Date: 03/14/2027, Certifier: Shantrice Cruse-Scott, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216-6177, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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:
  • HT602, 3500 West Of State Route 23 & Siloam Branch Road (Lat: 38.716778 Lon: -82.891333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WRCK217, Licensee ID: L01689727,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 10/23/2018, Expiration Date: 10/23/2028, Certifier: Charles F Crizer Jr, Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, 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: 10/01/2020, Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, 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, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2014, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57GB , Serial Number: 28R-30240, Year manufactured: 1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/28/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Dorian T Lambert, 1219 Siloam Ln, South Shore, KY 41175
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE AVIATION INC DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 15774 , Serial Number: 4827, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2007
    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 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3172A , Serial Number: 6092, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/31/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/2011
    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 in South Shore, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Shore, KY - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 30. The highest number of fires - 53 took place in 2007, and the least - 16 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in South Shore, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (40.7%), and Structure Fires (38.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Shore, KY
    • 18140.7%Outside Fires
    • 17038.2%Structure Fires
    • 4710.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4710.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Shore, KY
  • 67.1%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Shore, KY
  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 45.8%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

South Shore on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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