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Median resident age:  39.3 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41311

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,854 (it was $17,330 in 2000)
St. Helens:

$20,854
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,243

St. Helens CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,677 (it was $29,300 in 2000)
St. Helens:

$43,677
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $45,659; Detached houses: $53,690; Mobile homes: $31,748

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St. Helens races chart
  • White alone - 1,744 (97.5%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Helens: 117.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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

St. Helens CCD:  0.7% ($199)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
St. Helens satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (57.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (365.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beattyville, KY (2.3 miles ), Oakdale, KY (2.7 miles) , Booneville, KY (2.7 miles) , South River, KY (3.2 miles) , Malaga, KY (3.4 miles) , Campton, KY (3.4 miles ), Jackson, KY (3.5 miles ), Canoe, KY (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.57 N, Longitude: 83.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

St. Helens household income distribution St. Helens home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.9%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Truck transportation (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Apparel (12%)
  • Food and beverage stores (9%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Gasoline stations (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)

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Average climate in St. Helens, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

St. Helens-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the St. Helens place center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

Earthquake activity:

St. Helens-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 76% 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 47.3 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 42.0 miles away from St. Helens center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from St. Helens center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near St. Helens:

  • LEE COUNTY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BEATTYVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Helens:

  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 40 miles; Richmond, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,354)
  • Morehead State University (about 44 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • National College-Lexington (about 55 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 6,449)
  • University of Kentucky (about 59 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,273)
  • Somerset Community College (about 66 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,009)

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Notable locations in St. Helens: Glen Eden Community Center (A), Primrose Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in St. Helens include: Gum Springs Bible Church (A), Blaines Branch Church (B), New Springs Church (C), Union Church (D), New Zion Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cable Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Cave Branch (B), Cow Hoof Branch (C), Double Cabin Creek (D), Dunigan Branch (E), Wolfpen Branch (F), Fraley Creek (G), Hell Creek (H), Laurel Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
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: 0.8% of all households

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

30.9%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

13.9%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in St. Helens, KY

St. Helens compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for St. Helens CCD (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.84%
Here33.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents34.7%16.7%13.8%11.6%4.3%
Congregations17.2%10.3%24.1%17.2%3.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)United Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.5%3.4%3.4%2.3%6.1%
Congregations3.4%3.4%3.4%6.9%10.3%
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: 1
Lee County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Lee County:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

32.9%
Kentucky:

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

10.1%
State:

15.9%

6.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,454 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Owsley County, KY  0.72% ($24,714 average AGI)


5.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Madison County, KY  0.77% ($23,333 average AGI)
to Owsley County, KY  0.62% ($20,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Helens:

  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Helens:

  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WOCS (88.3 FM; LEROSE, KY; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS - MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMTC-FM (99.9 FM; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSOC.)
  • WCBJ (103.7 FM; CAMPTON, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES INC)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWAG (107.9 FM; MCKEE, KY; Owner: DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around St. Helens:

  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


St. Helens on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #35 (41311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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