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Population in 2014: 3,667 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 1,491  (40.7%)
Females: 2,176  (59.3%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40484.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,633 (it was $25,087 in 2000)
Stanford:

$20,633
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,169 (it was $13,811 in 2000)

Stanford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,829 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Stanford:

$103,829
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $483.

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  • Races in Stanford, KY (2010)

    Stanford races chart
    • 3,09788.8%White alone
    • 2557.3%Black alone
    • 631.8%Hispanic
    • 471.3%Two or more races
    • 170.5%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Stanford: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (46.1%), Irish (8.6%), English (6.6%), German (6.3%), Swedish (3.8%), Norwegian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1861

Elevation: 946 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,192 people per square mile   (low).

Stanford,KY real estate house value index trend

Stanford, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Stanford:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stanford city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $595 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $619 (0.6%)

Stanford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (35.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (338.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lancaster, KY (2.7 miles ), Junction City, KY (2.8 miles ), Hustonville, KY (3.1 miles ), Crab Orchard, KY (3.1 miles ), Danville, KY (3.2 miles ), Waynesburg, KY (3.4 miles ), Paint Lick, KY (3.5 miles ), Bryantsville, KY (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $68,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.53 N, Longitude: 84.66 W

Area code: 606

Stanford household income distribution Stanford home values distribution

Crime rates in Stanford by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000030
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.081.30.0
Robberies 0010211020
per 100,000 0.00.028.80.058.929.628.50.054.20.0
Assaults 2521210110
per 100,000 57.7143.757.729.158.929.60.028.627.10.0
Burglaries 12349910101354
per 100,000 346.286.2115.4262.1265.0295.9284.8371.6135.5109.5
Thefts 131815129133564144
per 100,000 375.1517.4432.7349.4265.0384.7996.91,829.6379.5109.5
Auto thefts 4513110280
per 100,000 115.4143.728.887.429.429.60.057.2216.90.0
Arson 000N/A000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.2) 62.569.749.847.063.455.471.2114.0134.012.5

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Crime rate in Stanford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Kentucky average:

1.96
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Stanford, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Stanford-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Stanford city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Stanford-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 60.8 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 187.0 miles away from Stanford 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 60.1 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 173.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 196.7 miles away from Stanford center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 126.0 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 Lincoln County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stanford topographic map

Birthplace of: Marv Foley - Baseball player and coach, Basil Hayden - College basketball player, Laura Kirkpatrick - Female model, Sophia Alcorn - Educator, Richard C. Saufley - Naval aviator, George M. Davison - Politician, Jonathan True - College basketball player (Morehead State Eagles), Karen K. Caldwell - Judge, Tom Hutchinson (American football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Stanford:

  • EPHRAIM MCDOWELL FORT LOGAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 110 METKER TRAIL)
  • FORT LOGAN HOSPITAL EXTENDED CARE (124 PORTMAN AVE.)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-STANFORD (105 HARMON HEIGHTS)

Airports and heliports located in Stanford:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stanford:

  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 25 miles; Richmond, KY; Full-time enrollment: 13,525)
  • Somerset Community College (about 33 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 36 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Campbellsville University (about 41 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 47 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Kentucky State University (about 48 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)

Public high schools in Stanford:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,160, Location: 60 EDUCATION WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • FORT LOGAN SCHOOL (Location: 305 DANVILLE AVE, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Stanford:

See full list of schools located in Stanford

Library in Stanford:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $624,570; Location: 301 THIRD STREET; 35,682 books; 20,156 e-books; 988 audio materials; 3,261 video materials; 29 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Stanford: Stanford Fire Department (A), Standford Water Works (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Sunset Motor Lodge (915 Danville Avenue).

Courts: Lincoln County - Circuit Court Clerk OFC (101 East Main Street), Kentucky State - Court of Justice- District Court (101 East Main Street), Ky State - Court Designated Worker (201 East Main Street).

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 43.5%
(43.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.0% for Black residents, 38.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.7% for other race residents, 96.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Stanford in 2010:

  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
123 people in nursing homes in 2000
87 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Stanford, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Stanford (2011 data):

  • First Southern National Bank: Stanford Branch at 102 West Main Street, branch established on 1991/11/18; Stanford Branch at 103 Vincent Drive, branch established on 1978/11/01. Info updated 2011/04/18: Bank assets: $675.9 mil, Deposits: $573.0 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • PBK BANK, INC.: Pbk Bank, Inc. at 120 Frontier Boulevard, branch established on 1906/01/01; Stanford Branch at 1100 U.S. Highway 27 South, branch established on 1979/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.8 mil, Deposits: $98.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Farmers National Bank of Danville: Stanford Branch at 131 Frontier Boulevard, branch established on 2003/01/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $479.5 mil, Deposits: $412.6 mil, headquarters in Danville, KY, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Boyle Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stanford city (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,14965
Mainline Protestant1,3788
Black Protestant3703
Catholic991
Other51
None9,741-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Lincoln County:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Lincoln County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

31.6%
Kentucky:

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

16.0%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Stanford:

54.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.8%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Stanford:

28.6
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Stanford:

11.2%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Stanford:

38.5%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

59.8%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Stanford, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$8,313$49,8789$4,521
Police Protection - Officers 9$31,623$42,1642$2,679
Firefighters 1$6,524$78,2880$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,471$29,6521$199
Sewerage 5$12,543$30,1030$0
Water Supply 10$26,348$31,6181$1,388
Totals for Government 28$87,822$37,63813$8,787

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($21.27)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $530,000 ($144.53)
    Police Protection: $429,000 ($116.99)
    Sewerage: $253,000 ($68.99)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($67.36)
    Central Staff Services: $185,000 ($50.45)
    Fire Protection: $146,000 ($39.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $103,000 ($28.09)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($4.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($2.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $296,000 ($80.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $58,000 ($15.82)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($8.45)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($5.73)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $759,000 ($206.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $188,000 ($51.27)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $420,000 ($114.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000 ($28.36)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $187,000 ($51.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($1.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $134,000 ($36.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($2.45)
    Rents: $5,000 ($1.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $976,000 ($266.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $134,000 ($36.54)
    Highways: $52,000 ($14.18)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($6.54)
  • Tax - NEC: $464,000 ($126.53)
    Individual Income: $300,000 ($81.81)
    Property: $153,000 ($41.72)
    Public Utilities: $56,000 ($15.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,679,000 ($730.57)
    Industrial Revenue: $890,000 ($242.71)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,891,000 ($1061.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,185,000 ($595.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,650,000 ($722.66)
    Other, NEC: $1,589,000 ($433.32)
    Industrial Revenue: $885,000 ($241.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000 ($1.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $117,000 ($31.91)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($7.91)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $669,000 ($182.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,635,000 ($445.87)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $885,000 ($241.34)

5.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,820 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Boyle County, KY  1.54% ($28,286 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, KY  0.65% ($22,962)
from Garrard County, KY  0.36% ($23,345)


6.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,743 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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 Boyle County, KY  1.61% ($27,917 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, KY  0.56% ($31,239)
to Garrard County, KY  0.51% ($26,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stanford:

  • WRSL (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYY (1280 AM; 1 kW; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: LANCASTER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDFB (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JUNCTION CITY, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS VISION & OUTREACH CORP)
  • WHIR (1230 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN B/CSTNG OF DANVILLE, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHBN (1420 AM; 1 kW; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF KE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stanford:

  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WRNZ (105.1 FM; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WDFB-FM (88.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDO-FM (98.7 FM; LIBERTY, KY; Owner: CARLOS D. WESLEY)

TV broadcast stations around Stanford:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBLU-LP (Channel 62; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: SANDRA B. POWLEY)
Stanford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Stanford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 22,653Total average daily traffic
  • 1,779Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,917Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Stanford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • State Garage On Us 27 (Lat: 37.539528 Lon: -84.651333), Call Sign: WGM609
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.135 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/2011, Expiration Date: 04/17/2021Registrant: Kytc-Div. Of Equiptment, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • Int Of Ky 78 & Ky 300 (Lat: 37.528694 Lon: -84.679111), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPCZ979
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/24/2023Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Industrial Park Rd (Lat: 37.534250 Lon: -84.648556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: WPPV941
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.162 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2004, Expiration Date: 02/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Rodman J BradshawRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • 1260 W Skyline Drive (Lat: 37.488139 Lon: -84.696056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQCI222
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 154.800 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/09/2025, Certifier: Ronnie DobsonRegistrant: Bluegrass 911, 278 Precision Ct., Lancaster, KY 40444-1072, Phone: (859) 792-3023, Fax: (859) 792-4959, Email:
  • Lat: 37.529444 Lon: -84.653056, Call Sign: WQCM964
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.012 MHz, 469.012 MHz, 464.362 MHz, 469.362 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 469.212 MHz, 464.037 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 464.062 MHz, 469.062 MHzGrant Date: 04/12/2005, Expiration Date: 04/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Certifier: Chuck NewnhamRegistrant: R.F. Technologies Inc., 542 S Prairie Street, Bethalto, IL 62010, Phone: (800) 598-2370, Fax: (618) 377-2176, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • N Hwy 27 (Lat: 37.550889 Lon: -84.645750), Overall height: 23.5 m, Call Sign: WPJA563
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHzGrant Date: 08/28/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2008Registrant: Phone: (312) 345-1111
  • Lat: 37.499278 Lon: -84.692500, Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.5 m, Overall height: 126.2 m, Call Sign: WQKE670
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Greg K Ballard Mr.Registrant: Broadband On Demand, LLC, 1120 Lebanon Rd, Danville, KY 40422, Phone: (859) 236-8503, Fax: (859) 712-0400, Email:
  • Lat: 37.499278 Lon: -84.692500, Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.5 m, Overall height: 126.2 m, Call Sign: WQKE670
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Greg K Ballard Mr.Registrant: Broadband On Demand, LLC, 1120 Lebanon Rd, Danville, KY 40422, Phone: (859) 236-8503, Fax: (859) 712-0400, Email:
  • Lat: 37.499278 Lon: -84.692500, Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.5 m, Overall height: 126.2 m, Call Sign: WQKE670
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Greg K Ballard Mr.Registrant: Broadband On Demand, LLC, 1120 Lebanon Rd, Danville, KY 40422, Phone: (859) 236-8503, Fax: (859) 712-0400, Email:
  • Lat: 37.499278 Lon: -84.692500, Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.5 m, Overall height: 126.2 m, Call Sign: WQKE670
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Greg K Ballard Mr.Registrant: Broadband On Demand, LLC, 1120 Lebanon Rd, Danville, KY 40422, Phone: (859) 236-8503, Fax: (859) 712-0400, Email:
  • Stanford, 2620 Boneyville Road (Lat: 37.499278 Lon: -84.692500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 122.5 m, Overall height: 126.2 m, Call Sign: WQQX574
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Certifier: Ronald R SmithRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Stanford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: JENKINS HIGH SCHOOL JR. ACE "E" (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28JH , Serial Number: JHS-1BB, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Sterling J Mounce, 582 Henry Clay Rd, Stanford, KY 40484
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 560XL (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 13, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW545C (4119 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 476JC , Serial Number: 560-6095, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): LLC Bandyco, 99 Lancaster St, Stanford, KY 40484, Other Owners: Southern National Bank First, Inc Utg
  • Aircraft: BOARD JAMES A ZENITH 601 HD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 740JB , Serial Number: 6-6837, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 07/17/2014
    Registrant (Individual): James A Board, 7030 Ky Hwy 1247, Stanford, KY 40484
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9786W , Serial Number: 28-23277, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael S Barker, 143 Shelby Ln, Stanford, KY 40484, Other Owners: Michael C Barker, Nicholas S Barker

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

STANFORD WATER WORKS (Population served: 9,284, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Stanford, KY
Most common first names in Stanford, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11474.4 years
William9474.7 years
Mary8981.7 years
John6476.1 years
Robert6172.2 years
George5474.5 years
Charles3963.9 years
Anna2880.5 years
Margaret2678.2 years
Elizabeth2682.1 years
Most common last names in Stanford, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4373.6 years
Young4277.7 years
Gooch3676.7 years
Jones3279.1 years
Miracle3274.1 years
Martin2875.4 years
Brown2874.3 years
Reed2675.1 years
Johnson2678.7 years
Adams2271.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Stanford, KY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1

Stanford compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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