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Population in 2017: 3,628 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 
Males: 1,544  (42.6%)
Females: 2,084  (57.4%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40484.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,320 (it was $25,087 in 2000)
Stanford:

$30,320
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,415 (it was $13,811 in 2000)

Stanford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,559 (it was $67,400 in 2000)
Stanford:

$113,559
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $132,095; detached houses: $145,259; townhouses or other attached units: $83,722; mobile homes: $96,548

Median gross rent in 2017: $566.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stanford: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.7%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 94.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 93.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Stanford, KY (2017)
    • 3,15986.3%White alone
    • 2677.3%Black alone
    • 1845.0%Hispanic
    • 310.8%Two or more races
    • 80.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Stanford, Kentucky as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Stanford is 246 to 1.


Crime rates in Stanford by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

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)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(81.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.9)
1
(29.6)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.3)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(57.7)
5
(143.7)
2
(57.7)
1
(29.1)
2
(58.9)
1
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.6)
1
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(82.0)
2
(54.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(55.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(346.2)
3
(86.2)
4
(115.4)
9
(262.1)
9
(265.0)
10
(295.9)
10
(284.8)
13
(371.6)
5
(135.5)
4
(109.5)
10
(273.4)
10
(272.6)
12
(328.4)
18
(497.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(375.1)
18
(517.4)
15
(432.7)
12
(349.4)
9
(265.0)
13
(384.7)
35
(996.9)
64
(1,830)
14
(379.5)
4
(109.5)
19
(519.4)
17
(463.5)
14
(383.1)
10
(276.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(115.4)
5
(143.7)
1
(28.8)
3
(87.4)
1
(29.4)
1
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.2)
8
(216.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(54.7)
8
(218.1)
12
(328.4)
8
(221.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)60.067.047.945.161.053.368.4109.5128.812.082.674.294.774.6

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City-data.com crime index in Stanford, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (51.2%), Irish (4.6%), German (3.0%), European (2.6%), English (2.5%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1861

Elevation: 946 feet

Land area: 3.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,179 people per square mile   (low).

Stanford, Kentucky map

65 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $929 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $599 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.53 N, Longitude: 84.66 W

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Stanford, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Stanford, KY in 2017
Stanford satellite photo by USGS

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 Stanford, KY residents
Average permit cost in Stanford, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Stanford, KY
Historical housing units in Stanford, KY

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+1.1%).
Most common industries in Stanford, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Rail transportation (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Stanford, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.7%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Stanford, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Stanford, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3

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 Stanford 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 Stanford 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 Stanford 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 the city 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Stanford topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Stanford:

Marital status in Stanford, KY
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Stanford:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stanford, KY (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

12.0%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

31.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lincoln 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
Water Supply 10$26,348$31,6181$1,388
Police Protection - Officers 9$31,623$42,1642$2,679
Sewerage 5$12,543$30,1030$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,313$49,8789$4,521
Streets and Highways 1$2,471$29,6521$199
Firefighters 1$6,524$78,2880$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$87,822$37,63813$8,787

Stanford government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $603,000 ($166.21)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($4.41)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,248,000 ($343.99)
    Sewerage: $887,000 ($244.49)
    Police Protection: $406,000 ($111.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $255,000 ($70.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $190,000 ($52.37)
    Central Staff Services: $190,000 ($52.37)
    Regular Highways: $156,000 ($43.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($3.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($1.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($16.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $346,000 ($95.37)
    Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($38.04)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($9.10)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($6.34)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($3.58)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($1.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,063,000 ($293.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $264,000 ($72.77)

Stanford government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $591,000 ($162.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $177,000 ($48.79)
    Other: $17,000 ($4.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($3.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $192,000 ($52.92)
    Other: $118,000 ($32.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000 ($12.95)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($1.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $36,000 ($9.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($5.79)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($1.65)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,259,000 ($347.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $69,000 ($19.02)
    Other: $62,000 ($17.09)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $584,000 ($160.97)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $437,000 ($120.45)
    Property: $326,000 ($89.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $115,000 ($31.70)
    Corporation Net Income: $82,000 ($22.60)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($4.41)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.28)

Stanford government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,408,000 ($2868.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,067,000 ($2774.81)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,557,000 ($429.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,216,000 ($335.17)

Stanford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,039,000 ($562.02)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $140,000 ($38.59)

6.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
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 Boyle County, KY  1.66% ($32,348 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, KY  0.72% ($30,544)
from Garrard County, KY  0.68% ($36,130)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Stanford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.6mTotal length
  • $2,564,000Total costs
  • 117,240Total average daily traffic
  • 11,288Total average daily truck traffic
  • 123,809Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Stanford, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 131950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Stanford, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • State Garage On Us 27 (Lat: 37.539528 Lon: -84.651333), Call Sign: WGM609,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.135 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2011, Expiration Date: 04/17/2021, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/24/2023, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/2004, Expiration Date: 02/04/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Rodman J Bradshaw, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/09/2025, Certifier: Ronnie Dobson, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2005, Expiration Date: 04/12/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Certifier: Chuck Newnham, Registrant: R.F. Technologies Inc., 542 S Prairie Street, Bethalto, IL 62010, Phone: (800) 598-2370, Fax: (618) 377-2176, Email:
  • 101 Old Fort Road (Lat: 37.544333 Lon: -84.672639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 6.2 m, Call Sign: WQZS272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2017, Expiration Date: 07/19/2027, Certifier: Christine Killen, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • N Hwy 27 (Lat: 37.550889 Lon: -84.645750), Overall height: 23.5 m, Call Sign: WPJA563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.500 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2008, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, 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, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • TO TOWER, 114 Portman Ave (Lat: 37.533667 Lon: -84.666556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: WQZC462,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2017, Expiration Date: 04/04/2027, Certifier: Steven Vagasky, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2013
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): LLC Bandyco, 99 Lancaster St, Stanford, KY 40484, Other Owners: Southern National Bank First, Inc Utg
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360 SER (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 58319 , Serial Number: 390761, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Eminant Eagle Aviation LLC, 405 W Main St, Stanford, KY 40484
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2013
    Registrant (Individual): James A Board, 7030 Ky Hwy 1247, Stanford, KY 40484
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7482F , Serial Number: 170576, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Eminate Eagle Aviation LLC, 405 W Main St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael S Barker, 143 Shelby Ln, Stanford, KY 40484, Other Owners: Michael C Barker, Nicholas S Barker

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 99 took place in 2014, and the least - 10 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Stanford, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.4%), and Outside Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Stanford, KY
    • 38550.4%Structure Fires
    • 21728.4%Outside Fires
    • 10914.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 536.9%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stanford, KY
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 46.5%Electricity
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stanford, KY
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 43.6%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Stanford compared to Kentucky state average:

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