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

Zip code: 42782

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,622 (it was $28,365 in 2000)
Summersville:

$36,622
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,905

Summersville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,697 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Summersville:

$59,697
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,963; Detached houses: $104,549; In 2-unit structures: $185,172; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,368; Mobile homes: $47,799
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  • White alone - 2,996 (97.0%)
  • Black alone - 47 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.10%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Summersville: 122.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 820 feet




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

Summersville CCD:  0.6% ($282)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (59.0 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buffalo, KY (2.8 miles) , Hammonville, KY (3.0 miles) , Magnolia, KY (3.0 miles ), Saloma, KY (3.0 miles) , Greensburg, KY (3.2 miles ), Magnolia-Upton, KY (3.5 miles) , Donansburg, KY (3.5 miles) , Hardyville, KY (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.38 N, Longitude: 85.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Summersville household income distribution Summersville home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Wood products (15%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Woodworkers (4%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Summersville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Summersville place center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 18.1 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.

Earthquake activity:

Summersville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Summersville center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Green County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Summersville:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GREEN HILL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GREENSBURG, KY)
  • GREEN HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GREENSBURG, KY)
  • CAMPBELLSVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Summersville, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summersville:

  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 26 miles; Columbia, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,222)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 55 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • Sullivan University (about 58 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Bellarmine University (about 59 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • University of Louisville (about 59 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Somerset Community College (about 59 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,009)

Public elementary/middle school in Summersville:

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Church in Summersville: Hodges Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

15.5%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

3.9%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Summersville, KY

Summersville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 (39%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Summersville CCD (based on Green County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.80%
Here75.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCumberland Presbyterian ChurchSeparate Baptists in ChristOther
Adherents70.4%13.5%5.1%3.6%7.4%
Congregations45.7%21.7%6.5%6.5%19.6%
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: 2
Green County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Green County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Green County:

31.3%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Green County:

16.6%
State:

15.9%

5.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Taylor County, KY  1.26% ($22,417 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.34% ($44,231)
from Adair County, KY  0.29% ($33,545)


5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
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 Taylor County, KY  1.51% ($27,281 average AGI)
to Adair County, KY  0.45% ($20,824)

Strongest AM radio stations in Summersville:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAKY (1540 AM; 1 kW; GREENSBURG, KY; Owner: GREEN COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WXAM (1430 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, KY; Owner: MARK GOODMAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTCO (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION & TAYLOR COUNTIES INC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOC (1150 AM; 1 kW; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summersville:

  • WGRK-FM (103.1 FM; GREENSBURG, KY; Owner: GREEN COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WCKQ (104.1 FM; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION & TAYLOR COUNTIES INC)
  • WVLC (99.9 FM; MANNSVILLE, KY; Owner: PATRICIA RODGERS)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC)
  • WAPD (91.7 FM; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WAKY-FM (102.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, KY; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WLSK (100.9 FM; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNK (99.1 FM; EDMONTON, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Summersville:

  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W04BP (Channel 4; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: CAMPSVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Summersville Wt, Water Tank In The Town Of (Lat: 37.330000 Lon: -85.545556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 43.5 m, Overall height: 48.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN795
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .50 Miles Ne On 323 Corner 0f 61 And 323 (Lat: 37.330833 Lon: -85.536833), Type: Upole, Structure height: 16 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQJF955
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.780 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2008, Expiration Date: 08/25/2018, Certifier: Mike Skaggs
    Registrant: Radius Us Inc., 4833 Colt Road, Rockford, IL 61109, Phone: (815) 873-9100, Fax: (815) 873-9108, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF4OJC, Licensee ID: L00358489
    Grant Date: 03/09/2007, Expiration Date: 03/09/2017
    Registrant: Dorothy A Perkins, 4577 Hudgins Hwy, Summersville, KY 42782



Summersville on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products"
  • #24 (42782) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #50 (42782) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
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