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Median resident age:  36.9 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 41179

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,434 (it was $26,103 in 2000)
Tollesboro:

$31,434
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,902

Tollesboro CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,597 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Tollesboro:

$74,597
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,456; Detached houses: $88,659; Mobile homes: $37,245
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Tollesboro races chart
  • White alone - 3,225 (97.9%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tollesboro: 126.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 816 feet




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

Tollesboro CCD:  0.6% ($283)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Tollesboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (61.0 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (64.3 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (313.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Concord, KY (2.7 miles) , Manchester, OH (2.8 miles ), Rome, OH (3.2 miles) , Vanceburg, KY (3.4 miles ), Bentonville, OH (3.4 miles ), Maysville, KY (3.7 miles ), Aberdeen, OH (3.7 miles ), Laurel-Petersville, KY (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 38.59 N, Longitude: 83.54 W

Area code: 606

Tollesboro household income distribution Tollesboro home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Apparel (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Tollesboro-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the Tollesboro place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tollesboro-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 89% 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 34.5 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 35.9 miles away from Tollesboro center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Lucille P. Markey - Philanthropist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Tollesboro:

  • ADAMS COUNTY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • EAGLE CREEK NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)
  • CHESTNUT RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WEST UNION, OH)

Political contributions by individuals in Tollesboro, KY

Amtrak station near Tollesboro:

  • 14 miles: MAYSVILLE (W. FRONT ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tollesboro:

  • Morehead State University (about 29 miles; Morehead, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,875)
  • Shawnee State University (about 31 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • Southern State Community College (about 45 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,084)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 50 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,391)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 59 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 10,543)
  • Marshall University (about 62 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)

Private high school in Tollesboro:

  • TOLLESBORO CHRISTIAN JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: INTERSECTION HWY 57 & HWY 10; Grades: 6 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Tollesboro:

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Notable locations in Tollesboro: Ruggles Camp (A), Wells Landing (B), Manchester Station Landing (C), Chalkley Station (D), Tollesboro Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tollesboro include: Fryes Church (A), Gallilee Church (B), Happy Hollow Church (C), Wesley Chapel (D), Mount Tabor Church (E), Mount Zion Church (F), Muses Chapel (G), Pine Grove Church (H), Pine Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mays Cemetery (1), Hackworth Cemetery (2), Cedar Leaf Cemetery (3), Burtonville Cemetery (4), Nash Cemetery (5), Pine Grove Cemetery (6), Fairmont Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Mitchell Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buck Lick Branch (A), Toles Creek (B), Bethel Creek (C), Big Branch (D), Browns Run (E), Crooked Creek (F), Union Branch (G), Turkey Run (H), Clear Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 3.22. This is significantly better than average.
City:

3.22
U.S.:

31.96
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
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: 0.2% of all households

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

22.5%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

6.5%
Whole state:

6.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tollesboro, KY

Tollesboro 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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Banks with branches in Tollesboro (2011 data):

  • Citizens Deposit Bank & Trust: Tollesboro Branch at State Highway 10, branch established on 1967/11/27. Info updated 2010/09/27: Bank assets: $212.9 mil, Deposits: $183.5 mil, headquarters in Vanceburg, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tollesboro CCD (based on Lewis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.13%
Here35.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents42.1%26.0%18.7%5.8%3.2%
Congregations39.0%14.6%24.4%4.9%2.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.8%0.7%0.7%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%4.9%
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: 7
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Lewis County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Lewis County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.6%
Kentucky:

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

16.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

4.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Mason County, KY  0.90% ($24,243 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.53% ($20,545)
from Fleming County, KY  0.44% ($22,833)


4.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 Mason County, KY  1.22% ($28,460 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.46% ($29,105)
to Rowan County, KY  0.39% ($24,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tollesboro:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKKS (1570 AM; 1 kW; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTM (1240 AM; 1 kW; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TABACCO CO.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFLE (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tollesboro:

  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKKS-FM (104.9 FM; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFTM-FM (95.9 FM; MAYSVILLE, KY; Owner: STANDARD TOBACCO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WAOL (99.5 FM; RIPLEY, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WAXZ (97.7 FM; GEORGETOWN, OH; Owner: RICHARD L. PLESSINGER, SR.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tollesboro:

  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W17AY (Channel 17; SEAMAN, OH; Owner: TRANQUILITY COMMUNITY CHURCH)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Mattherw J Wallack, 19838 W Ky 9 (Lat: 38.566944 Lon: -83.632944), Type: 83.5, Overall height: 82.3 m
    Registrant: 3153763333, Mwallack@blvdllc.Com, 7383 UTICA BLVD

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tollesboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: GEMINI TWIN PPC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2543Y , Serial Number: 046, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Deron K Mullikin, 4099 Buck Lick Br, Tollesboro, KY 41189
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5847W , Serial Number: 28-2286, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronnie E Polley, 291 Saint Andrews Pl, Tollesboro, KY 41189, Other Owners: Verdena R Polley, Michele E Cochran



Tollesboro on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper"
  • #44 (41179) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
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