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Population in 2012: 1,466 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 

Males: 765  (52.2%)
Females: 701  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  42.4 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41179.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,733 (it was $15,938 in 2000)
Vanceburg:

$15,733
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,493

Vanceburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,260 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
Vanceburg:

$39,260
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $49,700; Detached houses: $54,218; Townhouses or other attached units: $68,425; In 2-unit structures: $279,922; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $37,323; Mobile homes: $28,229

Median gross rent in 2012: $333.

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  • White alone - 1,484 (97.8%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (1.0%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vanceburg: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.1%), German (15.1%), Irish (13.6%), English (10.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/24/1827

Elevation: 525 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,272 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Vanceburg:

  • High school or higher: 54.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vanceburg city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 18.1%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Vanceburg, Kentucky as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vanceburg to the number of sex offenders is 113 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $280 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $284 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (49.6 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (73.9 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (321.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rome, OH (2.4 miles) , Garrison, KY (2.8 miles) , Concord, KY (3.3 miles) , Tollesboro, KY (3.4 miles) , Laurel-Petersville, KY (3.4 miles) , Friendship, OH (3.8 miles ), Carter, KY (4.0 miles) , Tygarts, KY (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 38.60 N, Longitude: 83.32 W

Area code: 606

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Crime rates in Vanceburg by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100120000
per 100,000 59.10.00.058.1117.40.00.00.00.0
Robberies 011001100
per 100,000 0.058.858.40.00.059.159.50.00.0
Assaults 064021031
per 100,000 0.0352.9233.80.0117.459.10.0196.365.4
Burglaries 111441104317
per 100,000 650.5823.5233.858.1587.2236.3178.565.4457.5
Thefts 3523151813510155
per 100,000 2069.81352.9876.71045.3763.4295.3594.9981.7326.8
Auto thefts 212301010
per 100,000 118.358.8116.9174.20.059.10.065.40.0
Arson N/A000N/A0100
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A0.059.50.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 192.7213.1130.2110.6196.865.256.392.060.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.92
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Vanceburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Vanceburg city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vanceburg-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 90% 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 43.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.6 miles away from Vanceburg 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 37.1 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 43.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Vanceburg 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).
Vanceburg topographic map

Birthplace of: James Baird (civil engineer) - Football player and coach, Thomas Massie (judge) - Businessman and politician, Thomas H. Paynter - Politician.


Hospital/medical center in Vanceburg:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - VANCEBURG (Nursing Home, 58 EASTHAM STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Vanceburg, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vanceburg:

  • Shawnee State University (about 20 miles; Portsmouth, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,573)
  • Morehead State University (about 29 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 5,875)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Southern State Community College (about 47 miles; Hillsboro, OH; FT enrollment: 2,084)
  • Marshall University (about 50 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 59 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,391)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 69 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 10,543)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Vanceburg:

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Library in Vanceburg:

  • LEWIS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $247,543; Location: 52 SECOND STREET; 31,850 books; 722 audio materials; 887 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Vanceburg: Vanceburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A), Vanceburg Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Appletree Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Stone Haven Motel (Lion Lane).

Court: Lewis County - Circuit & District Court Clerk (Justice Centre).

 
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 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.20
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

22.1

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

VANCEBURG ELECTRIC PLANT BOARD (Population served: 8250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-1997), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-1997), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 31 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vanceburg that have no violations reported:

  • GREATER FLEMING CO WT COMM (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.8%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vanceburg, KY

86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
53 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Vanceburg in 2000:

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Vanceburg compared to Kentucky state average:

Vanceburg, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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 Vanceburg (2011 data):

  • Citizens Deposit Bank & Trust: at Second & Main Street, branch established on 1930/10/21; Aa Branch at Aa Hwy & Shelton Drive, branch established on 1998/02/23. Info updated 2010/09/27: Bank assets: $212.9 mil, Deposits: $183.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: at 26 Second Street, branch established on 1976/10/26. Info updated 2010/08/18: Bank assets: $28.4 mil, Deposits: $23.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vanceburg travel time to work - commute


Vanceburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Vanceburg city (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
Lewis County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lewis County:

10.4%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

33.6%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,550
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$179
Police Protection - Officers 5$15,215$36,5160$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$714
Streets and Highways 3$7,954$31,8160$0
Sewerage 2$5,585$33,5100$0
Water Supply 2$6,617$39,7020$0
Electric Power 5$13,811$33,1460$0
Gas Supply 2$6,373$38,2380$0
Other and Unallocable 5$18,252$43,8050$0
Totals for Government 25$75,932$36,4475$3,443

Vanceburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $165,000 ($112.55)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,677,000 ($2508.19)
    Gas Utilities: $613,000 ($418.14)
    Police Protection: $315,000 ($214.87)
    Water Utilities: $231,000 ($157.57)
    Central Staff Services: $201,000 ($137.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($77.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $79,000 ($53.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($25.92)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($23.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,254,000 ($2219.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $50,000 ($34.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($8.87)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($6.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($6.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $321,000 ($218.96)

Vanceburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $147,000 ($100.27)
    All Other: $3,000 ($2.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $290,000 ($197.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $33,000 ($22.51)
    Special Assessments: $27,000 ($18.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($13.64)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($13.64)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,443,000 ($7123.47)
    Water Utilities: $920,000 ($627.56)
    Gas Utilities: $878,000 ($598.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $158,000 ($107.78)
    Highways: $28,000 ($19.10)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $178,000 ($121.42)
    Property: $63,000 ($42.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($2.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($2.73)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,000 ($2.05)

Vanceburg government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,335,000 ($55480.90)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,686,000 ($53673.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,649,000 ($1806.96)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,000 ($3.41)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,000 ($3.41)

Vanceburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $794,000 ($541.61)

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 Vanceburg:

  • WKKS (1570 AM; 1 kW; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vanceburg:

  • WKKS-FM (104.9 FM; VANCEBURG, KY; Owner: BROWN COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAGX (101.3 FM; MANCHESTER, OH; Owner: JEWELL SCHAEFFER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRAC (103.1 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: DREAMCATCHER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVXW (89.5 FM; WEST UNION, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WUGO (102.3 FM; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Vanceburg:

  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Vanceburg, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
See more detailed statistics of Vanceburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vanceburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 402.33 Meters East Of Ky Route 59 And Rock Run Road (Lat: 38.562444 Lon: -83.323306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: WQDM700
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2005, Expiration Date: 10/03/2015, Certifier: Gerald Robinette
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 611 Front St (Lat: 38.580083 Lon: -83.344917), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPCE435
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 05/03/2023
    Registrant: Electric Plant Board Of The City Of Vanceburg, 191 Front Street, Vanceburg, KY 41179, Phone: (606) 796-2641, Fax: (606) 796-6311, Email:
  • Bellair Subdivision (Lat: 38.563139 Lon: -83.324917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPJR852
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2001, Expiration Date: 09/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2011, Certifier: Phil Kennedy
    Registrant: Electric Plant Board Of The City Of Vanceburg, 191 Front Street, Vanceburg, KY 41179, Phone: (606) 796-2641, Fax: (606) 796-6311, Email:
  • High School Tank- Sr 9/ Sr 10 & Lions Lane (Lat: 38.597222 Lon: -83.345556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WPRK941
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2005, Expiration Date: 11/06/2015, Certifier: Phil Kennedy
    Registrant: Electric Plant Board Of The City Of Vanceburg, 191 Front Street, Vanceburg, KY 41179, Phone: (606) 796-2641, Fax: (606) 796-6311, Email:
  • Quicks Run Bps- Quicks Run Rd & Sr 8 (Lat: 38.640833 Lon: -83.356389), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPYD858
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2003, Expiration Date: 07/24/2013, Certifier: Phil Kennedy
    Registrant: Electric Plant Board Of The City Of Vanceburg, 191 Front Street, Vanceburg, KY 41179, Phone: (606) 796-2641, Fax: (606) 796-6311, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vanceburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15361 , Serial Number: 28-7305063, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Maurice E Esham, 1718 Ky 344, Vanceburg, KY 41179
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4434X , Serial Number: 28R-7635041, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry Cooper, 762 Stafford Hl, Vanceburg, KY 41179
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61062 , Serial Number: 15070774, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1969
    Registrant (Individual): David F Bate, 8326 Ky 59, Vanceburg, KY 41179
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6520S , Serial Number: 15067320, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Carey Highfield, 5073 W Ky 8, Vanceburg, KY 41179


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Vanceburg


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vanceburg, KY

Most common first names in Vanceburg, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6269.5 years
William5676.5 years
John5075.3 years
Mary4577.3 years
Charles3470.2 years
George3476.1 years
Robert3371.8 years
Anna2680.3 years
Dorothy2476.3 years
Thomas2270.8 years
Most common last names in Vanceburg, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4771.6 years
Bloomfield4271.7 years
Lewis3875.8 years
Cooper3476.9 years
Lykins2676.2 years
Stone2473.3 years
Johnson2471.8 years
Polley2374.9 years
Moore2275.7 years
Clark2271.9 years

Businesses in Vanceburg, KY

  • H&R Block: 1
  • McDonald's: 1


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