Versailles, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 9,292 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.7%
 
Males: 4,248  (45.7%)
Females: 5,044  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40383.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,334 (it was $35,052 in 2000)
Versailles:

$40,334
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,996 (it was $18,489 in 2000)

Versailles city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,825 (it was $90,200 in 2000)
Versailles:

$161,825
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,832; detached houses: $197,729; townhouses or other attached units: $161,668; mobile homes: $29,103

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Versailles: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.0%
(22.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Black residents, 41.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Versailles, KY (2017)
    • 7,24078.8%White alone
    • 8999.8%Hispanic
    • 7267.9%Black alone
    • 2873.1%Two or more races
    • 360.4%Asian alone
    • 60.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Versailles, Kentucky as of January 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Versailles is 457 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Versailles by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(89.5)
6
(75.7)
4
(46.4)
9
(104.7)
6
(67.6)
2
(22.3)
5
(54.9)
4
(15.4)
13
(49.4)
10
(37.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(38.4)
6
(75.7)
6
(69.5)
6
(69.8)
9
(101.3)
3
(33.4)
9
(98.8)
4
(15.4)
5
(19.0)
6
(22.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(191.9)
8
(101.0)
15
(173.9)
14
(162.9)
17
(191.4)
8
(89.2)
9
(98.8)
7
(27.0)
9
(34.2)
11
(41.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
164
(2,098)
137
(1,729)
222
(2,573)
167
(1,943)
122
(1,374)
110
(1,226)
92
(1,010)
105
(405.0)
124
(471.1)
92
(346.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
387
(4,951)
508
(6,411)
494
(5,726)
495
(5,761)
390
(4,391)
297
(3,310)
321
(3,526)
273
(1,053)
357
(1,356)
273
(1,028)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(319.8)
21
(265.0)
23
(266.6)
26
(302.6)
22
(247.7)
26
(289.8)
19
(208.7)
15
(57.9)
25
(95.0)
26
(97.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.2)
3
(34.8)
5
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)492.0502.1546.4528.0414.4309.4343.897.5146.9118.4

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City-data.com crime index in Versailles, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (30.2%), English (8.7%), Irish (7.0%), German (6.0%), European (1.7%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/13/1837

Land area: 2.81 square miles.

Population density: 3,301 people per square mile   (average).

Versailles, Kentucky map

614 residents are foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

This city:

6.7%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,364 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,073 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (13.0 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (304.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Midway, KY (2.7 miles ),
Lawrenceburg, KY (3.0 miles ),
Keene, KY (3.1 miles ),
Salvisa, KY (3.4 miles ),
Frankfort, KY (3.5 miles ),
Fayette, KY (3.6 miles ),
Lexington-Fayette, KY (3.6 miles ),
Wilmore, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.05 N, Longitude: 84.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,282 (+24.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,781 (40.2%)

Area code: 859

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

Versailles tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Kentucky:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +233 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in Versailles, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Versailles, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Versailles, Kentucky

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Versailles, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0649. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0649
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Versailles city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Versailles-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% 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 44.1 miles away from Versailles 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 173.6 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 46.8 miles away from Versailles 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 178.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.2 miles away from Versailles center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from Versailles center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Woodford County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Landslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Versailles topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Versailles:

  • BLUEGRASS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 360 AMSDEN AVENUE)
  • WOODFORD MEMORIAL HOSP (360 AMSDEN AVE)
  • DAVITA - VERSAILLES DIALYSIS (480 LEXINGTON ROAD STE, E)

College/University in Versailles:

  • Kentucky Community and Technical College System (Location: 300 North Main Street; Public; Website: www.kctcs.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Versailles:

  • University of Kentucky (about 13 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 23,517)
  • Kentucky State University (about 13 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 32 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Sullivan University (about 53 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 54 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Bellarmine University (about 55 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

Public high schools in Versailles:

Public elementary/middle schools in Versailles:

Private elementary/middle schools in Versailles:

  • ST LEO SCHOOL (Students: 164, Location: 255 HUNTERTOWN RD, Grades: UG-8)
  • WOODFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 140, Location: 320 HOPE LN, Grades: PK-5)
  • VERSAILLES MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 71, Location: 480 PINCKARD PIKE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Versailles

Library in Versailles:

  • LOGAN HELM WOODFORD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,768,567; Location: 115 NORTH MAIN STREET; 55,233 books; 319 e-books; 4,097 audio materials; 3,024 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 119 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Versailles: Versailles Fire Department Station 2 (A), Woodford County Fire Department Station 1 (B), Woodford County Ambulance Service (C), Versailles Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Woodford County Historical Society (Museums; 121 Rose Hill Avenue), Bluegrass Railroad Museum (175 Beasley Drive), Jouett House (Historical Places & Services; 255 Craigs Creek Road), Woodford County Chamber of Commerce (141 North Main Street).

Hotels: Bed & Breakfast At Sills Inn (270 Montgomery Avenue), 1823 Historic Rose Hill Inn (233 Rose Hill).

Courts: Woodford County Government - Judge District Court (Court House), Kentucky Commonwealth - Kentucky Department Of Insurance- Court Of Justice-Woodford Co (Beasley Drive).

Birthplace of: John J. Crittenden - Attorney General, Noel F. Parrish - USAF Brigadier General, Ben Chandler - Kentucky politician, John Conlee - Country singer, John Watson Barr - Federal judge, MacKenzie Miller - Horse trainer, Randall L. Gibson - Confederate Army general, John T. Hughes - Confederate Army officer, Melissa Moore - Actor, William Walker (jockey) - Jockey.

Woodford 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 Versailles and their reported violations in the past:

VERSAILLES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 17,822, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2009)
SO WOODFORD CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4,158, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between FEB-2014 and APR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
NE WOODFORD CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 2,919, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-20-2006 to DEC-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2007)
IMPERIAL MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 410, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Versailles (2011 data):

  • Citizens Commerce National Bank: at 534 Marsailles Road, branch established on 1996/11/12; Versailles Branch at 231 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/08/30. Info updated 2011/08/15: Bank assets: $235.8 mil, Deposits: $192.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Versailles Branch at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1852/03/01; Versailles Woodford Plaza Branch at 480 Lexington Road, branch established on 1969/12/15. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Bank & Trust Company: at 100 United Drive, branch established on 1880/03/03; The Locust Street Branch at 152 Locust Street, branch established on 1971/04/19. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $582.2 mil, Deposits: $422.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • Town & Country Bank and Trust Company: Versailles Branch at 116 North Main Street, branch established on 2005/10/24. Info updated 2009/02/02: Bank assets: $378.2 mil, Deposits: $310.5 mil, headquarters in Bardstown, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Bank Holding Company
  • Kentucky Bank: Versailles Branch at 520 Marsailles Road, branch established on 1993/01/20. Info updated 2007/12/21: Bank assets: $659.7 mil, Deposits: $543.1 mil, headquarters in Paris, KY, positive income, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Kentucky Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Lexington Road at 442 Lexington Road, branch established on 1980/10/11. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Versailles:

Marital status in Versailles, KY
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Versailles:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

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Neighborhood in Versailles (Versailles, Kentucky Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Versailles, KY (based on Woodford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,90730
Mainline Protestant3,83715
Catholic1,7631
Black Protestant2442
Other-1
None9,188-
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: 2
Woodford County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Woodford County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.6%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Versailles:

46.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Versailles:

41.0%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Versailles:

28.8
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.2%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Versailles:

11.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

52.5%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Versailles, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$153,886$55,9598$20,427
Police - Other 14$41,104$35,2320$0
Water Supply 12$49,680$49,6800$0
Solid Waste Management 12$42,842$42,8420$0
Firefighters 10$50,109$60,1310$0
Sewerage 8$31,627$47,4410$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,332$39,9960$0
Financial Administration 3$11,439$45,7560$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,638$69,8287$6,907
Judicial and Legal 1$3,049$36,5880$0
Totals for Government 99$408,706$49,54015$27,334

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,219,000 ($346.43)
    Water Utilities: $2,429,000 ($261.41)
    Sewerage: $1,905,000 ($205.02)
    Central Staff Services: $1,524,000 ($164.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $890,000 ($95.78)
    Regular Highways: $722,000 ($77.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $238,000 ($25.61)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($1.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($0.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $301,000 ($32.39)
    Police Protection: $150,000 ($16.14)
    Central Staff Services: $116,000 ($12.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($8.07)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $30,000 ($3.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,389,000 ($579.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $786,000 ($84.59)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,950,000 ($317.48)
    Other: $846,000 ($91.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,478,000 ($159.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $95,000 ($10.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,513,000 ($378.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $336,000 ($36.16)
    Highways: $170,000 ($18.30)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,687,000 ($396.79)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,559,000 ($167.78)
    Property: $715,000 ($76.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $679,000 ($73.07)
    Corporation Net Income: $479,000 ($51.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $112,000 ($12.05)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,373,000 ($2730.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,621,000 ($2542.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,752,000 ($188.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,088,000 ($762.81)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,957,000 ($533.47)

8.07% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
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 Fayette County, KY  2.80% ($54,633 average AGI)
from Jessamine County, KY  0.54% ($48,964)
from Franklin County, KY  0.51% ($38,923)


7.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fayette County, KY  2.28% ($42,848 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KY  0.70% ($33,239)
to Scott County, KY  0.39% ($51,550)
Businesses in Versailles, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Sears1
Cricket Wireless2Starbucks1
Dairy Queen2Subway2
FedEx5U-Haul1
Ford1UPS3
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Versailles:

  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLXG (1300 AM; 3 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFKY (1490 AM; 1 kW; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Versailles:

  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WBTF (107.9 FM; MIDWAY, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRVG-FM (89.9 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: GEORGETOWN COLLEGE)
  • WRFL (88.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: UN OF KENTUCKY BD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKED-FM (103.7 FM; FRANKFORT, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLXO (96.1 FM; STAMPING GROUND, KY; Owner: CLARITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Versailles:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Versailles fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Versailles fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.4mTotal length
  • $1,003,000Total costs
  • 153,869Total average daily traffic
  • 26,663Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,596Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Versailles, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Versailles, KY

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Versailles, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14979.0 years
William13873.2 years
James12972.9 years
John9776.3 years
Robert7172.5 years
Charles6276.1 years
Margaret5981.1 years
Elizabeth5482.0 years
George4176.3 years
Anna3180.0 years
Most common last names in Versailles, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown4777.5 years
Smith4571.6 years
Wilson3576.7 years
Johnson3474.2 years
Jones3473.2 years
Jackson3280.7 years
Williams3074.6 years
Lewis2671.9 years
Carter2678.0 years
Howard2574.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Versailles, KY
  • 49.4%Utility gas
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Versailles, KY
  • 72.1%Electricity
  • 25.6%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood


Versailles compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Versailles on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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  • David Charles Weatherly (4)
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