Wallins Creek, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 154 (84% urban, 16% rural). Population change since 2000: -40.1%
Males: 80  (52.1%)
Females: 74  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40873.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,538 (it was $11,083 in 2000)
Wallins Creek:

$19,538
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,020 (it was $8,151 in 2000)

Wallins Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $60,249 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
Wallins Creek:

$60,249
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $47,243; Detached houses: $48,659; Mobile homes: $36,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $500.

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    • 15599.4%White alone
    • 10.6%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wallins Creek: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (40.0%), Irish (10.8%), English (3.1%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1925

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 394 people per square mile   (very low).

Wallins Creek,KY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Wallins Creek:

  • High school or higher: 59.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 25.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallins Creek city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 23.5%

3 residents are foreign born (2.1% North America).

This city:

2.1%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wallins Creek, Kentucky as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wallins Creek to the number of sex offenders is 152 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $414 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $376 (0.7%)

Wallins Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (66.0 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (102.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (414.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Wallins, KY (0.9 miles ), Coldiron, KY (1.5 miles ), Loyall, KY (1.9 miles ), Harlan, KY (2.3 miles ), Pathfork, KY (2.4 miles ), Alva, KY (2.6 miles ), Tejay, KY (2.8 miles ), Pine Mountain, KY (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 83.41 W

Area code: 606

Wallins Creek household income distribution Wallins Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Wallins Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wallins Creek, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Wallins Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Wallins Creek city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 tornado 40.6 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Wallins Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Wallins Creek center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city 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 269.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 4.7 miles away from Wallins Creek center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.7 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 Harlan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wallins Creek topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallins Creek:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 22 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 42 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Walters State Community College (about 44 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Tusculum College (about 59 miles; Greeneville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 61 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wallins Creek (A), Terry Fork (B), Plats Fork (C), Little Creek (D), Laurel Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Harlan 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 67.8. This is about average.

City:

67.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 42.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

42.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.5%
(31.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wallins Creek compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

Wallins Creek travel time to work - commute Wallins Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wallins Creek city (based on Harlan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,15295
Mainline Protestant1,52413
Black Protestant9683
Catholic2073
Other1512
None14,276-
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: 10
Harlan County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Harlan County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Harlan County:

29.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,332$27,9840$0
Water Supply 1$3,791$45,4920$0
Totals for Government 2$6,123$36,7380$0

2.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.60%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bell County, KY  0.19% ($45,813 average AGI)
from Fayette County, KY  0.18% ($27,667)
from Laurel County, KY  0.14% ($25,000)


3.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.09%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bell County, KY  0.27% ($34,348 average AGI)
to Madison County, KY  0.22% ($23,316)
to Fayette County, KY  0.21% ($19,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallins Creek:

  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WSWV (1570 AM; 2 kW; PENNINGTON GAP, VA; Owner: IBS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallins Creek:

  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WJNV (99.1 FM; JONESVILLE, VA; Owner: REGINA KAY MOORE)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wallins Creek:

  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Wallins Creek fatal accident list:

Nov 13, 2008 06:29 PM, Us-119, Lat: 36.83636, Lon: -83.41670, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 2007 04:00 PM, Platts Fork Road, Lat: 36.82758, Lon: -83.40760, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2006 08:00 AM, Us-119, Lat: 36.83109, Lon: -83.42791, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 2003 09:12 AM, Sr-219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 1, 1996 05:55 PM, 0219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 27, 1995 11:08 AM, 119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $157,000Total costs
  • 4,860Total average daily traffic
  • 5,819Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • FOX KNOB, Fox Knob Mountain (Lat: 36.800556 Lon: -83.375278), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 54 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WNBM989
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2005, Expiration Date: 02/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2011
    Registrant: Tri-State Electronics, Inc., 640 Four Mile Road, Baxter, KY 40806, Phone: (606) 573-5461, Fax: (606) 573-3816, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: AF4JY, Previous Call Sign: KC4MXN
    Grant Date: 05/20/1998, Expiration Date: 10/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2004
    Registrant: Ralph Cornett, 78 Cornett Dr, Wallins Creek, KY 40873
  • Call Sign: KE4SPX
    Grant Date: 06/29/1998, Expiration Date: 11/09/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2006
    Registrant: Opal Cornett, 144 Cornett Dr, Wallins Creek, KY 40873
  • Call Sign: KF4HDH, Licensee ID: L00191476
    Grant Date: 11/30/2005, Expiration Date: 02/27/2016, Certifier: Roy L Watkins
    Registrant: Roy L Watkins, 3649 Hwy 219, Wallins Creek, KY 40873
  • Call Sign: KM4FT, Licensee ID: L01368966
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 04/09/2018, Certifier: Donald E Arvin
    Registrant: Donald E Arvin, 58 Walter Street, Wallins Creek, KY 40873-0309
  • Call Sign: N9XLJ, Licensee ID: L00849128
    Grant Date: 04/19/2004, Expiration Date: 07/09/2014, Certifier: Kenneth F Mann Jr
    Registrant: Kenneth F Mann Jr, 200 S Wallins Ave, Wallins Creek, KY 40873
  • Call Sign: WD4FIL, Licensee ID: L01291794
    Grant Date: 06/07/2007, Expiration Date: 08/29/2017, Certifier: Fred A Saylor
    Registrant: Fred A Saylor, 948 Terrysfork Rd, Wallins Creek, KY 40873

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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