Wellington, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 574 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 259  (45.2%)
Females: 315  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 40205.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $88,048 (it was $57,031 in 2000)
Wellington:

$88,048
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $63,217 (it was $26,235 in 2000)

Wellington city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $276,640 (it was $143,800 in 2000)
Wellington:

$276,640
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $439,519; detached houses: $431,936

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,506.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wellington: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.3%
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  • Races in Wellington, KY (2019)
    • 44194.0%White alone
    • 112.3%Hispanic
    • 71.5%Asian alone
    • 30.6%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wellington, Kentucky as of September 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wellington is 113 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (25.3%), English (18.6%), Irish (14.6%), American (13.8%), British (3.2%), European (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/21/1946

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 6,243 people per square mile   (high).

Wellington, Kentucky map

28 residents are foreign born (4.1% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

6.0%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,103 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,987 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (4.4 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (272.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kingsley, KY (0.6 miles ),
Strathmoor Village, KY (0.7 miles ),
Seneca Gardens, KY (0.9 miles ),
Strathmoor Manor, KY (0.9 miles ),
West Buechel, KY (1.2 miles ),
Watterson Park, KY (1.4 miles ),
Plymouth Village, KY (1.4 miles ),
Meadowview Estates, KY (1.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.22 N, Longitude: 85.67 W

Distribution of median household income in Wellington, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wellington, KY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Most common industries in Wellington, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Wellington, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other financial specialists (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Engineers (4.0%)
  • Aircraft and traffic control occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Wellington, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wellington, Kentucky average temperatures Wellington, Kentucky average precipitation Wellington, Kentucky humidity Wellington, Kentucky wind speed Wellington, Kentucky snowfall Wellington, Kentucky sunshine Wellington, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.1. This is worse than average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.242. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.88. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.956. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.956
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.03
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Wellington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Wellington city center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wellington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from Wellington 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 126.9 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) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from Wellington center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from Wellington 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 Jefferson County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 3, Landslides: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Explosion: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wellington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wellington:

  • TWINBROOK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • ALLIANCE OF COMM HOSPICES AND PALLIATIVE CARE SERVI (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-BASHFORD (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FOUR COURTS AT CHEROKEE PARK (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FMC - KENTUCKIANA HOME THERAPIES (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HOSPITAL EAST HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • KLONDIKE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Amtrak station near Wellington:

  • 8 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellington:

  • Sullivan University (about 1 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 2 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 3 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Louisville (about 5 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 12 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

Public elementary/middle school in Wellington:

See full list of schools located in Wellington

Points of interest:

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Jefferson 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 Wellington and their reported violations in the past:

CAVE RUN REGIONAL WT COMM (Population served: 25, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-04-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-18-2007 to JAN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2014)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2006), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-05-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-28-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Wellington:

Marital status in Wellington, KY
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wellington:

  • High school or higher: 99.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wellington, KY (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant180,149384
Catholic120,62060
Mainline Protestant48,598129
Black Protestant35,30570
Other19,94758
Orthodox1,1803
None335,297-
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: 127
Jefferson County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Jefferson County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
Here:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 195
Jefferson County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 486
Jefferson County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.6%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

27.6%
Kentucky:

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

13.4%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.3%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wellington:

57.5%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.3%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wellington:

6.7%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wellington:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wellington:

37.1%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

62.4%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wellington, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Wellington government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($69.69)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($45.30)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($40.07)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($6.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($3.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $51,000 ($88.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $41,000 ($71.43)

Wellington government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($26.13)
    Other: $4,000 ($6.97)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $126,000 ($219.51)
    Property: $104,000 ($181.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($5.23)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.74)

Wellington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $452,000 ($787.46)

5.23% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bullitt County, KY  0.37% ($42,579 average AGI)
from Oldham County, KY  0.25% ($63,903)
from Clark County, IN  0.23% ($39,209)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bullitt County, KY  0.45% ($47,332 average AGI)
to Oldham County, KY  0.32% ($95,469)
to Clark County, IN  0.26% ($43,758)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wellington:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wellington:

  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W216BM (91.1 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wellington:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Big Woods Tank- Rolling Hills Rd, 0.1mi E Of Sr 1693 (Lat: 37.990833 Lon: -83.471944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQBP927,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.181 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2014, Expiration Date: 11/19/2024, Certifier: Teresa Shields, Registrant: Cave Run Water Commission, Inc., 7533 Hwy 1693, Wellington, KY 40387, Phone: (606) 768-6665, Fax: (606) 768-6580, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 9LV3227A, 8301 Us Hwy 460 (Lat: 37.915444 Lon: -83.516639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WRAW653,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2018, Expiration Date: 03/27/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • WELLINGTON, 0.3 Mile West Of (Lat: 37.915361 Lon: -83.516833), Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: KIV64,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2010, Certifier: James J. R. Talbot, Registrant: At&t Communications Of The South Central States, LLC, 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wellington)

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 25 took place in 2010, and the least - 7 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Wellington, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.3%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wellington, KY
    • 5741.3%Structure Fires
    • 5237.7%Outside Fires
    • 2518.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wellington, KY
Most common first names in Wellington, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary979.8 years
James680.0 years
Charles561.6 years
John581.2 years
William568.0 years
Henry477.0 years
Robert470.5 years
Harold358.3 years
Edna381.0 years
Earl380.4 years
Most common last names in Wellington, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Back1174.5 years
Lawson1168.7 years
Adams879.0 years
Pugh776.3 years
Murphy779.0 years
Brown762.5 years
Wells779.0 years
Halsey682.3 years
Little680.5 years
Williams582.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wellington, KY
  • 88.1%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wellington, KY
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity


Wellington compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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