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Population in 2012: 3,397 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 

Males: 2,120  (62.4%)
Females: 1,277  (37.6%)

Median resident age:  35.9 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41472.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,637 (it was $21,429 in 2000)
West Liberty:

$25,637
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,777

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,015 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
West Liberty:

$108,015
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,622; Detached houses: $125,768; Mobile homes: $181,486

Median gross rent in 2012: $405.

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  • White alone - 2,713 (79.0%)
  • Black alone - 580 (16.9%)
  • Hispanic - 61 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 37 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 32 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Liberty: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (29.8%), Irish (14.8%), English (9.6%), German (8.3%), Scottish (1.8%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/21/1840

Elevation: 830 feet

Land area: 4.43 square miles.

Population density: 766 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in West Liberty:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Liberty city:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

58 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in West Liberty, Kentucky as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in West Liberty to the number of sex offenders is 79 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $730 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $569 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (56.6 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (67.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (358.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wrigley, KY (2.4 miles) , Cannel City, KY (2.7 miles) , Grassy Creek, KY (2.8 miles) , Paint Creek, KY (3.0 miles) , Ezel, KY (3.2 miles ), Hazel Green, KY (3.5 miles) , Maytown, KY (3.5 miles ), Sandy Hook, KY (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $143,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 37 buildings, average cost: $55,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 83.26 W

Area code: 606

West Liberty household income distribution West Liberty home values distribution


 

Crime rates in West Liberty by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00001010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.030.40.028.90.0
Robberies 00001120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.030.429.857.80.0
Assaults 03032011
per 100,000 0.088.90.089.760.80.028.929.0
Burglaries 07541310164
per 100,000 0.0207.4148.7119.6395.3298.0462.6116.1
Thefts 236353547334616
per 100,000 59.21066.71041.01046.31429.0983.31329.9464.6
Auto thefts 20403424
per 100,000 59.20.0119.00.091.2119.257.8116.1
Arson 000N/A2000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A60.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 7.478.064.170.9143.481.9142.043.5

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Kentucky average:

1.88

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West Liberty, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,334 (+68.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Information (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

West Liberty-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.8 miles away from the West Liberty city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 59.7 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Liberty-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 80% 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 42.1 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 37.1 miles away from West Liberty center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from West Liberty center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Joseph M. Kendall - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in West Liberty:

  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH HHA (Home Health Center, 493 MAIN STREET, P O BOX 579)
  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 476 LIBERTY ROAD)
  • WEST LIBERTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 774 LIBERTY ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in West Liberty, KY

Airports located in West Liberty:

  • West Liberty Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 95, Itinerant Ops: 1,235, Local Ops: 1,200, Military Ops: 10)

Local government website: WWW.CITYOFWESTLIBERTY.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Liberty:

  • Morehead State University (about 21 miles; Morehead, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,875)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,202)
  • Marshall University (about 58 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 9,821)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 59 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 12,354)
  • Shawnee State University (about 59 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 3,573)
  • National College-Lexington (about 64 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 2,647)

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Public elementary/middle schools in West Liberty:

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Library in West Liberty:

  • MORGAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $227,257; Location: 151 UNIVERSITY DRIVE; 24,648 books; 1,259 audio materials; 480 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in West Liberty: West Liberty Fire Department (A), Morgan County Office Building (B), Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex (C), Morgan County Emergency Ambulance Service (D), Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Liberty include: Abundant Life Full Gospel Church (A), West Liberty Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Salyer Cemetery (1), Davis Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lewis Branch (A), Long Branch (B), Spaws Creek (C), Mill Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Stamper Motel (323 Main Street), Days Inn of West Liberty-Fax (1613 West Main Street), Morgan Inn (323 Main Street), Days Inn of West Liberty (1613 West Main Street).

Courts: Circuit Court Clerk-Donna Pelfrey (518 Main), Morgan County - Cooperative Extension Office Court Clerk-Randy Will- County Office Buil (450 Prestonsburg Street).

 
Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

MORGAN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6089, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-09-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
WEST LIBERTY WATER COMPANY (Population served: 2950, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-14-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.7%
(29.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in West Liberty, KY

1,880 people in state prisons in 2010
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in West Liberty in 2000:

  • 1,664 people in state prisons
  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 29 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

West Liberty compared to Kentucky state average:

West Liberty, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in West Liberty (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Grayson: West Liberty Branch at 400 Prestonsburg Street, branch established on 2002/04/22. Info updated 2009/08/19: Bank assets: $216.5 mil, Deposits: $193.0 mil, headquarters in Grayson, KY, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Grayson Bancorp, Inc.
  • Commercial Bank: at 550 Main Street, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2008/01/14: Bank assets: $127.4 mil, Deposits: $102.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Bancshares, Inc., Savings & Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • The Citizens Bank: West Liberty Branch at 335 Prestonburg Road, branch established on 2002/05/10. Info updated 2006/12/20: Bank assets: $117.3 mil, Deposits: $96.7 mil, headquarters in Morehead, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Of Morehead Incorporated, The
  • Bank of the Mountains, Inc.: Bank Of The Mountains, Inc. at Main And Court Streets, branch established on 1973/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $63.4 mil, Deposits: $54.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


West Liberty travel time to work - commute


West Liberty mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for West Liberty city (based on Morgan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.44%
Here21.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEnterprise Baptists AssociationSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)
Adherents30.2%23.9%10.0%6.9%6.8%
Congregations30.0%10.0%3.3%3.3%13.3%
NameChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents6.6%4.2%3.6%2.4%5.3%
Congregations13.3%3.3%6.7%3.3%13.3%
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: 6
Morgan County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Morgan County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Morgan County:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

32.2%
Kentucky:

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

17.7%
State:

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 2$4,761$28,5660$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,923$35,0760$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,538$33,0760$0
Police - Other 6$14,323$28,6460$0
Sewerage 8$16,959$25,4390$0
Water Supply 8$16,680$25,0200$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,639$19,6681$717
Totals for Government 32$73,823$27,6841$717

West Liberty government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $49,000 ($14.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $528,000 ($155.43)
    Water Utilities: $514,000 ($151.31)
    Sewerage: $431,000 ($126.88)
    Central Staff Services: $250,000 ($73.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($47.39)
    Regular Highways: $87,000 ($25.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($13.84)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($12.36)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($4.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $333,000 ($98.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $56,000 ($16.49)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($7.36)
    Central Staff: $17,000 ($5.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $332,000 ($97.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($21.20)

West Liberty government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $561,000 ($165.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $161,000 ($47.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $878,000 ($258.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $106,000 ($31.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($9.42)
    Rents: $18,000 ($5.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($0.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $612,000 ($180.16)
  • Tax - NEC: $469,000 ($138.06)
    Property: $131,000 ($38.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $116,000 ($34.15)
    Motor Vehicle License: $16,000 ($4.71)

West Liberty government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,205,000 ($354.72)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,622,000 ($1949.37)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,572,000 ($462.76)
    Water Utilities: $1,160,000 ($341.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,050,000 ($1486.61)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($13.25)

West Liberty government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,023,000 ($595.53)

4.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,335 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
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 Wolfe County, KY  0.54% ($27,500 average AGI)
from Rowan County, KY  0.43% ($28,938)
from Fayette County, KY  0.30% ($25,545)


5.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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 Rowan County, KY  1.05% ($25,590 average AGI)
to Wolfe County, KY  0.40% ($17,267)
to Elliott County, KY  0.35% ($22,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Liberty:

  • WLKS (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRLV (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Liberty:

  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLKS-FM (102.9 FM; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLV-FM (106.5 FM; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSIP-FM (98.9 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SIP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBJ (103.7 FM; CAMPTON, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES INC)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXX (106.1 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WIVY (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WMTC-FM (99.9 FM; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSOC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Liberty:

  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

West Liberty, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

West Liberty fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 2011 10:05 AM, Us-460, Lat: 37.90562222, Lon: -83.27160278, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Feb 2, 2004 07:46 AM, Sr-2498, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1999 02:10 PM, Us-460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1990 06:13 PM, 460, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Sep 19, 1977 06:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Most common first names in West Liberty, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5369.4 years
John4973.3 years
William4174.9 years
Mary3676.3 years
Charles2367.5 years
Walter2275.8 years
Robert1870.7 years
Anna1780.1 years
Henry1674.2 years
Nannie1583.7 years
Most common last names in West Liberty, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis5977.7 years
Smith5773.3 years
Perry4872.9 years
Williams4776.9 years
Ferguson4776.1 years
Cantrell4573.1 years
Adkins4073.0 years
Cox3775.6 years
Wright3575.4 years
Johnson3275.7 years
Businesses in West Liberty, KY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
Curves1McDonald's1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Little Caesars Pizza1Subway1

West Liberty on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Personal and laundry services"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications"
  • #14 (41472) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #49 (41472) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy Hanson (1)
  • Lawrence Mickelson (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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