Willisburg, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 285 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
Males: 154  (54.1%)
Females: 131  (45.9%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40078.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,228 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Willisburg:

$42,228
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,378 (it was $13,129 in 2000)

Willisburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,102 (it was $47,800 in 2000)
Willisburg:

$97,102
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $130,912; Detached houses: $140,980; Townhouses or other attached units: $167,601; Mobile homes: $65,971

Median gross rent in 2013: $737.

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  • Races in Willisburg, KY (2010)

    Willisburg races chart
    • 27196.1%White alone
    • 72.5%Hispanic
    • 31.1%Black alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Willisburg: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (36.3%), English (20.4%), Irish (14.1%), German (8.7%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/26/1965

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 535 people per square mile   (low).

Willisburg,KY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Willisburg:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willisburg city:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $880 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $577 (0.7%)

Willisburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (37.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (310.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mackville, KY (2.4 miles ), Chaplin, KY (2.9 miles ), Springfield, KY (3.2 miles ), Bloomfield, KY (3.6 miles ), Salvisa-McAfee, KY (3.8 miles ), Perryville, KY (3.8 miles ), Harrodsburg, KY (3.9 miles ), Gravel Switch, KY (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 85.12 W

Area code: 859

Willisburg household income distribution Willisburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (20%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Willisburg, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Willisburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Willisburg city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Willisburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 69.8 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 156.8 miles away from Willisburg 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 165.4 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 145.6 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 71.6 miles away from Willisburg 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 155.2 miles away from the city 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 Washington County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Willisburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Willisburg:

  • SPRINGFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, KY)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF SPRINGFIELD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, KY)
  • HAGGIN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)
  • THE JAMES B. HAGGIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HARRODSBURG, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willisburg:

  • Kentucky State University (about 31 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Campbellsville University (about 35 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • University of Kentucky (about 37 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Sullivan University (about 41 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 42 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Bellarmine University (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

Public elementary/middle school in Willisburg:

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Notable location: Willisburg Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.6%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
27 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
64 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Banks with branches in Willisburg (2011 data):

  • Springfield State Bank: Willisburg Branch at 2559 Main Street, branch established on 1995/08/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $254.8 mil, Deposits: $182.9 mil, headquarters in Springfield, KY, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Springfield Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

Willisburg travel time to work - commute Willisburg mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Willisburg city (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,10726
Catholic3,7235
Mainline Protestant3586
Black Protestant731
None1,456-
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: 3
Washington County:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Washington County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.2%
Kentucky:

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

16.6%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Willisburg:

50.1%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Willisburg:

45.7%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Willisburg:

20.9%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.0%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Willisburg:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Willisburg:

33.5%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Willisburg:

55.0%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.6%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Willisburg, KY Residents
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 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 1$50

5.93% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Nelson County, KY  1.06% ($30,159 average AGI)
from Marion County, KY  0.70% ($25,483)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.65% ($35,481)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Marion County, KY  0.89% ($24,595 average AGI)
to Nelson County, KY  0.89% ($27,054)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.58% ($30,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Willisburg:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLBN (1590 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WHBN (1420 AM; 1 kW; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF KE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willisburg:

  • WAKY-FM (102.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, KY; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WLSK (100.9 FM; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WKYL (102.1 FM; LAWRENCEBURG, KY; Owner: DAVENPORT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLC (99.9 FM; MANNSVILLE, KY; Owner: PATRICIA RODGERS)
  • WHIR-FM (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDFB-FM (88.1 FM; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: ALUM SPRINGS EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Willisburg:

  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Willisburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 37.809722 Lon: -85.126111, Call Sign: WPYC626
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHzGrant Date: 07/18/2003, Expiration Date: 07/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2013, Certifier: Jeffrey A DoigRegistrant: Radioland, 1421 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206, Phone: (502) 589-4214, Fax: (502) 589-4276, Email:
  • Lat: 37.803694 Lon: -85.112861, Call Sign: WQNC949
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 12/22/2010, Expiration Date: 12/22/2020, Certifier: Chad WillisRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Washington North, Washington North, 7799 State Route 555 (Lat: 37.784667 Lon: -85.170611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQQM450
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2013, Expiration Date: 01/25/2023, Certifier: Ronald R SmithRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • Tatham Springs KY, Tatham Springs, 30 Gordon Ford Lane (Lat: 37.869444 Lon: -85.158056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQUB548
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: Ronald R SmithRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Willisburg, KY
Most common first names in Willisburg, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1974.1 years
Mary1378.9 years
James1372.1 years
John1071.3 years
Roy1070.0 years
Robert972.2 years
Charles869.6 years
Earl777.1 years
Anna682.3 years
Henry682.1 years
Most common last names in Willisburg, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Chesser3175.6 years
Lewis2775.6 years
Coulter1875.7 years
Burkhead1475.8 years
Curtsinger1375.9 years
Thompson1276.9 years
Hood1281.0 years
Scott1078.4 years
Drury979.0 years
Cornish873.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Willisburg compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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