Worthville, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 
Males: 100  (53.1%)
Females: 89  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 41098.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,080 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Worthville:

$55,080
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,159 (it was $10,791 in 2000)

Worthville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,413 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Worthville:

$62,413
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $68,553; Detached houses: $79,190; In 2-unit structures: $90,079; Mobile homes: $39,741

Median gross rent in 2012: $628.

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Worthville races chart
  • White alone - 174 (94.1%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (4.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Worthville: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (31.5%), Irish (24.4%), English (8.6%), German (6.1%), Czech (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/23/1878

Elevation: 486 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 725 people per square mile   (low).

Worthville,KY real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Worthville:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Worthville city:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 25.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Worthville, Kentucky as of March 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Worthville to the number of sex offenders is 31 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $617 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $308 (1.0%)

Worthville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (45.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (262.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carrollton, KY (2.7 miles ), Sanders, KY (2.7 miles ), Prestonville, KY (2.9 miles) , Ghent, KY (3.0 miles ), New Liberty, KY (3.0 miles ), Vevay, IN (3.1 miles ), Campbellsburg, KY (3.1 miles ), Sparta, KY (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.61 N, Longitude: 85.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Worthville household income distribution Worthville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (53%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other transportation workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (17%)
  • Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Worthville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Worthville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Worthville city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

Earthquake activity:

Worthville-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 67.1 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 152.8 miles away from Worthville 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 152.7 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 153.3 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 72.2 miles away from Worthville 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 150.6 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 Carroll County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Worthville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Worthville:

  • DAVITA - GENERAL BUTLER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CARROLLTON, KY)
  • SWISS VILLA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VEVAY, IN)
  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • OWEN CO MEMORIAL HOSP (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • HOMESTEAD NURSING CENTER, NEW CASTLE, KENTUCKY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NEW CASTLE, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF TRIMBLE COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BEDFORD, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worthville:

  • Kentucky State University (about 31 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 41 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 42 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 44 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Bellarmine University (about 44 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

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

Carroll 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 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Worthville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Worthville city (based on Carroll County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.21%
Here: 49.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents57.3%12.3%10.1%9.3%11.0%
Congregations42.9%14.3%4.8%9.5%28.6%
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: 3
Carroll County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Carroll County:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

31.1%
Kentucky:

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

18.3%
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 0$0 9$939
Totals for Government 0$0 9$939

Worthville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $21,000 ($111.11)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($63.49)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($26.46)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($26.46)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($15.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($47.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($37.04)

Worthville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($74.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($10.58)
  • Tax - NEC: $21,000 ($111.11)
    Property: $7,000 ($37.04)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($10.58)

Worthville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $194,000 ($1026.46)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $192,000 ($1015.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($10.58)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($15.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $68,000 ($359.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,000 ($21.16)

7.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
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 Gallatin County, KY  0.84% ($20,618 average AGI)
from Owen County, KY  0.79% ($23,938)
from Trimble County, KY  0.72% ($38,862)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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 Gallatin County, KY  0.75% ($27,667 average AGI)
to Trimble County, KY  0.67% ($27,704)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.62% ($34,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Worthville:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Worthville:

  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKID (95.9 FM; VEVAY, IN; Owner: DIAL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Worthville:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Worthville Tank- Jackson Rd, 0.25mi N Of Sr 467 (Lat: 38.613333 Lon: -85.066917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WQDY677
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/2005, Expiration Date: 12/01/2015, Certifier: James Smith
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Worthville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1471.0 years
William1361.1 years
John1270.9 years
Charles1170.6 years
George964.2 years
James870.1 years
Mary865.7 years
Donald763.7 years
Martha679.5 years
Edward665.4 years
Most common last names in Worthville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson1371.5 years
Mefford1077.2 years
Adams977.5 years
Ball977.1 years
Duvall672.3 years
Bishop676.7 years
Thomas572.0 years
Wright573.4 years
Miles570.4 years
Jones556.4 years

Worthville on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
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