Bell County, Kentucky (KY)

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County population in 2012: 28,183 (38% urban, 62% rural); it was 30,060 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,091
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,635
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,098
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,061 (it was 3,906 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

31%

Land area: 361 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 80 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bell County: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (37.2%), Retail trade (23.1%), Manufacturing (15.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.5%), Construction (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bell County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.7%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years
Males: 13,937  (50.1%)
Females: 14,754  (49.9%)
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Bell County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bell County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,957 ($19,057 in 1999)

This county:

$24957
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $373 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $436)
This county:

$373
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,579 (it was $41,700 in 2000)
Bell:

$67,579
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,462 - $111,787
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $769
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $230

Institutionalized population: 653

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $72,600

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $639 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $297 (0.5%)

Bell County household income distribution in 2009 Bell County home values distribution Bell County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.8%
(37.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.8% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.4% for other race residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.1%
Bell County:

36.1%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(37.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.3% for other race residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 41 years old, American Indian residents: 21 years old, Asian residents: 17 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bell County is $385 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $512 a month.

Cities in this county include: Middlesborough, Kentucky Ridge, Pineville, Tejay, Pruden-Fonde.

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

2005 air pollution in Bell County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.077 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 42 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bell County: Camp Ritter (A), Gibson Campsite (B), Gravity Railroad Yard (C), Martins Fork Campsite (D), Hemlock Garden Picnic Area (E), Pine Mountain Lodge (F), Kentucky Division of Forestry Southeastern District (G), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Headquarters (H), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Brownies Creek Station (I), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Calloway Station (J), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Colmar Station (K), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Right Fork Station (L), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Clear Creek Station (M), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Four Mile Station (N), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department Arjay Station (O), Bell County Volunteer Fire Department East Pineville Station (P), Frakes Volunteer Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bell County include: Crockett Church (A), Cow Fork Church (B), Fuson Chapel (C), Fuson Church (D), Wasioto Church (E), Clay Gap Church (F), Harmony Church (G), Henderson Grove Church (H), Hosman Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bingham Cemetery (1), Mason Cemetery (2), Hall Cemetery (3), Bratcher Cemetery (4), Wilson Cemetery (5), Buell Cemetery (6), Carroll Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Laurel Lakes (A), Cannon Creek Lake (B), Fern Lake (C), Chenoa Lake (D), Pine Mountain Lake (E), Bartleys Lake (F), Fern Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Apple Blossom Branch (A), Dry Fork (B), Bear Creek (C), Becky Branch (D), Bee Branch (E), Bell Jellico Branch (F), Bens Fork (G), Betsie Branch (H), Dorton Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bell County: Pine Mountain State Resort Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Claiborne County, Tennessee , Clay County , Harlan County , Lee County, Virginia , Knox County , Leslie County , Whitley County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 912
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 56.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 197 (36% naturalized citizens)

Bell County:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 103
  • 1990 to 1994: 18
  • 1985 to 1989: 13
  • 1980 to 1984: 26
  • 1975 to 1979: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1965 to 1969: 18

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.4%

Bell County marital status for males Bell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bell County with a mortgage: 2,079 (148 second mortgage, 112 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,015

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bell County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,89764
Mainline Protestant2,65112
Catholic3722
Black Protestant1191
Other2-
None7,650-
Bell County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Bell County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Bell County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bell County:

13.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Bell County:

34.2%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.4%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Bell County:

Average size of farms: 110 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $3,424
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $54.11
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $5,321
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,593
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.71
Vegetables: 31 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Tornado activity:

Bell County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 7157427.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 15 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/9/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bell County-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 105.5 miles away from Bell County 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 63.4 miles away from the county 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 259.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 186.7 miles away from Bell County 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 21.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Bell 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: 3, 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).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • El Salvador (16%)
  • Other Western Africa (15%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • India (7%)
  • Iran (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bell County (%):

  • United States or American (63%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Bell County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,974 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 1,387 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 225 (3%)
  • Other means: 65 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 135 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Bell County, Kentucky in 2000:

  • 287 people in nursing homes
  • 225 people in state prisons
  • 97 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 67 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 66 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 14 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 11 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 8 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Bell County, Kentucky in 2010:

  • 298 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 288 people in college/university student housing
  • 255 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 92 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,303.

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.47% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($8,048 average AGI)
3.17% relocated from other states ($16,304 average AGI)
Bell County:

3.17%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Claiborne County, TN  1.21% ($25,320 average AGI)
from Harlan County, KY  0.29% ($34,348)
from Knox County, KY  0.29% ($19,522)
from Lee County, VA  0.19% ($24,467)
from Laurel County, KY  0.17% ($20,000)
from Whitley County, KY  0.12% ($24,300)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.01% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($11,847 average AGI)
3.11% relocated to other states ($16,823 average AGI)
Bell County:

3.11%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Claiborne County, TN  1.16% ($31,452 average AGI)
to Knox County, KY  0.61% ($27,735)
to Laurel County, KY  0.31% ($24,960)
to Knox County, TN  0.21% ($18,118)
to Harlan County, KY  0.20% ($45,813)
to Lee County, VA  0.19% ($21,067)
to Fayette County, KY  0.15% ($22,583)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Bell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Bell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 6,241 (3,962 aged, 2,279 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 27790.51
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 829.060
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 115361.28

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1291.080
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1139.390

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37.76
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 84.27

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13.48

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 111.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,739

Size of family households: 3,705 2-persons, 2,020 3-persons, 1,337 4-persons, 537 5-persons, 195 6-persons, 90 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,508 1-person, 353 2-persons, 26 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,552 married couples with children.
1,957 single-parent households (310 men, 1,647 women).

97.8% of residents of Bell County speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English well, 31% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $78,074,000 ($2631 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,060,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $99,946,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $53,394,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $816,000
Federal grants: $73,534,000
Federal procurement contracts: $-159,386,000 ($383,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,772,000 ($1,096,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $371,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,568,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,408,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,989
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,981
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +75
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -445
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.90 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,349
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,835
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,817
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,679
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,265
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,346
  • 1940 to 1949: 996
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,698
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bell County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 75
  • 3 rooms: 199
  • 4 rooms: 1,412
  • 5 rooms: 2,236
  • 6 rooms: 2,087
  • 7 rooms: 1,046
  • 8 rooms: 641
  • 9+ rooms: 396
  • 1 room: 38
  • 2 rooms: 192
  • 3 rooms: 550
  • 4 rooms: 1,221
  • 5 rooms: 1,063
  • 6 rooms: 561
  • 7 rooms: 169
  • 8 rooms: 34
  • 9+ rooms: 78
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bell County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 225
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,465
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,404
  • 4 bedrooms: 859
  • 5+ bedrooms: 114
  • no bedroom: 60
  • 1 bedroom: 786
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,751
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,166
  • 4 bedrooms: 99
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
Cars and other vehicles available in Bell County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 911
  • 1 vehicle: 2,652
  • 2 vehicles: 3,316
  • 3 vehicles: 936
  • 4 vehicles: 198
  • 5+ vehicles: 85
  • no vehicle: 1,122
  • 1 vehicle: 1,854
  • 2 vehicles: 798
  • 3 vehicles: 110
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

63% of Bell County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 43% lived in Kentucky.

Bell County:

63.5%
State average:

56.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $44,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bell County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (60.4%)
  • Utility gas (22.3%)
  • Coal or coke (5.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Electricity (55.7%)
  • Utility gas (31.8%)
  • Coal or coke (4.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 224
Here:

6.4%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

3.6%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 139
Here:

17.5%
Kentucky:

18.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Bell County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $798,000
    General: $574,000
    Regular Highways: $278,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,245,000
    Regular Highways: $887,000
    Health Services - Other: $793,000
    Corrections - Other: $713,000
    Police Protection: $527,000
    Fire Protection: $326,000
    Financial Administration: $221,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Central Staff Services: $137,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $74,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $52,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $13,000
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000
    Welfare - Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $352,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $381,000
    Parks & Recreation: $204,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Regular Highways: $20,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,089,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0

Bell County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $707,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $111,000
    Interest Earnings: $104,000
    Property Sale Other: $9,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,268,000
    Highways: $920,000
    General Support: $22,000
  • Tax - Property: $887,000
    NEC: $465,000
    Public Utilities: $233,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $170,000

Bell County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,870,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $5,870,000

Bell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,374,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Bell County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bell County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Bell County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9773.4 years
Mary9077.8 years
John8872.5 years
William8274.2 years
Charles5769.1 years
Robert4772.4 years
George4275.9 years
Martha3279.7 years
Sarah3186.0 years
Henry3073.2 years
Most common last names in Bell County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8772.1 years
Baker8172.5 years
Partin8171.8 years
Miracle7973.8 years
Brock6870.9 years
Hoskins6776.8 years
Wilson4974.2 years
Mason4570.8 years
Taylor4475.4 years
Fuson4274.1 years
Businesses in Bell County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture2
Arby's2Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2RadioShack2
FedEx3Rite Aid1
Ford1Ryan's Grill1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In1
Goodwill3Sears2
H&R Block2Sleep Inn1
Hardee's1Subway3
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul5
Jones New York1UPS3
KFC2Walgreens1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1

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