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Clark County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2014: 35,758 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 33,144 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,702
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,961
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,933
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,604 (it was 4,082 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

31%

Land area: 254 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clark County: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.8%), Educational, health and social services (17.4%), Retail trade (13.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.2%), Manufacturing (10.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Clark County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years
Males: 17,464  (48.8%)
Females: 18,294  (51.2%)
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Clark County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clark County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,776 ($39,946 in 1999)

This county:

$44776
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $554 (lower quartile is $446, upper quartile is $659)
This county:

$554
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $141,586 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Clark:

$141,586
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,630 - $205,553
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,114
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 373

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 75
  • Thefts: 147
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 62
  • Thefts: 169
  • Auto thefts: 9
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 347 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2001: 333 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2002: 314 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2003: 356 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2004: 316 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2005: 265 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2006: 240 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2007: 137 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2008: 82 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2009: 46 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $173,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,210 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,007 (0.8%)

Clark County household income distribution in 2009 Clark County home values distribution Clark County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 44.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.6% for American Indian residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
Clark County:

15.9%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 43.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.3% for American Indian residents, 18.2% 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: 42 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 54 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 58 years old)

Area name: Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clark County is $504 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $836 a month.

Cities in this county include: Winchester, Boonesboro.

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Somerset County, Maryland , Goochland County, Virginia , Pike County, Indiana , Trimble County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 951
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 320 (39% naturalized citizens)

Clark County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 121
  • 1990 to 1994: 58
  • 1985 to 1989: 11
  • 1980 to 1984: 35
  • 1975 to 1979: 21
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1965 to 1969: 40

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 54.8%

Clark County marital status for males Clark County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,624
  • One, attached: 502
  • Two: 758
  • 3 or 4: 487
  • 5 to 9: 438
  • 10 to 19: 246
  • 20 or more: 198
  • Mobile homes: 1,490
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Clark County with a mortgage: 4,430 (549 second mortgage, 661 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,203

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clark County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,91251
Mainline Protestant3,65713
Black Protestant7934
Catholic7301
Other5192
None17,002-
Clark 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: 10
Clark County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Clark County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clark County:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

29.3%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.8%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Clark County:

Average size of farms: 166 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,367
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $183.45
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,297
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.27%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,229
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.27%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 33.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.41%
Corn for grain: 1773 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 541 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 450 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 87 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clark 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 19.9 miles away from Clark County 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 19.5 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 204.6 miles away from the county 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 209.7 miles away from the county 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 196.8 miles away from Clark County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 151.2 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:

  • KentuckySevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 1, 2010 to June 1, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1912): May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 5, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3302): January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1818): February 5, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • KentuckyHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3231): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1523): June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1454): March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1454, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 4, 1998 to February 6, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1207): March 3, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1207, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KentuckySevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 1, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1163): March 4, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1163, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KentuckyBlizzard, Incident Period: January 5, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1089): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1089, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • KentuckySevere Storm, Tornadoes, Hail, Incident Period: May 13, 1995 to May 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1055): June 13, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1055, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (25%)
  • Germany (19%)
  • Korea (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (13%)
  • Indonesia (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Hungary (3%)

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

  • United States or American (37%)
  • English (15%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Clark County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,006 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,881 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 22 (0%)
  • Taxi: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 172 (1%)
  • Other means: 49 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 309 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 201 people in nursing homes
  • 139 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 194 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 179 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 57 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,157.

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.82% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($21,222 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($9,724 average AGI)
Clark County:

1.59%
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 Fayette County, KY  1.56% ($29,629 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, KY  0.53% ($30,118)
from Madison County, KY  0.40% ($32,231)
from Powell County, KY  0.39% ($25,640)
from Bourbon County, KY  0.20% ($25,923)
from Scott County, KY  0.19% ($8,880)
from Estill County, KY  0.13% ($27,706)


6.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.92% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($23,068 average AGI)
1.75% relocated to other states ($8,632 average AGI)
Clark County:

1.75%
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 Fayette County, KY  1.58% ($32,463 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, KY  0.52% ($39,588)
to Powell County, KY  0.52% ($30,456)
to Madison County, KY  0.44% ($29,018)
to Scott County, KY  0.20% ($39,962)
to Bourbon County, KY  0.15% ($28,300)
to Estill County, KY  0.12% ($24,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Clark County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Clark County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clark County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clark County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clark County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,013 (4,548 aged, 1,465 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 662 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Clark County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (605)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (430)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (250)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (231)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (216)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (207)
  • Unspecified dementia (137)
  • Congestive heart failure (97)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (94)
  • Accidental poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances (90)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8238.070
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 325.8
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 51229.02

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1209.620
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 859.920
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.91
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83.13

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2.87

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.0
  • Other - 54.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,155
  • In family households: 29,993 (6,989 male householders, 2,975 female householders)
    7,353 spouses, 9,748 children (8,863 natural, 213 adopted, 672 stepchildren), 986 grandchildren, 256 brothers or sisters, 261 parents, 386 other relatives, 811 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,162 (1,949 male householders (1,572 living alone)), 2,354 female householders (2,045 living alone)), 859 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 458 (373 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 4,535 2-persons, 2,496 3-persons, 1,834 4-persons, 724 5-persons, 243 6-persons, 132 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,617 1-person, 570 2-persons, 78 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

5,560 married couples with children.
1,834 single-parent households (337 men, 1,497 women).

97.4% of residents of Clark County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $190,327,000 ($5536 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,551,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $91,932,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $30,905,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $997,000
Federal grants: $55,670,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,019,000 ($1,907,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,805,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,770,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,417,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,675,000

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

Births: 2,196
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,613
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +84
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,119
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clark County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.64 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 63
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,350
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,999
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,029
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,466
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,781
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,352
  • 1940 to 1949: 628
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,967
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clark County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 168
  • 4 rooms: 528
  • 5 rooms: 2,210
  • 6 rooms: 2,156
  • 7 rooms: 1,621
  • 8 rooms: 1,204
  • 9+ rooms: 1,021
  • 1 room: 119
  • 2 rooms: 162
  • 3 rooms: 541
  • 4 rooms: 1,353
  • 5 rooms: 966
  • 6 rooms: 480
  • 7 rooms: 206
  • 8 rooms: 135
  • 9+ rooms: 120
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clark County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 139
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,441
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,497
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,552
  • 5+ bedrooms: 298
  • no bedroom: 154
  • 1 bedroom: 790
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,797
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,061
  • 4 bedrooms: 240
  • 5+ bedrooms: 40
Cars and other vehicles available in Clark County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 361
  • 1 vehicle: 2,289
  • 2 vehicles: 3,961
  • 3 vehicles: 1,788
  • 4 vehicles: 390
  • 5+ vehicles: 144
  • no vehicle: 704
  • 1 vehicle: 1,637
  • 2 vehicles: 1,301
  • 3 vehicles: 409
  • 4 vehicles: 31
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

52% of Clark County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Kentucky.

Clark County:

52.4%
State average:

56.6%

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

  • This state: 26812
  • Northeast: 601
  • Midwest: 2784
  • South: 2043
  • West: 438

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $138,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clark County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.9%)
  • Electricity (37.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.7%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (56.4%)
  • Electricity (31.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.4%)
  • Wood (2.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 413
Here:

10.7%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 111
Here:

6.3%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

17.1%
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)

Clark County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $52,000
    General Public Buildings: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,354,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,212,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,126,000
    Regular Highways: $1,086,000
    Police Protection: $333,000
    Financial Administration: $268,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $261,000
    General Public Buildings: $218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $179,000
    Central Staff Services: $178,000
    Health - Other: $154,000
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $46,000
    Water Utilities: $37,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $17,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,652,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $243,000
    Correctional Institutions: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $10,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $431,000
    Regular Highways: $48,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,491,000

Clark County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $800,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $82,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $170,000
    Highways: $115,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,412,000
    Sale of Property: $102,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $82,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $234,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,483,000
    Highways: $814,000
    General Local Government Support: $140,000
    Education: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,153,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,085,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $298,000
    NEC: $149,000
    Other License: $13,000
    Individual Income: $0

Clark County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $64,101,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $60,309,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,792,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,205,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,955,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000

Clark County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $811,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,309,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,272
  • Number of aged recipients: 116
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,156
  • Number of recipients under 18: 196
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 808
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 268
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 497
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 599
Clark County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Clark County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED130$123,415196$116,913826$137,94164$38,3593$929,000194$129,77827$155,741
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$149,25012$130,75042$127,4296$26,5000$05$105,4005$61,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$117,41439$86,538244$141,20139$29,7952$1,875,0009$86,11120$41,900
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$95,37519$126,579156$140,5776$101,8330$06$95,5003$98,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$142,6255$120,40015$128,0671$139,0000$03$66,3331$116,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$141,94424$148,042
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$111,85713$135,538
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$124,5008$144,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$241,5006$174,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$136,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Clark County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26378.5 years
James24770.9 years
William21173.9 years
John17474.5 years
Robert12772.5 years
Charles11472.9 years
George9977.1 years
Elizabeth8279.4 years
Margaret7578.4 years
Anna7180.3 years
Most common last names in Clark County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11976.2 years
Smith10474.8 years
Adams8774.8 years
Jones7272.2 years
Hall7272.7 years
Estes5772.4 years
Miller5775.6 years
Davis5377.5 years
Williams4877.8 years
Haggard4878.0 years
Businesses in Clark County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quality1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless2SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway3
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1