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Floyd County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2014: 38,108 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 42,441 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,867
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,925
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,863
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,268 (it was 4,018 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%

Land area: 394 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 97 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Floyd County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (29.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Floyd County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.6%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years
Males: 18,638  (48.9%)
Females: 19,470  (51.1%)
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Floyd County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Floyd County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,667 ($21,168 in 1999)

This county:

$29667
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $406 (lower quartile is $257, upper quartile is $521)
This county:

$406
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,291 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Floyd:

$70,291
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,216 - $134,694
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $900
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $266

Institutionalized population: 525

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 91
  • Auto thefts: 16

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 61
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $595 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $357 (0.7%)

Floyd County household income distribution in 2009 Floyd County home values distribution Floyd County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.7%
(30.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.8% for Black residents, 75.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for American Indian residents, 78.9% for other race residents, 48.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.2%
Floyd County:

30.2%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(30.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Black residents, 73.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 76.5% for other race residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 20 years old, American Indian residents: 56 years old, Asian residents: 6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Floyd County is $364 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $563 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mud Creek, Mare Creek, Wheelwright-Weeksbury, Prestonsburg, McDowell, Risner-Bull Creek, Wheelwright, Betsy Layne, Auxier, Martin.

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

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Neighboring counties: Craig County, Virginia , Lancaster County, Virginia , Pulaski County, Missouri , Muhlenberg County , Nicholas County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,534
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 61.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 235 (42% naturalized citizens)

Floyd County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 53
  • 1990 to 1994: 53
  • 1985 to 1989: 23
  • 1980 to 1984: 28
  • 1975 to 1979: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 19

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.7%

Floyd County marital status for males Floyd County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,519
  • One, attached: 172
  • Two: 280
  • 3 or 4: 356
  • 5 to 9: 393
  • 10 to 19: 100
  • 20 or more: 248
  • Mobile homes: 5,477
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Floyd County with a mortgage: 2,709 (224 second mortgage, 279 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,959

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Floyd County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,91162
Mainline Protestant2,61416
Other6992
Catholic2291
None26,998-
Floyd 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: 21
Floyd County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Floyd County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Floyd County:

14.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Floyd County:

35.3%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Floyd County:

Average size of farms: 99 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,497
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $442.41
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $12,925
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.92%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $15,433
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.20%
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Floyd County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 78.5 miles away from Floyd 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 73.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from Floyd 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 286.4 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, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 3, 2009 to May 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1841): May 29, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1841, 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
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Rockslides, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 15, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1703): May 25, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1703, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, 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 Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 14, 2003 to June 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1475): July 2, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1475, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2002 to May 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1414): May 7, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1414, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KentuckyStorms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 17, 2002 to March 21, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1407): April 4, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1407, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 17 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 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 (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

  • United Kingdom (31%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Japan (9%)
  • Bangladesh (7%)
  • Cuba (6%)

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

  • United States or American (55%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Floyd County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,898 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 1,733 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 20 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 259 (2%)
  • Other means: 93 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 277 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 528 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 137 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 120 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 8 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 223 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 209 people in state prisons
  • 162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 154 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,975.

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.07% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($22,135 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($12,129 average AGI)
Floyd County:

1.24%
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 Pike County, KY  1.06% ($33,033 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KY  0.45% ($28,923)
from Knott County, KY  0.22% ($20,385)
from Fayette County, KY  0.22% ($35,920)
from Magoffin County, KY  0.17% ($26,650)
from Martin County, KY  0.12% ($21,143)


4.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.77%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.53% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($22,294 average AGI)
1.24% relocated to other states ($8,708 average AGI)
Floyd County:

1.24%
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 Pike County, KY  0.97% ($31,478 average AGI)
to Johnson County, KY  0.66% ($35,273)
to Fayette County, KY  0.42% ($30,939)
to Knott County, KY  0.21% ($27,560)
to Madison County, KY  0.09% ($26,000)
to Magoffin County, KY  0.09% ($23,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Floyd County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Floyd County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Floyd County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Floyd County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Floyd County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,064 (4,972 aged, 4,092 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,338 (15%)

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 Floyd County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (760)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (596)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (593)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (477)
  • Congestive heart failure (237)
  • Accidental poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances (222)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (205)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (158)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (153)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (138)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.08
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 22461.6
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 495.530
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 137919.72

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1234.070
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1091.950
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.95

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 53.07
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52.11

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.11

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 139.0
  • Other - 20.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,661
  • In family households: 32,949 (7,407 male householders, 3,645 female householders)
    8,038 spouses, 10,591 children (9,725 natural, 282 adopted, 584 stepchildren), 1,239 grandchildren, 329 brothers or sisters, 282 parents, 417 other relatives, 774 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,712 (2,334 male householders (1,971 living alone)), 2,674 female householders (2,447 living alone)), 704 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 790 (525 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,031 2-persons, 2,888 3-persons, 2,044 4-persons, 701 5-persons, 260 6-persons, 128 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,418 1-person, 519 2-persons, 46 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 7 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

6,879 married couples with children.
2,320 single-parent households (435 men, 1,885 women).

98.3% of residents of Floyd County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $322,775,000 ($7616 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,507,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $146,381,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $71,588,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,203,000
Federal grants: $77,621,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,438,000 ($5,568,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,545,000 ($1,710,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,604,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,246,000
Federal Government insurance: $108,062,000

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

Births: 2,877
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,627
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -439
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Floyd County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.85 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% 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: 361
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,310
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,004
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,587
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,804
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,722
  • 1950 to 1959: 990
  • 1940 to 1949: 705
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,647
Rooms in houses/apartments in Floyd County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 196
  • 3 rooms: 330
  • 4 rooms: 1,980
  • 5 rooms: 3,698
  • 6 rooms: 2,729
  • 7 rooms: 1,853
  • 8 rooms: 1,084
  • 9+ rooms: 985
  • 1 room: 56
  • 2 rooms: 167
  • 3 rooms: 500
  • 4 rooms: 1,336
  • 5 rooms: 1,005
  • 6 rooms: 532
  • 7 rooms: 211
  • 8 rooms: 133
  • 9+ rooms: 78
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Floyd County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 446
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,781
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,874
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,381
  • 5+ bedrooms: 355
  • no bedroom: 79
  • 1 bedroom: 700
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,850
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,203
  • 4 bedrooms: 174
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Floyd County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,279
  • 1 vehicle: 4,089
  • 2 vehicles: 5,184
  • 3 vehicles: 1,726
  • 4 vehicles: 469
  • 5+ vehicles: 116
  • no vehicle: 1,075
  • 1 vehicle: 1,935
  • 2 vehicles: 912
  • 3 vehicles: 85
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

69% of Floyd County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Kentucky.

Floyd County:

68.6%
State average:

56.6%

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

  • This state: 36538
  • Northeast: 222
  • Midwest: 3305
  • South: 1739
  • West: 317

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $41,500


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 Floyd County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (48.3%)
  • Utility gas (44.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Coal or coke (1.5%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Electricity (52.5%)
  • Utility gas (40.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Coal or coke (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 268
Here:

5.8%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 110
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 168
Here:

12.9%
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)

Floyd County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $112,000
    General Public Buildings: $45,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,820,000
    General - Other: $2,021,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,756,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $983,000
    Financial Administration: $462,000
    Police Protection: $432,000
    General Public Buildings: $401,000
    Water Utilities: $352,000
    Central Staff Services: $322,000
    Health - Other: $207,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $17,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $321,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $147,000
    Regular Highways: $120,000
    Water Utilities: $86,000
    General - Other: $79,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,893,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $106,000

Floyd County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,962,000
    All Other: $331,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $81,000
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $205,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $44,000
    All Other: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $1,875,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $512,000
    Interest Earnings: $422,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,316,000
    Highways: $1,288,000
    General Local Government Support: $215,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,119,000
    NEC: $39,000
    Individual Income: $30,000
    Other License: $9,000

Floyd County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,815,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,260,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,755,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,547,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $555,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $208,000

Floyd County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,543,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,547,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,339
  • Number of aged recipients: 111
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,228
  • Number of recipients under 18: 567
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,318
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 454
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,167
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,142
Floyd County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Floyd County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11069.6 years
John10173.8 years
William8171.3 years
Mary8078.0 years
Charles4667.5 years
Willie4175.3 years
Robert4169.0 years
George3974.4 years
Henry3972.6 years
Anna3879.1 years
Most common last names in Floyd County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall12270.0 years
Collins7074.6 years
Goble6974.3 years
Allen6674.7 years
Burchett6074.9 years
Crum5969.6 years
Ousley5970.7 years
Johnson5868.7 years
Slone5570.4 years
Branham5376.9 years
Businesses in Floyd County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's2
Arby's1McDonald's3
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid3
FedEx3Subway3
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill4U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS5
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

Floyd County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"