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Greenup County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2015: 36,805 (61% urban, 39% rural); it was 36,891 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,399
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,200
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,884
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,072 (it was 2,652 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

31%

Land area: 346 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 106 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greenup County: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (38.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.8%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Greenup County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 17,836  (48.5%)
Females: 18,969  (51.5%)
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Greenup County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Greenup County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,397 ($32,142 in 1999)

This county:

$48,397
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $491 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $631)
This county:

$491
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,233 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Greenup:

$103,233
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,692 - $157,130

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $139,663
Here:

$139,663
State:

$185,270

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,466
Here:

$167,466
State:

$180,051

In 2-unit structures: $38,375
Here:

$38,375
State:

$185,308

Mobile homes: $43,080
Here:

$43,080
State:

$53,080
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,039
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 424

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $332,500
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $1,008,900
  • 2013: 22 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $232,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,225 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $741 (0.8%)

Greenup County household income distribution in 2009 Greenup County home values distribution Greenup County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.3%
Greenup County:

17.3%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.1 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 44.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 38.3 years old, American Indian residents: 51.4 years old, Asian residents: 52.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.1 years old, Other race residents: 42.8 years old)

Area name: Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greenup County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Flatwoods, Russell, Tygarts, Fullerton, Raceland, Worthington, South Shore, Greenup, Wurtland, Bellefonte.

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

2012 air pollution in Greenup County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,152
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 281 (63.7% naturalized citizens)

Greenup County:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 13
  • 2000 to 2009: 79
  • 1990 to 1999: 40
  • 1980 to 1989: 23
  • 1970 to 1979: 103
  • Before 1970: 75
Note: State values scaled to Greenup County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.0%

Greenup County marital status for males Greenup County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,927
  • One, attached: 66
  • Two: 229
  • 3 or 4: 308
  • 5 to 9: 271
  • 10 to 19: 83
  • 20 to 49: 133
  • 50 or more: 128
  • Mobile homes: 2,319

Housing units in Greenup County with a mortgage: 5,855 (122 second mortgage, 551 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,132

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greenup County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,80461
Mainline Protestant2,36815
Other7512
Black Protestant4833
Catholic431
None21,461-
Greenup 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: 8
Greenup County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Greenup County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greenup County:

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Greenup County:

31.9%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Greenup County:

Average size of farms: 142 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,471
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $211.12
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.76%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.47%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,552
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.12%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,916
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.64%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.26
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.85%
Corn for grain: 529 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 70 harvested acres
Vegetables: 86 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 189 acres

Earthquake activity:

Greenup County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 80% 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 63.9 miles away from Greenup 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 62.6 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 272.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 240.6 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 228.3 miles away from Greenup County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 107.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 09, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4218: May 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4218, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe 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: 1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 14, 2003 to June 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1475: July 02, 2003, FEMA Id: 1475, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1471: June 03, 2003, FEMA Id: 1471, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1454: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1454, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Greenup County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Rail transportation (8%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

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

  • Philippines (22%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • India (14%)
  • Ecuador (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Uzbekistan (5%)

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

  • American (26%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • German (11%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Greenup County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,181 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,003 (11.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Railroad: 436 (5.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 127 (1.5%)
  • Walked: 112 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 253 (2.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 324 people in nursing homes
  • 111 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 294 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 130 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,085.

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.04% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($19,997 average AGI)
2.70% relocated from other states ($18,434 average AGI)
Greenup County:

2.70%
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 Boyd County, KY  1.93% ($40,510 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.48% ($35,242)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.42% ($35,222)
from Carter County, KY  0.20% ($33,923)
from Fayette County, KY  0.14% ($27,833)
from Cabell County, WV  0.10% ($20,462)
from Lewis County, KY  0.09% ($35,583)


6.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.08% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($18,725 average AGI)
2.97% relocated to other states ($18,934 average AGI)
Greenup County:

2.97%
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 Boyd County, KY  1.75% ($39,653 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.60% ($24,831)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.48% ($26,323)
to Carter County, KY  0.24% ($36,774)
to Fayette County, KY  0.24% ($37,516)
to Cabell County, WV  0.15% ($62,421)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.12% ($18,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Greenup County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Greenup County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Greenup County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greenup County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greenup County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,036 (5,821 aged, 2,215 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 727 (9%)

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 Greenup County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (586)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (575)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (411)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (350)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (206)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (193)
  • Congestive heart failure (180)
  • Unspecified dementia (178)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (143)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (128)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,194
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,111

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 65

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 92.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,805
  • In family households: 31,388 (5,524 male householders, 4,566 female householders)
    7,675 spouses, 9,559 children (8,664 natural, 293 adopted, 608 stepchildren), 1,539 grandchildren, 274 brothers or sisters, 756 parents, 752 other relatives, 712 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,889 (1,930 male householders (1,532 living alone)), 2,167 female householders (1,930 living alone)), 774 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 435

Size of family households: 5,016 2-persons, 2,382 3-persons, 1,438 4-persons, 892 5-persons, 264 6-persons, 158 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,465 1-person, 565 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

4,444 married couples with children.
1,683 single-parent households (585 men, 1,098 women).

98.8% of residents of Greenup speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $211,898,000 ($5,685 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,509,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $120,333,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $49,451,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $688,000
Federal grants: $33,216,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,304,000 ($3,121,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,906,000 ($629,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $504,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,357,000
Federal Government insurance: $34,796,000

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

Births: 2,147
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,139
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +337
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Greenup County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.18 millions of gallons per day (19% from ground, 81% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 158
  • 2010 to 2013: 292
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,365
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,301
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,125
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,449
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,155
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,046
  • 1940 to 1949: 700
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,771
Note: State values scaled to Greenup population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greenup County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greenup County population
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 107
  • 4 rooms: 794
  • 5 rooms: 2,690
  • 6 rooms: 2,469
  • 7 rooms: 1,911
  • 8 rooms: 1,301
  • 9+ rooms: 1,617
  • 1 room: 132
  • 2 rooms: 96
  • 3 rooms: 324
  • 4 rooms: 981
  • 5 rooms: 778
  • 6 rooms: 429
  • 7 rooms: 276
  • 8 rooms: 206
  • 9+ rooms: 74
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greenup County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greenup County population
  • no bedroom: 40
  • 1 bedroom: 130
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,762
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,275
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,234
  • 5+ bedrooms: 526
  • no bedroom: 153
  • 1 bedroom: 380
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,387
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,012
  • 4 bedrooms: 332
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenup County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Greenup County population
  • no vehicle: 322
  • 1 vehicle: 2,763
  • 2 vehicles: 4,665
  • 3 vehicles: 2,199
  • 4 vehicles: 780
  • 5+ vehicles: 225
  • no vehicle: 473
  • 1 vehicle: 1,633
  • 2 vehicles: 859
  • 3 vehicles: 179
  • 4 vehicles: 98
  • 5+ vehicles: 57

89% of Greenup County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 128% lived in Kentucky.

Greenup County:

88.7%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 21,394
  • Other state: 15,238
  • Northeast: 278
  • Midwest: 9,889
  • South: 4,539
  • West: 557

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greenup County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.1%)
  • Electricity (41.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (4.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (55.5%)
  • Utility gas (33.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.8%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 255
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 76
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 104
Here:

7.8%
Kentucky:

17.9%

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)

Greenup County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $500,000
    Regular Highways: $83,000
    Transit Utilities: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,829,000
    General - Other: $1,818,000
    Correctional Institutions: $913,000
    Solid Waste Management: $286,000
    General Public Buildings: $222,000
    Central Staff Services: $215,000
    Financial Administration: $193,000
    Health - Other: $112,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000
    Police Protection: $55,000
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $61,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections - Other: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,076,000
    Regular Highways: $118,000
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,846,000

Greenup County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $487,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,512,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $75,000
    All Other: $66,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $75,000
    Interest Earnings: $60,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,840,000
    Highways: $1,444,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,493,000
    NEC: $466,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $225,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000

Greenup County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,530,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,380,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000

Greenup County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,779,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,672
  • Number of aged recipients: 98
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,574
  • Number of recipients under 18: 204
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,175
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 293
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 602
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 786
Greenup County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Greenup 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 7 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 ORIGINATED78$118,846221$104,873778$108,918114$32,3604$111,50071$85,04235$61,286
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$82,00021$76,09561$119,27911$42,8180$08$66,50012$64,833
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$87,15868$79,382313$111,70978$39,6541$97,00015$59,60028$45,286
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$91,50023$121,652129$119,3417$37,2860$05$76,8009$60,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$77,0002$412,50029$150,7931$15,0000$00$01$134,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$162,6368$173,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$194,50010$143,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$144,6671$57,0001$214,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$216,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$174,5000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Greenup County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William58872.6 years
James58070.9 years
Mary47677.6 years
John47273.2 years
Charles46270.4 years
Robert24768.3 years
George23274.2 years
Anna16179.1 years
Ruth13878.1 years
Paul13568.4 years
Most common last names in Greenup County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22075.3 years
Johnson20974.4 years
Brown18471.1 years
Williams17674.8 years
Adkins16173.0 years
Moore15071.6 years
Miller14675.9 years
Hall13571.6 years
Thompson11075.6 years
Clark10474.4 years
Businesses in Greenup County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Arby's1SAS Shoes1
CVS1Subway3
Dairy Queen2True Value1
FedEx3U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's1
McDonald's2

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