Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Jessamine County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 51,303 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 39,041 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,800
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,007
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,310
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,835 (it was 4,557 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

31%

Land area: 173 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 296 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jessamine County: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Jessamine County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.7%), Retail trade (13.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Jessamine County races chart

Races in Jessamine County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (89.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 25,071  (48.9%)
Females: 26,232  (51.1%)

Jessamine County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jessamine County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,923 ($40,096 in 1999)

This county:

$54,923
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $638 (lower quartile is $492, upper quartile is $769)
This county:

$638
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $172,592 (it was $98,700 in 2000)
Jessamine:

$172,592
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,794 - $292,727
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,232
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $437

Institutionalized population: 593

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 111
  • Thefts: 155
  • Auto thefts: 17

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 74
  • Thefts: 129
  • Auto thefts: 19
Jessamine County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 340 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2001: 438 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2002: 482 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2003: 445 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2004: 738 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2005: 636 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2006: 405 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2007: 300 buildings, average cost: $222,200
  • 2008: 141 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2009: 112 buildings, average cost: $221,600
  • 2010: 210 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2011: 167 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2012: 107 buildings, average cost: $251,800
  • 2013: 159 buildings, average cost: $244,500
  • 2014: 174 buildings, average cost: $243,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,571 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,596 (0.9%)

Jessamine County household income distribution in 2009 Jessamine County home values distribution Jessamine County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.4%
Jessamine County:

18.4%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.2% for Black residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.7% for American Indian residents, 85.8% for other race residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.7 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 38.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.2 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 41.4 years old, Asian residents: 30.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.7 years old)

Area name: Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jessamine 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: Nicholasville, Wilmore, Keene, High Bridge.

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

2012 air pollution in Jessamine County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.035 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.

Click to draw/clear Jessamine County borders

Neighboring counties: Cowley County, Kansas , Gallatin County, Illinois , Hamilton County, Kansas , Otero County, Colorado , Ohio County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,131
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,307 (45.6% naturalized citizens)

Jessamine County:

4.5%
Whole state:

3.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 601
  • 2000 to 2009: 731
  • 1990 to 1999: 550
  • 1980 to 1989: 122
  • 1970 to 1979: 72
  • Before 1970: 80
Note: State values scaled to Jessamine County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.2%

Jessamine County marital status for males Jessamine County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,697
  • One, attached: 1,465
  • Two: 1,122
  • 3 or 4: 584
  • 5 to 9: 802
  • 10 to 19: 271
  • 20 to 49: 22
  • 50 or more: 62
  • Mobile homes: 1,038

Housing units in Jessamine County with a mortgage: 7,942 (206 second mortgage, 1,082 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,571

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jessamine County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,67931
Mainline Protestant3,55315
Other1,1733
Catholic8201
Black Protestant6262
Orthodox1201
None34,615-
Jessamine 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: 5
Jessamine County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Jessamine County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jessamine County:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Jessamine County:

25.8%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Jessamine County:

Average size of farms: 107 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $64,594
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $344.07
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $45,781
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $41,636
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.49
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.83%
Corn for grain: 1041 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 186 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 640 harvested acres
Vegetables: 32 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 17 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jessamine 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 41.7 miles away from Jessamine 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 183.7 miles away from the 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 42.7 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 190.4 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 174.3 miles away from Jessamine County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 148.0 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:

  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Snowstorms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4216: April 30, 2015, FEMA Id: 4216, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, 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: 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
  • Kentucky Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1163: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1163, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Blizzard, Incident Period: January 05, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1089: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1089, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (18%)
  • Russia (11%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Ukraine (6%)
  • Jordan (5%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Canada (4%)

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

  • American (35%)
  • English (11%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Russian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Jessamine County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,625 (76.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,444 (12.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 195 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 510 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 1,244 (6.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 1,190 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 303 people in nursing homes
  • 126 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 126 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 25 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 1,111 people in college/university student housing
  • 385 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 189 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,457.

8.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.16% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($33,617 average AGI)
2.30% relocated from other states ($12,508 average AGI)
Jessamine County:

2.30%
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  3.52% ($53,796 average AGI)
from Garrard County, KY  0.51% ($28,217)
from Madison County, KY  0.25% ($39,925)
from Woodford County, KY  0.18% ($43,800)
from Mercer County, KY  0.18% ($34,000)
from Scott County, KY  0.18% ($30,828)
from Boyle County, KY  0.12% ($25,421)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.24% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($22,910 average AGI)
2.52% relocated to other states ($10,003 average AGI)
Jessamine County:

2.52%
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  3.39% ($32,888 average AGI)
to Garrard County, KY  0.47% ($29,468)
to Madison County, KY  0.26% ($38,857)
to Woodford County, KY  0.21% ($44,882)
to Boyle County, KY  0.18% ($27,267)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.18% ($29,433)
to Clark County, KY  0.10% ($25,765)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Jessamine County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Jessamine County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jessamine County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jessamine County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jessamine County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,818 (4,475 aged, 1,343 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,175 (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 Jessamine County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (430)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (289)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (266)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (260)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (226)
  • Unspecified dementia (220)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (156)
  • Congestive heart failure (132)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (102)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)

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

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,302
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 713
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 72.3. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 51,303
  • In family households: 43,329 (6,751 male householders, 7,061 female householders)
    10,035 spouses, 15,310 children (14,182 natural, 495 adopted, 634 stepchildren), 1,207 grandchildren, 253 brothers or sisters, 579 parents, 584 other relatives, 1,563 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,992 (1,732 male householders (1,178 living alone)), 2,787 female householders (2,339 living alone)), 1,479 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,886

Size of family households: 6,033 2-persons, 3,180 3-persons, 2,804 4-persons, 1,100 5-persons, 459 6-persons, 199 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,528 1-person, 767 2-persons, 164 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 44 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

7,172 married couples with children.
4,136 single-parent households (1,148 men, 2,988 women).

94.3% of residents of Jessamine speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (31% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 41% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $145,316,000 ($3,434 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,210,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $75,955,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,435,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $474,000
Federal grants: $28,225,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,912,000 ($64,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,316,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,267,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $56,052,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,025,000

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

Births: 2,921
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,594
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +227
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,953
Here:

+68 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jessamine County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.58 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 354
  • 2010 to 2013: 893
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,971
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,785
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,047
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,712
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,328
  • 1950 to 1959: 894
  • 1940 to 1949: 335
  • 1939 or earlier: 955
Note: State values scaled to Jessamine population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jessamine County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jessamine County population
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 122
  • 4 rooms: 542
  • 5 rooms: 2,872
  • 6 rooms: 2,154
  • 7 rooms: 1,653
  • 8 rooms: 1,299
  • 9+ rooms: 2,869
  • 1 room: 89
  • 2 rooms: 93
  • 3 rooms: 489
  • 4 rooms: 1,695
  • 5 rooms: 2,741
  • 6 rooms: 866
  • 7 rooms: 443
  • 8 rooms: 320
  • 9+ rooms: 98
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jessamine County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jessamine County population
  • no bedroom: 37
  • 1 bedroom: 87
  • 2 bedrooms: 847
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,331
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,211
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,092
  • no bedroom: 98
  • 1 bedroom: 569
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,565
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,068
  • 4 bedrooms: 425
  • 5+ bedrooms: 100
Cars and other vehicles available in Jessamine County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jessamine County population
  • no vehicle: 243
  • 1 vehicle: 2,164
  • 2 vehicles: 5,453
  • 3 vehicles: 2,348
  • 4 vehicles: 1,033
  • 5+ vehicles: 319
  • no vehicle: 658
  • 1 vehicle: 3,552
  • 2 vehicles: 2,186
  • 3 vehicles: 328
  • 4 vehicles: 148
  • 5+ vehicles: 12

81% of Jessamine County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Kentucky.

Jessamine County:

80.5%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 33,959
  • Other state: 14,641
  • Northeast: 1,592
  • Midwest: 6,230
  • South: 5,208
  • West: 1,603

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jessamine County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (61.3%)
  • Utility gas (32.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • Electricity (68.2%)
  • Utility gas (27.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 938
Here:

15.7%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 628
Here:

22.5%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,330
Here:

47.4%
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)

Jessamine County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $530,000
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $3,532,000
    General - Other: $1,289,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,185,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,164,000
    Regular Highways: $964,000
    Financial Administration: $522,000
    General Public Buildings: $496,000
    Police Protection: $391,000
    Central Staff Services: $363,000
    Solid Waste Management: $357,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $253,000
    Fire Protection: $107,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
    Welfare - Other: $40,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $159,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000
    Regular Highways: $11,000
    Central Staff: $10,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,542,000

Jessamine County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,884,000
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $282,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000
    Highways: $4,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,143,000
    Interest Earnings: $613,000
    Property Sale Other: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,044,000
    Highways: $616,000
    Health & Hospitals: $323,000
    Public Welfare: $172,000
    General Support: $13,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,363,000
    Property: $1,864,000
    NEC: $238,000
    Public Utilities: $115,000

Jessamine County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,084,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,212
  • Number of aged recipients: 90
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,122
  • Number of recipients under 18: 238
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 772
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 202
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 432
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 542
Jessamine County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jessamine 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 ORIGINATED195$129,292294$168,6091,099$183,57572$63,7367$463,571170$146,0122$22,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$114,16714$248,28661$179,86914$44,3570$02$86,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED40$111,60038$216,316363$173,30640$52,0500$09$80,11110$25,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$138,61123$225,000225$168,4004$35,0001$167,0007$111,2860$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS12$121,0837$188,85750$172,2201$20,0000$01$91,0000$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$159,75837$160,1081$82,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$176,30013$170,7691$173,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$248,6672$138,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$344,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$165,3330$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Jessamine County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20277.8 years
James19771.2 years
William18972.8 years
John17374.4 years
Robert13573.8 years
Charles12871.9 years
George8275.0 years
Margaret6879.0 years
Thomas5871.9 years
Ruth5381.6 years
Most common last names in Jessamine County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10272.2 years
Davis6276.5 years
Reynolds6175.7 years
Hager5975.4 years
Johnson5571.8 years
Miller5476.3 years
Peel4877.6 years
Baker4672.8 years
Corman4571.9 years
Carter4076.6 years
Businesses in Jessamine County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike2
Blockbuster1Nissan1
CVS1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Circle K2Penske1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Red Robin1
FedEx4Rite Aid2
Ford1SONIC Drive-In2
GNC1Sam's Club1
GameStop1Starbucks1
H&R Block1Subway5
Hardee's1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Howard Johnson1Toyota1
Hyundai1U-Haul5
Jimmy John's1UPS7
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger3Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1