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Johnson County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2017: 23,219 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 23,445 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,336
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,538
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,953
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,488 (it was 2,150 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%

Land area: 262 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Johnson County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (33.6%), Manufacturing (20.8%), Educational, health and social services (18.1%), Information (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Johnson County, KY (2017)
    • 22,51996.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2731.2%Asian alone
    • 1190.5%Two or more races
    • 1180.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 870.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 100.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years
Males: 11,395  (49.1%)
Females: 11,824  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Johnson County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,037 ($24,911 in 1999)
This county:

$37,037
Kentucky:

$48,375

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $434 (lower quartile is $290, upper quartile is $579)
This county:

$434
State:

$571


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,941 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Johnson:

$97,941
Kentucky:

$141,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,036 - $152,353

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $143,347
Here:

$143,347
State:

$189,136

Townhouses or other attached units: $54,476
Here:

$54,476
State:

$174,753

Mobile homes: $49,906
Here:

$49,906
State:

$69,867

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,017
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $307

Institutionalized population: 469

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 23

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 15
  • Auto thefts: 12
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $157,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $245,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $106,100
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $433,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Johnson, KY residents
Average permit cost in Johnson, KY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $795 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $398 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Johnson, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Johnson, KY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Johnson, KY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.8%
Johnson County:

22.8%
Kentucky:

17.2%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.6% for Black residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.2 years old
(Males: 41.0 years old, Females: 42.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.5 years old, Black residents: 65.0 years old, American Indian residents: 55.4 years old, Asian residents: 26.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.8 years old, Other race residents: 25.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Johnson County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $585 a month.

Cities in this county include: Paintsville, Oil Springs, Nippa, Flatgap.

Johnson 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Johnson County: Little Tar Springs (A), Indian Lake (B), Utility (C), South Hancock Fire Department (D), Dukes Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Johnson County include: Hilldale United Methodist Church (A), West Point Baptist Church (B), Mount Eden Baptist Church (C), New Chapel (D), Poplar Grove Church (E), Bethlehem Baptist Church (F), Saint Thomas Church (G), Blackford Baptist Church (H), Concord Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thrashers Cemetery (1), Boling Chapel Cemetery (2), Powers Cemetery (3), Chambers Cemetery (4), Henderson Cemetery (5), Rice Cemetery (6), Oak Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Indian Lake (A), Sunnys Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Driskell Branch (A), Yellow Creek (B), Caney Creek (C), Sugarcamp Branch (D), Smeathers Lateral (E), Muddy Gut (F), Muddy Branch (G), Indian Creek (H), Horse Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Elliott County , Nelson County, Virginia , Stanton County, Kansas , Powell County , Washington County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Kentucky:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Johnson, KY
County total employment by year in Johnson, KY
County average yearly wages by year in Johnson, KY

Current college students: 778
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 188 (32.7% naturalized citizens)

Johnson County:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 1312000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 351980 to 1989
  • 251970 to 1979
  • 18Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.0%

Johnson County marital status for males Johnson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,856
  • One, attached: 46
  • Two: 109
  • 3 or 4: 178
  • 5 to 9: 312
  • 10 to 19: 111
  • 20 to 49: 24
  • 50 or more: 325
  • Mobile homes: 2,714

Housing units in Johnson County with a mortgage: 2,557 (43 second mortgage, 156 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,754

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

58.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Johnson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,97751
Mainline Protestant9254
Catholic3251
Other3162
None16,813-
Johnson 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: 4
Johnson County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Johnson County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Johnson County:

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Johnson County:

36.3%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Johnson County:

Average size of farms: 122 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,311
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $397.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.97%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $6,799
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.57%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $47,216
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.99
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.18%
Corn for grain: 99 harvested acres
Vegetables: 57 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Johnson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 26140082.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Johnson 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 67.5 miles away from Johnson 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 62.7 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 280.1 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 65.0 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 65.1 miles away from Johnson County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 154.8 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 Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: July 11, 2015 to July 20, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4239: August 12, 2015, FEMA Id: 4239, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 02, 2015 to April 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4217: May 01, 2015, FEMA Id: 4217, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: August 18, 2014 to August 24, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4196: September 30, 2014, FEMA Id: 4196, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 29, 2012 to March 03, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4057: March 06, 2012, FEMA Id: 4057, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 Severe 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: 1703, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, 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
  • 21 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Johnson County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 20, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Johnson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,837 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 511 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 46 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 269 (4.6%)
  • Worked at home: 148 (2.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (56%)
  • Taiwan (19%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Poland (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Russia (3%)
  • Pakistan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Johnson County


  • American (46%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 141 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 123 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in other group homes
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 231 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 133 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,137.

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.71% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($29,814 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($8,019 average AGI)
Johnson County:

1.10%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Floyd County, KY  1.34% ($44,078 average AGI)
from Magoffin County, KY  0.48% ($33,563)
from Lawrence County, KY  0.43% ($25,517)


5.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.71% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($25,419 average AGI)
1.42% relocated to other states ($12,113 average AGI)
Johnson County:

1.42%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Floyd County, KY  0.89% ($27,800 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, KY  0.39% ($37,115)
to Fayette County, KY  0.30% ($52,300)

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

Births per 1000 population in Johnson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Johnson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Johnson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Johnson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Johnson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,901 (3,052 aged, 1,849 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 811 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (460)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (397)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (262)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (189)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (140)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (138)
  • Congestive heart failure (127)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (123)
  • Accidental poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances (94)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,426
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 302
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75,620

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,133
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,067

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 133.5. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,219
  • In family households: 19,585 (3,020 male householders, 2,944 female householders)
    4,718 spouses, 6,484 children (5,963 natural, 345 adopted, 177 stepchildren), 1,158 grandchildren, 181 brothers or sisters, 172 parents, 472 other relatives, 470 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,076 (1,331 male householders (1,165 living alone)), 1,472 female householders (1,358 living alone)), 268 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 548

Size of family households: 2,925 2-persons, 1,369 3-persons, 1,132 4-persons, 207 5-persons, 197 6-persons, 119 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,523 1-person, 278 2-persons.

3,280 married couples with children.
868 single-parent households (222 men, 646 women).

97.8% of residents of Johnson speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $168,521,000 ($7,064 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,763,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $72,886,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,313,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $972,000
Federal grants: $53,597,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,335,000 ($1,459,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,419,000 ($314,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,296,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,265,000
Federal Government insurance: $40,065,000

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

Births: 1,596
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,414
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +30
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +380
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Johnson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.22 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • 4682014 or later
  • 3452010 to 2013
  • 1,4302000 to 2009
  • 1,7231990 to 1999
  • 1,9831980 to 1989
  • 2,2341970 to 1979
  • 8271960 to 1969
  • 5371950 to 1959
  • 5561940 to 1949
  • 8051939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • 151 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 963 rooms
  • 7434 rooms
  • 1,5365 rooms
  • 1,5456 rooms
  • 8907 rooms
  • 6688 rooms
  • 7479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • 1221 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 3473 rooms
  • 6344 rooms
  • 6225 rooms
  • 4796 rooms
  • 1047 rooms
  • 708 rooms
  • 509+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Johnson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1331 bedroom
  • 1,1512 bedrooms
  • 3,6343 bedrooms
  • 1,0664 bedrooms
  • 2725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Johnson County, Kentucky
  • 119no bedroom
  • 4391 bedroom
  • 8662 bedrooms
  • 9783 bedrooms
  • 784 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 414no vehicle
  • 1,5291 vehicle
  • 2,8632 vehicles
  • 1,0143 vehicles
  • 3214 vehicles
  • 955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Johnson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 592no vehicle
  • 1,0991 vehicle
  • 6232 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

88.9% of Johnson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Kentucky.

Johnson County:

88.9%
State average:

84.5%

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

  • This state: 18,481
  • Other state: 4,366
  • Northeast: 391
  • Midwest: 2,385
  • South: 1,464
  • West: 119
Year householders moved into unit in Johnson County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Johnson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.6%Electricity
  • 15.2%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Wood
  • 2.1%Coal or coke
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 65.1%Electricity
  • 22.1%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Coal or coke
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

8.9%
Kentucky:

12.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 146
Here:

14.2%
Kentucky:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 124
Here:

13.9%
Kentucky:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Johnson County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,167,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,306,000
    Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,169,000
    General - Other: $1,564,000
    Central Staff Services: $828,000
    Police Protection: $697,000
    Water Utilities: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $442,000
    Correctional Institutions: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $499,000
    Other: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $419,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $395,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $400,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,473,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $952,000
    Rents: $420,000
    Royalties: $299,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $270,000
    Central Staff Services: $105,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,919,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,590,000
    Other: $1,262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $994,000
    Property: $834,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other Selective Sales: $91,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $39,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,249,000

Johnson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,167,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,306,000
    Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,169,000
    General - Other: $1,564,000
    Central Staff Services: $828,000
    Police Protection: $697,000
    Water Utilities: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $442,000
    Correctional Institutions: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $499,000
    Other: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $419,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $395,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $400,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,473,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $952,000
    Rents: $420,000
    Royalties: $299,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $270,000
    Central Staff Services: $105,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,919,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,590,000
    Other: $1,262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $994,000
    Property: $834,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other Selective Sales: $91,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $39,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,249,000

Johnson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,167,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,306,000
    Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,169,000
    General - Other: $1,564,000
    Central Staff Services: $828,000
    Police Protection: $697,000
    Water Utilities: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $442,000
    Correctional Institutions: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $499,000
    Other: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $419,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $395,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $400,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,473,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $952,000
    Rents: $420,000
    Royalties: $299,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $270,000
    Central Staff Services: $105,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,919,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,590,000
    Other: $1,262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $994,000
    Property: $834,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other Selective Sales: $91,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $39,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,249,000

Johnson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,167,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $2,306,000
    Other: $1,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $3,446,000
    Regular Highways: $2,169,000
    General - Other: $1,564,000
    Central Staff Services: $828,000
    Police Protection: $697,000
    Water Utilities: $483,000
    General Public Buildings: $442,000
    Correctional Institutions: $350,000
    Local Fire Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $133,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $59,000
    Transit Utilities: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $499,000
    Other: $252,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $419,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $395,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $400,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,473,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,667,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $806,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $952,000
    Rents: $420,000
    Royalties: $299,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $270,000
    Central Staff Services: $105,000
    Regular Highways: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,919,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,590,000
    Other: $1,262,000
    Health and Hospitals: $353,000
    General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $994,000
    Property: $834,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $169,000
    Other Selective Sales: $91,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $39,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,249,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,085
  • Number of aged recipients: 97
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,988
  • Number of recipients under 18: 271
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,479
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 335
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 588
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,042
Most common first names in Johnson County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7667.2 years
John5472.1 years
Mary5278.9 years
Charles4370.8 years
William3572.5 years
Robert2766.5 years
Paul1968.6 years
George1976.2 years
Anna1673.4 years
Ruth1578.9 years
Most common last names in Johnson County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Castle8676.1 years
Vanhoose7272.5 years
Williams4676.4 years
Conley4377.3 years
Ward4271.3 years
Preston4278.3 years
Davis3572.6 years
Blair3575.6 years
Adams2975.4 years
Meade2571.4 years
Businesses in Johnson County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1Maurices1
Curves1McDonald's2
Dairy Queen1Papa John's Pizza1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Fashion Bug1RadioShack1
FedEx2Ramada1
Goodwill1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1UPS2
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Johnson County on our top lists:

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