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Larue County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2014: 14,180 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 13,373 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,667
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,580
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,235
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,368 (it was 1,040 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 263 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Larue County: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (14.7%), Information (14.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 21%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 63%
  • Unpaid family work: 12%
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Races in Larue County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (92.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (3.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years
Males: 7,031  (49.6%)
Females: 7,149  (50.4%)
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Larue County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Larue County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,088 ($32,056 in 1999)

This county:

$40088
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $432 (lower quartile is $319, upper quartile is $581)
This county:

$432
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,419 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Larue:

$101,419
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,464 - $173,687

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $149,689
Here:

$149,689
State:

$165,943

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,694
Here:

$141,694
State:

$210,806

Mobile homes: $63,223
Here:

$63,223
State:

$47,914
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $971
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $281

Institutionalized population: 308

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 21
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 40
  • Auto thefts: 14
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 107 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 98 buildings, average cost: $45,100
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2003: 60 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2004: 83 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2010: 33 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2012: 35 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2014: 29 buildings, average cost: $215,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $877 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $634 (0.7%)

Larue County household income distribution in 2009 Larue County home values distribution Larue County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.9%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.8% for Black residents, 45.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.1% for other race residents, 38.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.9%
Larue County:

16.9%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 44.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.3% for other race residents, 33.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 56 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Elizabethtown, KY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Larue County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $487 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $693 a month.

Cities in this county include: Magnolia-Upton, Hodgenville, Buffalo, Magnolia.

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

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Neighboring counties: Crawford County, Kansas , Marin County, California , Lawrence County , Martin County , Taylor County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 400
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 60 (38% naturalized citizens)

Larue County:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 10
  • 1985 to 1989: 35
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 8

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.0%

Larue County marital status for males Larue County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,388
  • One, attached: 52
  • Two: 114
  • 3 or 4: 165
  • 5 to 9: 94
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 980
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Larue County with a mortgage: 1,627 (143 second mortgage, 137 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 879

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Larue County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,74030
Mainline Protestant7225
Catholic3701
Black Protestant1221
Other--
None6,239-
Larue 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
Larue County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Larue County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Larue County:

12.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Larue County:

29.2%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Larue County:

Average size of farms: 151 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $23,712
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $176.60
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.51%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 49.48%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $26,711
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,615
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.15
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.45%
Corn for grain: 11757 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1017 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15486 harvested acres
Vegetables: 73 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 69 acres

Earthquake activity:

Larue County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from Larue County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 106.5 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 118.4 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 148.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Larue County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 107.9 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:

  • KentuckySevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 1, 2010 to June 1, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1912): May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 5, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3302): January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1818): February 5, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • KentuckyHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3231): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm and Record Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1578): February 8, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1578, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • KentuckySevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 13, 2004 to July 15, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1537): August 6, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1537, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1471): June 3, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1471, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2002 to May 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1414): May 7, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1414, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 1, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1163): March 4, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1163, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KentuckyBlizzard, Incident Period: January 5, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1089): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1089, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Larue County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

  • Peru (32%)
  • Vietnam (25%)
  • Korea (13%)
  • Venezuela (13%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Germany (5%)

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

  • United States or American (39%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Larue County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,708 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 662 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 102 (2%)
  • Other means: 48 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 291 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 71 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 150 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 122 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $35,232.

7.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.42% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($20,301 average AGI)
2.02% relocated from other states ($11,073 average AGI)
Larue County:

2.02%
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 Hardin County, KY  3.20% ($29,150 average AGI)
from Nelson County, KY  0.40% ($27,550)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.32% ($28,188)
from Hart County, KY  0.28% ($27,571)


7.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.08% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($24,448 average AGI)
1.00% relocated to other states ($4,380 average AGI)
Larue County:

1.00%
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 Hardin County, KY  2.89% ($29,229 average AGI)
to Hart County, KY  0.50% ($19,360)
to Nelson County, KY  0.50% ($28,520)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.36% ($28,167)
to Green County, KY  0.24% ($27,083)
to Meade County, KY  0.22% ($23,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Larue County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Larue County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Larue County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Larue County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Larue County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,552 (2,023 aged, 529 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 294 (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 Larue County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (204)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (166)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (122)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (118)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (117)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (83)
  • Congestive heart failure (80)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (76)
  • Unspecified dementia (67)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (51)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 963.570
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1175.270

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15.32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58.4

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,880
  • In family households: 11,922 (2,857 male householders, 1,085 female householders)
    3,005 spouses, 3,880 children (3,506 natural, 86 adopted, 288 stepchildren), 323 grandchildren, 98 brothers or sisters, 92 parents, 147 other relatives, 352 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,958 (791 male householders (656 living alone)), 882 female householders (794 living alone)), 285 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 313 (308 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,813 2-persons, 950 3-persons, 704 4-persons, 325 5-persons, 97 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,450 1-person, 186 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

2,343 married couples with children.
693 single-parent households (164 men, 529 women).

98.0% of residents of Larue County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 28% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $74,324,000 ($5512 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,828,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $36,250,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,214,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,486,000
Federal grants: $14,944,000
Federal procurement contracts: $980,000 ($389,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,450,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $93,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,171,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,682,000

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

Births: 829
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 800
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -2
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +329
Here:

+24 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Larue County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.61 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 176
  • 2000 to 2004: 941
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,335
  • 1980 to 1989: 971
  • 1970 to 1979: 955
  • 1960 to 1969: 671
  • 1950 to 1959: 454
  • 1940 to 1949: 275
  • 1939 or earlier: 484
Rooms in houses/apartments in Larue County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 79
  • 4 rooms: 448
  • 5 rooms: 1,282
  • 6 rooms: 1,020
  • 7 rooms: 593
  • 8 rooms: 374
  • 9+ rooms: 408
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 62
  • 3 rooms: 139
  • 4 rooms: 299
  • 5 rooms: 228
  • 6 rooms: 114
  • 7 rooms: 102
  • 8 rooms: 63
  • 9+ rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Larue County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 98
  • 2 bedrooms: 913
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,410
  • 4 bedrooms: 706
  • 5+ bedrooms: 108
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 195
  • 2 bedrooms: 441
  • 3 bedrooms: 286
  • 4 bedrooms: 78
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Larue County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 207
  • 1 vehicle: 913
  • 2 vehicles: 1,901
  • 3 vehicles: 867
  • 4 vehicles: 283
  • 5+ vehicles: 64
  • no vehicle: 174
  • 1 vehicle: 465
  • 2 vehicles: 327
  • 3 vehicles: 38
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5+ vehicles: 28

60% of Larue County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Kentucky.

Larue County:

60.2%
State average:

56.6%

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

  • This state: 11387
  • Northeast: 211
  • Midwest: 768
  • South: 687
  • West: 234

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $76,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Larue County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.5%)
  • Utility gas (22.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.1%)
  • Wood (7.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.0%)
  • Electricity (47.3%)
  • Utility gas (19.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.6%)
  • Wood (6.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 116
Here:

7.3%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

6.0%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

12.1%
Kentucky:

18.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Larue County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $965,000
    Regular Highways: $384,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $876,000
    Corrections - Other: $794,000
    Regular Highways: $764,000
    Health Services - Other: $363,000
    Parks & Recreation: $267,000
    General Public Buildings: $128,000
    Financial Administration: $111,000
    Central Staff Services: $95,000
    Fire Protection: $73,000
    Police Protection: $29,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $17,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
    Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $685,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $33,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $11,000
    General - Other: $8,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,082,000

Larue County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $562,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $281,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $679,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $134,000
    Property Sale Other: $16,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,521,000
  • Tax - Property: $679,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $97,000
    Public Utilities: $44,000
    NEC: $24,000

Larue County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $6,641,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,620,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,715,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $6,541,000
    Other, NEC: $750,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $100,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $155,000

Larue County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,446,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,541,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 503
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 435
  • Number of recipients under 18: 74
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 307
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 122
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 211
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 222
Larue County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Larue County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8176.7 years
Mary7279.6 years
James6972.7 years
John5176.5 years
Robert4170.9 years
Charles3075.4 years
George2375.5 years
Edna2279.8 years
Joseph2069.3 years
David2070.7 years
Most common last names in Larue County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown6274.6 years
Skaggs4376.3 years
Warren3479.6 years
Williams3074.8 years
Smith3070.8 years
Thompson3074.2 years
Howell3080.5 years
Cruse2875.5 years
Gardner2778.0 years
Reed2374.6 years
Businesses in Larue County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Curves1McDonald's1
FedEx1Papa John's Pizza1
GNC1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1