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Lewis County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 13,723 (all rural); it was 14,092 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,027
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,316
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,404
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,154 (it was 1,018 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Land area: 484 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lewis County: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (27.8%), Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Manufacturing (14.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 23%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 77%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lewis County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Kentucky median age:

38.7 years
Males: 6,802  (49.6%)
Females: 6,921  (50.4%)
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Lewis County,KY real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Lewis County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $30,287 ($22,208 in 1999)
This county:

$30,287
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $284 (lower quartile is $154, upper quartile is $387)
This county:

$284
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,284 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Lewis:

$68,284
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,782 - $107,870
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $782
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $277

Institutionalized population: 139

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 31
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 4
Lewis County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Lewis, KY residents
Average permit cost in Lewis, KY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $617 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $368 (0.7%)

Lewis County household income distribution in 2013 Lewis County home values distribution in 2013 Lewis County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.7%
Lewis County:

27.7%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(27.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents, 53.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.3% for American Indian residents, 115.3% for other race residents, 41.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.0 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 42.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 54.2 years old, American Indian residents: 14.9 years old, Asian residents: 9.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.9 years old, Other race residents: 11.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lewis County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $450 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.

Cities in this county include: Garrison, Tollesboro, Laurel-Petersville, Vanceburg, Concord.

Lewis 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 Lewis County: New Liberty Volunteer Fire Department (A), Monterey Volunteer Fire Department (B), South Owen Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewis County include: Poplar Grove Baptist Church (A), Greenup Fork Church (B), Locust Grove Church (C), Mount Carmel Church (D), Mount Hebron Baptist Church (E), Mount Zion Church (F), Musselshoals Church (G), Old Cedar Church (H), Pleasant Home Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thomas Cemetery (1), Yancey Cemetery (2), Grugin Cemetery (3), Dallasburg Masonic Cemetery (4), Jones Cemetery (5), True Cemetery (6), Lusby/Kemper Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Wild Deer Lake (A), Elmer Davis Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sand Lick Branch (A), Balls Branch (B), Big Twin Creek (C), Dickey Fork (D), Bowen Branch (E), Brammell Branch (F), Deep Creek (G), Cub Branch (H), Coxs Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cabell County, West Virginia , San Juan County, Utah , Lincoln County, West Virginia , Marion County, Illinois , Rappahannock County, Virginia , Mason County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 374
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 42 (57.8% naturalized citizens)

Lewis County:

0.3%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 362000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 11Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 42.5%

Lewis County marital status for males Lewis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,570
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 50
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 128
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 1,618
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Lewis County with a mortgage: 1,570 (9 second mortgage, 95 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,481

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lewis County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,01824
Mainline Protestant8198
Catholic401
None9,993-
Lewis 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: 7
Lewis County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Lewis County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lewis County:

10.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Lewis County:

33.6%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Lewis County:

Average size of farms: 196 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $12,951
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $229.05
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.97%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,987
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,438
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.28
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.86%
Corn for grain: 1086 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 255 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2131 harvested acres
Vegetables: 22 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Lewis County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 8182099.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 24 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/3/1974, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 18 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lewis 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 40.3 miles away from Lewis 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 40.3 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 246.1 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.6 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 246.1 miles away from Lewis County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.9 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:

  • 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 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: July 17, 2010 to July 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1925: July 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1925, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: April 03, 2008 to April 04, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1757: May 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1757, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 15, Mudslides: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 7, Landslides: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Nicaragua (45%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • England (5%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lewis County


  • American (60%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • Pennsylvania German (1%)

Lewis County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,040 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 224 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 31 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 210 (8.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 111 people in nursing homes
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
53 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,469.

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.61% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($16,005 average AGI)
1.92% relocated from other states ($13,413 average AGI)
Lewis County:

1.92%
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 Mason County, KY  0.66% ($32,037 average AGI)


4.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.19% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($21,970 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($10,437 average AGI)
Lewis County:

1.64%
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 Mason County, KY  1.01% ($29,390 average AGI)
to Fleming County, KY  0.52% ($32,286)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Lewis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Lewis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lewis County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lewis County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lewis County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,521 (1,800 aged, 721 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 386 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (224)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (217)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (161)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (156)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (66)
  • Congestive heart failure (58)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (54)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (51)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (46)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (44)

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

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,168
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,009
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,723
  • In family households: 11,750 (1,969 male householders, 1,848 female householders)
    2,904 spouses, 3,640 children (3,245 natural, 55 adopted, 338 stepchildren), 419 grandchildren, 104 brothers or sisters, 170 parents, 296 other relatives, 386 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,807 (652 male householders (571 living alone)), 943 female householders (849 living alone)), 199 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 146

Size of family households: 1,759 2-persons, 933 3-persons, 739 4-persons, 236 5-persons, 72 6-persons, 68 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,422 1-person, 168 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

1,899 married couples with children.
596 single-parent households (225 men, 371 women).

98.4% of residents of Lewis speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $80,216,000 ($5,804 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $762,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $34,557,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,887,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,086,000
Federal grants: $26,209,000
Federal procurement contracts: $298,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,178,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,192,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $916,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,005,000

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

Births: 840
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 804
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -243
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lewis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.02 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • 492014 or later
  • 1502010 to 2013
  • 8902000 to 2009
  • 1,2501990 to 1999
  • 6941980 to 1989
  • 1,1111970 to 1979
  • 7191960 to 1969
  • 5651950 to 1959
  • 3611940 to 1949
  • 6961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lewis County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • 01 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 773 rooms
  • 4814 rooms
  • 8485 rooms
  • 1,1366 rooms
  • 7837 rooms
  • 3618 rooms
  • 3239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • 01 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 1323 rooms
  • 3654 rooms
  • 4155 rooms
  • 2996 rooms
  • 717 rooms
  • 438 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lewis County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • 19no bedroom
  • 1171 bedroom
  • 1,0652 bedrooms
  • 2,1513 bedrooms
  • 5244 bedrooms
  • 1355+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lewis County, Kentucky
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2761 bedroom
  • 5272 bedrooms
  • 5053 bedrooms
  • 344 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 167no vehicle
  • 9121 vehicle
  • 1,7592 vehicles
  • 7593 vehicles
  • 3504 vehicles
  • 885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lewis County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 222no vehicle
  • 7421 vehicle
  • 3422 vehicles
  • 513 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

89.8% of Lewis 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, 57% lived in Kentucky.

Lewis County:

89.8%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 7,958
  • Other state: 5,751
  • Northeast: 119
  • Midwest: 5,036
  • South: 471
  • West: 150
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lewis County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.0%Electricity
  • 22.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.2%Wood
  • 11.2%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.0%Electricity
  • 20.6%Wood
  • 18.4%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 53
Here:

3.8%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 42
Here:

4.9%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 103
Here:

28.1%
Kentucky:

17.9%

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

Lewis County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $473,000
  • Charges - Other: $38,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $759,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,920,000
    Health - Other: $1,247,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Correctional Institutions: $856,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $180,000
    Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Financial Administration: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $267,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $21,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,019,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,633,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $238,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,688,000
    Other: $1,472,000
  • Tax - Property: $707,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $599,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $227,000
    Corporation License: $19,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,536,000

Lewis County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $473,000
  • Charges - Other: $38,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $759,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,920,000
    Health - Other: $1,247,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Correctional Institutions: $856,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $180,000
    Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Financial Administration: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $267,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $21,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,019,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,633,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $238,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,688,000
    Other: $1,472,000
  • Tax - Property: $707,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $599,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $227,000
    Corporation License: $19,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,536,000

Lewis County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $473,000
  • Charges - Other: $38,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $759,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,920,000
    Health - Other: $1,247,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Correctional Institutions: $856,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $180,000
    Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Financial Administration: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $267,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $21,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,019,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,633,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $238,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,688,000
    Other: $1,472,000
  • Tax - Property: $707,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $599,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $227,000
    Corporation License: $19,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,536,000

Lewis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $473,000
  • Charges - Other: $38,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $759,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,920,000
    Health - Other: $1,247,000
    General - Other: $1,099,000
    Correctional Institutions: $856,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $180,000
    Central Staff Services: $110,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000
    Financial Administration: $70,000
    General Public Buildings: $67,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $267,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $361,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $21,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000
    Other: $3,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,019,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,633,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $249,000
    Sale of Property: $82,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $238,000
    Police Protection: $7,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $328,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,688,000
    Other: $1,472,000
  • Tax - Property: $707,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $599,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $227,000
    Corporation License: $19,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,536,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,065
  • Number of aged recipients: 78
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 987
  • Number of recipients under 18: 121
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 732
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 212
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 366
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 466
Lewis County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Lewis County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Lewis County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6269.5 years
William5676.5 years
John5075.3 years
Mary4577.3 years
Charles3470.2 years
George3476.1 years
Robert3371.8 years
Anna2680.3 years
Dorothy2476.3 years
Thomas2270.8 years
Most common last names in Lewis County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4771.6 years
Bloomfield4271.7 years
Lewis3875.8 years
Cooper3476.9 years
Lykins2676.2 years
Stone2473.3 years
Johnson2471.8 years
Polley2374.9 years
Moore2275.7 years
Clark2271.9 years

Businesses in Lewis County, KY

  • H&R Block: 1
  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1

Lewis County on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"