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Menifee County, Kentucky (KY)


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County population in 2012: 6,220 (all rural); it was 6,556 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,048
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 876
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,059
Renter-occupied apartments: 516 (it was 478 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Land area: 204 sq. mi.
Water area: 2.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Menifee County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.2%), Educational,health and social services (23.9%), Retail trade (10.7%), Construction (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Menifee County, Kentucky:


Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years

Males: 3,147  (52.4%)
Females: 3,159  (47.6%)

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Menifee County,KY real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Menifee County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $26,257 ($22,064 in 1999)
This county:

$26257
Kentucky:

$40072

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $233 (lower quartile is $140, upper quartile is $357)
This county:

$233
State:

$475


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $69,680 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Menifee County:

$69,680
Kentucky:

$117,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,656 - $103,965

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $115,911
Here:

$115,911
State:

$160,262

Townhouses or other attached units: $89,581
Here:

$89,581
State:

$172,390

Mobile homes: $50,595
Here:

$50,595
State:

$33,636
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $935
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $211

Institutionalized population: 75

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


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


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $461 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $297 (0.5%)


Menifee County household income distribution in 2009 Menifee County home values distribution


Menifee County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.0%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.4% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 19 years old, American Indian residents: 60 years old, Asian residents: 19 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 14 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

29.6%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

15.1%
Whole state:

6.6%

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Menifee 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: Frenchburg.


Click to draw/clear Menifee County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Menifee County: Leatherwood Boat Ramp (A), Tarr Ridge Picnic Area (B), Longbow Marina (C), Botts Ford (D), Amos Cut (E), Frenchburg Correctional Facility (F), Indian Stairway (G), Travelers Rest (H), Gladie Creek Gorge (I), Big Woods Fire Department (J), Botts Fire Department (K), Means Fire Department (L), United States Weather Station (M), Menifee County Ambulance Service (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Menifee County include: Flat Rock Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Pomeroyton Union Church (C), Korea Church of God (D), Fagan Pentecostal Church of God (E), Dan Ridge Church (F), Cornwell Christian Church (G), Botts Christian Church (H), Welch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bryant Cemetery (1), Barker Cemetery (2), Patrick Cemetery (3), Bashford Cemetery (4), McCausey Ridge Cemetery (5), Lyons Cemetery (6), Lovelace Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bull Fork (A), Cain Branch (B), Camp Branch (C), Cane Branch (D), Cape Branch (E), Carpenter Branch (F), Cold Cave Creek (G), Chimney Top Creek (H), Clem Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bath County , Montgomery County , Morgan County , Powell County , Rowan County , Wolfe County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 177
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 57.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 23 (39% naturalized citizens)

Menifee County:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.0%

Menifee County marital status for males
Menifee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Menifee County with a mortgage: 584 (37 second mortgage, 54 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 473

Here:

55.3% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 12.81%
Here12.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 840
Total congregations: 13

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameConservative Baptist Association of AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents200 (23.8%)188 (22.4%)130 (15.5%)130 (15.5%)90 (10.7%)
Congregations1 (7.7%)2 (15.4%)1 (7.7%)1 (7.7%)2 (15.4%)
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents34 (4.0%)31 (3.7%)30 (3.6%)7 (0.8%)-
Congregations1 (7.7%)1 (7.7%)1 (7.7%)1 (7.7%)2 (15.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Menifee County - Frenchburg

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.8%
Kentucky:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Menifee County:

13.2%
State:

15.9%


Agriculture in Menifee County:

Average size of farms: 111 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,759
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $249.08
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $6,896
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.25%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $16,653
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.37
Corn for grain: 324 harvested acres
Vegetables: 23 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2 acres

Tornado activity:

Menifee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 3.3 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Menifee County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 81% 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 25.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from Menifee County center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Menifee County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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




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





Menifee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,556 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 510 (23%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 73 (3%)
  • Other means: 43 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 74 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $30,586.

8.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Kentucky average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.67% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($20,899 average AGI)
2.52% relocated from other states ($7,975 average AGI)
Menifee County:

2.52%
Kentucky average:

2.94%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, KY  1.75% ($30,265 average AGI)
from Bath County, KY  0.62% ($20,667)


8.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,494 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.43%
Kentucky average:

6.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
7.14% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($20,140 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($3,354 average AGI)
Menifee County:

1.28%
Kentucky average:

2.76%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, KY  3.13% ($26,541 average AGI)
to Fayette County, KY  0.67% ($19,692)
to Rowan County, KY  0.57% ($19,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Menifee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Menifee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Menifee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,153 (781 aged, 372 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1130.860
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 925.250

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 14.69

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,076

Size of family households: 783 2-persons, 431 3-persons, 295 4-persons, 129 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 35 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 625 1-person, 77 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

97.3% of residents of Menifee County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (39% speak English very well, 61% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $55,744,000 ($8239 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,935,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,026,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,078,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $100,000
Federal grants: $10,913,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,622,000 ($2,081,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,005,000 ($13,569,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $773,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,034,000
Federal Government insurance: $447,000

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

Births: 437
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 310
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +135
Here:

+20 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Menifee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Menifee County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 70
  • 4 rooms: 355
  • 5 rooms: 757
  • 6 rooms: 432
  • 7 rooms: 226
  • 8 rooms: 131
  • 9+ rooms: 75
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 63
  • 4 rooms: 151
  • 5 rooms: 140
  • 6 rooms: 60
  • 7 rooms: 17
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9+ rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Menifee County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 60
  • 2 bedrooms: 571
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,218
  • 4 bedrooms: 175
  • 5+ bedrooms: 32
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 83
  • 2 bedrooms: 216
  • 3 bedrooms: 160
  • 4 bedrooms: 3
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Menifee County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 123
  • 1 vehicle: 530
  • 2 vehicles: 966
  • 3 vehicles: 323
  • 4 vehicles: 76
  • 5+ vehicles: 41
  • no vehicle: 97
  • 1 vehicle: 248
  • 2 vehicles: 110
  • 3 vehicles: 14
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

64% of Menifee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Kentucky.

Menifee County:

64.2%
State average:

56.6%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $31,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Menifee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32.1%)
  • Wood (15.2%)
  • Utility gas (13.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.3%)
  • Wood (18.6%)
  • Utility gas (13.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

3.5%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

3.6%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Menifee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:


Menifee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:


Menifee County government finances - Debt in 2002:


Menifee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Menifee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Menifee County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Menifee County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2375.7 years
James2270.8 years
John2079.5 years
Charles1770.2 years
Mary1382.3 years
Robert1370.7 years
Paul873.3 years
Chester777.8 years
Edna780.7 years
George787.0 years
Most common last names in Menifee County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3074.9 years
Wells2278.4 years
Ingram1479.8 years
Williams1477.8 years
Sorrell1377.9 years
Conway1375.1 years
Morrison1266.3 years
Spencer1178.2 years
Smith1176.6 years
Johnson1079.1 years

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