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Rockcastle County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2018: 16,933 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 16,582 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,660
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,491
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,206
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,599 (it was 1,338 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

31%

Land area: 318 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockcastle County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (37.8%), Public administration (21.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Rockcastle County, KY (2018)
    • 16,43399.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1500.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1500.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 950.6%Two or more races
    • 250.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Kentucky median age:

39.1 years
Males: 8,215  (48.5%)
Females: 8,718  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Rockcastle County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $37,865 ($23,475 in 1999)
This county:

$37,865
Kentucky:

$50,247

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $338, upper quartile is $535)
This county:

$413
State:

$601


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $88,444 (it was $45,200 in 2000)
Rockcastle:

$88,444
Kentucky:

$148,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,966 - $153,999
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $939
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $317

Institutionalized population: 285

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 14

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 46
  • Auto thefts: 9
Rockcastle County, KY map from a distance
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $715 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $438 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Rockcastle, KY in 2018
Distribution of house value in Rockcastle, KY in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rockcastle, KY in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 19.8%
Rockcastle County:

19.8%
Kentucky:

16.9%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for American Indian residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 42.9 years old
(Males: 41.9 years old, Females: 43.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.1 years old, Black residents: 39.6 years old, American Indian residents: 49.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.7 years old, Other race residents: 1.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rockcastle County is $374 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $519 a month.

Cities in this county include: Conway, Mount Vernon, Brodhead, Livingston.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Abes Fork (A), Cow Fork (B), Piney Fork (C), School House Branch (D), Grassy Creek (E), Grassy Spring Branch (F), Dicks Branch (G), Buckeye Branch (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cherokee County, Kansas , Casey County , Cumberland County, Virginia , Mineral County, Colorado , Radford city, Virginia , Williamsburg city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Kentucky:

5.1%

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

Current college students: 366
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 29 (72.7% naturalized citizens)

Rockcastle County:

0.2%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.5%

Rockcastle County marital status for males Rockcastle County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,715
  • One, attached: 127
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 149
  • 5 to 9: 232
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 39
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 2,497

Housing units in Rockcastle County with a mortgage: 2,222 (95 second mortgage, 184 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,861

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

56.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rockcastle County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,19340
Catholic481
Other-1
None7,815-
Rockcastle 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
Rockcastle County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

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

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rockcastle County:

11.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Rockcastle County:

32.5%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Rockcastle County:

Average size of farms: 117 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,480
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $185.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,859
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 21.69%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,207
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.06%
Corn for grain: 588 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 222 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 482 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 18 acres

Earthquake activity:

Rockcastle County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 77% greater 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 61.3 miles away from Rockcastle 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) earthquake occurred 207.8 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 58.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 189.5 miles away from Rockcastle County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 110.8 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4497, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 6, 2019 - March 10, 2019, FEMA Id: 4428, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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, 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1523: June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2002 to May 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1414: May 07, 2002, FEMA Id: 1414, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rockcastle County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Fires: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Rockcastle

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,123 (84.5%)
  • Carpooled: 352 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 41 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 201 (4.1%)
  • Worked at home: 138 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Information (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Information (6%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (34%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (31%)
  • Guatemala (14%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rockcastle County


  • American (31%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • British (1%)

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

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

  • 180 people in nursing homes
  • 90 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 183 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 102 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,077.

5.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.10% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($24,926 average AGI)
0.99% relocated from other states ($6,082 average AGI)
Rockcastle County:

0.99%
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 Madison County, KY  1.66% ($29,631 average AGI)


4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.47% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($31,603 average AGI)
0.44% relocated to other states ($2,704 average AGI)
Rockcastle County:

0.44%
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 Madison County, KY  2.04% ($33,388 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, KY  0.40% ($35,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Rockcastle County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Rockcastle County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Rockcastle County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rockcastle County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rockcastle County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockcastle County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockcastle County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockcastle County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Rockcastle County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,189 (2,234 aged, 955 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 416 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (324)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (163)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (155)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (143)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (99)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (27)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (22)
  • Unspecified dementia (22)
  • Congestive heart failure (15)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (11)

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: 5.96
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,616
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 512
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 53,551

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,322
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 181.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,933
  • In family households: 14,465 (2,685 male householders, 1,950 female householders)
    3,566 spouses, 4,688 children (4,309 natural, 64 adopted, 315 stepchildren), 665 grandchildren, 204 brothers or sisters, 134 parents, 300 other relatives, 252 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,129 (983 male householders (873 living alone)), 917 female householders (844 living alone)), 214 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 332

Size of family households: 2,184 2-persons, 1,180 3-persons, 865 4-persons, 310 5-persons, 48 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,716 1-person, 159 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

2,013 married couples with children.
977 single-parent households (358 men, 619 women).

98.9% of residents of Rockcastle speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $95,657,000 ($5,700 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,179,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,528,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,399,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $259,000
Federal grants: $33,727,000
Federal procurement contracts: $871,000 ($407,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,872,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $221,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,579,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,612,000

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

Births: 1,090
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 930
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -6
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Rockcastle County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.59 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • 2882014 or later
  • 1522010 to 2013
  • 1,5212000 to 2009
  • 1,7051990 to 1999
  • 1,0621980 to 1989
  • 1,1021970 to 1979
  • 5501960 to 1969
  • 4001950 to 1959
  • 4211940 to 1949
  • 6851939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • 31 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1003 rooms
  • 7464 rooms
  • 1,1555 rooms
  • 1,2386 rooms
  • 6717 rooms
  • 4508 rooms
  • 6759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • 291 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 1143 rooms
  • 5164 rooms
  • 3295 rooms
  • 3336 rooms
  • 857 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • 4no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 1,1062 bedrooms
  • 2,9203 bedrooms
  • 7754 bedrooms
  • 1635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
  • 30no bedroom
  • 1481 bedroom
  • 7002 bedrooms
  • 5623 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockcastle County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockcastle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockcastle County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 298no vehicle
  • 1,1131 vehicle
  • 1,9412 vehicles
  • 1,0663 vehicles
  • 4324 vehicles
  • 1885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockcastle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockcastle County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 307no vehicle
  • 6761 vehicle
  • 3962 vehicles
  • 893 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

85.6% of Rockcastle County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in Kentucky.

Rockcastle County:

85.6%
State average:

84.8%

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

  • This state: 13,977
  • Other state: 2,876
  • Northeast: 136
  • Midwest: 1,834
  • South: 699
  • West: 212
Year householders moved into unit in Rockcastle County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rockcastle County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 11.3%Wood
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.4%Electricity
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kentucky:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

2.6%
Kentucky:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

9.0%
Kentucky:

16.1%

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

Rockcastle County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,098,000
  • Charges - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,302,000
    General - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,737,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,149,000
    Regular Highways: $964,000
    Police Protection: $468,000
    Central Staff Services: $301,000
    General Public Buildings: $239,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000
    Financial Administration: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $273,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $727,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,437,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,193,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $756,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $211,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    General Public Building: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $73,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $678,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,869,000
    Highways: $1,359,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,289,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $567,000
    Property: $384,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $367,000
    Corporation License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,001,000

Rockcastle County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,098,000
  • Charges - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,302,000
    General - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,737,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,149,000
    Regular Highways: $964,000
    Police Protection: $468,000
    Central Staff Services: $301,000
    General Public Buildings: $239,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000
    Financial Administration: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $273,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $727,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,437,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,193,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $756,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $211,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    General Public Building: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $73,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $678,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,869,000
    Highways: $1,359,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,289,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $567,000
    Property: $384,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $367,000
    Corporation License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,001,000

Rockcastle County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,098,000
  • Charges - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,302,000
    General - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,737,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,149,000
    Regular Highways: $964,000
    Police Protection: $468,000
    Central Staff Services: $301,000
    General Public Buildings: $239,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000
    Financial Administration: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $273,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $727,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,437,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,193,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $756,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $211,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    General Public Building: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $73,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $678,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,869,000
    Highways: $1,359,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,289,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $567,000
    Property: $384,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $367,000
    Corporation License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,001,000

Rockcastle County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,098,000
  • Charges - Other: $145,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000
    Regular Highways: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,302,000
    General - Other: $140,000
    Parks and Recreation: $77,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,737,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,149,000
    Regular Highways: $964,000
    Police Protection: $468,000
    Central Staff Services: $301,000
    General Public Buildings: $239,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000
    Financial Administration: $137,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000
    Solid Waste Management: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Libraries: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $273,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $727,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,437,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,193,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $756,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $179,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000
    Rents: $8,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $211,000
    Regular Highways: $136,000
    General Public Building: $123,000
    Correctional Institutions: $73,000
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $678,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,869,000
    Highways: $1,359,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $2,289,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $567,000
    Property: $384,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $367,000
    Corporation License: $43,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $25,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,001,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,268
  • Number of aged recipients: 127
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,141
  • Number of recipients under 18: 106
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 796
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 366
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 484
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 535
Most common first names in Rockcastle County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William13772.9 years
James12570.7 years
John12076.7 years
Mary8175.7 years
Robert7272.0 years
George6274.9 years
Charles5171.9 years
Martha3778.5 years
Henry3475.9 years
Willie3177.3 years
Most common last names in Rockcastle County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown6976.7 years
Mink6776.0 years
Bullock6677.2 years
Smith6174.2 years
Mullins6177.4 years
Owens5975.5 years
Renner5371.8 years
Adams4778.3 years
Cromer4676.1 years
Jones4577.5 years
Businesses in Rockcastle County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1Wendy's1