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Trimble County, Kentucky (KY)


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County population in 2012: 8,787 (5% urban, 95% rural); it was 8,125 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,751
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 922
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,528
Renter-occupied apartments: 747 (it was 609 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

31%

Land area: 149 sq. mi.
Water area: 7.4 sq. mi.
Population density: 59 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Trimble County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.5%), Educational,health and social services (16.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.2%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 82%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Trimble County, Kentucky:


Median resident age:  39.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years

Males: 4,483  (45.4%)
Females: 4,326  (54.6%)

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Trimble County,KY real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Trimble County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,070 ($36,192 in 1999)
This county:

$43070
Kentucky:

$40072

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $369 (lower quartile is $228, upper quartile is $481)
This county:

$369
State:

$475


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $116,029 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Trimble County:

$116,029
Kentucky:

$117,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,405 - $168,073

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $186,622
Here:

$186,622
State:

$160,262

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,439,478
Here:

$1,439,478
State:

$172,390

Mobile homes: $51,277
Here:

$51,277
State:

$33,636

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $40,351
Here:

$40,351
State:

$47,392
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,121
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $279

Institutionalized population: 41

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):


Trimble County, KY map from a distance

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $790 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $487 (0.6%)


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


Trimble County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 18.2%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 43.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 3.9% for other race residents, 10.1% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 41 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

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

13.6%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

4.6%
Whole state:

6.6%

Area name: Louisville, KY-IN HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Trimble County is $473 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $563 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $785 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bedford, Milton.


Click to draw/clear Trimble County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Trimble County: Callis Grove Campground (A), Bethlehem Reach (B), Barnes Railroad Siding (C), Trimble County Emergency Response Team - Louisville Gas and Electric (D), Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 2 (E), Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue (F), Trimble County Emergency Medical Services (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Trimble County include: Hickory Grove Church (A), Wesley Chapel (B), Mount Carmel Church (C), Norfolk Church (D), Poplar Ridge Church (E), Antioch Church (F), Union Grove Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Trout Cemetery (1), Mahoney Cemetery (2), Staten-Garriott Cemetery (3), Pruiett Cemetery (4), Foree Cemetery Number 2 (5), Estes Cemetery (6), Burrows Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Fork (A), Barebone Creek (B), Demeree Branch (C), Browning Branch (D), Daugherty Creek (E), Corn Creek (F), Cooper Creek (G), Town Branch (H), Tiber Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Clark County, Indiana , Carroll County , Jefferson County, Indiana , Henry County , Oldham County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 215
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 93 (35% naturalized citizens)

Trimble County:

1.1%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 23.1%

Trimble County marital status for males
Trimble County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Trimble County with a mortgage: 853 (63 second mortgage, 88 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 481

Here:

63.9% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.20%
Here46.2%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 3,754
Total congregations: 21

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2,088 (55.6%)849 (22.6%)450 (12.0%)199 (5.3%)168 (4.5%)
Congregations8 (38.1%)6 (28.6%)2 (9.5%)1 (4.8%)4 (19.0%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Trimble County - Bedford, Milton

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Trimble County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Trimble County:

18.4%
State:

15.9%


Agriculture in Trimble County:

Average size of farms: 115 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $11,512
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $295.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.93%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 29.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,947
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,439
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.47
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.82%
Corn for grain: 834 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 401 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2730 harvested acres
Vegetables: 84 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Trimble County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 1.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/23/1984, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Trimble County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 94% 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 81.5 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 86.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from Trimble County center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the county center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 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:


The number of natural disasters in Trimble County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 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%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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




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





Trimble County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,827 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 656 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 40 (1%)
  • Other means: 37 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 112 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


55 people in nursing homes
41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $42,451.

7.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Kentucky average:

6.98%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.50% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($17,704 average AGI)
3.42% relocated from other states ($14,173 average AGI)
Trimble County:

3.42%
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 Jefferson County, IN  1.34% ($28,927 average AGI)
from Carroll County, KY  1.30% ($26,050)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.82% ($48,000)
from Oldham County, KY  0.82% ($29,080)
from Henry County, KY  0.75% ($24,478)


7.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Kentucky average:

6.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.80% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($17,139 average AGI)
2.97% relocated to other states ($9,803 average AGI)
Trimble County:

2.97%
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 Carroll County, KY  1.57% ($26,688 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, IN  1.40% ($31,767)
to Henry County, KY  0.88% ($32,222)
to Oldham County, KY  0.62% ($35,421)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.56% ($29,706)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Trimble County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Trimble County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Trimble County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,195 (911 aged, 284 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1219.110
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1019.620

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 11.08

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,768

Size of family households: 1,083 2-persons, 547 3-persons, 473 4-persons, 197 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 808 1-person, 146 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 4 5-persons.

96.8% of residents of Trimble County speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island 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: $34,536,000 ($3817 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $397,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $18,078,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,489,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $186,000
Federal grants: $6,081,000
Federal procurement contracts: $331,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,370,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $282,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,369,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,275,000

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

Births: 542
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 399
Here:

44 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: +767
Here:

+85 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Trimble County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.60 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Trimble County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 17
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 59
  • 4 rooms: 335
  • 5 rooms: 757
  • 6 rooms: 658
  • 7 rooms: 324
  • 8 rooms: 212
  • 9+ rooms: 154
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 60
  • 4 rooms: 206
  • 5 rooms: 166
  • 6 rooms: 89
  • 7 rooms: 31
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 10
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Trimble County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 62
  • 2 bedrooms: 624
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,433
  • 4 bedrooms: 371
  • 5+ bedrooms: 21
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 95
  • 2 bedrooms: 240
  • 3 bedrooms: 207
  • 4 bedrooms: 52
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Trimble County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 95
  • 1 vehicle: 632
  • 2 vehicles: 1,115
  • 3 vehicles: 451
  • 4 vehicles: 144
  • 5+ vehicles: 91
  • no vehicle: 86
  • 1 vehicle: 265
  • 2 vehicles: 221
  • 3 vehicles: 27
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 3

55% of Trimble County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Kentucky.

Trimble County:

54.8%
State average:

56.6%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $70,000


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 Trimble County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (43.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.9%)
  • Utility gas (12.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.6%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Electricity (38.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.7%)
  • Utility gas (17.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.3%)
  • Wood (8.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 47
Here:

4.5%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

6.2%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

21.6%
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

Trimble County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Trimble County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Trimble County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Trimble County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Trimble County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6771.0 years
William6678.0 years
Mary5777.8 years
Robert4570.3 years
John3978.7 years
Charles3671.7 years
George2380.1 years
Anna2179.5 years
Helen1973.6 years
Raymond1875.7 years
Most common last names in Trimble County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3174.3 years
Smith2874.9 years
Harmon2778.6 years
Rowlett2577.4 years
Taylor2579.2 years
Wright1975.1 years
Jackson1978.3 years
Tingle1876.1 years
Moore1779.0 years
Callis1674.5 years

Businesses in Trimble County, KY


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