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. 2013 cost of living index in Trimble County: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (22.1%), Educational, health and social services (15.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Trimble County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
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 2013: $50,137 ($36,192 in 1999)

This county:

$50137
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $530 (lower quartile is $394, upper quartile is $674)
This county:

$530
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $107,746 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Trimble:

$107,746
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,187 - $172,363
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,052
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $297

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):

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,115 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $529 (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 2013: 17.2%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 91.0% for Black residents, 72.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.2% for other race residents, 39.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
Trimble County:

17.2%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.8% for Black residents, 71.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.7% for other race residents, 34.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 21 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 57 years old)

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.

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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 .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

  • 1995 to March 2000: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 58
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 9
  • 1975 to 1979: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 3

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:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Trimble County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,94313
Mainline Protestant8797
Catholic--
None4,987-
Trimble 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: 1
Trimble County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Trimble County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Trimble County:

10.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Trimble County:

31.5%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

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 significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 7736383.8 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 near Kentucky state average. It is 78% 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 Trimble 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 137.5 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 137.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.6 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 Trimble County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 135.2 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, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (84%)
  • Taiwan (9%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Canada (3%)

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

  • United States or American (35%)
  • English (18%)
  • German (14%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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 2010 was $44,948.

7.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.67% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($20,054 average AGI)
3.11% relocated from other states ($15,688 average AGI)
Trimble County:

3.11%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, IN  1.40% ($27,698 average AGI)
from Oldham County, KY  1.17% ($36,250)
from Henry County, KY  0.97% ($25,133)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.94% ($43,931)
from Carroll County, KY  0.88% ($27,704)


7.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.06% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($18,437 average AGI)
3.67% relocated to other states ($20,929 average AGI)
Trimble County:

3.67%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, IN  0.97% ($37,667 average AGI)
to Carroll County, KY  0.94% ($38,862)
to Henry County, KY  0.84% ($40,269)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.81% ($29,480)
to Oldham County, KY  0.52% ($29,063)

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 from 2007 to 2013: 9.2

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.

1,555 married couples with children.
398 single-parent households (123 men, 275 women).

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

  • 2005 or later: 35
  • 2000 to 2004: 559
  • 1990 to 1999: 888
  • 1980 to 1989: 797
  • 1970 to 1979: 703
  • 1960 to 1969: 332
  • 1950 to 1959: 155
  • 1940 to 1949: 120
  • 1939 or earlier: 316
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 (Noninstitutionalized)

Trimble County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $897,000
    General - Other: $561,000
    Parks and Recreation: $316,000
    Health - Other: $307,000
    Financial Administration: $118,000
    Central Staff Services: $109,000
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000
    General Public Buildings: $65,000
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000
    Correctional Institutions: $63,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000
    Police Protection: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,128,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $177,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $80,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $676,000

Trimble County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $214,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,003,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $178,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,038,000
    All Other: $299,000
  • Tax - NEC: $1,086,000
    Property: $229,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $110,000

Trimble County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $428,207,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $425,082,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,125,000

Trimble County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,204,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $425,082,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Trimble County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Trimble County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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