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Woodford County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 25,735 (64% urban, 36% rural); it was 23,208 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,999
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,965
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,437
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,842 (it was 2,456 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

31%

Land area: 191 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 135 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Woodford County: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.1%), Educational, health and social services (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Woodford County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 12,336  (47.9%)
Females: 13,399  (52.1%)

Woodford County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Woodford County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $61,923 ($49,491 in 1999)

This county:

$61,923
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $591 (lower quartile is $493, upper quartile is $769)
This county:

$591
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $196,464 (it was $119,700 in 2000)
Woodford:

$196,464
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $139,076 - $298,882
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,278
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $394

Institutionalized population: 144

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 157 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2001: 135 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2002: 123 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2003: 129 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2004: 175 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2005: 148 buildings, average cost: $241,500
  • 2006: 191 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2007: 163 buildings, average cost: $255,900
  • 2008: 92 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2009: 68 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2010: 50 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2011: 52 buildings, average cost: $311,300
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2013: 107 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2014: 101 buildings, average cost: $207,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,544 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,398 (0.7%)

Woodford County household income distribution in 2009 Woodford County home values distribution Woodford County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.2%
Woodford County:

14.2%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 43.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 19.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.0 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 42.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 45.7 years old, American Indian residents: 58.9 years old, Asian residents: 43.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.4 years old, Other race residents: 30.9 years old)

Area name: Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Woodford County is $504 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $622 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $836 a month.

Cities in this county include: Versailles, Midway.

Woodford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Woodford County: Old Indian Battle Ground (A), Camp McKee Boy Scout Reservation (B), Means Pumping Station (C), Judy Drive Inn (D), Thomas Mill (E), Montgomery County Fire District Station 5 Hope (F), Montgomery County Fire District Station 2 (G), Double Gate Hunt Club (H), Montgomery County Fire District Station 7 Judy (I), Hope Children's Home (J), Mount Sterling Water Plant (K), Montgomery County Fire District Station 6 (L), Montgomery County Fire District Station 4 Levee (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Woodford County include: Upper Spencer Church of Christ (A), Sunshine Church (B), Reid Village Baptist Church (C), Peytons Lick Church (D), Mount Ida Church (E), Mount Gilead Cumberland Presbyterian Church (F), McKenzies Chapel (G), Macedonia Church (H), Grassy Lick Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thompson Cemetery (1), Myers Cemetery (2), Jones Cemetery (3), Martin Cemetery (4), Magowan Cemetery (5), Prewitt Cemetery (6), Willoughby Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sid Calk Lake (A), Oldham Pond (B), Greenbrier Creek Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Aarons Run (A), Bowles Branch (B), Bowling Fork (C), Camp Branch (D), Cave Branch (E), Clay Lick Branch (F), Cooks Branch (G), Brushy Lick Fork (H), Cream Alley Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Accomack County, Virginia , Esmeralda County, Nevada , Marin County, California , Franklin County , Morgan County , Vernon County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 960
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,231 (18.8% naturalized citizens)

Woodford County:

4.8%
Whole state:

3.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 237
  • 2000 to 2009: 544
  • 1990 to 1999: 256
  • 1980 to 1989: 69
  • 1970 to 1979: 43
  • Before 1970: 64
Note: State values scaled to Woodford County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.2%

Woodford County marital status for males Woodford County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,062
  • One, attached: 284
  • Two: 233
  • 3 or 4: 602
  • 5 to 9: 401
  • 10 to 19: 145
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 228

Housing units in Woodford County with a mortgage: 4,556 (228 second mortgage, 668 home equity loan, 82 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,352

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Woodford County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,90730
Mainline Protestant3,83715
Catholic1,7631
Black Protestant2442
Other-1
None9,188-
Woodford 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: 2
Woodford County:

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Woodford County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Woodford County:

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Woodford County:

29.8%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.3%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Woodford County:

Average size of farms: 174 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $242,821
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $375.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.10%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $144,640
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.88%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $58,833
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.73
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
Corn for grain: 1066 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 443 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1375 harvested acres
Vegetables: 40 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 115 acres

Tornado activity:

Woodford County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 2716191.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/30/1977, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woodford 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 43.9 miles away from Woodford 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 173.3 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 46.7 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 178.5 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 166.2 miles away from Woodford 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 171.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe 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, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: April 03, 2008 to April 04, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1757: May 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1757, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1471: June 03, 2003, FEMA Id: 1471, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 15, 2003 to February 26, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1454: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1454, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Woodford County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Landslides: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (60%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Belgium (4%)
  • Ireland (4%)
  • Kenya (3%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • Germany (2%)

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

  • American (26%)
  • English (12%)
  • German (9%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Woodford County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,920 (75.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,347 (12.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0.2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 63 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 75 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 292 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 753 (7.2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 138 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 87 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 72 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 14 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 181 people in college/university student housing
  • 67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,881.

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.27% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($32,971 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($9,443 average AGI)
Woodford County:

1.40%
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 Fayette County, KY  2.40% ($45,213 average AGI)
from Anderson County, KY  0.39% ($27,595)
from Franklin County, KY  0.39% ($39,865)
from Jessamine County, KY  0.36% ($44,882)
from Scott County, KY  0.22% ($29,000)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.16% ($42,400)
from Shelby County, KY  0.13% ($31,750)


7.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,877 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.59% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($26,258 average AGI)
1.70% relocated to other states ($10,617 average AGI)
Woodford County:

1.70%
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 Fayette County, KY  2.75% ($33,458 average AGI)
to Anderson County, KY  0.49% ($32,370)
to Scott County, KY  0.47% ($41,864)
to Franklin County, KY  0.41% ($34,538)
to Jessamine County, KY  0.32% ($43,800)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.19% ($25,778)
to Mercer County, KY  0.11% ($51,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Woodford County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Woodford County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Woodford County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Woodford County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Woodford County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,488 (2,898 aged, 590 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 610 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (297)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (265)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (170)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (122)
  • Unspecified dementia (115)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (110)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (103)
  • Congestive heart failure (85)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (60)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (55)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,095
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 104
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,258

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,163
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 796
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,735
  • In family households: 21,532 (3,730 male householders, 3,180 female householders)
    5,357 spouses, 7,481 children (7,105 natural, 137 adopted, 230 stepchildren), 418 grandchildren, 210 brothers or sisters, 332 parents, 194 other relatives, 584 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,863 (1,296 male householders (974 living alone)), 1,732 female householders (1,481 living alone)), 835 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 321

Size of family households: 3,200 2-persons, 1,663 3-persons, 1,498 4-persons, 323 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 108 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,459 1-person, 457 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 11 4-persons.

3,542 married couples with children.
1,832 single-parent households (378 men, 1,454 women).

92.5% of residents of Woodford speak English at home.
6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 58% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $82,708,000 ($3,452 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,696,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $50,145,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,653,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,376,000
Federal grants: $11,752,000
Federal procurement contracts: $920,000 ($50,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,862,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $270,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,202,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,782,000

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

Births: 1,665
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,026
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +319
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +109
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Woodford County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.97 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 186
  • 2010 to 2013: 246
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,591
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,287
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,803
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,825
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,020
  • 1950 to 1959: 730
  • 1940 to 1949: 316
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,035
Note: State values scaled to Woodford population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Woodford County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Woodford County population
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 46
  • 4 rooms: 321
  • 5 rooms: 1,110
  • 6 rooms: 1,367
  • 7 rooms: 1,250
  • 8 rooms: 1,040
  • 9+ rooms: 1,763
  • 1 room: 35
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 238
  • 4 rooms: 1,009
  • 5 rooms: 783
  • 6 rooms: 559
  • 7 rooms: 161
  • 8 rooms: 106
  • 9+ rooms: 107
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Woodford County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Woodford County population
  • no bedroom: 28
  • 1 bedroom: 37
  • 2 bedrooms: 664
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,781
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,821
  • 5+ bedrooms: 619
  • no bedroom: 59
  • 1 bedroom: 329
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,243
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,138
  • 4 bedrooms: 184
  • 5+ bedrooms: 93
Cars and other vehicles available in Woodford County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Woodford County population
  • no vehicle: 173
  • 1 vehicle: 1,515
  • 2 vehicles: 3,003
  • 3 vehicles: 1,519
  • 4 vehicles: 501
  • 5+ vehicles: 227
  • no vehicle: 320
  • 1 vehicle: 1,246
  • 2 vehicles: 1,195
  • 3 vehicles: 227
  • 4 vehicles: 67
  • 5+ vehicles: 5

88% of Woodford County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Kentucky.

Woodford County:

88.1%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 17,603
  • Other state: 6,790
  • Northeast: 965
  • Midwest: 2,915
  • South: 2,319
  • West: 581

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Woodford County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.5%)
  • Utility gas (42.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.5%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Electricity (68.3%)
  • Utility gas (23.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.7%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 237
Here:

8.2%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 164
Here:

10.8%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 387
Here:

30.0%
Kentucky:

17.9%

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)

Woodford County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $660,000
    Regular Highways: $517,000
    Health - Other: $234,000
    General - Other: $66,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,208,000
    Police Protection: $1,712,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,123,000
    Regular Highways: $1,112,000
    Health - Other: $830,000
    Solid Waste Management: $682,000
    Central Staff Services: $648,000
    Parks and Recreation: $585,000
    Financial Administration: $427,000
    General Public Buildings: $284,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $89,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $61,000
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000
    Water Utilities: $21,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000
    Corrections - Other: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $322,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $221,000
    Solid Waste Management: $170,000
    Police Protection: $151,000
    Regular Highways: $44,000
    Correctional Institutions: $33,000
    Central Staff Services: $18,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,170,000

Woodford County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,345,000
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $331,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $129,000
    Highways: $94,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $518,000
    Interest Earnings: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $10,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,494,000
    Highways: $699,000
    Education: $27,000
    General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $4,829,000
    Property: $1,401,000
    NEC: $193,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $94,000
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000

Woodford County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,400,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,045,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $355,000

Woodford County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,265,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 371
  • Number of aged recipients: 43
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 328
  • Number of recipients under 18: 68
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 226
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 77
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 153
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 183
Woodford County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Woodford County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Woodford County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17579.2 years
William17473.2 years
James15772.5 years
John12376.2 years
Robert8172.6 years
Charles7675.9 years
Margaret6681.0 years
Elizabeth6281.3 years
George5176.7 years
Anna3979.4 years
Most common last names in Woodford County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5872.3 years
Brown5377.2 years
Jones5074.4 years
Johnson4675.0 years
Wilson4576.9 years
Williams3775.9 years
Jackson3280.7 years
Thomas3079.5 years
Carter3077.9 years
Baker2977.5 years
Businesses in Woodford County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Kmart1
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless2Sears1
Dairy Queen2Starbucks1
FedEx5Subway2
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Jones New York1Waffle House1
KFC1Wendy's1