Ashcamp, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,096.
Males: 1,096  (52.3%)
Females: 1,000  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
Kentucky median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 41512

Estimated median household income in 2022: $35,626 (it was $20,950 in 2000)
Ashcamp:

$35,626
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $19,014 (it was $10,442 in 2000)

Ashcamp CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $91,051 (it was $41,600 in 2000)
Ashcamp:

$91,051
KY:

$196,300
March 2022 cost of living index in Ashcamp: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Ashcamp, KY (2000)
    • 2,14197.7%White alone
    • 211.0%Black alone
    • 120.5%Two or more races
    • 110.5%Hispanic
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Ashcamp detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Ashcamp, Kentucky as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ashcamp is 24 to 1.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 28.5 square miles.

Population density: 74 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashcamp, Kentucky map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ashcamp CCD:

0.9% ($378)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (64.1 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (123.8 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (421.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hellier, KY (2.0 miles ),
Cedarville, KY (2.5 miles),
Elkhorn City, KY (2.6 miles ),
Dorton, KY (2.7 miles ),
Clintwood, VA (2.8 miles ),
Clinchco, VA (2.9 miles ),
Virgie, KY (2.9 miles ),
Robinson Creek, KY (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.26 N, Longitude: 82.45 W

Distribution of median household income in Ashcamp, KY in 2022
Ashcamp satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.3%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Most common industries in Ashcamp, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (20.4%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (35.9%)
  • Construction (20.4%)
  • Truck transportation (10.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Utilities (3.4%)
  • Rail transportation (3.1%)
  • Educational services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.1%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Ashcamp, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Extraction workers (7.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18.6%)
  • Extraction workers (12.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (13.1%)
  • Cashiers (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.2%)

Average climate in Ashcamp, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ashcamp, Kentucky average temperatures Ashcamp, Kentucky average precipitation Ashcamp, Kentucky humidity Ashcamp, Kentucky wind speed Ashcamp, Kentucky snowfall Ashcamp, Kentucky sunshine Ashcamp, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 60.7. This is about average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.97
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Ashcamp-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 22% 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 104.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Ashcamp center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 251.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 29.7 miles away from Ashcamp center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (38) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 30
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 28, Storms: 25, Mudslides: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Ashcamp:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ELKHORN CITY, KY)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOME CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF PIKE COUNTY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PIKEVILLE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)
  • PIKEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; PIKEVILLE, KY)

Heliports located in Ashcamp:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashcamp:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • King University (about 50 miles; Bristol, TN; FT enrollment: 2,472)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 54 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • East Tennessee State University (about 67 miles; Johnson City, TN; FT enrollment: 12,774)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 78 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ashcamp: Sycamore React Volunteer Fire Department (A), Elkhorn City Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ashcamp include: Hylton Church (A), Kettlecamp Church (B), Little Trimble Church (C), Hylton Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Doc Sanders Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Adams Branch (A), Anderson Branch (B), Ashcamp Branch (C), Big Branch (D), Water Branch (E), Upper Pigeon Branch (F), Toms Branch (G), Clay Fork (H), Sycamore Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

30.8%
Whole state:

15.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.0%
Whole state:

6.6%
74 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
61 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ashcamp:

Marital status in Ashcamp, KY
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ashcamp:

  • High school or higher: 55.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ashcamp, KY (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,720101
Mainline Protestant2,22715
Catholic2933
Other2133
Black Protestant1801
None44,391-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Pike County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pike County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Pike County:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

33.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashcamp:

  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WDIC (1430 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZC (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEON, KY; Owner: JESUS COMMUNICATION ILNC.)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WNVA (1350 AM; 5 kW; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO-WISE, INC.)
  • WKVG (1000 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JENKINS, KY; Owner: MARTINS & ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashcamp:

  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WDIC-FM (92.1 FM; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WISE-FM (90.5 FM; WISE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S COLLEGE AT WISE)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNVA-FM (106.3 FM; NORTON, VA; Owner: RADIO WISE, INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WMJD (97.7 FM; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ashcamp:

  • WKPI-TV (Channel 22; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Ashcamp fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Ashcamp fatal accident list:

Dec 27, 2017 00:07 AM, Sr-197, Lat: 37.218714, Lon: -82.545250, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 18, 2008 02:33 PM, Sr-197, Lat: 37.220900, Lon: -82.536980, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 17, 2003 07:15 AM, Sr-197, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 2000 02:25 PM, Sr-195, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC4HSF, Grant Date: 11/29/1988, Expiration Date: 11/29/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2000, Registrant: Jeffery D Ramey, Hc 72 Box 322, Ashcamp, KY 41512

  • Call Sign: KF4EVE, Licensee ID: L01055558, Grant Date: 08/24/2005, Expiration Date: 11/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2017, Certifier: N J Cantrell, Registrant: N J Cantrell, 10194 Elkhorn Cr Rd, Ashcamp, KY 41512

  • Call Sign: KQ4HAX, Licensee ID: L02648096, Grant Date: 03/18/2023, Expiration Date: 03/18/2033, Certifier: Estil Bentley Iii, Registrant: Estil Bentley Iii, 111 Potters Grocery Rd, Ashcamp, KY 41512


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 357EB, N357EB, N-357EB, Serial Number: 10452, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 11/03/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Bentley Distributing Inc, Po Box 146, Ashcamp, KY 41512

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ashcamp, KY
  • 83.2%Electricity
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ashcamp, KY
  • 66.1%Electricity
  • 25.4%Coal or coke
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 3.4%No fuel used


Ashcamp compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Ashcamp on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other nonhousehold living situations (population 1,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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