Corbin, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 7,272 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 3,503  (48.2%)
Females: 3,769  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40701, 40771.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,601 (it was $22,203 in 2000)
Corbin:

$32,601
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,448 (it was $14,200 in 2000)

Corbin city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,642 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Corbin:

$105,642
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,251; detached houses: $120,814; townhouses or other attached units: $105,095; mobile homes: $83,172

Median gross rent in 2017: $576.

March 2019 cost of living index in Corbin: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.1%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 38.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Corbin, KY (2010)
    • 7,06296.7%White alone
    • 871.2%Hispanic
    • 670.9%Two or more races
    • 430.6%Asian alone
    • 190.3%Black alone
    • 210.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 57 registered sex offenders living in Corbin, Kentucky as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Corbin is 129 to 1.


Crime rates in Corbin by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(24.5)
6
(72.3)
2
(24.0)
5
(59.6)
2
(23.9)
3
(36.0)
2
(27.2)
3
(40.8)
5
(68.9)
4
(54.2)
1
(13.7)
3
(40.5)
7
(94.5)
4
(55.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(12.2)
5
(60.3)
3
(36.0)
6
(71.5)
9
(107.4)
17
(204.0)
4
(54.4)
7
(95.2)
7
(96.5)
6
(81.3)
6
(82.1)
3
(40.5)
4
(54.0)
7
(96.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(208.2)
6
(72.3)
20
(239.7)
10
(119.1)
8
(95.5)
11
(132.0)
10
(136.0)
5
(68.0)
4
(55.1)
9
(122.0)
3
(41.1)
3
(40.5)
5
(67.5)
1
(13.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
73
(894.1)
57
(687.2)
74
(886.9)
83
(988.8)
70
(835.7)
89
(1,068)
80
(1,088)
87
(1,184)
66
(909.5)
41
(555.6)
41
(561.3)
48
(648.4)
58
(782.6)
39
(536.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
257
(3,148)
217
(2,616)
254
(3,044)
264
(3,145)
283
(3,379)
235
(2,819)
227
(3,087)
206
(2,802)
175
(2,411)
183
(2,480)
144
(1,971)
127
(1,716)
137
(1,849)
101
(1,390)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(196.0)
7
(84.4)
24
(287.6)
11
(131.0)
10
(119.4)
10
(120.0)
15
(204.0)
8
(108.8)
10
(137.8)
18
(243.9)
14
(191.6)
29
(391.7)
34
(458.8)
24
(330.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(49.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A8
(95.5)
4
(48.0)
5
(68.0)
4
(54.4)
3
(41.3)
1
(13.6)
5
(68.4)
3
(40.5)
1
(13.5)
3
(41.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)269.1249.9284.8298.4297.5337.5281.2305.7266.2249.7259.4198.0270.7277.8

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City-data.com crime index in Corbin, KY

Crime rate in Corbin detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 28 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (25.2%), Irish (16.0%), English (14.4%), German (9.0%), Scottish (3.7%), British (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Land area: 7.40 square miles.

Population density: 982 people per square mile   (low).

Corbin, Kentucky map

28 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,006 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $595 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (67.5 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (78.4 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

North Corbin, KY (1.1 miles ),
Gray, KY (2.6 miles ),
Keavy, KY (2.8 miles ),
Rockholds, KY (2.8 miles ),
Camp Ground, KY (3.1 miles ),
Cumberland Falls, KY (3.2 miles ),
London, KY (3.6 miles ),
Bush, KY (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 36.94 N, Longitude: 84.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,447 (+74.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,261 (50.7%)

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Corbin, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Corbin, KY in 2017
Corbin satellite photo by USGS

Corbin tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $45,700
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $112,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $158,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Corbin, KY residents
Average permit cost in Corbin, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Historical population in Corbin, KY
Historical housing units in Corbin, KY
Most common industries in Corbin, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Rail transportation (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Corbin, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)

Average climate in Corbin, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Corbin-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Corbin city center .

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Corbin-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 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city 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 232.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.9 miles away from Corbin 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 214.8 miles away from Corbin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Whitley County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Corbin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Corbin:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH CORBIN (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, ONE TRILLIUM WAY)
  • OAK TREE HOSP AT BAPT REGIONAL MED CTR (ONE TRILLIUM WAY LOWER LEVEL)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER (116 SOUTH COMMONWEALTH AVENUE)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER ICF (MASTER ST & COMMONWEALTH AV)
  • CORBIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (270 BACON CREEK ROAD)
  • HILLCREST HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1245 AMERICAN GREETINGS RD)
  • THE HERITAGE (192 BACON CREEK ROAD)
  • DCI - CORBIN (132 FUTURE DRIVE)

Heliports located in Corbin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Corbin:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 15 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Somerset Community College (about 30 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 35 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 57 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 68 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)

Public high schools in Corbin:

  • CORBIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 662, Location: 1901 SNYDER ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CORBIN EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 709 ROY KIDD AVE, Grades: 6-12)
  • HIGH SCHOOL HOMEBOUND (Location: 108 ROY KIDD AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • CORBIN SCHOOL OF INNOVATION (Location: 222 CORBIN CENTER DRIVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • KNOX COUNTY LEARNING ACADEMY (Location: 56 ACADEMY RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • LYNN CAMP SCHOOLS (Location: 100 N KY 830, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Corbin:

  • OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 644, Location: 4505 CUMBERLAND FALLS RD, Grades: PK-6)
  • HUNTER HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 640, Location: 8325 S US 25, Grades: PK-5)
  • CORBIN PRIMARY (Students: 566, Location: 3551 FIFTH STREET ROAD, Grades: KG-2)
  • CORBIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 511, Location: 706 KENTUCKY AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • CORBIN INTERMEDIATE (Location: 404 W. 17TH STREET, Grades: 5-6)
  • CORBIN ELEMENTARY (Location: 710 W. 8TH ST., Grades: 3-4)
  • ELEMENTARY HOMEBOUND (Location: 108 ROY KIDD AVE, Grades: 1-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Corbin:

  • ST CAMILLUS ACADEMY (Students: 119, Location: 709 ROY KIDD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Corbin

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Bestselling author Silas House born in Corbin in August 1971.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Corbin: Corbin Fire Department Station 3 (A), Corbin Fire Department Station 2 (B), West Knox Fire Department Station 1 (C), Corbin Fire Department Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Corbin include: Bacon Creek Baptist Church (A), Piney Grove Church (B), Harts Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Hill Cemetery (1), Harts Cemetery (2), Hart Cemetery (3), Bingham Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: East Fork Lynn Camp Creek (A), Bacon Creek (B), Spider Creek (C), Youngs Creek (D), Bingham Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Tri-County Cineplex (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1871 Cumberland Falls Highway).

Hotels: Holiday Inn (1910 Cumberland Gap Pkwy), Corbin Knights Inn (37 Highway 770), Holiday Motel (1304 South Main Street), Best Western Corbin Inn (2630 Cumberland Falls Highway), Super 8 Motel (171 West Cumberland Gap Parkway), Comfort Suites Corbin (47 Adams Road), Country Inn-Suites Corbin (1888 Cumberland Falls Highway), Best Western Inn (I 75 And U Exit West # 25), Fairfield Inn Corbin (857 E Cumberland Gap Pkwy).

Birthplace of: Roy Kidd - Football player and coach, Arthur Lake (actor) - Actor, Frank Selvy - Basketball player-coach, Evelyn Bryan Johnson - Aviator, Dan Neal - Football player, George McAfee - Football player, Isaiah Mills - College basketball player (Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles), Jerry Bird - Basketball player, Rick Engle - Baseball player, Rodger Bird - Football player.

Whitley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Corbin and their reported violations in the past:

CORBIN UTILITIES COMMISSION (Population served: 17,327, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CUMBERLAND FALLS HIGHWAY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 8,969, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2005)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.6%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
281 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Corbin in 2000:

  • 217 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 18 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 13 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Corbin (2011 data):

  • Whitaker Bank: East Corbin Branch, South Corbin Branch, Corbin Branch, Keavey Branch. Info updated 2008/07/07: Bank assets: $1,497.1 mil, Deposits: $1,225.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • FORCHT BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Corbin - Parkway, Corbin - South, Corbin - Main. Info updated 2008/01/08: Bank assets: $992.1 mil, Deposits: $796.4 mil, headquarters in Lexington, KY, positive income, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Forcht Bancorp, Inc.
  • Hometown Bank of Corbin, Inc.: Hometown Bank Of Corbin, Inc., Master Street Branch, Oak Grove Branch. Info updated 2006/05/01: Bank assets: $128.1 mil, Deposits: $105.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust Company: Forest Hills Branch - South Corbin, Corbin Branch, Commonwealth Branch East Corbin. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $407.2 mil, Deposits: $333.8 mil, headquarters in East Bernstadt, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Cumberland Valley Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: South Corbin at 1140 Cumberland Falls Hwy, branch established on 1987/12/30; Cumberland Gap Parkway at 855 East Cumberland Gap Pkwy, branch established on 1961/03/25. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Commercial Bank: Corbin Banking Center Branch at 14434 N Us 25 E, branch established on 1994/07/25. Info updated 2008/09/25: Bank assets: $807.9 mil, Deposits: $626.4 mil, headquarters in Harrogate, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Unified Shares, Llc
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Williamsburg Corbin Branch at 678 U.S. 25 W, branch established on 2000/10/17. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Corbin Branch at 60 S. Stewart Road, branch established on 2008/08/09. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • First National Bank and Trust: South Laurel Branch at 775 West Cumberland Gap Parkway, branch established on 1997/12/08. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $214.7 mil, Deposits: $174.3 mil, headquarters in London, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First National London Bankshares Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Corbin:

Marital status in Corbin, KY
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Corbin:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Corbin
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Corbin, KY (based on Whitley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,68578
Mainline Protestant1,6977
Other6523
Catholic922
None12,511-
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: 9
Whitley County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Whitley County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Whitley County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Whitley County:

30.9%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.7%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Corbin:

48.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.3%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.9%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Corbin:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Corbin:

35.2%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.8%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Corbin:

76.0%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Corbin, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 23$44,578$23,2583$3,826
Police Protection - Officers 20$75,124$45,0740$0
Firefighters 19$58,114$36,7040$0
Other and Unallocable 13$45,078$41,6104$1,411
Electric Power 11$42,590$46,4620$0
Water Supply 10$40,176$48,2110$0
Streets and Highways 10$23,181$27,8170$0
Police - Other 8$19,652$29,4780$0
Other Government Administration 8$11,738$17,6071$190
Sewerage 8$32,194$48,2911$585
Parks and Recreation 6$18,709$37,41866$15,241
Financial Administration 4$11,244$33,7320$0
Totals for Government 140$422,378$36,20475$21,253

Corbin government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $553,000 ($76.05)
    General - Other: $213,000 ($29.29)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,382,000 ($740.10)
    Water Utilities: $2,455,000 ($337.60)
    Police Protection: $1,596,000 ($219.47)
    Sewerage: $1,419,000 ($195.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,406,000 ($193.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $965,000 ($132.70)
    Central Staff Services: $956,000 ($131.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $896,000 ($123.21)
    General - Other: $310,000 ($42.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $286,000 ($39.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $87,000 ($11.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $390,000 ($53.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $973,000 ($133.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $765,000 ($105.20)
    Water Utilities: $202,000 ($27.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000 ($17.46)
    Electric Utilities: $97,000 ($13.34)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($9.90)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($3.16)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($2.06)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,727,000 ($650.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.41)

Corbin government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,745,000 ($239.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,507,000 ($207.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $495,000 ($68.07)
    Other: $120,000 ($16.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000 ($4.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,012,000 ($139.16)
    General Local Government Support: $337,000 ($46.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $174,000 ($23.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $43,000 ($5.91)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($2.61)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,593,000 ($906.63)
    Water Utilities: $2,664,000 ($366.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $637,000 ($87.60)
    Highways: $273,000 ($37.54)
    Other: $263,000 ($36.17)
    Water Utilities: $215,000 ($29.57)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,511,000 ($207.78)
    Corporation Net Income: $1,500,000 ($206.27)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,495,000 ($205.58)
    Property: $1,194,000 ($164.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $828,000 ($113.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $255,000 ($35.07)
    Other License: $10,000 ($1.38)

Corbin government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,827,000 ($1351.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,217,000 ($1267.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $610,000 ($83.88)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,985,000 ($272.96)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,389,000 ($191.01)

Corbin government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,315,000 ($1005.91)

6.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Laurel County, KY  1.78% ($31,979 average AGI)
to Knox County, KY  1.40% ($26,947)
to Campbell County, TN  0.28% ($23,767)
Businesses in Corbin, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Knights Inn1
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's2Long John Silver's1
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
Baymont Inn1Marriott1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Blockbuster1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's3
Circle K2Nike3
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway4
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1Toyota1
GameStop1True Value1
Goodwill2U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS5
Hardee's2Vans1
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens2
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's2
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Corbin:

  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 3 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTG (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGWM (980 AM; 1 kW; LONDON, KY; Owner: WGWM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Corbin:

  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWEL (103.9 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WLLK (93.9 FM; BURNSIDE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAY (105.9 FM; WHITLEY CITY, KY; Owner: TIM LAVENDER)

TV broadcast stations around Corbin:

  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)
  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOBZ-LP (Channel 9; EAST BERNSTADT, ETC., KY; Owner: ANDREA JOY KESLER)
Corbin fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Corbin fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 61Number of bridges
  • 738ft / 225mTotal length
  • $7,479,000Total costs
  • 488,224Total average daily traffic
  • 79,775Total average daily truck traffic
  • 326,271Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Corbin, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 221960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 181990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Corbin, KY

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 158. The highest number of fires - 287 took place in 2007, and the least - 97 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Corbin, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Corbin, KY
    • 1,16943.4%Structure Fires
    • 90233.5%Outside Fires
    • 39214.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2318.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Corbin, KY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Corbin, Kentucky:

  • Super 8 Corbin, KY, 171 W Cumberland Pkwy, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-8888
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Corbin, 174 Adams Rd, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 , Phone: (606) 523-9040, Fax: (606) 523-0072
  • Hampton Inn, 125 Adams Rd, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 , Phone: (606) 523-5696, Fax: (606) 523-1130
  • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, 1888 Cumberland Falls Hwy, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 , Phone: (606) 526-1400, Fax: (606) 526-0974
  • Days Inn, 1860 Cumberland Falls Rd, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 , Phone: (606) 528-8150
  • Comfort Suites, 47 Adams Rd, Corbin, Kentucky 40701 , Phone: (606) 526-6646, Fax: (606) 526-6656
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Corbin, Kentucky
Most common first names in Corbin, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17370.8 years
William17073.8 years
John15775.7 years
Mary14078.0 years
Charles11569.7 years
Robert10071.5 years
George7975.7 years
Roy5372.8 years
Ruby5176.0 years
Ruth4676.9 years
Most common last names in Corbin, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16773.6 years
Jones11177.0 years
Johnson8473.8 years
Taylor7174.9 years
Helton6572.2 years
Williams6576.8 years
Rose6271.9 years
Cox5973.2 years
Lawson5775.1 years
Davis5174.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Corbin, KY
  • 63.2%Utility gas
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Corbin, KY
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 37.6%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Corbin compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Corbin on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 (40771) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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