Ezel, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 235.
Males: 110  (47.1%)
Females: 125  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

54.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 41425.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $45,374
Ezel:

$45,374
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $23,580

Ezel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $100,701
Ezel:

$100,701
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $99,392; detached houses: $107,620; mobile homes: $87,282
March 2022 cost of living index in Ezel: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 11.4%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ezel, Kentucky as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ezel is 107 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (46.0%), Irish (7.4%), English (3.7%), German (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (58.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (353.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grassy Creek, KY (1.6 miles ),
Maytown, KY (1.8 miles ),
Hazel Green, KY (2.8 miles ),
Cannel City, KY (3.1 miles ),
Wrigley, KY (3.2 miles ),
West Liberty, KY (3.2 miles ),
Frenchburg, KY (3.3 miles ),
Campton, KY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 83.44 W

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Ezel, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ezel, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.6%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 53.2. This is better than average.

City:

53.2
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 38.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ezel-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the Ezel place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ezel-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 42% 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 34.8 miles away from the city 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 29.4 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 162.4 miles away from Ezel center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 300.6 miles away from Ezel 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) earthquake occurred 244.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 244.6 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 Morgan County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 7, Landslides: 6, Winds: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 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 Ezel:

  • WEST LIBERTY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WEST LIBERTY, KY)
  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH HHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WEST LIBERTY, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ezel:

  • Morehead State University (about 21 miles; Morehead, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,523)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 48 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Ashland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,482)

Public elementary/middle school in Ezel:

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Notable location: Blackwater Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Morgan 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:

2.8 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Ezel (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Mountains, Inc.: Ezel Banking Branch at U.S. Highway 460, Ezel Parkway, branch established on 1983/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $63.4 mil, Deposits: $54.7 mil, headquarters in West Liberty, KY, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mountain Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ezel:

Marital status in Ezel, KY
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 79.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ezel:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ezel, KY (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,60030
Mainline Protestant3154
Catholic521
Other11
None10,955-
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: 6
Morgan County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Morgan County:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.2%
Kentucky:

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

17.7%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Ezel:

  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WLKS (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDOC (1310 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ezel:

  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBJ (103.7 FM; CAMPTON, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES INC)
  • WLKS-FM (102.9 FM; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WQXX (106.1 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WKLW-FM (94.7 FM; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: B & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMTC-FM (99.9 FM; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSOC.)
  • WIVY (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WRLV-FM (106.5 FM; SALYERSVILLE, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ezel:

  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W54CI (Channel 54; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Ezel fatal accident list:

Oct 28, 2003 07:27 PM, Us-460, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 10, 2001 07:58 PM, Us-460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 25, 1983 03:00 PM, 460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.3mTotal length
  • $273,000Total costs
  • 5,138Total average daily traffic
  • 275Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,484Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Km Northwest Of (Lat: 37.900000 Lon: -83.453889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: KNKN880
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 10/26/2021, Expiration Date: 10/01/2031, Certifier: Paul R GearheartRegistrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC D/B/A Appalachian Wireless, 101 Technology Trail, Ivel, KY 41642, Phone: (606) 339-1006, Email:


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • W A Gillum, 0.7 Mile Northwest Of (Lat: 37.900250 Lon: -83.453833), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 21175 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, Suite 1200, Mclea-n, Phone: (703) 584-8665

  • W A Gillum, 0.7 Mile Northwest Of (Lat: 37.900250 Lon: -83.453833), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 21175 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, Suite 1200, Mclea-n, Phone: (703) 584-8665

  • W A Gillum, 0.7 Mile Northwest Of (Lat: 37.900250 Lon: -83.453833), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 21175 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, Suite 1200, Mclea-n, Phone: (703) 584-8665

  • Alyssa Culver, 230 Bryant Fork Road (Lat: 37.868583 Lon: -83.412194), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 21175 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Harmoni Towers LLC, Regulatory@harmonitowers.Com, Suite 200, Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 621-0521

  • Michael L Johnson, 0.7 Mile Northwest Of (Lat: 37.900250 Lon: -83.453833), Type: 94.5, Structure height: 21175 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC D/B/A Appalachian Wireless, Compliance@ekn.Com, , Ivel, Phone: (606) 477-2355


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Km N Of (Lat: 37.900000 Lon: -83.453889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52.4 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WPVR511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, 462.875 MHz, 462.900 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2014, Certifier: Paul D Gearheart, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Ezel Valve- Us 460 & Maytown Rd (Lat: 37.886389 Lon: -83.441389), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQBP923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.181 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/2014, Expiration Date: 11/19/2024, Certifier: Teresa Shields, Registrant: Cave Run Water Commission, Inc., 7533 Hwy 1693, Wellington, KY 40387, Phone: (606) 768-6665, Fax: (606) 768-6580, Email:


Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ezel, KY
  • 88.5%Electricity
  • 11.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ezel, KY
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ezel compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above 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 college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Ezel on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
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