Farmers, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 284.
Males: 79  (28.0%)
Females: 205  (72.0%)
Median resident age:

73.0 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 40351.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $49,338
Farmers:

$49,338
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $28,975

Farmers CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $166,245
Farmers:

$166,245
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $191,631; detached houses: $239,516; townhouses or other attached units: $222,358; mobile homes: $56,108
March 2022 cost of living index in Farmers: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 0.0%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Farmers, Kentucky as of May 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Farmers is 94 to 1.


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Ancestries: Hungarian (100.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

8 residents are foreign born (32.0% Europe).

This place:

32.0%
Kentucky:

4.1%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (52.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (336.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lakeview Heights, KY (1.5 miles ),
Salt Lick, KY (2.0 miles ),
Morehead, KY (2.5 miles ),
Pine Grove, KY (3.0 miles ),
Owingsville, KY (3.5 miles ),
Hillsboro, KY (3.5 miles ),
Frenchburg, KY (3.7 miles ),
Wrigley, KY (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 83.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.3%
Kentucky:

3.8%

Tornado activity:

Farmers-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the Farmers place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Farmers-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 41% 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 22.0 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 18.1 miles away from Farmers center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 306.0 miles away from Farmers 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 236.5 miles away from Farmers center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 177.5 miles away from Farmers center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 236.5 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 Rowan County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 17, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Farmers:

  • ST CLAIRE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MOREHEAD, KY)
  • ST CLAIRE HOSPICE/PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MOREHEAD, KY)
  • FMC - MOREHEAD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MOREHEAD, KY)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF MOREHEAD (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOREHEAD, KY)
  • RIDGEWAY NURSING AND REHABILITATION FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OWINGSVILLE, KY)
  • HILLTOP LODGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OWINGSVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmers:

  • Morehead State University (about 8 miles; Morehead, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,523)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 50 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Shawnee State University (about 51 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 53 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Farmers Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Farmers include: Farmers Christian Church (A), Farmers Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McGlosson Cemetery (1), Moore Cemetery Two (2), Cassity Cemetery Two (3), Craycraft Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rowan 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:

2.6 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Farmers:

Marital status in Farmers, KY
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 35.2%

For population 25 years and over in Farmers:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.5
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Farmers, KY (based on Rowan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,00428
Mainline Protestant9624
Catholic3651
Other3092
None18,693-
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: 7
Rowan County:

3.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

7.97 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Rowan County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rowan County:

9.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Rowan County:

34.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rowan County:

16.6%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Farmers:

  • WMOR (1330 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farmers:

  • WMKY (90.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXX (106.1 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WBMK (88.5 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WIVY (96.3 FM; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WKCA (107.7 FM; OWINGSVILLE, KY; Owner: GATEWAY RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WBVX (92.1 FM; CARLISLE, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS OF KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WFLE-FM (95.1 FM; FLEMINGSBURG, KY; Owner: FLEMING COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WLKS-FM (102.9 FM; WEST LIBERTY, KY; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMKJ (105.5 FM; MOUNT STERLING, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Farmers:

  • WKMR (Channel 38; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W07BY (Channel 7; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: MCKINLEY WALKER)
  • W10BM (Channel 10; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: VEARL PENNINGTON)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • W16BI (Channel 16; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Farmers fatal accident list:

Jul 12, 2018 08:46 AM, Sr-801, Lat: 38.207311, Lon: -83.561186, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 66.1mTotal length
  • $1,460,000Total costs
  • 39,108Total average daily traffic
  • 2,600Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Farmers, 160' From Hwy. 60 (Lat: 38.143306 Lon: -83.533222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WRFN393,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.031 MHz, 952.031 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2020, Expiration Date: 04/01/2030, Certifier: John Pulliam, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KI4HQH, Licensee ID: L00939417, Grant Date: 08/30/2016, Expiration Date: 08/30/2026, Certifier: Tim W Harris, Registrant: Tim W Harris, Farmers, KY 40319


Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Farmers, KY
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Farmers 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Farmers on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
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