Flat Lick, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 960.
Males: 508  (52.9%)
Females: 452  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 40935.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $33,775
Flat Lick:

$33,775
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $20,945

Flat Lick CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $121,107
Flat Lick:

$121,107
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $90,217; detached houses: $110,430; mobile homes: $57,864

Median gross rent in 2022: $693.

March 2022 cost of living index in Flat Lick: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 73.6%

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The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Flat Lick is 100 to 1.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1037 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (60.0 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (92.1 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (404.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Artemus, KY (2.0 miles ),
Trosper, KY (2.0 miles ),
Pineville, KY (2.5 miles ),
Barbourville, KY (2.5 miles ),
Dewitt, KY (2.6 miles ),
Kentucky Ridge, KY (2.9 miles ),
Bryants, KY (3.1 miles ),
Girdler, KY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 83.77 W

Area code: 606

Distribution of median household income in Flat Lick, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.4%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.127
U.S.:

0.251
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Flat Lick-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Flat Lick place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 tornado 22.3 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Flat Lick-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 66% 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 95.7 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 150.5 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 72.0 miles away from Flat Lick 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 251.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 329.2 miles away from Flat Lick 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 Knox County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 19, Mudslides: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Flat Lick:

  • PINEVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; PINEVILLE, KY)
  • BARBOURVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BARBOURVILLE, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO APPALACHIAN REGIONAL HEALTHCARE HOSPIT Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • MIDDLESBORO ARH HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MIDDLESBORO, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flat Lick:

  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 19 miles; Harrogate, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,706)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 23 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Somerset Community College (about 50 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Walters State Community College (about 52 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 62 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)

Public elementary/middle schools in Flat Lick:

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Points of interest:

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

Churches in Flat Lick include: Evergreen Baptist Church (A), Concord Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hammond Cemetery (1), Evergreen Cemetery (2), Gray Cemetery (3), Smith Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lick Branch (A), Lewis Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Laurel County - District Court Judges Ofc- Division (1 John Knox).

Knox 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:

73.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Flat Lick:

Marital status in Flat Lick, KY
  • Never married: 5.6%
  • Now married: 76.0%
  • Separated: 11.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

For population 25 years and over in Flat Lick:

  • High school or higher: 34.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Flat Lick, KY (based on Knox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,33456
Mainline Protestant8595
Catholic6782
Black Protestant1231
Other-1
None14,889-
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
Here:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Knox County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.0%
State:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Flat Lick:

  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WANO (1230 AM; 1 kW; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 2 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRWB (740 AM; 1 kW; HARROGATE, TN; Owner: PINE HILLS OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 2 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flat Lick:

  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJDT (106.5 FM; ROGERSVILLE, TN; Owner: C & S BROADCASTING)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBGQ (100.7 FM; BULLS GAP, TN; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Flat Lick:

  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W07AH (Channel 7; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE AREA TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W04AF (Channel 4; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE AREA TELEVISION CORP.)
  • Flat Lick, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents30
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents69
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count11594
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17571
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3795
  • Fatalities12981
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29729
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents945
See more detailed statistics of Flat Lick fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 869ft / 265mTotal length
  • $931,000Total costs
  • 58,580Total average daily traffic
  • 8,504Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Flat Lick, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 171990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Flat Lick, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Flat Lick)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KQ4IUU, Licensee ID: L02653335, Grant Date: 05/26/2023, Expiration Date: 05/26/2033, Certifier: Heather R Bargo, Registrant: Heather R Bargo, 32 Hinkle Branch Rd, Flat Lick, KY 40935


Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Flat Lick, KY
  • 57.6%Electricity
  • 42.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Flat Lick, KY
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity


Flat Lick compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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