Flatwoods, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 7,079 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 3,424  (48.4%)
Females: 3,655  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 41139, 41169.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,728 (it was $31,115 in 2000)
Flatwoods:

$50,728
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,197 (it was $17,633 in 2000)

Flatwoods city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,551 (it was $59,500 in 2000)
Flatwoods:

$98,551
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $113,990; detached houses: $121,391; mobile homes: $24,788

Median gross rent in 2019: $808.

March 2019 cost of living index in Flatwoods: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Flatwoods, KY (2019)
    • 6,78594.4%White alone
    • 1712.4%Black alone
    • 1452.0%Two or more races
    • 640.9%Asian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Flatwoods, Kentucky as of July 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Flatwoods is 435 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Flatwoods by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
2
(28.0)
1
(14.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
5
(65.6)
5
(65.2)
6
(78.1)
3
(40.1)
1
(13.5)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
5
(65.6)
3
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
3
(41.2)
2
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(312.5)
43
(562.3)
55
(721.7)
64
(835.2)
57
(742.4)
53
(709.1)
31
(417.2)
14
(188.9)
15
(201.7)
8
(108.4)
4
(54.7)
14
(192.2)
8
(112.1)
7
(99.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(533.8)
32
(418.5)
71
(931.6)
66
(861.3)
42
(547.0)
68
(909.8)
18
(242.2)
19
(256.3)
16
(215.2)
10
(135.5)
12
(164.2)
17
(233.4)
14
(196.2)
12
(170.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(117.2)
13
(170.0)
6
(78.7)
5
(65.2)
5
(65.1)
3
(40.1)
4
(53.8)
6
(80.9)
6
(80.7)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.7)
3
(41.2)
2
(28.0)
7
(99.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index69.586.7137.4125.5102.5112.049.934.029.214.114.245.354.433.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Flatwoods, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Ancestries: American (54.6%), English (8.5%), Irish (6.8%), German (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 07/14/1932

Elevation: 689 feet

Land area: 4.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,575 people per square mile   (low).

Flatwoods, Kentucky map

42 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,132 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $833 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (17.3 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (102.2 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (348.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Raceland, KY (1.1 miles ),
Russell, KY (1.1 miles ),
Worthington, KY (1.4 miles ),
Ironton, OH (1.5 miles ),
Hanging Rock, OH (1.6 miles ),
Bellefonte, KY (1.6 miles ),
Wurtland, KY (1.9 miles ),
Westwood, KY (1.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 82.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,002 (-27.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 337 (10.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Flatwoods, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Flatwoods, KY in 2019
Flatwoods satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $44,500
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $2,578,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $221,200
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $2,000,000
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $430,000
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $430,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $430,000
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $430,000
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $430,000
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $430,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Flatwoods, KY residents
Average permit cost in Flatwoods, KY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Historical population in Flatwoods, KY
Historical housing units in Flatwoods, KY
Most common industries in Flatwoods, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Rail transportation (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Flatwoods, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Flatwoods, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Flatwoods, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.2. This is about average.

City:

67.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.79
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.431. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.431
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Flatwoods-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Flatwoods city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flatwoods-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 13% 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 69.9 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 263.3 miles away from Flatwoods center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 167.4 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 68.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from Flatwoods 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 279.7 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 Greenup County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flatwoods topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Flatwoods:

  • OAKMONT MANOR (1100 GRANDVIEW DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Flatwoods:

  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)
  • FMC - IRONTON (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • BELLEFONTE HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • KINGSBROOK LIFECARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ASHLAND, KY)
  • SANCTUARY OF THE OHIO VALLEY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • BRYANT HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; IRONTON, OH)
  • JO-LIN HEALTH CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; IRONTON, OH)

Amtrak stations near Flatwoods:

  • 6 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: HUNTINGTON (8TH AVE. & 10TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: SOUTH PORTSMOUTH (SOUTH SHORE, RTE. 23 AT MAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flatwoods:

  • Ashland Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Ashland, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,482)
  • Marshall University (about 18 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Shawnee State University (about 21 miles; Portsmouth, OH; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Morehead State University (about 45 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • West Virginia State University (about 53 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)

Public elementary/middle school in Flatwoods:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Flatwoods: Flatwoods Volunteer Fire Protection District (A), Greenup County Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Flatwoods: Shawnee Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Caroline Cemetery (1), Rude Cemetery (2), Bellefonte Memorial Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: SeaQuariums (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1605 Bellefonte Rd Ste 3).

Birthplace of: Billy Ray Cyrus - Singer-Songwriter, Squire Potter - Baseball player.

Greenup 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 Flatwoods and their reported violations in the past:

FLATWOODS WATER COMPANY (Population served: 7,605, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-27-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
97 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Flatwoods (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Flatwoods Branch at 2131 Argillite Road, branch established on 1999/04/17. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Flatwoods Branch at 2205 Argillite, branch established on 1996/03/29. 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
  • Home Federal Savings and Loan Association: Flatwoods Branch at 1800 Argillite Road, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/28: Bank assets: $319.3 mil, Deposits: $249.5 mil, headquarters in Ashland, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • First & Peoples Bank and Trust Company: Flatwoods Branch at Argilite Road, branch established on 1964/12/21. Info updated 2010/03/30: Bank assets: $195.4 mil, Deposits: $158.8 mil, headquarters in Russell, KY, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First & Peoples Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Flatwoods:

Marital status in Flatwoods, KY
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

For population 25 years and over in Flatwoods:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Flatwoods
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Flatwoods, KY (based on Greenup County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,80461
Mainline Protestant2,36815
Other7512
Black Protestant4833
Catholic431
None21,461-
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: 8
Greenup County:

2.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Greenup County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

13.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Flatwoods:

49.6%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.8%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Flatwoods:

18.7%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Flatwoods:

37.3%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Flatwoods:

57.2%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.0%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Flatwoods, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$74,412$81,1770$0
Water Supply 6$34,679$69,3580$0
Sewerage 5$18,437$44,2490$0
Police - Other 1$3,100$37,2000$0
Financial Administration 1$5,123$61,4760$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,663$43,9568$4,257
Totals for Government 25$139,414$66,9198$4,257

Flatwoods government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $86,000 ($12.15)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,217,000 ($171.92)
    Sewerage: $1,019,000 ($143.95)
    Police Protection: $678,000 ($95.78)
    Central Staff Services: $438,000 ($61.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $349,000 ($49.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $250,000 ($35.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000 ($17.94)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($1.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $73,000 ($10.31)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($10.31)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($4.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($3.39)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,171,000 ($165.42)

Flatwoods government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,265,000 ($178.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $381,000 ($53.82)
    Other: $220,000 ($31.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($9.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000 ($14.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $190,000 ($26.84)
    Rents: $32,000 ($4.52)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($4.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($0.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,231,000 ($173.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $152,000 ($21.47)
    Other: $17,000 ($2.40)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($0.99)
  • Tax - Property: $869,000 ($122.76)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $655,000 ($92.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $74,000 ($10.45)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $30,000 ($4.24)
    Other License: $17,000 ($2.40)

Flatwoods government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $288,000 ($40.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $266,000 ($37.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($3.11)

Flatwoods government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,530,000 ($357.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $144,000 ($20.34)

5.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Boyd County, KY  2.03% ($43,129 average AGI)
from Scioto County, OH  0.55% ($37,638)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.51% ($33,547)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
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 Boyd County, KY  1.92% ($39,368 average AGI)
to Scioto County, OH  0.48% ($36,167)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.41% ($33,745)
Businesses in Flatwoods, KY
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Flatwoods:

  • WIRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flatwoods:

  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Flatwoods:

  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCHS-TV (Channel 8; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WCHS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W36CR (Channel 36; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55AT (Channel 55; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CHANNEL AMERICA LPTV LIC. SUBSIDIARY)
Flatwoods fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Flatwoods fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.7mTotal length
  • $120,000Total costs
  • 1,400Total average daily traffic
  • 31Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,496Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Flatwoods)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • City Garage (Lat: 38.510278 Lon: -82.677222), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: KIW903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.820 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2015, Expiration Date: 08/28/2025, Certifier: Bobby F Crager, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 2513 Reed Street (Lat: 38.515556 Lon: -82.724167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPPZ335,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.612 MHz, Grant Date: 01/13/2015, Expiration Date: 03/27/2025, Certifier: Robert W Carpenter, Registrant: Greenup Co. E-911, 301 Main St., # 7 Rm 313, Greenup, KY 41144, Phone: (606) 473-1411, Fax: (606) 473-6624, Email:
  • Jct Of St Rt 1458 & 5 (Lat: 38.476472 Lon: -82.706278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPRH593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.512 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 09/25/2025, Certifier: Bobby F Crager, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Us Rt 23 And Ky Rt 207 Int (Lat: 38.535917 Lon: -82.705722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPKR661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.775 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/1997, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2002, Certifier: Charles W Carman, Registrant: Us Filter Consolidated Electric Div, 141 S Lafayette Fwy, Saint Paul, MN 55107, Fax: (612) 224-3628
  • 2513 Reed Street (Lat: 38.515556 Lon: -82.724167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPXX305,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/25/2023, Certifier: Richard L Blevins, Registrant: Flatwoods Fire & Rescue Squad, 2513 Reed Street, Flatwoods, KY 41139, Phone: (606) 836-7177
  • Lat: 38.518833 Lon: -82.711333, Call Sign: WQWR747,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.137 MHz, 452.162 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.812 MHz, Grant Date: 11/02/2015, Expiration Date: 11/02/2025, Certifier: Steven Branim, Registrant: Continental Wireless, 10455 Vista Park Rd, Dallas, TX 75238, Phone: (972) 926-7443, Email:
  • Lat: 38.519667 Lon: -82.720056, Call Sign: WQZH845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.910 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2017, Expiration Date: 05/22/2027, Certifier: Ned Crisp, Registrant: B&c Communications, Inc, 8401 Meade Springer, Ashland, KY 41102, Phone: (606) 928-1098, Fax: (606) 928-1099, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SBA Flatwoods, Route 207, Box 503 (Lat: 38.516278 Lon: -82.738333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WQXM557,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 04/14/2016, Expiration Date: 04/14/2026, Certifier: Kyle Quillen, Registrant: Agile Network Builders, LLC, 213 Market Ave N, Suite 310, Canton, OH 44702, Phone: (888) 494-0549, Fax: (330) 451-5720, Email:
  • Flatwoods TS, 2.5 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 37.286222 Lon: -82.528500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WCP802, Licensee ID: L00268142,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6145.34 MHz, 6865.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/11/2022, Registrant: Kentucky Power Company

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Flatwoods)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82N, N82N, N-82N, Serial Number: 33538, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Larry Lemaster, 106 Dwight St # A, Flatwoods, KY 41139
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-B33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9700Y, N9700Y, N-9700Y, Serial Number: CD-680, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 05/09/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Blake Aviation LLC, 905 Bellefonte Rd, Flatwoods, KY 41139

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$112,18941$83,355127$100,29219$24,5630$020$109,1581$43,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$32,5902$109,84011$107,2772$43,4400$01$86,6601$32,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$113,15011$82,65953$95,99214$21,2461$64,5102$49,5953$39,907
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$122,1604$87,36319$112,7521$24,0400$02$42,4151$50,650
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$61,8500$03$70,5500$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00 , 0403.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$101,3651$109,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$96,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$59,8600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00 , 0403.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Flatwoods, KY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Flatwoods, KY - Value

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 fires per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 44 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Flatwoods, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (59.5%), and Outside Fires (27.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Flatwoods, KY
    • 16959.5%Structure Fires
    • 7827.5%Outside Fires
    • 3110.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Flatwoods, KY
Most common first names in Flatwoods, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5067.7 years
Mary5079.6 years
William4471.3 years
Charles4271.3 years
John3969.0 years
George2180.3 years
Hazel1879.8 years
Betty1872.6 years
Robert1873.6 years
Ruth1779.2 years
Most common last names in Flatwoods, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2677.9 years
Brown2168.5 years
Clark2173.4 years
Stevens2072.9 years
Adkins1968.6 years
Tackett1776.4 years
Smith1569.9 years
Martin1476.7 years
Moore1367.7 years
Bailey1367.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Flatwoods, KY
  • 70.2%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Flatwoods, KY
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 42.6%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Flatwoods compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

Flatwoods on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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  • David Slagel (3)
  • John Wright (3)
  • Michael Phillip Carter (1)
  • Phillip Ryan Adams (1)
  • Clarence Edward Adkins (1)
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