Freeburn, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 399.
Males: 194  (48.6%)
Females: 205  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

23.3 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 41528.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $40,694
Freeburn:

$40,694
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $25,502

Freeburn CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $107,466
Freeburn:

$107,466
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $176,568; detached houses: $267,767; mobile homes: $102,392
March 2022 cost of living index in Freeburn: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 39.6%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Freeburn, Kentucky as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Freeburn is 362 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (60.8 miles , pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (132.5 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (413.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

McCarr, KY (1.7 miles ),
Phelps, KY (1.9 miles ),
Matewan, WV (2.1 miles ),
Red Jacket, WV (2.4 miles ),
South Williamson, KY (2.7 miles ),
Delbarton, WV (3.2 miles ),
Williamson, WV (3.3 miles ),
Chattaroy, WV (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.56 N, Longitude: 82.14 W

Area code: 606

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

5.3%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 60.7. This is about average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

72.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 21.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 6.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.97
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Freeburn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 107.8 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 95.0 miles away from Freeburn center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from Freeburn center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 102.9 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 Pike County (38) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 30
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 28, Storms: 25, Mudslides: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Landslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 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 Freeburn:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD COMMUNITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PHELPS, KY)
  • TRINITY HEALTH CARE OF MINGO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WILLIAMSON, WV)
  • MINGO WAYNE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSON, WV)
  • WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSON, WV)
  • ARH PIKE COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)
  • WILLIAMSON ARH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)
  • WILLIAMSON ARH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Freeburn:

  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,660)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • West Virginia State University (about 60 miles; Institute, WV; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Marshall University (about 62 miles; Huntington, WV; FT enrollment: 11,450)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Concord University (about 64 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Phelps Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Freeburn: Freeborn Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Court: Pike County Court House - All Offices (Main Street).

Pike 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:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Freeburn:

Marital status in Freeburn, KY
  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 78.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Freeburn:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • 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:

0.0
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Freeburn, KY (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,720101
Mainline Protestant2,22715
Catholic2933
Other2133
Black Protestant1801
None44,391-
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: 23
Pike County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pike County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Here:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.7%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

33.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Freeburn:

  • WHJC (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MATEWAN, WV)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WBPA (1460 AM; 5 kW; ELKHORN CITY, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WLSI (900 AM; 5 kW; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVOW (1290 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBTH (1400 AM; 1 kW; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKYH (600 AM; 5 kW; PAINTSVILLE, KY; Owner: HIGHLANDS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPRT (960 AM; 5 kW; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Freeburn:

  • WVKM (106.7 FM; MATEWAN, WV; Owner: THREE STATES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXCC (96.5 FM; WILLIAMSON, WV; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXLR (104.9 FM; HAROLD, KY; Owner: ADAM D GEARHEART)
  • WVOW-FM (101.9 FM; LOGAN, WV; Owner: LOGAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDHR (93.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMJD (97.7 FM; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZLK (107.5 FM; VIRGIE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIFX-FM (94.3 FM; JENKINS, KY; Owner: LETCHER COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXKQ-FM (103.9 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WMMT (88.7 FM; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: APPALSHOP, INCORPORATED)
  • WQHY (95.5 FM; PRESTONSBURG, KY; Owner: WDOC, INC.)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJSO (90.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WRIC-FM (100.7 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: PEGGY SUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W251AI (98.1 FM; PIKEVILLE, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIC-FM (92.1 FM; CLINCHCO, VA; Owner: DICKENSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • Freeburn, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count5143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents7750
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1814
  • Fatalities5709
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents13206
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents395
See more detailed statistics of Freeburn fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.0mTotal length
  • $1,075,000Total costs
  • 8,411Total average daily traffic
  • 583Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,343Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Mtn. Top .5 Miles Nw Of Freeburn (Lat: 37.557222 Lon: -82.170000), Type: 60.9, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: Inter Mountain Cable, Inc., P.O. BOX 159 Harol-d, Phone: (606) 478-9401


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy Garage On Ky 194 (Lat: 37.547056 Lon: -82.158472), Call Sign: KNJH693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.075 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2014, Expiration Date: 05/17/2024, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2022, Registrant: Ky Transportation Cabinet, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 782-8995, Fax: (502) 564-3198, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FREEBURN T, Ky 194 At Majestic Rd (Lat: 37.562306 Lon: -82.135667), Overall height: 9.4 m, Call Sign: WLC881, Licensee ID: L00008228,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2001, Registrant: Bellsouth Telecommunications Incorporated, 22j64 Bsc 675 W Peachtree St Ne, Atlanta, GA 30375


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N4ODC, Licensee ID: L01172290, Grant Date: 09/12/2016, Expiration Date: 10/11/2026, Certifier: Larry B Dotson, Registrant: Larry B Dotson, Freeburn, KY 41528

  • Call Sign: KW4YL, Previous Call Sign: KM4SQU, Licensee ID: L02012802, Grant Date: 03/23/2016, Expiration Date: 03/23/2026, Certifier: Russell P Murphy Iii, Registrant: Russell P Murphy Iii, 2190 Barrenshee Crk, Freeburn, KY 41528


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-540-F1B5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 109B, N109B, N-109B, Serial Number: 1743, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/2019, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Lsm Excavating LLC, Po Box 129, Freeburn, KY 41528

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Freeburn, KY
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Freeburn, KY
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Freeburn 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age 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.

Freeburn on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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