Hyden, Kentucky

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.6%
(30.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Kentucky average:

1.66
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.6%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Most common industries in Hyden, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (29.4%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (10.6%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Retail florists (3.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (16.3%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (50.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.0%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Retail florists (7.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.4%)
  • Public administration (2.4%)
Most common occupations in Hyden, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (7.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (21.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (7.1%)
  • Art and design workers (7.1%)

Average climate in Hyden, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hyden, Kentucky average temperatures Hyden, Kentucky average precipitation Hyden, Kentucky humidity Hyden, Kentucky wind speed Hyden, Kentucky snowfall Hyden, Kentucky sunshine Hyden, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.6. This is about average.

City:

62.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hyden-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the Hyden city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category F3 tornado 41.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hyden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 49% 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 78.5 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 135.0 miles away from Hyden center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 302.7 miles away from Hyden 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 73.1 miles away from Hyden center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city 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 262.1 miles away from the city 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 Leslie County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 18, Mudslides: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Landslides: 5, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hyden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hyden:

  • MARY BRECKINRIDGE ARH HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 130 KATE IRELAND DRIVE)
  • MARY BRECKINRIDGE HOME HEALTH AGENCY (166 KATE IRELAND DRIVE)
  • HYDEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (21040 US HWY 421 SOUTH)

Heliports located in Hyden:

College/University in Hyden:

  • Frontier Nursing University (Full-time enrollment: 908; Location: 195 School Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.frontier.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hyden:

  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Hazard, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 44 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Big Sandy Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Prestonsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 2,660)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 53 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 65 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Walters State Community College (about 66 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)

Public high schools in Hyden:

  • LESLIE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 607, Location: 25 EAGLE LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • LESLIE COUNTY LEARNING CENTER (Location: 27 EAGLE LN, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Hyden:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY (Location: 170 BEAR TRAIL, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hyden

Library in Hyden:

  • LESLIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $693,452; Location: 22065 MAIN STREET; 39,235 books; 6 e-books; 2,354 audio materials; 5,031 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 89 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Cemetery: Lewis Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hurts Creek (A), Maggard Branch (B), Rockhouse Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Leslie County Circuit Court Clerks Office (22010 Main Street), Kentucky State - District Court Clerk (22010 Main Street), Leslie County Fiscal Court (22010 Main Street), Leslie County Circuit Court Clerk's Office (22010 Main Street), Leslie CO Fiscal Court Syetp (178 Wendover Road), Leslie Co Circuit Court Clerk (fax) (22010 Main Street).

Birthplace of: Tim Couch - College football player, John Hensley - Film actor, Sonny Osborne - Male singer.

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hyden and their reported violations in the past:

HYDEN LESLIE CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 9,587, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2013)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.9%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households
94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Hyden (2011 data):

  • Hyden Citizens Bank: at 22023 Main Street, branch established on 1904/09/01; Hurts Creek Center Branch at Highway 421 & 80, branch established on 1987/10/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.3 mil, Deposits: $104.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Middlefork Financial Group Inc.
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hyden, KY (based on Leslie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,72418
Mainline Protestant7579
None7,829-
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
Here:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Leslie County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Leslie County:

34.3%
Kentucky:

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

12.9%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hyden:

52.6%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.0%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Hyden:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.8%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Hyden:

57.5%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Hyden:

78.5%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hyden, 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
Sewerage 2$3,685$22,1101$489
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,037$24,4440$0
Financial Administration 1$2,458$29,4960$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,214$26,5684$347
Totals for Government 5$10,394$24,9465$836

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $437,000 ($1316.27)
    Central Staff Services: $101,000 ($304.22)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($129.52)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($120.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($18.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($18.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $33,000 ($99.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $128,000 ($385.54)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $277,000 ($834.34)
    Other: $10,000 ($30.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $17,000 ($51.20)
    Other: $2,000 ($6.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $3,000 ($9.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $83,000 ($250.00)
    Other: $12,000 ($36.14)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($9.04)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($3.01)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $53,000 ($159.64)
    Property: $40,000 ($120.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($21.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,000 ($759.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $247,000 ($743.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($15.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $205,000 ($617.47)

2.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($23,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.62%
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 Perry County, KY  0.70% ($25,150 average AGI)
Businesses in Hyden, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hardee's1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hyden:

  • WKIC (1390 AM; 5 kW; HAZARD, KY)
  • WFSR (970 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPAY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHLN (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARLAN, KY)
  • WEKG (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN B/CING CO., INC.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)
  • WQXY (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HAZARD, KY; Owner: BLACK GOLD BROADCASTING)
  • WTCW (920 AM; 4 kW; WHITESBURG, KY; Owner: T.C.W. BROADCASTING , INC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hyden:

  • WSGS (101.1 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WEKH (90.9 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WJMD (104.7 FM; HAZARD, KY; Owner: HAZARD BROADCASTING SERVICES)
  • WZQQ (97.9 FM; HYDEN, KY; Owner: LESLIE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEH (102.7 FM; CUMBERLAND, KY; Owner: CUMBERLAND CITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAXM (93.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W223AA (92.5 FM; BIG STONE GAP, VA; Owner: VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSN-FM (106.5 FM; JACKSON, KY; Owner: INTERMOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXC (102.3 FM; POUND, VA; Owner: WDXC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCB-FM (107.1 FM; HINDMAN, KY; Owner: HINDMAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hyden:

  • WYMT-TV (Channel 57; HAZARD, KY; Owner: WYMT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W24BT (Channel 24; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKHA (Channel 35; HAZARD, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W31BU (Channel 31; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53BQ (Channel 53; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69ED (Channel 69; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • W64CM (Channel 64; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W66DA (Channel 66; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGV (Channel 44; HARLAN, KY; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W20BO (Channel 20; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Hyden, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents34
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents58
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count12773
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19279
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3952
  • Fatalities14206
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31987
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents945
See more detailed statistics of Hyden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 90.9mTotal length
  • $1,920,000Total costs
  • 70,702Total average daily traffic
  • 4,493Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,311Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hyden, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 31980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hyden, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hyden)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hyden, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Hyden TS, Lat: 37.148139 Lon: -83.321278, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQKM631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2019, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Certifier: Jason D Griffith, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Fax: (614) 883-6917, Email:
  • Hyden, 1.1 Km Wnw Of (Lat: 37.164750 Lon: -83.386194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQRR856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2013, Expiration Date: 07/16/2023, Certifier: Gerald Robinette, Registrant: East Kentucky Network, LLC, 201 Technology Trail, Ivel, KY 41642, Phone: (606) 794-5254, Fax: (606) 794-4836, Email:
  • Hyden TS, 2.5 Mi S Of Wooton, Off Sr-80 (Lat: 37.148139 Lon: -83.329250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQYG930,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2016, Expiration Date: 09/26/2026, Certifier: Trish Tyler, Registrant: American Electric Power Service Corporation, 850 Tech Center Drive, Gahanna, OH 43230, Phone: (614) 883-7265, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hyden)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 6. The highest number of reported fires - 26 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hyden, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.0%), and Other (15.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hyden, KY
    • 6262.0%Structure Fires
    • 1515.0%Other
    • 1212.0%Outside Fires
    • 1111.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hyden, KY
Most common first names in Hyden, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3076.1 years
James2468.6 years
Mary2076.4 years
Robert1768.5 years
William1566.3 years
Charles1358.5 years
George1172.5 years
Mollie1085.6 years
Martha1085.8 years
David951.2 years
Most common last names in Hyden, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis6569.2 years
Morgan6475.5 years
Sizemore5875.2 years
Bowling4172.3 years
Begley3471.9 years
Couch3267.4 years
Napier2972.8 years
Asher2677.7 years
Roberts2575.1 years
Woods2577.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hyden, KY
  • 87.3%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hyden, KY
  • 96.2%Electricity
  • 3.8%Wood


Hyden 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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