Rockholds, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 390.
Males: 178  (45.8%)
Females: 212  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 40759.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $43,712
Rockholds:

$43,712
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $22,620

Rockholds CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $126,763
Rockholds:

$126,763
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $151,513; detached houses: $110,440; mobile homes: $154,161
March 2022 cost of living index in Rockholds: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 27.1%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rockholds, Kentucky as of May 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockholds is 220 to 1.


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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 986 feet

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (85.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (395.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cumberland Falls, KY (2.6 miles ),
Williamsburg, KY (2.6 miles ),
Corbin, KY (2.8 miles ),
Emlyn, KY (3.0 miles ),
North Corbin, KY (3.0 miles ),
Pleasant View, KY (3.2 miles ),
Siler, KY (3.3 miles ),
Gray, KY (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 84.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 606

Distribution of median household income in Rockholds, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Rockholds, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

3.8%

Tornado activity:

Rockholds-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Rockholds place center .

On 3/12/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

Rockholds-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.7 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 169.5 miles away from Rockholds 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 235.0 miles away from Rockholds center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from Rockholds center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from Rockholds 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 Whitley County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 2, 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 Rockholds:

  • CORBIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CORBIN, KY)
  • THE HERITAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CORBIN, KY)
  • CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CORBIN, KY)
  • BARBOURVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BARBOURVILLE, KY)
  • PROFESSIONAL HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LONDON, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockholds:

  • University of the Cumberlands (about 7 miles; Williamsburg, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 31 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Somerset Community College (about 32 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Hazard Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Hazard, KY; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 61 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 62 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Cumberland, KY; FT enrollment: 2,196)

Public high school in Rockholds:

  • WHITLEY COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 29 SCHOOLS ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Rockholds:

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Points of interest:

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

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Carr Creek (A), Stoles Fork (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Whitley 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:

2.8 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Rockholds:

Marital status in Rockholds, KY
  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rockholds:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.5
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockholds, KY (based on Whitley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,68578
Mainline Protestant1,6977
Other6523
Catholic922
None12,511-
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
Whitley County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Whitley County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Whitley County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

13.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
State:

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

20.7%
State:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockholds:

  • WEKC (710 AM; daytime; 4 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: GERALD PARKS)
  • WKDP (1330 AM; 5 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTT (680 AM; 1 kW; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WEZJ (1440 AM; 2 kW; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WMIK (560 AM; 2 kW; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYWY (950 AM; 1 kW; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE-COMMNITY BROADC/G CO IN)
  • WKLB (1290 AM; 5 kW; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: BARKER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockholds:

  • WCTT-FM (107.3 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: ENCORE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZJ-FM (104.3 FM; WILLIAMSBURG, KY; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDP-FM (99.5 FM; CORBIN, KY; Owner: EUBANKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCT (91.5 FM; KEAVY, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WRIL (106.3 FM; PINEVILLE, KY; Owner: PINE HILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WYGE (92.3 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: ETHEL HUFF BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKKQ (96.1 FM; BARBOURVILLE, KY; Owner: BARBOURVILLE COMMUNITY B/NG CO.INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WWLT (103.1 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WTBK (105.7 FM; MANCHESTER, KY; Owner: MANCHESTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTUK (105.1 FM; HARLAN, KY; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAY (105.9 FM; WHITLEY CITY, KY; Owner: TIM LAVENDER)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWEL (103.9 FM; LONDON, KY; Owner: F.T.G. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Rockholds:

  • WVTN-LP (Channel 48; CORBIN, KY; Owner: VICTORY TRAINING SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W39CK (Channel 20; CORBIN, KY; Owner: DEREK RAY EUBANKS)
  • W33BK (Channel 33; CORBIN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.0mTotal length
  • $1,829,000Total costs
  • 147,359Total average daily traffic
  • 38,349Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Rockholds, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rockholds, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 4499 Highway 511 (64046) (Lat: 36.844833 Lon: -84.157750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN673
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2021, Expiration Date: 10/01/2031, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA4WLF, Grant Date: 01/26/1996, Expiration Date: 01/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2008, Registrant: Everett Ledington Jr, 143 Bear Branch Rd, Rockholds, KY 40759

  • Call Sign: KG4BTY, Licensee ID: L01451999, Grant Date: 12/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2021, Certifier: David P Pryse, Registrant: David P Pryse, Rockholds, KY 40759-0171

  • Call Sign: N4OXW, Grant Date: 09/09/1996, Expiration Date: 09/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2008, Registrant: Ronald E Davis, Rt 2 Box 114b, Rockholds, KY 40759

  • Call Sign: KG4YCK, Licensee ID: L00631713, Grant Date: 07/25/2023, Expiration Date: 07/25/2033, Certifier: Keith A Sparks, Registrant: Keith A Sparks, 2096 Tyes Ferry Road, Rockholds, KY 40759


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 fires per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 21 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockholds, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.3%), and Outside Fires (36.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockholds, KY
    • 7147.3%Structure Fires
    • 5536.7%Outside Fires
    • 1711.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 74.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockholds, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockholds, KY
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 24.7%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockholds, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Rockholds compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 rooms per house 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.
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