Worthville, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 
Males: 106  (58.3%)
Females: 76  (41.7%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 41098.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $30,197 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Worthville:

$30,197
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $22,326 (it was $10,791 in 2000)

Worthville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $56,894 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Worthville:

$56,894
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $81,081; detached houses: $80,904; mobile homes: $76,854
March 2022 cost of living index in Worthville: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 36.5%
(35.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for two or more races residents)

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Worthville, Kentucky as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Worthville is 14 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (30.8%), American (23.1%), English (17.6%), Scottish (14.3%), Italian (11.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/23/1878

Elevation: 486 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 698 people per square mile   (low).

Worthville, Kentucky map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Kentucky:

2.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Worthville city:

0.8% ($400)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (45.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (262.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Carrollton, KY (2.7 miles ),
Sanders, KY (2.7 miles ),
Prestonville, KY (2.9 miles),
Ghent, KY (3.0 miles ),
New Liberty, KY (3.0 miles ),
Vevay, IN (3.1 miles ),
Campbellsburg, KY (3.1 miles ),
Sparta, KY (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.61 N, Longitude: 85.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 502

Distribution of median household income in Worthville, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Worthville, KY in 2022
Worthville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.1%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+12.6%).
Most common industries in Worthville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.6%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Truck transportation (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (27.8%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Wood products (11.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (8.3%)
  • Paper (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Worthville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.8%)
  • Bus drivers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (14.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Religious workers (7.3%)
  • Carpenters (7.3%)
  • Other transportation occupations (7.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (16.7%)
  • Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (8.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.6%)

Average climate in Worthville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2021 was 56.4. This is better than average.

City:

56.4
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2021 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Worthville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.6 miles away from the Worthville city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.

Earthquake activity:

Worthville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 78% 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 67.1 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 152.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from Worthville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 152.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 153.3 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 72.2 miles away from Worthville 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 Carroll County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 5, Winds: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Worthville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Worthville:

  • DAVITA - GENERAL BUTLER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; CARROLLTON, KY)
  • SWISS VILLA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; VEVAY, IN)
  • NEW HORIZONS HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • NEW HORIZONS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • OWEN CO MEMORIAL HOSP (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OWENTON, KY)
  • HOMESTEAD NURSING CENTER, NEW CASTLE, KENTUCKY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NEW CASTLE, KY)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF TRIMBLE COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BEDFORD, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worthville:

  • Kentucky State University (about 31 miles; Frankfort, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,112)
  • Gateway Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Florence, KY; FT enrollment: 2,422)
  • College of Mount St Joseph (about 41 miles; Cincinnati, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 42 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Northern Kentucky University (about 44 miles; Highland Heights, KY; FT enrollment: 12,059)
  • Bellarmine University (about 44 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

Points of interest:

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

Carroll 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 city:

2.7 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

14.7%
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: 1.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Worthville:

Marital status in Worthville, KY
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 31.0%

For population 25 years and over in Worthville:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Worthville, KY (based on Carroll County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,57517
Mainline Protestant9028
Catholic5501
Other1221
None5,662-
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: 3
Here:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Here:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
Kentucky:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$750
Financial Administration 0$0 4$825
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,575

Strongest AM radio stations in Worthville:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBOB (1160 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, KY; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Worthville:

  • WIKI (95.3 FM; CARROLLTON, KY; Owner: STAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WORX-FM (96.7 FM; MADISON, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKID (95.9 FM; VEVAY, IN; Owner: DIAL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WNKR (106.5 FM; WILLIAMSTOWN, KY; Owner: GRANT COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WTSZ-FM (105.7 FM; EMINENCE, KY; Owner: METRO EAST CBC, INC.)
  • WSCH (99.3 FM; AURORA, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)
  • WSOH (88.3 FM; NEW WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Worthville:

  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKON (Channel 52; OWENTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 240ft / 73.3mTotal length
  • $3,125,000Total costs
  • 89,194Total average daily traffic
  • 26,106Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Worthville, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Worthville, KY

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KO4RRY, Licensee ID: L02464164, Grant Date: 07/07/2021, Expiration Date: 07/07/2031, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2021, Certifier: Sean A Waldrip, Registrant: Sean A Waldrip, 525 Old Ky 227, Worthville, KY 41098

  • Call Sign: WA9SAW, Previous Call Sign: KO4RRY, Licensee ID: L02464164, Grant Date: 08/03/2021, Expiration Date: 08/03/2031, Certifier: Sean A Waldrip, Registrant: Sean A Waldrip, 525 Old Ky 227, Worthville, KY 41098


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 8. The highest number of fires - 17 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Worthville, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.1%), and Outside Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Worthville, KY
    • 5946.1%Structure Fires
    • 4232.8%Outside Fires
    • 2015.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 75.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Worthville, KY
Most common first names in Worthville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1471.0 years
William1361.1 years
John1270.9 years
Charles1170.6 years
George964.2 years
James870.1 years
Mary865.7 years
Donald763.7 years
Martha679.5 years
Edward665.4 years
Most common last names in Worthville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson1371.5 years
Mefford1077.2 years
Adams977.5 years
Ball977.1 years
Duvall672.3 years
Bishop676.7 years
Thomas572.0 years
Wright573.4 years
Miles570.4 years
Jones556.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Worthville, KY
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 29.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.7%Wood
  • 8.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Worthville, KY
  • 50.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 41.7%Electricity
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Worthville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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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