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Simpson County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2017: 18,001 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 16,405 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,974
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,609
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,605
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,170 (it was 1,810 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

31%

Land area: 236 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Simpson County: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.6%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Simpson County, KY (2017)
    • 15,30793.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,73710.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4072.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1911.2%Two or more races
    • 1530.9%Asian alone
    • 1500.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years
Males: 8,947  (49.7%)
Females: 9,054  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Simpson County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,767 ($36,432 in 1999)
This county:

$46,767
Kentucky:

$48,375

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $536 (lower quartile is $439, upper quartile is $629)
This county:

$536
State:

$571


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,542 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Simpson:

$141,542
Kentucky:

$141,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,267 - $226,062

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $160,888
Here:

$160,888
State:

$189,136

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,168
Here:

$173,168
State:

$174,753

In 2-unit structures: $304,273
Here:

$304,273
State:

$165,315

Mobile homes: $65,023
Here:

$65,023
State:

$69,867

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $995
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $358

Institutionalized population: 309

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 105
  • Auto thefts: 20
Simpson County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 124 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2000: 98 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2001: 104 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2002: 89 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2003: 79 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2004: 106 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2005: 87 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2006: 92 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2007: 54 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $190,700
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2015: 29 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2016: 78 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2017: 64 buildings, average cost: $149,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Simpson, KY residents
Average permit cost in Simpson, KY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,078 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $842 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Simpson, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Simpson, KY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Simpson, KY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.4%
Simpson County:

16.4%
Kentucky:

17.2%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 51.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for other race residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.1 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.5 years old, Black residents: 40.1 years old, American Indian residents: 50.0 years old, Asian residents: 28.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 26.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Simpson County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $594 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $738 a month.

Cities in this county include: Franklin.

Simpson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Simpson County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Barry County, Missouri , Currituck County, North Carolina , Pawnee County, Oklahoma , Pulaski County, Virginia , Stoddard County, Missouri , Chesapeake city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Kentucky:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Simpson, KY
County total employment by year in Simpson, KY
County average yearly wages by year in Simpson, KY

Current college students: 394
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 359 (39.4% naturalized citizens)

Simpson County:

2.0%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1332010 or later
  • 1752000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 321980 to 1989
  • 211970 to 1979
  • 67Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.5%

Simpson County marital status for males Simpson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,863
  • One, attached: 123
  • Two: 636
  • 3 or 4: 319
  • 5 to 9: 176
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • 20 to 49: 28
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 546

Housing units in Simpson County with a mortgage: 2,585 (59 second mortgage, 281 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,721

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

58.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Simpson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,58629
Mainline Protestant1,4357
Catholic5001
Black Protestant1861
Other91
None7,611-
Simpson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Simpson County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Simpson County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Simpson County:

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Simpson County:

31.5%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Simpson County:

Average size of farms: 233 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $75,688
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $257.26
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $54,401
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.85%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,899
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.20%
Corn for grain: 29023 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 23596 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 33241 harvested acres
Vegetables: 34 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 2 acres

Earthquake activity:

Simpson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from Simpson County center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the county 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 177.3 miles away from the county 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 161.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from Simpson County center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Snowstorms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4216: April 30, 2015, FEMA Id: 4216, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1163: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1163, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Blizzard, Incident Period: January 05, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1089: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1089, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Kentucky Severe Storm, Freezing Rain, Sleet, Snow, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1018: March 16, 1994, FEMA Id: 1018, Natural disaster type: Storm, Freeze, Snow
  • Kentucky Severe Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3104: March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: 3104, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Kentucky SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 29, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-461: March 29, 1975, FEMA Id: 461, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 04, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-420: April 04, 1974, FEMA Id: 420, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Simpson County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Simpson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,975 (85.2%)
  • Carpooled: 845 (9.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 255 (2.7%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 48 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 222 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (27%)
  • Cambodia (16%)
  • Iraq (11%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Honduras (9%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • Iran (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Simpson County


  • American (23%)
  • English (13%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Simpson County, Kentucky in 2000:

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 96 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in state prisons

People in group quarters in Simpson County, Kentucky in 2010:

  • 198 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,417.

7.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.03% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($19,020 average AGI)
3.55% relocated from other states ($15,085 average AGI)
Simpson County:

3.55%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Warren County, KY  2.04% ($37,743 average AGI)
from Sumner County, TN  1.29% ($28,709)
from Logan County, KY  0.72% ($34,792)
from Robertson County, TN  0.40% ($28,037)
from Allen County, KY  0.39% ($38,000)


7.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.55% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($19,992 average AGI)
2.97% relocated to other states ($14,557 average AGI)
Simpson County:

2.97%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Warren County, KY  2.28% ($31,092 average AGI)
to Sumner County, TN  0.87% ($49,345)
to Logan County, KY  0.81% ($38,056)
to Allen County, KY  0.51% ($30,324)
to Davidson County, TN  0.33% ($36,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Simpson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Simpson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Simpson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Simpson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Simpson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Simpson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Simpson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Simpson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Simpson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,886 (2,265 aged, 621 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 306 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Simpson County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (381)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (226)
  • Congestive heart failure (170)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (138)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (110)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (96)
  • Unspecified dementia (74)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (64)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (57)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (48)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,956
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 148
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52,371

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,251
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 852

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 118

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,001
  • In family households: 14,951 (2,565 male householders, 2,094 female householders)
    3,566 spouses, 4,881 children (4,327 natural, 81 adopted, 479 stepchildren), 562 grandchildren, 314 brothers or sisters, 187 parents, 299 other relatives, 478 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,675 (1,184 male householders (914 living alone)), 1,056 female householders (970 living alone)), 438 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 370

Size of family households: 2,221 2-persons, 1,151 3-persons, 714 4-persons, 350 5-persons, 170 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,883 1-person, 322 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 8 5-persons.

2,659 married couples with children.
946 single-parent households (357 men, 589 women).

96.9% of residents of Simpson speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (42% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (11% speak English very well, 62% speak English not well, 27% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $77,353,000 ($4,580 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,156,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,707,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,844,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,874,000
Federal grants: $15,195,000
Federal procurement contracts: $658,000 ($128,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,076,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,071,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,168,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,393,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,168
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 906
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +52
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +325
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Simpson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.53 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • 1452014 or later
  • 1802010 to 2013
  • 1,1532000 to 2009
  • 1,4631990 to 1999
  • 9021980 to 1989
  • 1,1021970 to 1979
  • 1,1641960 to 1969
  • 5661950 to 1959
  • 3851940 to 1949
  • 6201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Simpson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • 21 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 213 rooms
  • 1874 rooms
  • 8775 rooms
  • 1,0576 rooms
  • 8137 rooms
  • 5618 rooms
  • 7989+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • 341 room
  • 442 rooms
  • 1363 rooms
  • 5854 rooms
  • 7775 rooms
  • 6176 rooms
  • 2887 rooms
  • 898 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Simpson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • 2no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 4932 bedrooms
  • 2,8843 bedrooms
  • 7064 bedrooms
  • 1985+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Simpson County, Kentucky
  • 33no bedroom
  • 2491 bedroom
  • 9472 bedrooms
  • 1,2643 bedrooms
  • 964 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 42no vehicle
  • 8951 vehicle
  • 1,8152 vehicles
  • 1,0583 vehicles
  • 3304 vehicles
  • 2055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 234no vehicle
  • 1,3411 vehicle
  • 7562 vehicles
  • 2283 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.7% of Simpson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Kentucky.

Simpson County:

88.7%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,388
  • Other state: 6,150
  • Northeast: 370
  • Midwest: 1,775
  • South: 3,471
  • West: 530
Year householders moved into unit in Simpson County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Simpson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 38.0%Electricity
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.2%Electricity
  • 46.5%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 289
Here:

15.6%
Kentucky:

12.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 132
Here:

11.5%
Kentucky:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

6.9%
Kentucky:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Simpson County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,000
  • Charges - Other: $632,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $2,085,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
    Police Protection: $1,197,000
    Central Staff Services: $438,000
    Local Fire Protection: $424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Health - Other: $296,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Financial Administration: $107,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $52,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,364,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $165,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $288,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,452,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $511,000
    General Revenue - Other: $282,000
    Rents: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,002,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,059,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,997,000
    Highways: $1,159,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,936,000
    Property: $1,368,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $171,000
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000
    Other: $165,000
    Corporation License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,880,000

Simpson County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,000
  • Charges - Other: $632,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $2,085,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
    Police Protection: $1,197,000
    Central Staff Services: $438,000
    Local Fire Protection: $424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Health - Other: $296,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Financial Administration: $107,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $52,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,364,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $165,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $288,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,452,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $511,000
    General Revenue - Other: $282,000
    Rents: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,002,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,059,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,997,000
    Highways: $1,159,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,936,000
    Property: $1,368,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $171,000
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000
    Other: $165,000
    Corporation License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,880,000

Simpson County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,000
  • Charges - Other: $632,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $2,085,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
    Police Protection: $1,197,000
    Central Staff Services: $438,000
    Local Fire Protection: $424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Health - Other: $296,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Financial Administration: $107,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $52,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,364,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $165,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $288,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,452,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $511,000
    General Revenue - Other: $282,000
    Rents: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,002,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,059,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,997,000
    Highways: $1,159,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,936,000
    Property: $1,368,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $171,000
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000
    Other: $165,000
    Corporation License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,880,000

Simpson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $399,000
  • Charges - Other: $632,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $2,189,000
    General - Other: $2,085,000
    Regular Highways: $1,950,000
    Police Protection: $1,197,000
    Central Staff Services: $438,000
    Local Fire Protection: $424,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000
    Health - Other: $296,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Financial Administration: $107,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    General Public Buildings: $52,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,364,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $165,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $10,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $288,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,452,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $12,600,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $511,000
    General Revenue - Other: $282,000
    Rents: $197,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,002,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,000
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,000
    Police Protection: $11,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,059,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,600,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,997,000
    Highways: $1,159,000
    General Local Government Support: $28,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,936,000
    Property: $1,368,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $171,000
    Other Selective Sales: $167,000
    Other: $165,000
    Corporation License: $60,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
    Other License: $37,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,880,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 485
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 428
  • Number of recipients under 18: 76
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 288
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 121
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 226
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 201
Most common first names in Simpson County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19372.5 years
Mary17277.6 years
William12676.5 years
Robert10571.5 years
John10174.7 years
Charles6869.6 years
Willie5774.8 years
George5275.4 years
Paul4573.3 years
Joe4172.3 years
Most common last names in Simpson County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gregory6373.6 years
Harris5976.6 years
Smith5877.4 years
Jones4877.7 years
Hall4776.4 years
Phillips4576.4 years
Brown4475.2 years
Johnson4474.6 years
Williams4370.8 years
Stewart4077.8 years
Businesses in Simpson County, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Knights Inn1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Lowe's1
CVS1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Days Inn2Rite Aid1
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Subway3
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC1UPS3
H&R Block1Waffle House1
Hilton1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's2