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Population (year 2000): 7,605. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,621 (+0.2% change)
Males: 3,549 (46.7%), Females: 4,056 (53.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $31,115 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Flatwoods:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (22.2%), German (10.6%), English (10.4%), Irish (8.5%), Dutch (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).Kentucky

Elevation: 689 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Flatwoods,

For population 25 years and over in Flatwoods

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flatwoods city

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -408 (-5.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WV Huntington, (21.1 miles pop. 51,475).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: OH Columbus, (103.1 miles pop. 711,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (410.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (1.3 miles Raceland, KY (1.5 miles Russell, KY (2.2 miles Worthington, Rock, OH (2.5 miles Hanging OH Ironton, (2.9 miles KY (3.0 miles Bellefonte, KY (4.0 miles Westwood, KY (4.2 miles Wurtland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $44,500
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $2,578,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $221,200

Latitude: 38.52 N, Longitude: 82.72 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Retail trade (17.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,984 (-26.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 451 (14.4%)

Crime in Flatwoods (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 robberies (26.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (65.4 per 100,000)
  • 15 thefts (196.2 per 100,000)
  • 7 auto thefts (91.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 27.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Flatwoods, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Flatwoods,

Flatwoods-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1968, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Flatwoods city center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Flatwoods:
  • RIVER VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM-IRONTON CPS (about 4 miles; IRONTON, OH)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
  • OUR LADY OF BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; ASHLAND, KY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Flatwoods:
  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 16 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 80 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 89 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: LCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Flatwoods:
  • ASHLAND-BOYD COUNTY (about 3 miles; ASHLAND, KY; ID: DWU)
  • LAWRENCE COUNTY AIRPARK (about 18 miles; CHESAPEAKE/HUNTINGTON WVA, OH; ID: HTW)
  • GREATER PORTSMOUTH REGIONAL (about 23 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; ID: PMH)

Amtrak station near Flatwoods:
  • 7 miles: ASHLAND (99 15TH ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10 $24,595 $29,514 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $7,415 $22,245 1 $1,001
Water Supply 4 $7,501 $22,503 1 $1,056
Sewerage 5 $11,987 $28,768 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $6,372 $19,116 4 $3,571
Other Government Administration 0 $0   7 $2,956
Totals for Government 27 $57,870 $25,720 13 $8,584
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flatwoods:
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; Full-time enrollment: 12,361)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 23 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • OHIO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 70 miles; ATHENS, OH; FT enrollment: 18,721)
  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 73 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 82 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 97 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; FT enrollment: 2,306)
Public primary/middle school in Flatwoods:
  • RUSSELL-MCDOWELL INTERMEDIATE (Students: 318; Location: 1900 LONG STREET; Grades: 04 - 05)

Church in Flatwoods: Shawnee Church (A).

Cemeteries: Bellefonte Memorial Cemetery (1), Rude Cemetery (2), Caroline Cemetery (3).


Flatwoods compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Flatwoods:
  • WIRO (1230 AM; 1 kW; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKT (1040 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CANNONSBURG, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.-KY)
  • WLGC (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCR (1420 AM; 5 kW; KENOVA, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVC (930 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVHU (800 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHRD (1470 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCMI (1340 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WGOH (1370 AM; 5 kW; GRAYSON, KY; Owner: CARTER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNXT (1260 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBGS (1030 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POINT PLEASANT, WV; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Flatwoods:
  • WBKS (107.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBVB (97.1 FM; COAL GROVE, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOUL-FM (89.1 FM; IRONTON, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WDGG (93.7 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE B/CASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRVC-FM (92.7 FM; CATLETTSBURG, KY; Owner: FIFTH AVENUE BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WLGC-FM (105.7 FM; GREENUP, KY; Owner: GREENUP COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOSP (91.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKEE-FM (100.5 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVWV (89.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WAMX (106.3 FM; MILTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOHP (88.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNXT-FM (99.3 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN B/C OF PORTSMOUTH, INC.)
  • WRAU (94.9 FM; SOUTH WEBSTER, OH; Owner: IM-MEDIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLC-FM (105.1 FM; ST. ALBANS, WV; Owner: WKLC, INC.)
  • W215AV (90.9 FM; SOUTH PORTSMOUTH, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WTCR-FM (103.3 FM; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZZ (107.5 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF PORTSMOUTH 2, INC.)
  • WOKE (98.3 FM; GARRISON, KY; Owner: BIG RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • W216AT (91.1 FM; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
TV broadcast stations around Flatwoods:
  • WKAS (Channel 25; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPBY-TV (Channel 33; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WSAZ-TV (Channel 3; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPBO (Channel 42; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOWK-TV (Channel 13; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHCP (Channel 30; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TELEVISION PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WVAH-TV (Channel 11; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WVAH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49BN (Channel 49; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNCATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W14CU (Channel 14; HUNTINGTON, WV; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTSF (Channel 61; ASHLAND, KY; Owner: TRI STATE FAMILY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W05CB (Channel 5; BURLINGTON, OH; Owner: VEARL R. PENNINGTON)
  • W66CZ (Channel 66; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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