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People

Total Population 3,176
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,025
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 33.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.6%
Median Earnings25+ $22,880
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,596

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,657
% Above Poverty Level 70.6%
% Below Poverty Level 29.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 0.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $475
Median House Value $137,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.2%
Irish 7.2%

Barbourville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles N of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 40906
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.866
Longitude -83.888

Barbourville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BARBOURVILLE
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 45 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 70 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station WILLIAMSBURG
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 41 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
Station BAXTER
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Barbourville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bailey Switch (40906)

Baughman (40906)

Crane Nest (40906)

Gausdale (40906)

Himyar (40906)

Jarvis (40906)

Kayjay (40906)

Swanpond (40906)

Tedders (40906)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Corbin 7,051 $43,980
London 8,062 $34,709
Manchester 1,661 $45,912
Middlesborough 10,035 $29,107
Pineville 1,971 $34,167
Williamsburg 5,260 $42,625

Barbourville Public Libraries

Library
Knox County Public Library
206 KNOX STREET
Barbourville, Kentucky
(606) 546-5339

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Barbourville Hospitals

KNOX COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
80 HOSPITAL DRIVE
(606) 546-4175
Emergency Service: Yes

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Barbourville High Schools

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KNOX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
311 N MAIN ST
606-546-9253
Serves 871 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

BARBOURVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
140 SCHOOL ST
606-546-3129
A Title I School.
Serves 293 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

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