Blackey, Kentucky

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NW of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
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Standard Zip Codes 41804
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.14
Longitude -82.979

Blackey Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HYDEN
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 69 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.1 inches
Station WISE 3 E
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station BAXTER
Distance 28 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
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Blackey Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 153 100%
Male 71 46.4%
Female 82 53.6%
Under 18 26 17%
18+ 127 83%
65+ 19 12.4%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.66
White 151 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Blackey Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 144
Growth -9
Growth % -5.9%

Blackey Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 78.8%
Irish 6.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
English 4%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Scottish 2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Carcassonne (41804)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Blackey 153 $20,625
Benham 599 $33,333
Cumberland 2,611 $22,365
Hindman 787 $21,806
Lynch 900 $21,625
Vicco 318 $14,688
Whitesburg 1,600 $35,714
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