Buckhorn, Kentucky

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Buckhorn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 70 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Perry
Standard Zip Codes 41721
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.348
Longitude -83.476

Buckhorn 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 15 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
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station BAXTER
Distance 35.4 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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Buckhorn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 144 100%
Male 72 50%
Female 72 50%
Under 18 50 34.7%
18+ 94 65.3%
65+ 15 10.4%
Median Age 30
Average Family Size 2.97
White 141 97.9%
African-American 3 2.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Buckhorn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 149
Growth 5
Growth % 3.5%

Buckhorn 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 31.5%
German 29.6%
Polish 11.1%
English 7.4%
Irish 5.6%
Italian 5.6%
British 3.7%
Scottish 3.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Buckhorn 144 $51,250
Beattyville 1,193 $21,181
Booneville 111 $17,500
Hazard 4,806 $27,226
Hyden 204 $32,500
Jackson 2,490 $33,036
Vicco 318 $14,688
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Buckhorn High Schools (2004)

18392 KY HWY 28
A Title I School.
Serves 224 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

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