Crab Orchard, Kentucky

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Crab Orchard, Kentucky

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High Points

Crab Orchard strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Crab Orchard Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Crab Orchard Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Crab Orchard, Kentucky

Comparing Crab Orchard to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Racial Diversity 5 4
Age of the Population 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 4
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 1
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9

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Crab Orchard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 36 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 40419
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.464
Longitude -84.506

Crab Orchard Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
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Crab Orchard Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 842 100%
Male 397 47.1%
Female 445 52.9%
Under 18 218 25.9%
18+ 624 74.1%
65+ 172 20.4%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.93
White 818 97.1%
African-American 13 1.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Crab Orchard Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 866
Growth 24
Growth % 2.9%

Crab Orchard 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 47.8%
English 13.6%
Irish 9.8%
German 9.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Italian 2.8%
European 2.1%
Polish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Norwegian 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Crab Orchard 842 $31,111
Berea 9,851 $35,505
Brodhead 1,193 $25,000
Eubank 358 $19,625
Lancaster 3,734 $31,355
Mount Vernon 2,592 $23,105
Stanford 3,430 $32,550
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