Mckee, Kentucky

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Mckee, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
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Top 1% trophy Mckee Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 7% Mckee Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mckee, Kentucky

Comparing Mckee 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 10 10
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


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

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Mckee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 46 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 40447
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.43
Longitude -83.998

Mckee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Distance 15.2 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
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
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Mckee Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 878 100%
Male 423 48.2%
Female 455 51.8%
Under 18 272 31%
18+ 606 69%
65+ 71 8.1%
Median Age 27.3
Average Family Size 2.98
White 874 99.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Mckee Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 855
Growth -23
Growth % -2.6%

Mckee 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 69.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
Irish 7.2%
German 3.4%
Lebanese 2.1%
English 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
British 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mckee 878 $12,857
Annville 589 $24,667
Beattyville 1,193 $21,181
Booneville 111 $17,500
Irvine 2,843 $25,046
Livingston 228 $35,972
Ravenna 693 $33,438

Mckee Public Libraries

Jackson County Public Library
Mckee, Kentucky
(606) 287-8113

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Mckee High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

US HWY 421 S
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 656 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.4

US HWY 421 S
A Non-traditional School
Serves 11 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 3.7

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