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People

Total Population 3,680
Male Share of the Population 39.2%
Female Share of the Population 60.8%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,100
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 40.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,660
% Above Poverty Level 67.7%
% Below Poverty Level 32.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $522
Median House Value $111,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 11.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Stanford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 33 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 40484
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.531
Longitude -84.661

Stanford 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 WAYNESBURG 7 NE
Distance 8.6 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
Station DANVILLE
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station DIX DAM
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brodhead 1,324 $22,163
Crab Orchard 1,002 $29,427
Danville 16,542 $52,622
Hustonville 602 $51,132
Junction City 2,494 $37,026
Lancaster 3,814 $30,775

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Stanford Public Libraries

Library
Harvey Helm Memorial Library
301 THIRD STREET
Stanford, Kentucky
(606) 365-7513

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Stanford Hospitals

FORT LOGAN HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
124 PORTMAN AVENUE
(606) 365-2187
Emergency Service: Yes

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Stanford High Schools

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LINCOLN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
60 EDUCATION WAY
606-365-9111
Serves 1,143 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

FORT LOGAN ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
305 DANVILLE AVE
606-365-1333
A Non-traditional School
Serves 90 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 30

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