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People

Total Population 1,491
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 343
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 35%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $25,694
% Above Poverty Level 57.6%
% Below Poverty Level 42.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 16.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.9%
Median Gross Rent $291
Median House Value $41,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 10.4%

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

Vanceburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles W of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles SE of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Lewis
Standard Zip Codes 41179
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.599
Longitude -83.318

Vanceburg 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 PEEBLES
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station MAYSVILLE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station FARMERS 2 S
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Camp Dix (41179)

Carrs (41179)

Charters (41179)

Clarksburg (41179)

Fearisville (41179)

Glen Springs (41179)

Heselton (41179)

Kinniconick (41179)

Petersville (41179)

Trace (41179)

Trinity (41179)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Maysville 8,924 $41,424
Olive Hill 1,863 $41,125
South Shore 1,196 $42,917

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

Vanceburg Public Libraries

Library
Lewis County Public Library
422 SECOND STREET
Vanceburg, Kentucky
(606) 796-2532

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Vanceburg High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LEWIS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
LIONS LANE
606-796-2823
Serves 662 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

FOSTER MEADE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION CENTER
LYONS LN
606-796-6106
A Vocational School

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