Worthington, Kentucky

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Worthington, Kentucky

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Worthington Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Worthington Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Worthington, Kentucky

Comparing Worthington 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
Age of the Population 8 8
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
Median Family Income 5 6
College Educated Adults 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 5
Working at Home 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
Housing Recently Built 6 5
Affordability of Rents 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
People Living Alone 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 8

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Worthington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NW of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Greenup
Metro Area Huntington - Ashland
Standard Zip Codes 41183
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.548
Longitude -82.724

Worthington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
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Worthington Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,673 100%
Male 797 47.6%
Female 876 52.4%
Under 18 390 23.3%
18+ 1,283 76.7%
65+ 251 15%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,652 98.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 13 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.8%

Estimated Worthington Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,679
Growth 6
Growth % 0.4%

Worthington 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 43%
English 12.8%
Irish 12.2%
German 12.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.9%
Scottish 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Dutch 1.4%
Welsh 1%
Italian 0.8%
British 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
European 0.4%
Dutch West Indian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Worthington 1,673 $39,737
Flatwoods 7,605 $39,023
Greenup 1,198 $41,548
Raceland 2,355 $37,955
Russell 3,645 $62,018
Westwood 612 $74,318
Wurtland 1,049 $34,063
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