Wurtland, Kentucky

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Wurtland, Kentucky

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Comparative Profile of Wurtland, Kentucky

Comparing Wurtland 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 8
Average Household Size 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
Median Family Income 3 4
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Housing Recently Built 5 3
People Living Alone 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2

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Wurtland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 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 41144
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.55
Longitude -82.778

Wurtland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.2 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 13.4 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 17.7 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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Wurtland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,049 100%
Male 479 45.7%
Female 570 54.3%
Under 18 194 18.5%
18+ 855 81.5%
65+ 274 26.1%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.82
White 1,043 99.4%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Wurtland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,046
Growth -3
Growth % -0.3%

Wurtland 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 46.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.4%
German 11.5%
Irish 9.3%
English 8%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Welsh 2.4%
Scottish 1.1%
Finnish 1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Italian 0.6%
European 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
British 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lloyd (41144)
Load (41144)
Oldtown (41144)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

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