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People

Total Population 2,707
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 22.2%
Employed Population 16+ 865
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 39.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,688
% Above Poverty Level 71.3%
% Below Poverty Level 28.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $580
Median House Value $74,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 8.7%

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

Stanton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 35 miles E of Lexington, Kentucky
County Powell
Standard Zip Codes 40380
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.845
Longitude -83.858

Stanton 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 MOUNT STERLING
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station HEIDELBERG
Distance 21.1 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
Station GRAY HAWK
Distance 31.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bowen (40380)

Patsey (40380)

Rosslyn (40380)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clay City 1,283 $21,685
Frenchburg 517 $0
Irvine 2,223 $40,385
Jeffersonville 1,761 $36,181
Mount Sterling 7,078 $54,722
Ravenna 473 $37,434

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

Stanton Public Libraries

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Powell County Public Library
725 BRECKENRIDGE STREET
Stanton, Kentucky
(606) 663-4511

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Stanton High Schools

POWELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
700 W COLLEGE AVE
606-663-3320
Serves 742 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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