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Demographics

People

Total Population2,196
Male Share of the Population46.9%
Female Share of the Population53.1%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+957
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.8%
Median Earnings25+$36,844
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,304

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,286
% Above Poverty Level74.9%
% Below Poverty Level25.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.6%
Median Gross Rent$549
Median House Value$91,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)39.3%
English7.9%
Irish5.2%
German3.7%
Scottish1.6%
Dutch0.8%
Italian0.7%
Polish0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Romanian0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Slovak0.3%
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Whitesburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Letcher County
Standard Zip Codes41858
Phone Area Codes606
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.11
Approximate Longitude-82.82

Whitesburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBIG STONE GAP
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 70 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches
StationWISE 3 E
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip47 inches
StationPENNINGTON GAP
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip49.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benham499$49,500
Blackey189$41,250
Cumberland2,065$25,550
Jenkins2,250$32,025
Lynch567$50,417
Vicco313$37,750

Whitesburg Public Libraries

Letcher County Public Library District
220 MAIN STREET
Whitesburg, Kentucky
(606) 633-7547

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Whitesburg Hospitals

Whitesburg Arh Hospital
(Non-profit)
240 Hospital Road
(606) 633-3500

Whitesburg Public Schools

Cowan Elementary School
3125 Hwy 931 S
ZIP: 41858
(606) 633-7195
Primary
Total Enrollment 419
Letcher County Alternative Education Ctr
185 Circle Dr, Ste A
ZIP: 41858
(606) 633-5559
Other
Total Enrollment 5
Letcher County Area Technology Center
515 Cougar Dr
ZIP: 41858
(606) 633-5053
Letcher County Central High School
435 Cougar Dr
ZIP: 41858
(606) 633-2339
High
Total Enrollment 921
Martha Jane Potter Elementary School
55 Kona Dr
ZIP: 41858
(606) 855-7544
Primary
Total Enrollment 437
West Whitesburg Elementary School
330 Park St
ZIP: 41858
(606) 633-9538
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Whitesburg Middle School
366 Park St
ZIP: 41858
(606) 633-2761
Middle
Total Enrollment 170
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