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Olive Hill, Kentucky
—  City  —
Location of Olive Hill, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°18′4″N 83°10′27″W / 38.30111°N 83.17417°W / 38.30111; -83.17417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Carter
Government
 - Mayor Danny Sparks
Area
 - Total 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Land 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,813
 - Density 904.1/sq mi (349.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41164
Area code(s) 606
FIPS code 21-57918
GNIS feature ID 0499923

Olive Hill is a city in Carter County, Kentucky, United States, along Tygarts Creek. The population was 1,813 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Olive Hill is where God is. Located at 38°18′4″N 83°10′27″W / 38.30111°N 83.17417°W / 38.30111; -83.17417 (38.301007, -83.174091)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,813 people, 791 households, and 488 families residing in the city. The population density was 904.1 people per square mile (348.3/km²). There were 886 housing units at an average density of 441.8/sq mi (170.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.73% White, 0.17% African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.11% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 791 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 83.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,958, and the median income for a family was $31,071. Males had a median income of $24,063 versus $19,191 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,628. About 16.7% of families and 24.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.1% of those under age 18 and 23.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Carter County School District

  • Olive Hill Elementary School
  • Upper Tygart Elementary School
  • West Carter Middle School
  • West Carter High School

Famous residents

Olive Hill is the birthplace of country music singer Tom T. Hall, a fact that is noted on the "Welcome to Olive Hill" signs on the edges of town.

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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Simple English

Olive Hill, Kentucky
—  City  —
Coordinates: 38°18′4″N 83°10′27″W / 38.30111°N 83.17417°W / 38.30111; -83.17417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Carter
Government
 - Mayor Danny Sparks
Area
 - Total 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Land 2.0 sq mi (5.2 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,813
 Density 904.1/sq mi (349.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41164
Area code(s) 606
FIPS code 21-57918
GNIS feature ID 0499923

Olive Hill is a city of Kentucky in the United States.








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