Olive Hill, KY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,813. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,823 (+0.6% change)
Males: 826 (45.6%), Females: 987 (54.4%)

Carter County

Zip code: 41164

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $22,958 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,500 (year 2000)

Races in Olive Hill:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (34.9%), English (8.4%), Irish (5.8%), German (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Swedish (1.3%).

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Olive Hill

  • High school or higher: 64.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olive Hill city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Olive Hill:

  • ST CLAIRE MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; MOREHEAD, KY)
  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH CRITICAL ACCESS HOSP (about 26 miles; WEST LIBERTY, KY)
  • SOUTHERN OHIO MEDICAL CENTER (about 36 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olive Hill:

Other public-use airports nearest to Olive Hill:

  • OLIVE HILL-SELLERS’ FIELD (about 5 miles; OLIVE HILL, KY; ID: 2I2)
  • MOREHEAD-ROWAN COUNTY (about 28 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; ID: I32)
  • WEST LIBERTY (about 29 miles; WEST LIBERTY, KY; ID: 9I3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olive Hill:

  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 95 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)

Schools

Public high schools in Olive Hill:

  • WEST CARTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 596; Location: 365 WEST CARTER DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CARTER COUNTY VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Location: 15 GRAHN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Olive Hill:

  • OLIVE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 825 E TOM T HALL BLVD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WEST CARTER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 150 WARRIOR DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • UPPER TYGART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 21039 W US 60 HWY; Grades: PK – 05)