Phelps, KY Demographics


Population: 1,053
Males: 530 (50.3%), Females: 523 (49.7%)

Pike County

Zip code: 41553

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $23,125
Median house value: $52,900

Races in Phelps:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (35.1%), English (11.6%), Irish (5.7%), Scottish (2.3%), German (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Elevation: 839 feet

Land area: 8.9 square miles

Map of Phelps, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Phelps

  • High school or higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phelps CDP

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Phelps:

  • WILLIAMSON ARH HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; SOUTH WILLIAMSON, KY)
  • WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; WILLIAMSON, WV)
  • BUCHANAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; GRUNDY, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Phelps:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 65 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • YEAGER (about 71 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 74 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Phelps:

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Phelps:

  • PHELPS AREA TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 11500 PHELPS 632 RD; Public)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phelps:

  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE COLLEGE (about 67 miles; INSTITUTE, WV; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 68 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,729)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 80 miles; ATHENS, WV; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; JOHNSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 9,498)

Schools

Public high schools in Phelps:

  • PHELPS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 11580 HIGHWAY 632; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • PHELPS DAY TREATMENT CENTER ALT SCH (Students: 24; Location: 11636 PHELPS 632 RD.; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Phelps:

  • PHELPS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 38029 STATE HWY 194 E; Grades: PK – 06)