Pine Knot, KY Demographics


Population: 1,680
Males: 895 (53.3%), Females: 785 (46.7%)

McCreary County

Zip code: 42635

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $13,777
Median house value: $49,300

Races in Pine Knot:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Black (5.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (32.0%), Irish (5.2%), West Indian (3.1%), Subsaharan African (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 1420 feet

Land area: 6.4 square miles

Map of Pine Knot, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pine Knot

  • High school or higher: 41.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pine Knot CDP

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

1.8% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pine Knot:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pine Knot:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 68 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 95 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 124 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Pine Knot:

  • MC CREARY COUNTY (about 5 miles; PINE KNOT, KY; ID: 18I)
  • SCOTT MUNI (about 18 miles; ONEIDA, TN; ID: SCX)
  • SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY-J.T. WILSON FIELD (about 29 miles; SOMERSET, KY; ID: SME)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pine Knot:

  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 57 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,196)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 77 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,204)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,893)

Schools

Public high school in Pine Knot:

  • PINE KNOT CAREER INSTITUTE ALT SCH (Students: 48; Location: PINE KNOT JOB CORP; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Pine Knot:

  • PINE KNOT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 560; Location: E HWY 92; Grades: KG – 05)
  • PINE KNOT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 6519 SOUTH HWY 1651; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MCCREARY COUNTY PRESCHOOL (Location: 6461 S. HWY 1651; Grades: PK – PK)