Salyersville, KY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,604. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,604 (0.0% change)
Males: 755 (47.1%), Females: 849 (52.9%)

Magoffin County

Zip code: 41465

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $16,042 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,300 (year 2000)

Races in Salyersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)

Ancestries: United States (50.0%), English (4.2%), Irish (2.1%), German (1.6%).

Elevation: 854 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Map of Salyersville, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Salyersville

  • High school or higher: 55.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Salyersville city

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -333 (-17.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Salyersville:

  • MORGAN COUNTY ARH CRITICAL ACCESS HOSP (about 18 miles; WEST LIBERTY, KY)
  • PAUL B HALL REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; PAINTSVILLE, KY)
  • HIGHLANDS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; PRESTONSBURG, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Salyersville:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 56 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 100 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; ID: TRI)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 109 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)

Other public-use airports nearest to Salyersville:

  • WEST LIBERTY (about 17 miles; WEST LIBERTY, KY; ID: 9I3)
  • PAINTSVILLE-PRESTONSBURG-COMBS FIELD (about 21 miles; PAINTSVILLE, KY; ID: 3I6)
  • JULIAN CARROLL (about 21 miles; JACKSON, KY; ID: JKL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Salyersville:

  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; Full-time enrollment: 6,866)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,849)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 85 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 97 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,729)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 98 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 102 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)

Schools

Public high school in Salyersville:

  • MAGOFFIN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 659; Location: 201 HORNET DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Salyersville:

  • SALYERSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 204 HORNET DRIVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • HERALD WHITAKER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 221 HORNET DR; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SALYER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 5781 ROYALTON RD.; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MILLARD HENSLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: HC 62 BOX 1590; Grades: PK – 06)
  • MIDDLE FORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: HC 61 BOX 86; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PRATER BORDERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 2101 MINE FORK RD; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Salyersville:

  • MAGOFFIN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $119,331; Location: 141 CHURCH STREET; 50,505 books; 700 audio materials; 1,500 video materials; 36 serial subscriptions)