Science Hill, KY Demographics


Population: 634. Estimated population in July 2019: 653 (+3.0% change)
Males: 294 (46.4%), Females: 340 (53.6%)

Pulaski County

Zip code: 42553

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $34,464
Median house value: $58,200

Races in Science Hill:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (27.1%), English (8.5%), German (3.9%), Irish (3.9%), Scottish (1.7%).

Elevation: 1117 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Map of Science Hill, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Science Hill

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Science Hill city

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change: -33 (-4.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Science Hill:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Science Hill:

  • BLUE GRASS (about 60 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 102 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 105 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)

Other public-use airports nearest to Science Hill:

  • SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY-J.T. WILSON FIELD (about 9 miles; SOMERSET, KY; ID: SME)
  • WAYNE COUNTY (about 27 miles; MONTICELLO, KY; ID: EKQ)
  • STUART POWELL FIELD (about 29 miles; DANVILLE, KY; ID: DVK)

Colleges and Universities

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

  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; RICHMOND, KY; Full-time enrollment: 11,214)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 60 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)
  • LEXINGTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; FT enrollment: 3,490)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,204)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; FT enrollment: 2,217)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 94 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 23,333)

Public primary/middle school in Science Hill:

  • SCIENCE HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 6007 N HWY 27; Grades: PK – 08)