Vanceburg, KY Demographics


Population: 1,731. Estimated population in July 2019: 1,698 (-1.9% change)
Males: 843 (48.7%), Females: 888 (51.3%)

Lewis County

Zip code: 41179

Median resident age: 37.0 years
Median household income: $15,938
Median house value: $37,000

Races in Vanceburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (33.1%), English (9.2%), German (6.2%), Irish (5.8%), Dutch (1.1%), French (1.0%).

Elevation: 525 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Vanceburg

  • High school or higher: 51.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 19.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vanceburg city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change: -5 (-0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Vanceburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vanceburg:

  • TRI-STATE/MILTON J. FERGUSON FIELD (about 56 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; ID: HTS)
  • AIRBORNE AIRPARK (about 65 miles; WILMINGTON, OH; ID: ILN)
  • CINCINNATI MUNI AIRPORT LUNKEN FIELD (about 84 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; ID: LUK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Vanceburg:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vanceburg:

  • SHAWNEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,849)
  • MOREHEAD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; MOREHEAD, KY; FT enrollment: 6,866)
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; HUNTINGTON, WV; FT enrollment: 12,361)
  • NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY; FT enrollment: 9,668)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI-RAYMOND WALTERS COLLEGE (about 86 miles; BLUE ASH, OH; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; CEDARVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,782)
  • XAVIER UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; CINCINNATI, OH; FT enrollment: 4,977)

Schools

Public high schools in Vanceburg:

  • LEWIS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 662; Location: LIONS LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FOSTER MEADE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION CENTER (Location: LYONS LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Vanceburg:

  • LEWIS COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: LIONS LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LEWIS COUNTY CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 469; Location: 420 LEXINGTON AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LAUREL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: RT 1 BOX 108; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Vanceburg:

  • LEWIS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,571; Location: 422 SECOND STREET; 29,954 books; 279 audio materials; 212 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)