Whitley City, KY Demographics


Population: 1,111
Males: 521 (46.9%), Females: 590 (53.1%)

McCreary County

Zip code: 42653

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $18,654
Median house value: $44,700

Races in Whitley City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (25.1%), English (10.0%), Irish (5.7%).

Elevation: 1357 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Map of Whitley City, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Whitley City

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 17.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Whitley City CDP

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 23.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Whitley City:

  • SCOTT COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; ONEIDA, TN)
  • LAKE CUMBERLAND REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; SOMERSET, KY)
  • JELLICO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; JELLICO, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Whitley City:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 72 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; ID: TYS)
  • BLUE GRASS (about 91 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; ID: LEX)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 127 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)

Other public-use airports nearest to Whitley City:

  • MC CREARY COUNTY (about 7 miles; PINE KNOT, KY; ID: 18I)
  • SCOTT MUNI (about 21 miles; ONEIDA, TN; ID: SCX)
  • SOMERSET-PULASKI COUNTY-J.T. WILSON FIELD (about 25 miles; SOMERSET, KY; ID: SME)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitley City:

  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 62 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,196)
  • EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; RICHMOND, KY; FT enrollment: 11,214)
  • TENNESSEE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; COOKEVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,204)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 81 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 90 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)

Public primary/middle school in Whitley City:

  • WHITLEY CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 80 JENNY’S BRANCH RD; Grades: KG – 05)

Private primary/middle school in Whitley City:

  • BEULAH MT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: RR1 BOX 4; Grades: UG – UG)

Libraries

Library in Whitley City:

  • MCCREARY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,221; Location: 6 NORTH MAIN STREET; 39,622 books; 983 audio materials; 744 video materials; 48 serial subscriptions)