Whitesburg Information

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General Whitesburg Information

State: Kentucky

County: Letcher County

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Whitesburg Population (census data)
Total 1,489 (-6.6% since 2000)
Male 657 (44.1%)
Female 832 (55.9%)

Population Density: 481 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.3 (US Avg is 100)

Whitesburg Elevation: 1,164 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1876

Land Area: 3.10 square miles

Median Household Income: $36,805

Zip Codes: 41858, and 41855.

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Whitesburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (31.6%)
  • English (11.7%)
  • German (5.9%)
  • Irish (3.4%)
  • French (1.8%)
  • Scottish (1.2%)
Foriegn Born: 61 people (4.1%)
  • Asia (56.8%)
  • North America (16.2%)
  • Latin America (16.2%)
  • Europe (10.8%)

Local Whitesburg Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Morehead State University, Eastern Kentucky University

Whitesburg School Information

High Schools
Letcher County Central High School (435 Cougar Drive, Whitesburg, KY, 41858 - Letcher County District)
Middle Schools
Whitesburg Middle School (366 Park Street, Whitesburg, KY, 41858 - Letcher County District)
Elementary Schools
Beckham Bates Elementary School (6868 Highway 7 N, Whitesburg, KY, 41858 - Letcher County District)
Cowan Elementary School (3125 Highway 931 South, Whitesburg, KY, 41858 - Letcher County District)
Martha Jane Potter Elementary School (55 Kona Drive, Whitesburg, KY, 41858 - Letcher County District)
West Whitesburg Elementary School (330 Park Street, Whitesburg, KY, 41858 - Letcher County District)

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