Pine Knot, Kentucky

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Pine Knot, Kentucky
CDP
Location of Pine Knot, Kentucky
Location of Pine Knot, Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°39′41″N 84°26′25″W / 36.66139°N 84.44028°W / 36.66139; -84.44028Coordinates: 36°39′41″N 84°26′25″W / 36.66139°N 84.44028°W / 36.66139; -84.44028
Country United States
State Kentucky
County McCreary
Area
 • Total 6.4 sq mi (16.5 km2)
 • Land 6.4 sq mi (16.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,421 ft (433 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,680
 • Density 263.2/sq mi (101.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 42635
Area code(s) 606
FIPS code 21-61122
GNIS feature ID 0514591
For the Adirondack Great Camp of the same name, see Camp Pine Knot.

Pine Knot is a census-designated place (CDP) in McCreary County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,680 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Pine Knot is located at 36°39′41″N 84°26′25″W / 36.66139°N 84.44028°W / 36.66139; -84.44028 (36.661333, -84.440412).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.4 square miles (17 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,680 people, 584 households, and 390 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 263.2 people per square mile (101.7/km²). There were 653 housing units at an average density of 102.3/sq mi (39.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.95% White, 5.71% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 1.37% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.32% of the population.

There were 584 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 14.8% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 12.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 114.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $13,777, and the median income for a family was $20,313. Males had a median income of $19,539 versus $12,092 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,715. About 31.2% of families and 38.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.6% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.

Government and infrastructure[edit]

The Federal Bureau of Prisons U.S. Penitentiary, McCreary is in McCreary County, near Pine Knot.[3][4]

Transportation[edit]

McCreary County Airport is located in the county, near Pine Knot.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "USP McCreary Contact Information." Federal Bureau of Prisons. Retrieved on February 22, 2011. "USP MCCREARY U.S. PENITENTIARY 330 FEDERAL WAY PINE KNOT, KY 42635."
  4. ^ a b "Pine Knot CDP, Kentucky." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on February 22, 2011.