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Inez

Inez, Kentucky

  •   State: 
    Kentucky
      County: 
    Martin County
      City: 
    Inez
      County FIPS: 
    21159
      Coordinates: 
    37°52′10″N 82°32′23″W
      Area total: 
    1.72 sq mi (4.46 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.72 sq mi (4.46 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    666 ft (203 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated February 5, 1942
  •   Latitude: 
    37,8592
      Longitude: 
    -82,5173
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    41224
      GMAP: 

    Inez, Martin County, Kentucky, United States

  •   Population: 
    2,092
      Population density: 
    316.89 residents per square mile of area (122.38/km²)
      Household income: 
    $26,374
      Households: 
    201
      Unemployment rate: 
    12.60%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    6.00%

Inez is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Martin County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 546 at the 2020 census. The Lincoln County Feud occurred in Lincoln County, West Virginia, during the 1880s. Inez is home to several industrial employers primarily focused on the area's robust energy market. Outside the city is another major regional employer, the Big Sandy facility of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Inez in 1964, landing by helicopter with his party at an abandoned miniature golf course, to promote the War on Poverty. The U.S. Postal Service operates the Inez Post Office near Inez, in unincorporated Martin County. The Martin County School System serves Inez High School, Warfield Elementary, and Martin Middle School (MS-6-6) Inez has a library, which is also in Warfield, and a lending library in the former Warfield high school, which was closed in the 1990s. The city is located at 37°5159N 82°3221W (37.866431, -82.539058). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), all land. The name is usually held to have been derived from that of Inez Frank, daughter of the Louisa, Kentucky postmaster in neighboring Lawrence County, who died in 1874.

Geography

Inez is the primary city name, but also Job, Threeforks are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Inez, Kentucky. Inez is located at 37°5159N 82°3221W (37.866431, -82.539058). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has an area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²), all land. The city has a population of 2,827. The mayor of Inez is Juan Carlos Ponce de León. Innez has a reputation for being a hotbed of illegal activity. The town has a history of drug-related violence. It also has a long history of being a haven for drug-dealing criminals. It has been the site of a number of international drug-smuggling operations. It is also known as the birthplace of the Mexican drug cartel El Chapo and the drug-traffickers who carried out a series of murders in the city in the 1970s. In 1981, Inez was the location of one of the largest drug-sniffing operations in the United States, with a total of 1,000 people arrested. In 2002, the town had 1,200 drug-suspects. In 2007, it had 2,000 drug-users, the majority of whom were arrested for drug trafficking. In 2008, the number of drug traffickers in the town was at least 1,500. In 2009, the police department reported that the city had a record-breaking number of arrests for drug possession and distribution. In 2010, the state of New Mexico reported that there had been 1,800 drug-involved incidents in the state.

History

Eden, Kentucky, was named after Inez Frank, daughter of the Louisa, Kentucky postmaster. The Lincoln County Feud occurred in Lincoln County, West Virginia, during the 1880s. President Lyndon B. Johnson visited Inez in 1964, landing by helicopter with his party at an abandoned miniature golf course, to promote the War on Poverty. In March 1995, songwriter and musician John Hartford and historian/author Brandon Kirk visited inez as part of their research on the feud. In October 1889, Milt Haley and Green McCoy, two West Virginia fugitives, were captured and subsequently held at the Martin County Jail. A West Virginia posse captured Haley and McCoy and lynched them at Green Shoal near Harts, West West Virginia. The name of the town is usually held to have been derived from that of Inz Frank, who was the daughter of Louisa Frank, the postmaster in neighboring Lawrence County. Inez is located in Martin County, which is part of the Eastern Seaboard region of the U.S. and is home to the University of Kentucky. The town has a population of about 2,000 people, about half of whom live in the town of Inez. It is the seat of government for Martin County and the county seat for the neighboring county of Lincoln County. It was originally called Arminta Ward's Bottom, but was renamed Eden by J.M. Stepp about the time it became the county's seat in 1873.

Economy

Inez is home to several industrial employers primarily focused on the area's robust energy market. A multitude of coal, gas and oil exploration and affiliated services companies operate in and around Martin County. Outside the city is another major regional employer, the Big Sandy facility of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The city of Inez is located in Martin County, New Mexico. The county has a population of about 6,000. It's located in the eastern part of the state, near the border with New Mexico and the state of New Mexico, and is located on the eastern edge of the U.S. Gulf Coast. It is located near the town of Martin, which is in the western part of Martin County and is near the state's eastern border. The town's population is about 5,000, with the majority of its residents living in the county's eastern part. The area's economy is primarily based on the energy market, with a number of large energy-related companies based in the area. It also has a large coal and oil industry, as well as other mineral-rich areas. The region is also home to a large prison industry, with Big Sandy being one of the region's major employers. The state's largest employer is the Federal Prison Service, which has a facility in Innez. It has a workforce of more than 4,000 people, and employs more than 1,000 in total, according to the city's 2010 census. The local economy is based on coal, oil and gas exploration and services.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 466 people, 212 households, and 132 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 98.28% White, and 1.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population. The average household size was 2.18, and the average family size was2.83. The median income for a household in theCity was $21,875. The national median household income was $46,326 in 2006 while the median personal income (including only those above the age of 25) was $32,140. About 37.0% of families and 35.3% of residents were below the poverty line, including 41.7% of those under 18 and 21.4% ofThose 65 or over. For every 100 females 18 and over, there are 67.0 males. The city's per capita income in 2006 was $14,183. It is the only city in the state with a population of more than 1,000 people. It has the highest homicide rate of any U.S. city. It also has the lowest murder rate in the nation. It was the site of a World War II-era battle between the United States and the Soviet Union. The town is located on the banks of the Mississippi River, which runs through the center of the town. The Mississippi River is a tributary of the Red River. The Red River flows into the Mississippi.

Government and infrastructure

The United States Postal Service operates the Inez Post Office. The Federal Bureau of Prisons U.S. Penitentiary, Big Sandy, is near Inez. Inez is located in unincorporated Martin County. The town has a population of about 2,000. The U.N. World Heritage Site is in the town of Inez, in Martin County, South Carolina. It is located on the banks of the Little Sandy River, which flows into the Mississippi River. The Inez post office is located near the town's main road, which runs through the center of the town.

Education

The Martin County School System serves Inez. Eden Elementary, Warfield Elementary, and Inez Elementary serve grades K-6 and Martin County Middle School (MCMS) grades 78. Sheldon Clark High School is the former area high school, replaced by Martin County High School. Inez has a lending library, a branch of the Martin County Public Library. It is located in the town of Inez, which is in Martin County, north of the city of Warfield. Inez is home to the Inez Public Library, which has a branch in Warfield, which also has a library in Eden. The Inez public library is open to the public on weekdays from 9am to 5pm. The library is in the Warfield area of Martin County and is located on the outskirts of the town, in the community of Eden. It has a loaner library, which can be used to help students with reading comprehension and vocabulary. It also has an adult literacy program, which helps students with vocabulary and reading comprehension. The school system also serves grades 7-8, 9-12, 13-14, and 15-18. It was the site of the former Inez High School, which was closed in the 1970s and replaced by a new high school. The current high school is in Inez and serves grades 13-16, 17-18, 19-20, and 19-21. The town also has three elementary schools, serving grades 5-6, 6-7, and 8-12.

Notable residents

Capt. A. Allen drilled the first gas well in the Burning Springs region of West Virginia in 1866. Josey Montana McCoy, actor and director, was born in the region. The Burning Springs area is home to West Virginia's only coal-fired power station, the West Virginia Coal Company. The town is also home to the state's first coal mine, which was built in 1864. It is also the site of the nation's first natural gas well, drilled by Capt. Allen in the early 1860s. The area is known for its hot springs, which have been the source of controversy in the past. It also has a long history of natural disasters, such as the Great Fire of 1864 and the Great Smoky Mountains Fire of 1863, which claimed the lives of hundreds of people, many of whom were killed in the area's natural disasters. The region is also known as the birthplace of actor Josey McCoy, who was born and raised in West Virginia. It was also the location of the first coal-burning power station in the state, built in the late 1800s and early 1900s, in the town of Stonewall Jackson, W. Virginia, which is now home to a coal-powered power station. It's also the home of the National Museum of Natural History and Science, which opened in 1858. The state's oldest continuously inhabited town, the town has a population of about 2,000 people, and is known as one of the most scenic places in the United States.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Inez, Martin County, Kentucky = 97.1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 79. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 98. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Inez = 4.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 2,092 individuals with a median age of 39.5 age the population dropped by -9.66% in Inez, Martin County, Kentucky population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 316.89 residents per square mile of area (122.38/km²). There are average 2.07 people per household in the 201 households with an average household income of $26,374 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 12.60% of the available work force and has dropped -4.61% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 18.18%. The number of physicians in Inez per 100,000 population = 41.5.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Inez = 42.8 inches and the annual snowfall = 15.5 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 110. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 165. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 24.2 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 40, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Inez, Martin County, Kentucky which are owned by the occupant = 44.84%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 28 years with median home cost = $68,310 and home appreciation of 0.09%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $4.32 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,527 per student. There are 16.5 students for each teacher in the school, 228 students for each Librarian and 316 students for each Counselor. 5.10% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 6.80% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 5.44% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Inez's population in Martin County, Kentucky of 2,420 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,86-fold to 2,092 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 57.01% female residents and 42.99% male residents live in Inez, Martin County, Kentucky.

    As of 2020 in Inez, Martin County, Kentucky are married and the remaining 44.57% are single population.

  • 19.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Inez require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    78.26% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 7.25% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 7.25% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Inez, Martin County, Kentucky, 44.84% are owner-occupied homes, another 34.92% are rented apartments, and the remaining 20.24% are vacant.

  • The 25.82% of the population in Inez, Martin County, Kentucky who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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