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Phelps is a town in Kentucky with a population of 750. Phelps is in Pike County. Living in Phelps offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Phelps tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$659
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    0%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    24%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    0%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    44%
    13%

Working in Phelps

Jobs
NG
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$30,539
National
$55,322
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Phelps Reviews

3 reviews
It is a small town nestled in the beautiful hills of eastern Kentucky. The people are friendly and helpful. The scenery is stunning in the summer and fall. Winters can be mild with occasional cold snaps and small snowfalls. Summers are hot and humid. Fall is a perfect season here.
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It's a small town and everybody knows everybody! Someone is always there to help you when you need it.
More jobs and better roads to get to other towns. More shopping and dining options would be great as well.