Quality of Life

Livability is a key factor to ensuring business owners and employees lead fulfilling lives outside the workplace. The Kentucky Crossroads region offers the perfect blend of affordability, mild weather, access to high-quality public and private schools, first-class medical facilities, as well as a plethora of indoor and outdoor entertainment and leisure activities for the whole family. Our cost of living metrics are well below the national average, giving residents more purchasing power and an overall better quality of life.

Median Home Prices (2016)

Anderson County $132,500
Boyle County $149,500
Casey County $55,000
Garrard County $115,800
Lincoln County $95,000
Marion County $85,450
Mercer County $113,500
Pulaski County $123,000
Rockcastle County $72,000
Taylor County $99,000
Washington County $80,000

Source: KY Dept. of Revenue. Data based on sales for last six months of year indicated.

Climate (30-year record)

Temperature 55.5° F
Percipitation 45.17 inches
Mean Avg. Snowfall 13 inches
Mean No. of Days of Rain 129.8
Prevailing Winds South
Relative Humidity
1 a.m. 79%
7 a.m. 83%
1 p.m. 61%
7 p.m. 66%

Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, Local Climatological Data, 2015. Station of record: Blue Grass Airport, Lexington, KY.

Public School District Enrollments, 2016-2017

Total Enrollment Pupil To Teacher Ratio
Anderson County Schools 3,645 16.9
Boyle County Schools 2,593 13.9
Burgin Independent Schools 478 13.7
Campbellsville Independent Schools 1,092 13.3
Casey County Schools 2,244 15.3
Danville Independent Schools 1,850 14.6
Garrard County Schools 2,560 15.4
Lincoln County Schools 3,695 15.3
Marion County Schools 3,148 15.7
Mercer County Schools 2,743 15.2
Pulaski County Schools 8,147 17.1
Rockcastle County Schools 2,711 14.4
Science Hill Independent Schools 409 17.0
Somerset Independent Schools 1,600 14.8
Taylor County Schools 2,584 17.1
Washington County Schools 1,645 15.8

Source: Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Assessment and Accountability.

Visit Lawrenceburg/
Anderson County

Anderson County

Danville/Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Boyle County

Liberty-Casey County Tourism

Casey County

Garrard County Tourism

Garrard County

Stanford-Lincoln County Tourism

Lincoln County

Lebanon-Marion County Tourism

Marion County

Harrodsburg-Mercer County Tourist Commission

Mercer County

Lake Cumberland Somerset-Pulaski Tourism

Pulaski County

Rockcastle County Tourism

Rockcastle County

Taylor County Tourist Commission

Taylor County

Visit Springfield (Washington County)

Washington County