Kentucky by the numbers: 1,605

The number of property transfers in Fayette County this year through May was 1,605. That's up 22.9 percent from 1,306 through the first five months of 2009, according to data compiled by the office of Fayette County property valuation administrator David O'Neill. The month with the most property transfers this year was May, with 498. The data include single-family, duplexes, townhouses and condos but not family and quit-claim transfers.

Scott Sloan