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Population in 2012: 12,848 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.8%
 

Males: 6,214  (48.4%)
Females: 6,634  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  34.0 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40004.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,667 (it was $31,497 in 2000)
Bardstown:

$32,667
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,280

Bardstown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,049 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Bardstown:

$98,049
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $117,136; Detached houses: $121,679; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,649; In 2-unit structures: $206,749; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,976; Mobile homes: $21,636

Median gross rent in 2012: $626.

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  • White alone - 9,893 (80.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,742 (14.2%)
  • Two or more races - 294 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 235 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 68 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 59 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bardstown: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (22.1%), English (13.8%), Irish (12.8%), German (10.1%), French (3.0%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/12/1838

Elevation: 647 feet

Land area: 7.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,790 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bardstown:

  • High school or higher: 84.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 15.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bardstown city:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

240 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.0%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Bardstown, Kentucky as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bardstown to the number of sex offenders is 714 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,070 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $988 (0.9%)

Bardstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (32.6 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (302.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Coxs Creek, KY (2.5 miles) , Fairfield, KY (3.0 miles) , Boston, KY (3.1 miles) , Bloomfield, KY (3.2 miles ), New Haven, KY (3.6 miles ), New Hope, KY (3.6 miles) , Loretto, KY (3.6 miles ), Chaplin, KY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 37.82 N, Longitude: 85.46 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Bourbon Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,763 (+46.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,955 (63.1%)

Area code: 502

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Crime rates in Bardstown by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 367563106
per 100,000 27.354.262.744.753.126.584.950.6
Robberies 65497688
per 100,000 54.745.235.880.462.052.967.967.4
Assaults 872019101398
per 100,000 72.963.2179.2169.788.6114.676.467.4
Burglaries 606161848384101125
per 100,000 547.0551.0546.7750.4735.0740.8857.31053.2
Thefts 137179250300233223256319
per 100,000 1249.01617.02240.52680.02063.41966.72173.02687.7
Auto thefts 111516151316625
per 100,000 100.3135.5143.4134.0115.1141.150.9210.6
Arson 000N/A1001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A8.90.00.08.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 150.2184.9237.8266.1223.6203.2256.4274.1

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Crime rate in Bardstown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Bardstown, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,352 (+29.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Bardstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bardstown, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Bardstown-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Bardstown city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.3 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bardstown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from Bardstown center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from Bardstown center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nelson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bardstown topographic map

Birthplace of: Marie Mattingly Meloney - Journalist, Josey Greenwell - Singer, William Durbin - Martial artist, Benjamin Hardin Helm - Confederate Army general, Robert B. Warden - Ohio judge, Robert C. Wickliffe - Politician, William Beall - Confederate Army general, Ephraim H. Foster - Politician, Ignatius A. Reynolds - Catholic bishop, Robert Charles Wickliffe - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Bardstown:

  • BARDSTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 210 W JOHN FITCH AVENUE)
  • FMC - BARDSTOWN (Dialysis Facility, 317 KENTUCKY HOME SQUARE, SUITE 3)
  • VNA NAZARETH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 711 MCDOWELL BLVD)
  • FLAGET MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (MEMBER OF SAINT JOSEPH H (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 4305 NEW SHEPHERDSVILLE ROAD)
  • HOSPICE OF NELSON CO (Hospital, 111 NORTH THIRD ST)
  • COLONIAL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 708 BARTLEY AVENUE)
  • FLAGET MEMORIAL HOSP SNF (Nursing Home, 201 CATHEDRAL MANOR)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF BARDSTOWN (Nursing Home, 120 LIFE CARE WAY)
  • WINDSOR GARDENS (Nursing Home, 101 ISAAC GREER COURT)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bardstown:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,367)
  • Sullivan University (about 30 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Bellarmine University (about 31 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • University of Louisville (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 42 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 3,938)
  • Kentucky State University (about 43 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,204)

Public high schools in Bardstown:

Private high school in Bardstown:

  • BETHLEHEM HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 309 W STEPHEN FOSTER AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bardstown:

Private elementary/middle school in Bardstown:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 320 W STEPHEN FOSTER AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Bardstown, School District: NELSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Bardstown:

  • NELSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,847,336; Location: 201 CATHEDRAL MANOR; 84,505 books; 4 e-books; 4,262 audio materials; 5,543 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 98 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Flaget Memorial Hospital is now located at 4305 New Shepherdsville, Rd, Bardstown.

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Notable locations in Bardstown: Bardstown Fire Department (A), Bardstown Nelson County Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), Nelson County Dispatch Center (C), Nelson County Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Bardstown: Wickland Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bardstown Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bardstown: My Old Kentucky Home State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Old Bardstown Village and Civil War Museum (310 East Broadway Street), Oscar GETZ Museum of Whiskey History (114 North 5th Street Suite 2), Women's Civil War Museum (204 West Broadway Street), Jailer's Inn Bed & Breakfast (Historical Places & Services; 111 West Stephen Foster Avenue), Bardstown Nelson County Tourist Commission - Special Events Office (Tourism Consultants; 107 East Stephen Foster Avenue), Kentucky Bourbon Festival (Tourism Consultants; 107 East Stephen Foster Avenue), Bardstown Nelson County Tourist Commission (Tourism Consultants; 107 East Stephen Foster Avenue), Trail Riders Supply (Amusement & Theme Parks; 170 Masterson Lane), Keystone Cinemas (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2725 East John Rowan Boulevard).

Hotels: A Rosemark Haven (714 North 3rd Street), Hampton Inn Bardstown (985 Chambers Boulevard), Kurtz Restaurant (418 East Stephen Foster Avenue), Red Carpet Inn (1714 New Haven Road), Old Kentucky Home Motel (414 West Stephen Foster Avenue), Wilson Motel (530 North 3rd Street), Bardstown Parkview Motel - Managers OFC (418 East Stephen Foster Avenue), Holiday Inn (31 East South & Bluegrass Parkway), Holiday Inn Bardstown-Ky (1875 New Haven Rd).

Court: Kentucky State - Administrative Office of the Courts- Court Designated Wo (202 Plaza Drive).

 
Nelson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.50
U.S.:

11.56
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 20.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bardstown and their reported violations in the past:

BARDSTOWN MUNICIPAL WATER DEPT (Population served: 34650, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2001. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2001)
  • MCL, Average - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-30-2001), St Public Notif requested (MAR-30-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In APR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and DEC-16-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2004 and DEC-16-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-10-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000)
  • 15 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.1%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 80.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.2% for American Indian residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bardstown, KY

People in group quarters in Bardstown in 2010:

  • 168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Bardstown in 2000:

  • 177 people in nursing homes
  • 106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Bardstown compared to Kentucky state average:

Bardstown, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bardstown (2011 data):

  • Town & Country Bank and Trust Company: Bardstown Plaza Branch, Town & Country Bank And Trust Compan, Hunters Village Branch, West John Rowan Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2009/02/02: Bank assets: $378.2 mil, Deposits: $310.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Farmers Bank Holding Company
  • Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Company: Culpeper Branch, at 101 North Third Street, Plaza Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $408.8 mil, Deposits: $353.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Wilson & Muir Bancorp, Inc.
  • Kentucky Home Bank: Chambers Boulevard Branch at 900 Chambers Boulevard, branch established on 2000/08/09; at 940 Bloomfield Road, branch established on 1997/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $102.7 mil, Deposits: $80.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Kentucky Home Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown: Bardstown Branch at 401 E. John Rowan Boulevard, branch established on 1973/06/01; 315 North 3rd Street Branch at 315 North 3rd Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2008/06/26: Bank assets: $1,228.8 mil, Deposits: $1,123.3 mil, headquarters in Elizabethtown, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Service Corporation
  • Your Community Bank: Stephen Foster Branch at 119 East Stephen Foster Ave, branch established on 1998/08/03; Bardstown Community/Kentucky Branch at 106a West John Rowan Boulevard, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $661.1 mil, Deposits: $475.7 mil, headquarters in New Albany, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bank Shares Of Indiana, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Bardstown Ky at 105 West John Rowan Boulevard, branch established on 1995/05/24. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bardstown, Kentucky:

  • Best Western General Nelson Inn, 411 W Stephen Foster, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 348-3977, Fax: (502) 348-7596
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1714 New Haven Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 348-1112, Fax: (502) 348-1114
  • Old Bardstown Inn, 512 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 348-1700
  • Quality Inn, 1875 New Haven Rd, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 348-9253, Fax: (502) 348-5478
  • Comfort Inn, 984 Frost Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 349-9400, Fax: (502) 349-9461
  • Parkview Motel, 410 E Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 348-5953
  • Hampton Inn, 985 Chambers Blvd, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 349-0100, Fax: (502) 349-1191
  • Ramada Inn, 523 N 3RD St, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 349-0363
  • Old Kentucky Home Motel, 414 W Stephen Foster Ave, Bardstown, KY 40004 , Phone: (502) 348-5979
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bardstown, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bardstown travel time to work - commute


Bardstown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bardstown city (based on Nelson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.25%
Here64.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents52.0%26.2%5.0%4.8%3.8%
Congregations15.8%29.8%10.5%8.8%3.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.9%1.8%1.3%0.6%1.6%
Congregations7.0%3.5%7.0%3.5%10.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Nelson County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Nelson County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Here:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

4.01 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nelson County:

9.7%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Nelson County:

27.1%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$31,762$29,3190$0
Other Government Administration 10$38,687$46,4240$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$63,017$34,3730$0
Police - Other 6$15,252$30,5041$1,080
Firefighters 10$26,449$31,7393$2,815
Solid Waste Management 8$18,933$28,4000$0
Sewerage 6$16,089$32,1780$0
Parks and Recreation 6$14,392$28,7840$0
Natural Resources 1$2,387$28,6440$0
Water Supply 14$42,945$36,8100$0
Electric Power 6$19,867$39,7340$0
Other and Unallocable 8$26,474$39,7110$0
Totals for Government 110$316,254$34,5004$3,895

Bardstown government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,426,000 ($110.99)
    Regular Highways: $305,000 ($23.74)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,570,000 ($900.53)
    Water Utilities: $4,049,000 ($315.15)
    Sewerage: $2,314,000 ($180.11)
    Central Staff Services: $1,984,000 ($154.42)
    Police Protection: $1,820,000 ($141.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,350,000 ($105.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $675,000 ($52.54)
    Financial Administration: $638,000 ($49.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $390,000 ($30.35)
    Regular Highways: $318,000 ($24.75)
    Public Welfare - Other: $240,000 ($18.68)
    General - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,546,000 ($276.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,254,000 ($253.27)
    Central Staff Services: $417,000 ($32.46)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($9.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($6.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($1.63)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.47)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,728,000 ($445.83)

Bardstown government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,646,000 ($205.95)
    All Other: $2,052,000 ($159.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,543,000 ($120.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($5.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($5.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $141,000 ($10.97)
    General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($1.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,584,000 ($201.12)
    Sale of Property: $77,000 ($5.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($5.68)
    Rents: $21,000 ($1.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($0.86)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $13,228,000 ($1029.58)
    Water Utilities: $4,630,000 ($360.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $873,000 ($67.95)
    Highways: $159,000 ($12.38)
  • Tax - Property: $673,000 ($52.38)
    Individual Income: $651,000 ($50.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $253,000 ($19.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $48,000 ($3.74)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $19,000 ($1.48)

Bardstown government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $58,044,000 ($4517.75)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $52,965,000 ($4122.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,600,000 ($2381.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,725,000 ($1924.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,875,000 ($457.27)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,079,000 ($395.31)

Bardstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,053,000 ($626.79)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,558,000 ($4402.09)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($444 average AGI)
Nelson County:

0.06%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, KY  1.54% ($36,575 average AGI)
from Bullitt County, KY  0.73% ($39,088)
from Hardin County, KY  0.52% ($31,605)


5.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, KY  1.30% ($35,577 average AGI)
to Bullitt County, KY  0.49% ($31,526)
to Hardin County, KY  0.42% ($28,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bardstown:

  • WBRT (1320 AM; 1 kW; BARDSTOWN, KY; Owner: CBC OF NELSON COUNTY, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bardstown:

  • WAKY-FM (102.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, KY; Owner: WASHINGTON COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WLSK (100.9 FM; LEBANON, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION COUNTY, INC)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHX (107.3 FM; LEBANON JUNCTION, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WVLC (99.9 FM; MANNSVILLE, KY; Owner: PATRICIA RODGERS)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • W216BM (91.1 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bardstown:

  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Bardstown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bardstown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bardstown, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 197 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bardstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Bardstown)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$126,77418$103,69633$128,4108$21,0668$79,0582$25,695
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$96,1502$94,8450$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$118,4753$120,28316$121,4131$44,1400$01$25,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$124,1002$67,31012$129,7210$01$47,1000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$171,9800$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9903.00 , 9904.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$105,0601$143,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9903.00 , 9904.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 99
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Bardstown


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bardstown, KY

Most common first names in Bardstown, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary29977.6 years
James21870.0 years
Joseph17566.3 years
John16373.7 years
William16271.4 years
Charles8271.5 years
Thomas6969.3 years
Elizabeth5480.4 years
Robert5366.9 years
Margaret5277.1 years
Most common last names in Bardstown, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mattingly7773.6 years
Downs7672.9 years
Smith7274.2 years
Greenwell5371.0 years
Ballard5172.8 years
Hall4575.5 years
Johnson4369.6 years
Cecil4377.4 years
Newton4069.2 years
Ritchie4073.8 years
Businesses in Bardstown, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Best Western1Maurices1
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Subway3
Goodwill2T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS4
Kroger1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Bardstown, KY


Bardstown on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
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  • Richard John Fleenor (1)
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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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