Beaver Dam, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 3,541 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.7%
 
Males: 1,597  (45.1%)
Females: 1,944  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 42320.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,715 (it was $28,066 in 2000)
Beaver Dam:

$34,715
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,690 (it was $16,575 in 2000)

Beaver Dam city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,737 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Beaver Dam:

$84,737
KY:

$135,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $121,309; Detached houses: $121,721

Median gross rent in 2016: $487.

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  • Races in Beaver Dam, KY (2010)

    Beaver Dam races chart
    • 2,76281.0%White alone
    • 50414.8%Hispanic
    • 742.2%Black alone
    • 391.1%Two or more races
    • 220.6%Asian alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Beaver Dam detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Beaver Dam: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (34.9%), Irish (9.9%), Greek (3.1%), German (3.0%), English (1.5%), British (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/05/1873

Elevation: 414 feet

Land area: 2.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,402 people per square mile   (low).

Beaver Dam,KY real estate house value index trend

Beaver Dam, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Beaver Dam:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beaver Dam city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

287 residents are foreign born (8.0% Latin America).

This city:

8.0%
Kentucky:

3.5%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Beaver Dam, Kentucky as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Beaver Dam to the number of sex offenders is 200 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $983 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $666 (0.8%)

Beaver Dam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (27.6 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (83.8 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McHenry, KY (1.8 miles ), Hartford, KY (1.8 miles ), Centertown, KY (2.5 miles ), Rockport, KY (2.8 miles ), Rosine, KY (2.8 miles) , Heflin-Beda, KY (3.3 miles ), Horse Branch, KY (3.3 miles ), Rochester, KY (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2001: 26 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2002: 29 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $143,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.41 N, Longitude: 86.88 W

Area code: 270

Beaver Dam household income distribution Beaver Dam home values distribution

Crime rates in Beaver Dam by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001100000
per 100,000 0.00.032.129.10.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000100101
per 100,000 0.00.00.029.10.00.028.00.027.5
Assaults 035112105
per 100,000 0.095.4160.329.129.056.728.00.0137.4
Burglaries 012583132
per 100,000 0.031.864.1145.6231.685.128.084.554.9
Theft 21011304439303630
per 100,000 64.1318.1352.6873.91,273.91,105.8841.31,014.4824.2
Auto thefts 042504016
per 100,000 0.0127.264.1145.60.0113.40.028.2164.8
Arson N/A20000000
per 100,000 N/A63.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 256.8) 2.644.281.494.773.070.649.648.785.7

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Crime rate in Beaver Dam detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Kentucky average:

2.04
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beaver Dam-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Beaver Dam city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Beaver Dam-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from Beaver Dam center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 169.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Beaver Dam center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 147.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ohio County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beaver Dam topographic map

Birthplace of: Jason Crabb - Gospel singer, Ray Chapman - (1891-1920), John Oldham (basketball) - Basketball player-coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Beaver Dam:

  • BEAVER DAM HEALTH CARE MANOR (RT 4 HWY 231 BOX 119A)
  • BEAVER DAM NURSING AND REHAB CENTER, INC (1595 US HWY 231 S.)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Beaver Dam:

  • OHIO COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; HARTFORD, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF OHIO CO (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HARTFORD, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver Dam:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 36 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 38 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 50 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • University of Evansville (about 53 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 59 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)

Public elementary/middle schools in Beaver Dam:

Private elementary/middle school in Beaver Dam:

  • FAITH FOUNDATION ACADEMY (Students: 100, Location: 343 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-6)
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Notable location: Beaver Dam Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Sunnyside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Ohio County Tourism Commission (1200 North Main Street), West KY Tourist Information (675 Western Kentucky Pkw).

Hotels: Beaver Dam Days Inn (1750 U.S. Highway 231), Budget Inn (1080 North Main Street), Days Inn (1750 USHighway 231 South), Veller Drive Motel (Veller Drive).

Ohio County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 5.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.52. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.52
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.9%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Beaver Dam, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Beaver Dam (2011 data):

  • PBI Bank: Northside Branch at 1300 North Main Street, branch established on 1983/03/11; Wal-Mart Supercenter Branch at 1701 North Main Street, branch established on 2000/10/25. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,326.3 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Porter Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank: Beaver Dam Branch at 1051 North Main Street, branch established on 1996/06/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $24.5 mil, Deposits: $19.9 mil, headquarters in Hartford, KY, positive income, 3 total offices
  • First Kentucky Bank, Inc.: Beaver Dam Ky Branch at 1331 North Main Street, branch established on 2012/03/19. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $369.9 mil, Deposits: $313.6 mil, headquarters in Mayfield, KY, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Ohio County, Inc.: Bank Of Ohio County, Inc. at 1500 Bill Monroe Memorial Boulevard, branch established on 1922/12/05. Info updated 2010/02/24: Bank assets: $90.4 mil, Deposits: $73.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Town & Country Financial, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Kentucky average:

11.9

Beaver Dam travel time to work - commute Beaver Dam mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Beaver Dam city (based on Ohio County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,74165
Mainline Protestant1,04215
Catholic5302
Other1252
None9,404-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Ohio County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ohio County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Ohio County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Beaver Dam:

46.5%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Beaver Dam:

23.1%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Beaver Dam:

16.6%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Beaver Dam:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Beaver Dam:

40.7%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.3%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beaver Dam, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,640$31,6800$0
Other Government Administration 3$8,619$34,4767$2,197
Police Protection - Officers 2$8,265$49,5905$489
Solid Waste Management 3$5,780$23,1200$0
Sewerage 1$2,569$30,8280$0
Water Supply 3$7,188$28,7521$174
Totals for Government 13$35,061$32,36413$2,860

Beaver Dam government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $376,000 ($106.18)
    Sewerage: $247,000 ($69.75)
    Police Protection: $217,000 ($61.28)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($33.04)
    Central Staff Services: $97,000 ($27.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($20.05)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($5.93)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($5.08)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($4.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $48,000 ($13.56)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($12.14)
    Central Staff: $13,000 ($3.67)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($2.26)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($1.41)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $437,000 ($123.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.41)

Beaver Dam government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $344,000 ($97.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000 ($25.42)
    All Other: $8,000 ($2.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($1.69)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $48,000 ($13.56)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($6.50)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($2.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $419,000 ($118.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000 ($18.92)
    Highways: $43,000 ($12.14)
  • Tax - Property: $281,000 ($79.36)
    Public Utilities: $81,000 ($22.87)
    Individual Income: $13,000 ($3.67)

Beaver Dam government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($22.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($18.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($4.24)

Beaver Dam government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,365,000 ($385.48)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $65,000 ($18.36)

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Daviess County, KY  1.71% ($32,138 average AGI)
from Muhlenberg County, KY  0.31% ($22,240)
from Butler County, KY  0.25% ($29,550)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Daviess County, KY  1.99% ($31,907 average AGI)
to Butler County, KY  0.28% ($30,217)
to Warren County, KY  0.28% ($28,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver Dam:

  • WAIA (1600 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER DAM, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLBQ (1570 AM; 1 kW; MORGANTOWN, KY; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beaver Dam:

  • WXMZ (106.3 FM; HARTFORD, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)
  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver Dam:

  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Beaver Dam fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Beaver Dam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 21,397Total average daily traffic
  • 2,956Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,525Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beaver Dam)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Beaver Dam, KY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • BEAVER DAM, 1.6 Km Sse Of (Lat: 37.383333 Lon: -86.874444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 125.3 m, Call Sign: WMN429
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • BEAVER DAM, 3320 Liberty Road (Lat: 37.378556 Lon: -86.839778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121 m, Overall height: 127.7 m, Call Sign: WMR494
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2009, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • Ohio County, Approx. 500 Feet Nnw Of Intersection Of Rochester Rd And Burge Ln (Lat: 37.368028 Lon: -86.878306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Call Sign: WQPG898
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/15/2022, Certifier: Wayne JenkinsRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Western KY Parkway, 256 Pond Run Church Road (Lat: 37.326278 Lon: -86.962417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQTL383
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2014, Expiration Date: 02/26/2024, Certifier: Ronald R SmithRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Duvall Road (Lat: 37.420306 Lon: -86.873861), Overall height: 80.5 m, Call Sign: KNKO525, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.512 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/2006, Expiration Date: 05/09/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beaver Dam)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3519T , Serial Number: 4064, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Keith T Dale, 845 N Lafayette St, Beaver Dam, KY 42320

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

BEAVER DAM MUNICIPAL WATER & SEWER (Population served: 3,033, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
PERDUE FARMS INC (Population served: 400, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2011)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Beaver Dam

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beaver Dam, KY
Most common first names in Beaver Dam, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6872.2 years
James5869.6 years
Mary5177.8 years
John5176.9 years
Charles3575.0 years
Robert3069.8 years
Anna2678.9 years
Ruth2283.8 years
Kenneth1971.1 years
Cecil1773.1 years
Most common last names in Beaver Dam, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor5578.1 years
Brown5079.9 years
Smith3772.1 years
Stewart3474.2 years
Chinn3475.9 years
Johnson3074.8 years
Burden2774.6 years
Davis2577.7 years
Baize2474.0 years
Phelps2376.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (43%)
Businesses in Beaver Dam, KY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Beaver Dam compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Beaver Dam on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cuba (population 500+)"
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