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Population in 2012: 2,822 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.7%
Males: 1,569  (55.6%)
Females: 1,253  (44.4%)

Median resident age:  35.8 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 40108.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,664 (it was $36,351 in 2000)
Brandenburg:

$31,664
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,968

Brandenburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,754 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
Brandenburg:

$98,754
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $120,329; Detached houses: $126,018; Mobile homes: $9,191

Median gross rent in 2012: $591.

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  • White alone - 2,412 (91.3%)
  • Hispanic - 79 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 65 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 55 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brandenburg: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (23.8%), Irish (21.2%), United States (11.8%), English (10.6%), French (5.3%), Greek (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/23/1872

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

Population density: 713 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brandenburg:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brandenburg city:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

35 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Brandenburg, Kentucky as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brandenburg to the number of sex offenders is 282 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,045 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $703 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (28.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (277.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mauckport, IN (1.6 miles) , Doe Valley, KY (2.0 miles ), Ekron, KY (2.1 miles) , Laconia, IN (2.4 miles) , New Amsterdam, IN (3.1 miles) , Irvington, KY (3.1 miles ), Flaherty, KY (3.2 miles) , Muldraugh, KY (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $155,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 86.17 W

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Brandenburg by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00100000
per 100,000 0.00.044.80.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 11000201
per 100,000 46.045.30.00.00.092.80.036.6
Assaults 00020213
per 100,000 0.00.00.092.30.092.837.6109.8
Burglaries 14811101315103
per 100,000 644.3362.3493.1461.3592.0696.1375.8109.8
Thefts 2025245948272321
per 100,000 920.41132.21075.82721.42185.81252.9864.3768.4
Auto thefts 21120172
per 100,000 92.045.344.892.30.046.4263.173.2
Arson N/A00N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 107.391.5121.8173.8134.1155.093.180.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.83
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+5.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Brandenburg-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the Brandenburg 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 F5 tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandenburg-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 89% 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 98.3 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 87.5 miles away from Brandenburg 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 96.8 miles away from the city 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 17.1 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 16.8 miles away from Brandenburg center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 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 Meade County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brandenburg topographic map

Birthplace of: William Embry Wrather - Geologist.


Hospital/medical center in Brandenburg:

  • MEDCO CENTER OF BRANDENBURG (Nursing Home, 814 OLD EKRON RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Brandenburg:

  • CORYDON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CORYDON, IN)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-HARRISON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CORYDON, IN)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-INDIAN CREEK (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CORYDON, IN)

Political contributions by individuals in Brandenburg, KY

Local government website: WWW.LTADD.ORG/BRANDENBURG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandenburg:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,367)
  • University of Louisville (about 28 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 29 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)
  • Bellarmine University (about 30 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 32 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 3,938)
  • Sullivan University (about 32 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Brandenburg:

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Library in Brandenburg:

  • MEADE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $769,626; Location: 400 LIBRARY PLACE; 34,594 books; 19,508 e-books; 3,715 audio materials; 3,192 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Meade County Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flippins Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 400 Library Place), Outdoor Adventures & the Feed Mill (Tours & Charters; 5220 Highway 79).

Hotels: Super 8 Brandenburg (Armory Road), Buck's Furniture & Bedding Center (3390 Brandenburg Road), Abe's Country Village Mini-Storage (3390 Brandenburg Road), Brandenburg Inn (521 Lawrence Street).

Courts: Kentucky State - Court Of Justice- Court Designated Worker (711 High Street), Kentucky State - Court of Justice- Circuit Court (512 Fairway Drive), Meade County - County Court Clerk Katrina Fitzgerald (Fairway Drive), Meade County - Circuit Court Clerk Debbie Medley (Fairway Drive).

 
Meade 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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.0. This is about average.
City:

38.0
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.23
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

24.5
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.440. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.607
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 13.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.1
U.S.:

14.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

MEADE COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 10670, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BRANDENBURG WATER WORKS (Population served: 2049, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-19-2000 and MAY-03-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2000)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1998)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
DOE VALLEY UTILITIES INC (Population served: 1740, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006)
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between MAY-28-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
ARCH CHEMICALS INC (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between FEB-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2001 and JUN-25-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1996 and SEP-19-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JUN-20-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-20-1995 to AUG-15-1995), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OTTER CREEK PARK (Population served: 600, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.4%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 92.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
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: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brandenburg, KY

People in group quarters in Brandenburg in 2010:

  • 147 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Brandenburg in 2000:

  • 61 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Brandenburg compared to Kentucky state average:

Brandenburg, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Brandenburg (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown: Brandenburg Main Branch at 416 East Broadway, branch established on 1998/07/01; Brandenburg Station Branch at 50 Old Mill Road, branch established on 1998/07/01. 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
  • Meade County Bank: at 2175 Bypass Road, branch established on 1984/06/07; River Ridge Shopping Center Branch at By-Pass Road, branch established on 1989/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.8 mil, Deposits: $133.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Meade Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Cecilian Bank: Brandenberg Branch at 1270b Old Ekron Road, branch established on 2011/09/29. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $481.2 mil, Deposits: $382.2 mil, headquarters in Cecilia, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Cecilian Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brandenburg, Kentucky:

  • Abes Contry Village, Hwy 448, Brandenburg, KY 40108 , Phone: (270) 422-2282
  • Otter Creek Park, 850 Otter CRK Park Rd, Brandenburg, KY 40108 , Phone: (502) 942-8686
  • America's Best Value Inn Brandenburg, 1900 Armory Pl, Brandenburg, KY 40108 , Phone: (270) 422-1700, Fax: (270) 422-1703
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brandenburg, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brandenburg travel time to work - commute


Brandenburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brandenburg city (based on Meade County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.44%
Here52.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents48.3%34.3%7.4%3.2%2.2%
Congregations42.9%11.4%14.3%2.9%2.9%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.4%0.8%0.7%0.5%1.2%
Congregations5.7%2.9%5.7%2.9%8.6%
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: 3
Meade County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Meade County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Meade County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Meade County:

33.0%
Kentucky:

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

13.5%
State:

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 2$5,128$30,7681$1,995
Other Government Administration 1$1,771$21,2526$1,328
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,746$29,2381$950
Sewerage 2$6,525$39,1500$0
Water Supply 1$2,156$25,8723$4,364
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$332
Totals for Government 10$25,326$30,39112$8,969

Brandenburg government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $340,000 ($120.48)
    Central Staff Services: $211,000 ($74.77)
    Sewerage: $197,000 ($69.81)
    Police Protection: $185,000 ($65.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $169,000 ($59.89)
    General - Other: $58,000 ($20.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($9.21)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($7.80)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($7.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($2.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($26.58)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($21.26)
    Police Protection: $22,000 ($7.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($2.13)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($1.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $393,000 ($139.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Brandenburg government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $384,000 ($136.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $172,000 ($60.95)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($1.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $42,000 ($14.88)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($13.11)
    Rents: $10,000 ($3.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $402,000 ($142.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($13.11)
    Highways: $34,000 ($12.05)
  • Tax - NEC: $278,000 ($98.51)
    Property: $240,000 ($85.05)
    Public Utilities: $14,000 ($4.96)
    Individual Income: $9,000 ($3.19)

Brandenburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $134,000 ($47.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $90,000 ($31.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $44,000 ($15.59)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $28,000 ($9.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $747,000 ($264.71)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $62,000 ($21.97)

10.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.81%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.73% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,272 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.73%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hardin County, KY  2.25% ($34,122 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  1.82% ($31,339)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.65% ($26,844)


11.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.60%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

0.54% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,822 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.54%
Kentucky average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hardin County, KY  2.34% ($33,618 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  1.74% ($26,786)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.49% ($26,367)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandenburg:

  • WMMG (1140 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brandenburg:

  • WMMG-FM (93.5 FM; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brandenburg:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Brandenburg, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brandenburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • City Hall 737 High Street (Lat: 38.000083 Lon: -86.176639), Call Sign: WYZ321, Licensee ID: L00035351
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/1999, Expiration Date: 04/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2002
    Registrant: City Of Brandenburg, City Hall 737 High Street, Brandenburg, KY 40108, Phone: (502) 422-4981
  • Ky 710 .4 Mi South Of Meade Co High School (Lat: 37.988694 Lon: -86.174417), Call Sign: KRW380
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2200 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/21/2014
    Registrant: Div. Of Equipment-Radio Section, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • City Hall 737 High St (Lat: 38.000083 Lon: -86.174972), Call Sign: KTZ374, Licensee ID: L00035351
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/1998, Expiration Date: 04/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2002
    Registrant: City Of Brandenburg, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Lat: 37.961028 Lon: -86.105472, Call Sign: WNPG818, Licensee ID: L00037899
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 05/03/2014
    Registrant: County Of Meade, Courthouse Complex Fairway Dr, Brandenburg, KY 40108, Phone: (270) 422-4911
  • Water Tank Rt 710 .5 Mi S (Lat: 37.986472 Lon: -86.174972), Call Sign: KNFW523, Licensee ID: L00037899
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2002, Expiration Date: 06/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2011
    Registrant: County Of Meade, Meade County Courthouse, Brandenburg, KY 40108, Phone: (502) 422-4937
  • 2450 Olin Rd 3 Mi Ese (Lat: 38.004250 Lon: -86.121639), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPGG414
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/1999, Expiration Date: 01/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2005
    Registrant: Arch Chemicals, 2450 Olin Rd, Brandenburg, KY 40108, Phone: (270) 422-2101
  • Lat: 37.961028 Lon: -86.105472, Call Sign: WPSP778
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2011, Expiration Date: 07/05/2021, Certifier: Mark S Brown
    Registrant: Hawkeye Licensing, Crestwood, KY 40014, Phone: (502) 641-8346, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BRANDENBURG, 1351 Highway 79 (Lat: 37.990556 Lon: -86.192278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQIJ572
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2008, Expiration Date: 02/27/2018, Certifier: Randall Hooper
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5500, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • BRANDENBURG, Lat: 37.984389 Lon: -86.171000, Call Sign: WQJH435
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2008, Expiration Date: 09/10/2018, Certifier: Tim Osborne
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Brandenburg, 1.6 Km Ese (Lat: 37.988056 Lon: -86.148056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQOC251
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Brandenburg NW, 1.6 Km West Of (Lat: 37.991972 Lon: -86.195639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQOC272
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Brandenburg, 754 Highway 448 (Lat: 37.983694 Lon: -86.157972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQQN885
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brandenburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PHOENIX AIRCRAFT SKY-TRIKE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3166K , Serial Number: 5004, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald Lynn, 1120 Lakeshore Pkwy, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310N (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4159Q , Serial Number: 310N-0059, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/16/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 15 Fairway Cir, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5687Y , Serial Number: 27-2805, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 02/01/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Jennings B Furlough, 1198 Lakeshore Pkwy, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 64144 , Serial Number: 17265045, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 66 Saint Andrews Rd, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8373D , Serial Number: 28-8116203, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Golden Wings Aviation Inc, 835 Molly Brown Rd, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8723G , Serial Number: 15062823, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Tanguay, 161 Cardinal Point Rd, Brandenburg, KY 40108, Other Owners: Robert Tanguay
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8793M , Serial Number: M-576, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Robert A Jenkins, 4415 Midway Rd, Brandenburg, KY 40108


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Brandenburg


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

Most common first names in Brandenburg, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6569.1 years
Mary6178.5 years
William4871.7 years
Robert3367.3 years
John3372.7 years
Charles2868.4 years
Joseph2573.0 years
George2274.5 years
Dorothy1975.1 years
Margaret1777.3 years
Most common last names in Brandenburg, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3371.8 years
Benham2372.5 years
Smith2174.9 years
Hardesty2177.1 years
Chism1780.2 years
Thompson1672.0 years
Allen1579.4 years
Jones1471.5 years
Miller1376.0 years
Thomas1275.5 years
Businesses in Brandenburg, KY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Subway1
GNC1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kroger1YMCA1

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