Brandenburg, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 2,832 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +38.2%
Males: 1,417  (50.1%)
Females: 1,415  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 40108.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,766 (it was $36,351 in 2000)
Brandenburg:

$42,766
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,416 (it was $17,863 in 2000)

Brandenburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $143,712 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
Brandenburg:

$143,712
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,342; detached houses: $144,082; townhouses or other attached units: $168,591; mobile homes: $11,389

Median gross rent in 2017: $678.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brandenburg: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.9%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brandenburg, KY (2017)
    • 2,58490.1%White alone
    • 963.3%Asian alone
    • 913.2%Two or more races
    • 541.9%Black alone
    • 281.0%Hispanic
    • 110.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Brandenburg, Kentucky as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brandenburg is 144 to 1.


Crime rates in Brandenburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(45.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(92.8)
1
(37.6)
3
(109.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(102.3)
1
(33.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(362.3)
11
(493.1)
10
(461.3)
13
(592.0)
15
(696.1)
10
(375.8)
3
(109.8)
4
(139.5)
10
(340.9)
6
(201.4)
5
(173.3)
5
(172.2)
6
(210.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(1,132)
24
(1,076)
59
(2,721)
48
(2,186)
27
(1,253)
23
(864.3)
21
(768.4)
14
(488.3)
19
(647.8)
12
(402.8)
13
(450.6)
18
(619.8)
12
(420.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(45.3)
1
(44.8)
2
(92.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.4)
7
(263.1)
2
(73.2)
1
(34.9)
2
(68.2)
2
(67.1)
1
(34.7)
9
(309.9)
8
(280.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)87.9117.0167.0128.9149.089.477.232.185.942.332.9116.761.0

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City-data.com crime index in Brandenburg, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Kentucky average:

1.65
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Ancestries: American (32.0%), German (12.9%), Irish (11.7%), English (10.2%), Scottish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/23/1872

Land area: 3.96 square miles.

Population density: 716 people per square mile   (low).

Brandenburg, Kentucky map

78 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe).

This city:

2.7%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,509 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $954 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 86.17 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Brandenburg, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brandenburg, KY in 2017
Brandenburg satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 28 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $175,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Brandenburg, KY residents
Average permit cost in Brandenburg, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+5.3%).
Most common industries in Brandenburg, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.5%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Brandenburg, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Brandenburg, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brandenburg, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Brandenburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 59% 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 near Kentucky state average. It is 76% 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 Brandenburg 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 122.4 miles away from Brandenburg 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 109.0 miles away from Brandenburg 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 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 96.8 miles away from Brandenburg center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 112.1 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brandenburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Brandenburg:

  • MEDCO CENTER OF BRANDENBURG (814 OLD EKRON RD)

Other hospitals and 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandenburg:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Louisville (about 28 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 29 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Bellarmine University (about 30 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 31 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Sullivan University (about 32 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 32 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)

Public high schools in Brandenburg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brandenburg:

See full list of schools located in Brandenburg

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: William Embry Wrather - Geologist.

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

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

BRANDENBURG WATER WORKS (Population served: 3,828, 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)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2012)
DOE VALLEY UTILITIES INC (Population served: 2,109, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2007)
ARCH CHEMICALS INC (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In FEB-01-2004, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-04-2005)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brandenburg that have no violations reported:

  • MEADE COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 12,539, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Brandenburg:

Marital status in Brandenburg, KY
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brandenburg:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brandenburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brandenburg, KY (based on Meade County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,56629
Catholic4,2274
Mainline Protestant1,2445
Other8771
None11,688-
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
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.
Kentucky:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

11.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.0%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Meade County:

13.5%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brandenburg:

54.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

54.5%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Brandenburg:

28.2
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brandenburg:

21.1%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brandenburg:

8.2%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

61.3%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Brandenburg:

80.5%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brandenburg, 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
Water Supply 6$26,623$53,2460$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$27,124$65,0980$0
Sewerage 2$12,412$74,4720$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,771$57,2528$3,070
Financial Administration 1$3,325$39,9000$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$797
Totals for Government 15$74,255$59,4049$3,867

Brandenburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $473,000 ($167.02)
    Sewerage: $473,000 ($167.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $315,000 ($111.23)
    Central Staff Services: $310,000 ($109.46)
    Police Protection: $248,000 ($87.57)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($20.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($9.18)
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000 ($3.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $114,000 ($40.25)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($20.48)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($12.01)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($11.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $508,000 ($179.38)

Brandenburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $464,000 ($163.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $327,000 ($115.47)
    Other: $8,000 ($2.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $30,000 ($10.59)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($6.71)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($4.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $602,000 ($212.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $348,000 ($122.88)
    Other: $101,000 ($35.66)
    Highways: $48,000 ($16.95)
    General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($8.83)
  • Tax - Property: $411,000 ($145.13)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $246,000 ($86.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($6.00)
    Other License: $14,000 ($4.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($3.53)

Brandenburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,155,000 ($407.84)

10.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,316 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.23%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hardin County, KY  2.65% ($40,518 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  2.03% ($42,517)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.61% ($33,141)


9.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hardin County, KY  2.29% ($37,748 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  1.38% ($34,794)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.63% ($39,016)
Businesses in Brandenburg, KY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Big O Tires1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1YMCA1
KFC1

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)
Brandenburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brandenburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 315ft / 96.0mTotal length
  • $17,093,000Total costs
  • 3,685Total average daily traffic
  • 338Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Brandenburg, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 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: 01/23/2018, Expiration Date: 02/27/2028, Certifier: Randall Hooper, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 9850 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite A5-108, Las Vegas, NV 89183, Phone: (303) 840-1041, 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, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2018, Certifier: Tim Osborne, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Brandenburg, 640 Christian Road (Lat: 37.988278 Lon: -86.147806), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQOC251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Brandenburg NW, 1.6 Km West Of (Lat: 37.991972 Lon: -86.195639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQOC272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/09/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, 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, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • BRANDENBURGH, 1031 Lawrence St. (Lat: 38.005750 Lon: -86.199056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQUB995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 06/02/2014, Expiration Date: 06/02/2024, Certifier: Don Sickman, Registrant: Q-Wireless, LLC, 4209 Us Highway 41 North, Suite 23, Evansville, IN 47711, Phone: (812) 759-7905, Email:
  • 9LV1115A, 754 Highway 448 (Lat: 37.983694 Lon: -86.157972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.1 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQWD208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2015, Expiration Date: 07/21/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-6G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2813G , Serial Number: 49-2910, Year manufactured: 1949, Certificate Issue Date: 01/29/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Donald L Shacklette, 760 Hillcrest Dr, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7360E , Serial Number: 57060, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 01/12/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Donald L Shacklette, 760 Hillcrest Dr, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): Golden Wings Aviation Inc, 835 Molly Brown Rd, Brandenburg, KY 40108
  • Aircraft: P&M AVIATION LTD QUIKR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 912QR , Serial Number: 8432, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald A Lynn, 1120 Lakeshore Pkwy, Brandenburg, KY 40108

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of fire incidents - 75 took place in 2011, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Brandenburg, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.4%), and Outside Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brandenburg, KY
    • 29139.4%Structure Fires
    • 27036.6%Outside Fires
    • 13117.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 466.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brandenburg, KY
  • 50.9%Electricity
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brandenburg, KY
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 19.4%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Brandenburg compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 12 pilots and 15 other airmen in this city.
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