Burkesville, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 1,527 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 647  (42.4%)
Females: 880  (57.6%)
Median resident age:  42.5 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 42717.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,193 (it was $17,209 in 2000)
Burkesville:

$21,193
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,947 (it was $11,653 in 2000)

Burkesville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,948 (it was $42,000 in 2000)
Burkesville:

$59,948
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $60,658; Detached houses: $63,289; Mobile homes: $30,705

Median gross rent in 2013: $250.

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  • Races in Burkesville, KY (2010)

    Burkesville races chart
    • 1,33187.5%White alone
    • 1268.3%Black alone
    • 312.0%Two or more races
    • 171.1%Hispanic
    • 80.5%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Other race alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Burkesville: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (34.4%), United States (21.4%), Irish (10.9%), German (5.6%), Subsaharan African (4.7%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1846

Elevation: 582 feet

Land area: 2.83 square miles.

Population density: 539 people per square mile   (low).

Burkesville,KY real estate house value index trend

Burkesville, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Burkesville:

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burkesville city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 29.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 22.4%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Burkesville, Kentucky as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Burkesville to the number of sex offenders is 255 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $424 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $299 (0.5%)

Burkesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (86.3 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (89.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (370.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Marrowbone, KY (2.8 miles ), Albany, KY (3.8 miles ), Cumberland City, KY (3.9 miles ), Glens Fork, KY (3.9 miles ), Bryan, KY (3.9 miles ), Gradyville, KY (4.1 miles ), Celina, TN (4.3 miles ), Summer Shade, KY (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.79 N, Longitude: 85.37 W

Area code: 270

Burkesville household income distribution Burkesville home values distribution

Crime rates in Burkesville by Year
Type 2004 2005 2008 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0131.1
Assaults 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 012637
per 100,000 0.056.2118.7391.6197.4458.7
Thefts 300322
per 100,000 168.80.00.0195.8131.6131.1
Auto thefts 010011
per 100,000 0.056.20.00.065.865.5
Arson N/A0N/A000
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/A0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.1) 7.08.88.636.625.385.2

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Crime rate in Burkesville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.93
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -89 (-4.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Burkesville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Burkesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the Burkesville city center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burkesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 179.4 miles away from Burkesville 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 156.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from the city 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 196.4 miles away from Burkesville center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 159.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burkesville topographic map

Birthplace of: David L. Williams - Politician, Walter Huddleston - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Burkesville:

  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 299 GLASGOW ROAD)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY MANOR (301 SOUTH MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Burkesville:

  • CLINTON COUNTY HOSPITAL, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; ALBANY, KY)
  • CLINTON COUNTY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALBANY, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burkesville:

  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 22 miles; Columbia, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,552)
  • Campbellsville University (about 39 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 44 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Somerset Community College (about 46 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 62 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 68 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)

Public high school in Burkesville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Burkesville:

See full list of schools located in Burkesville

Library in Burkesville:

  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $194,645; Location: 114 HILL STREET; 25,162 books; 825 audio materials; 711 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Burkesville: Cumberland Overlook (A), Burkesville Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Dale Hollow Parkside Marine LLC (Arcades & Amusements; 3341 State Park Road).

Hotels: Riverfront Lodge Inc (305 Keen Street), Alpine Resort (700 Hill Street).

Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CUMBERLAND CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 7,099, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-08-2010)
  • 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 Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009)
  • 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 Public Notif received (JUN-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2009)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2007)
  • 37 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
BURKESVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 3,219, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2006. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-24-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-11-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.9%
(29.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 59.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
83 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
103 people in nursing homes in 2000

Burkesville, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Burkesville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Burkesville (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Cumberland County, Inc.: Citizens Bank Of Cumberland County, Inc. at 209 Keen Street, branch established on 2000/07/01. Info updated 2009/08/12: Bank assets: $73.5 mil, Deposits: $60.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Cumberland Bancshares, Inc.
  • First & Farmers National Bank, Inc.: Burkesville Branch at 129 N. Main Street, branch established on 2001/10/12. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $471.0 mil, Deposits: $396.6 mil, headquarters in Somerset, KY, positive income, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Albany Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Burkesville, Kentucky:

  • Riverfront Lodge, PO Box 417, Burkesville, KY 42717 , Phone: (270) 864-3300
  • Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park, 6371 State Park Rd, Burkesville, KY 42717 , Phone: (270) 433-7431
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Burkesville, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

Burkesville travel time to work - commute Burkesville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Wood (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burkesville city (based on Cumberland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,47921
Mainline Protestant1,18617
Black Protestant1201
Catholic651
Other-1
None4,006-
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: 2
Cumberland County:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Cumberland County:

11.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

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

15.7%
State:

15.9%
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$3,930$47,1600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,016
Police Protection - Officers 6$23,361$46,7220$0
Police - Other 4$9,378$28,1343$2,404
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,182
Streets and Highways 2$6,200$37,2000$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,701$28,2060$0
Sewerage 2$6,864$41,1840$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,420$29,0400$0
Water Supply 6$15,312$30,6240$0
Totals for Government 24$72,166$36,08311$4,602

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $415,000 ($271.77)
    Police Protection: $297,000 ($194.50)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($140.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $151,000 ($98.89)
    Central Staff Services: $117,000 ($76.62)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($52.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($43.88)
    Fire Protection: $62,000 ($40.60)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($11.79)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($5.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($28.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($15.72)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($4.58)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($3.93)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $548,000 ($358.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $194,000 ($127.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $156,000 ($102.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($14.41)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($16.37)
    General Support: $17,000 ($11.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($48.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($1.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($196.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($21.61)
    Highways: $27,000 ($17.68)
  • Tax - NEC: $237,000 ($155.21)
    Individual Income: $191,000 ($125.08)
    Property: $80,000 ($52.39)
    Public Utilities: $21,000 ($13.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,380,000 ($903.73)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
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 Clinton County, KY  0.72% ($20,313 average AGI)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Clinton County, KY  0.77% ($16,059 average AGI)
to Warren County, KY  0.50% ($35,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burkesville:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WTKY (1370 AM; daytime; 2 kW; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WANY (1390 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ALBANY, KY; Owner: PAMELA ALLRED DBA ALBANY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJKY (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burkesville:

  • WKYR-FM (107.9 FM; BURKESVILLE, KY; Owner: RAY MULLINIX)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • WTKY-FM (92.1 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKNK (99.1 FM; EDMONTON, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSGP (88.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WLIV-FM (104.7 FM; MONTEREY, TN; Owner: WKXN INC)
  • WHVE (92.7 FM; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: SHORELINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WVFB (101.5 FM; CELINA, TN; Owner: ELIZABETH BERNICE WHITTIMORE)
  • WJRS (104.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WOVO (105.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burkesville:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • Burkesville, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents143
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons28
  • Fatalities100
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents245
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Burkesville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 28m92ftTotal length
  • $3,693,000Total costs
  • 5,720Total average daily traffic
  • 629Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,522Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Burkesville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Burkesville, KY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Various Locations (Lat: 36.820889 Lon: -85.336056), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTX933
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/1995, Expiration Date: 03/21/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (314) 946-9980
  • 15-9FOREST, Forest Cottage Lookout Tower (Lat: 36.790722 Lon: -85.241194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WQHB587
    Assigned Frequencies: 6791.25 MHz, 6850.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2007, Expiration Date: 06/20/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2008, Certifier: William F Hays
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • Burkesville, 0.8 Km West Of (Lat: 36.786389 Lon: -85.383889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQKM444
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 07/14/2019, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • 15-9FOREST, Forest Cottage Lookout Tower (Lat: 36.790722 Lon: -85.241194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WQKS816
    Assigned Frequencies: 6791.25 MHz, 6850.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/2009, Expiration Date: 09/02/2019, Certifier: William F Hays
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • STATION, St Forestry Tower 7 Mi E Of (Lat: 36.790611 Lon: -85.241056), Overall height: 84.7 m, Call Sign: WED978
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 11/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012
    Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:
  • Hwy 90 E (Lat: 36.779778 Lon: -85.366611), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WLJ486
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.625 MHz, 945.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/1988, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: Cumberland Broadcasting, LLC, P.O. Box 340, Burkesville, KY 42717

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2500' Se Of Jct. Hwy 691 & Overlook Rd. (Lat: 36.792833 Lon: -85.388833), Call Sign: KNKC919
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/28/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Burkesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Burkesville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Burkesville, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7074.1 years
John6276.5 years
William5675.8 years
Mary4679.1 years
Willie3575.8 years
Robert3371.2 years
Paul2470.6 years
Roy2173.5 years
Charlie2078.4 years
Ruby1880.7 years
Most common last names in Burkesville, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8177.6 years
Anderson5278.1 years
Norris5177.2 years
Scott5172.2 years
Spears4774.5 years
Groce2868.8 years
Riddle2775.6 years
Cary2677.5 years
Carter2576.2 years
Capps2475.6 years
Businesses in Burkesville, KY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul1

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