Calvert City, Kentucky
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|Median resident age:||39.5 years|
|Kentucky median age:||38.5 years|
Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,965 (it was $22,473 in 2000)
Calvert City city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,813 (it was $69,700 in 2000)
Median gross rent in 2013: $597.
Races in Calvert City, KY (2010)
- 2,50197.5%White alone
- 240.9%Two or more races
- 100.4%Asian alone
- 70.3%American Indian alone
- 30.1%Black alone
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Ancestries: German (21.0%), United States (16.9%), English (13.9%), Irish (10.7%), Scottish (6.1%), Italian (2.8%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Incorporated on 11/05/1951
Land area: 13.9 square miles.
Population density: 182 people per square mile(very low).
For population 25 years and over in Calvert City:
- High school or higher: 83.9%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
- Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
- Unemployed: 8.0%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Calvert City city:
- Never married: 28.2%
- Now married: 47.5%
- Separated: 1.8%
- Widowed: 10.3%
- Divorced: 12.2%
19 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $792 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $561 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (63.9 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (106.8 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (334.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gilbertsville, KY (1.7 miles ), Grand Rivers, KY (2.6 miles ), Smithland, KY (2.8 miles ), Ledbetter, KY (2.9 miles ), Reidland, KY (3.1 miles ), Woodlawn-Oakdale, KY (3.5 miles ), Benton, KY (3.5 miles ), Farley, KY (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,800
- 2010: 1 building, cost: $175,600
- 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000
- 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average cost (in $1000s)
Latitude: 37.03 N, Longitude: 88.35 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,723 (+106.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 347 (34.5%)
Area code: 270
|Crime rates in Calvert City by Year|
|City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.9)||144.3||221.7||82.7||68.1||90.9||134.3||49.2|
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Crime rate in Calvert City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
|Officers per 1,000 residents here:||2.36|
Unemployment by year (%)
Historical housing units
Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+1.4%).
- Manufacturing (22%)
- Accommodation and food services (14%)
- Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
- Construction (11%)
- Transportation and warehousing (8%)
- Health care and social assistance (6%)
- Educational services (5%)
- Health care and social assistance (27%)
- Accommodation and food services (17%)
- Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
- Educational services (8%)
- Manufacturing (8%)
- Retail trade (7%)
- Finance and insurance (7%)
- Production occupations (15%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
- Transportation occupations (13%)
- Management occupations (8%)
- Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
- Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
- Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
- Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
- Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
- Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
- Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
- Sales and related occupations (6%)
- Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
- Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
Average climate in Calvert City, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Calvert City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Calvert City city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 25.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Calvert City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% 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 101.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from Calvert 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 73.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 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 126.2 miles away from Calvert City center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 45.6 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 Marshall County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals and medical centers in Calvert City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calvert City:
- West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 18 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
- Murray State University (about 30 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
- Hopkinsville Community College (about 49 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
- Madisonville Community College (about 52 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
- The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 56 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
- Bethel University (about 63 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
- John A Logan College (about 65 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
Public elementary/middle schools in Calvert City:
Notable locations in Calvert City: Calvert City Fire Station (A), Calvert City Riley Fire Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map
Main business address in Calvert City: ISP CHEMICALS INC /NY/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map
Cemetery: Duke Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map
Creeks: Camp Creek (A), Little Cypress Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map
Hotels: Super 8 Motel (3503 USHighway 62) (1), Kentucky Dam Motel (4020 Us Highway 62) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.2. This is about average.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.809. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Calvert City and their reported violations in the past:CALVERT CITY MUNICIPAL WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 4,381, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Past monitoring 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-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011)
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2014)
- Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2011)
- 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-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2005)
- 3 minor monitoring violations
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
|This city:||2.3 people|
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
- Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
- Gay men: 0.4% of all households
People in group quarters in Calvert City in 2000:
- 102 people in nursing homes
- 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
- 2 people in religious group quarters
Calvert City compared to Kentucky state average:
- Unemployed percentage below state average.
- Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
- Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
- Length of stay since moving in above state average.
- Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
Banks with branches in Calvert City (2011 data):
- Community Financial Services Bank: Calvert Banking Center at Fifth And Cedar Streets, branch established on 1908/10/01. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $559.2 mil, Deposits: $472.5 mil, headquarters in Benton, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Services, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
- Heritage Bank: Calvert City Branch at 35 Oak Plaza Drive, branch established on 2003/12/15. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,022.4 mil, Deposits: $800.2 mil, headquarters in Hopkinsville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
- Regions Bank: Calvert City Branch at 1400 Fifth Avenue, branch established on 1965/02/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Calvert City, Kentucky:
- Days Inn, 75 Campbell Dr, Calvert City, KY 42029 , Phone: (270) 395-7162, Fax: (270) 395-5597
- Super 8 Calvert City, 86 Campbell Dr, Calvert City, KY 42029 , Phone: (270) 395-5566, Fax: (270) 395-5836
Educational Attainment (%) in 2013
School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
- Utility gas (52%)
- Electricity (42%)
- Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
- Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Calvert City city (based on Marshall County data)
Food Environment Statistics:
|Marshall County:||2.57 / 10,000 pop.|
|Kentucky:||2.19 / 10,000 pop.|
|This county:||0.32 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||0.25 / 10,000 pop.|
|Marshall County:||4.49 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||4.36 / 10,000 pop.|
|Here:||8.34 / 10,000 pop.|
|State:||5.74 / 10,000 pop.|
|Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)|
|Function||Full-time employees||Monthly full-time payroll||Average yearly full-time wage||Part-time employees||Monthly part-time payroll|
|Other Government Administration||2||$8,311||$49,866||0||$0|
|Solid Waste Management||3||$6,080||$24,320||0||$0|
|Police Protection - Officers||4||$12,737||$38,211||0||$0|
|Police - Other||1||$1,280||$15,360||0||$0|
|Streets and Highways||4||$7,997||$23,991||0||$0|
|Parks and Recreation||3||$6,310||$25,240||0||$0|
|Totals for Government||25||$64,957||$31,179||0||$0|
Calvert City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
- Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,703,000 ($674.99)
Regular Highways: $47,000 ($18.63)
- Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,968,000 ($780.02)
Water Utilities: $453,000 ($179.55)
Central Staff Services: $416,000 ($164.88)
Sewerage: $372,000 ($147.44)
Regular Highways: $285,000 ($112.96)
Parks & Recreation: $175,000 ($69.36)
Solid Waste Management: $140,000 ($55.49)
Fire Protection: $91,000 ($36.07)
Financial Administration: $15,000 ($5.95)
- General - Interest on Debt: $1,141,000 ($452.24)
- Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $544,000 ($215.62)
Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($11.89)
Police Protection: $30,000 ($11.89)
Fire Protection: $19,000 ($7.53)
Regular Highways: $16,000 ($6.34)
Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.79)
- Total Salaries & Wages: $766,000 ($303.61)
Calvert City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
- Charges - Sewerage: $283,000 ($112.17)
Solid Waste Management: $116,000 ($45.98)
Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($1.98)
All Other: $4,000 ($1.59)
- Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($1.59)
All Other: $3,000 ($1.19)
- Miscellaneous - Rents: $65,000 ($25.76)
Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($12.29)
General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($4.36)
- Revenue - Water Utilities: $626,000 ($248.12)
- State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,716,000 ($680.14)
- Tax - Property: $942,000 ($373.37)
Individual Income: $916,000 ($363.06)
NEC: $433,000 ($171.62)
Public Utilities: $32,000 ($12.68)
Calvert City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
- Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $19,339,000 ($7665.08)
- Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $18,795,000 ($7449.46)
- Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $544,000 ($215.62)
Calvert City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
- Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,492,000 ($591.36)
- Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,029,000 ($804.20)
- Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($31.71)
5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,919 average adjusted gross income)
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 McCracken County, KY||1.31% ($30,987 average AGI)|
|from Calloway County, KY||0.61% ($29,400)|
|from Livingston County, KY||0.46% ($28,925)|
5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,787 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Calvert City:
- WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
- WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
- WWLK (900 AM; 1 kW; EDDYVILLE, KY; Owner: TILENT, INC.)
- WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
- WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
- WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
- WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
- WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
- WDXR (1450 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
- WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
Strongest FM radio stations in Calvert City:
- WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
- WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
- WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
- WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
- WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
- WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
- WCBL-FM (99.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
- WVHM (90.5 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
- WAAJ (89.7 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
- WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
- WTRT (88.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
- WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
- WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
- WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
- WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
TV broadcast stations around Calvert City:
- WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
- WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
- W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
- WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
- WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
- WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)
- National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
- 16Number of bridges
- 64m210ftTotal length
- $760,000Total costs
- 89,729Total average daily traffic
- 18,972Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges - Historical Statistics
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
- Fire: 16
- Hazardous Condition: 5
Incident types - Calvert City
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Calvert City on our top lists:
- #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals"
- #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers"
- #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals"
- #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
- #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
- #96 (42029) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 5,000+)"
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2016.