Carrsville, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 49 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.4%
Males: 25  (51.7%)
Females: 24  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  63.7 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 42081

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,142 (it was $21,500 in 2000)
Carrsville:

$35,142
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,289 (it was $15,289 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,027 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Carrsville:

$86,027
KY:

$135,600
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Carrsville: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.8%), German (16.7%), Irish (11.1%), Welsh (11.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/28/1860

Elevation: 361 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 281 people per square mile   (very low).

Carrsville, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Carrsville:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carrsville city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 88.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $345 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $467 (0.6%)

Carrsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (60.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (123.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rosiclare, IL (1.6 miles ), Elizabethtown, IL (2.3 miles ), Golconda, IL (2.6 miles ), Tolu, KY (2.7 miles) , Burna, KY (3.3 miles ), Salem, KY (3.4 miles ), Cave-In-Rock, IL (3.5 miles ), Eddyville, IL (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 88.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Carrsville household income distribution Carrsville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Carrsville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Carrsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Carrsville city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused $440,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carrsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 74% 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 77.6 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 52.2 miles away from Carrsville 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 65.8 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 102.0 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 98.6 miles away from Carrsville 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 79.9 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 Livingston County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carrsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Carrsville:

  • WHISPERING OAKS (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ROSICLARE, IL)
  • POPE COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GOLCONDA, IL)
  • SALEM SPRINGLAKE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SALEM, KY)
  • LIVINGSTON HOSPITAL AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SALEM, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carrsville:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 29 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • John A Logan College (about 47 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 48 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 52 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Murray State University (about 55 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 55 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Rend Lake College (about 59 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 1.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carrsville city (based on Livingston County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,51927
Mainline Protestant78711
Black Protestant1781
Catholic1011
Other1-
None3,933-
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
Livingston County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Livingston County:

9.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Livingston County:

30.5%
Kentucky:

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

12.3%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Carrsville:

52.1%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Carrsville:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Carrsville:

10.4%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Carrsville:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.6%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Carrsville:

79.4%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carrsville, 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

7.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,308 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.89%
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 McCracken County, KY  2.46% ($46,812 average AGI)
from Marshall County, KY  1.16% ($26,100)
from Crittenden County, KY  0.52% ($20,611)


7.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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 McCracken County, KY  2.29% ($23,633 average AGI)
to Marshall County, KY  1.54% ($28,925)
to Crittenden County, KY  0.52% ($33,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carrsville:

  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carrsville:

  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Carrsville:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

Carrsville fatal accident list:

May 7, 1993 05:18 PM, 135, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 116Total average daily traffic
  • 127Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB4WTN, Grant Date: 02/06/1997, Expiration Date: 02/06/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2009, Registrant: Allan D Meinschein, Rt 3 Box 301a, Carrsville, KY 42081

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)

Carrsville compared to Kentucky state average:

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