Cecilia, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,946.
Males: 1,466  (49.8%)
Females: 1,480  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42724

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,748 (it was $43,505 in 2000)
Cecilia:

$56,748
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,245 (it was $17,359 in 2000)

Cecilia CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $151,585 (it was $90,100 in 2000)
Cecilia:

$151,585
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $179,583; Detached houses: $191,421; In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $82,198
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  • White alone - 2,758 (97.4%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 24 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cecilia: 151.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 709 feet

Land area: 55.2 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (very low).

Cecilia, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Cecilia:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cecilia CCD:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cecilia CCD:  0.5% ($486)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Cecilia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (41.6 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (303.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elizabethtown, KY (2.6 miles ), Summit, KY (3.1 miles ), Sonora, KY (3.2 miles ), Vine Grove, KY (3.3 miles ), Radcliff, KY (3.5 miles ), Upton, KY (3.7 miles ), Hodgenville, KY (3.8 miles ), Magnolia-Upton, KY (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.65 N, Longitude: 85.97 W

Area code: 270

Cecilia household income distribution Cecilia home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Cecilia, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cecilia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Cecilia place center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cecilia-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 117.8 miles away from the city 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 117.2 miles away from Cecilia 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 101.3 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 131.4 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 116.7 miles away from Cecilia center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 132.3 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 Hardin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Roy Bruner - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Cecilia:

  • SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHAB FOR ELIZABETHTO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • KENSINGTON MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • WOODLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF ELIZABETHTOWN (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-WOODLAND (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL KY (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cecilia:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 8 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • Campbellsville University (about 41 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • University of Louisville (about 41 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 42 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 44 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)

Public high school in Cecilia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cecilia:

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 84.7. This is about average.

City:

84.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 35.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.86
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.6%
Whole state:

6.6%

Cecilia 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Cecilia (2011 data):

  • The Cecilian Bank: Hillcrest Branch at 3460 Leitchfield Road, branch established on 2009/11/02; at 104 East Main, branch established on 1903/05/01. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $481.2 mil, Deposits: $382.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Cecilian Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cecilia CCD (based on Hardin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.87%
Here: 50.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents54.5%19.5%9.5%5.4%3.1%
Congregations35.2%6.3%14.8%7.0%6.3%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%0.8%0.8%0.7%4.1%
Congregations4.7%0.8%4.7%1.6%18.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Hardin County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Hardin County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Hardin County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

30.3%
Kentucky:

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

13.6%
State:

15.9%

10.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.90%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,975 average AGI)
Hardin County:

0.42%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, KY  0.72% ($30,227 average AGI)
from Meade County, KY  0.45% ($31,017)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.41% ($88,686)


11.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.33%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,551 average AGI)
Hardin County:

0.40%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, KY  1.17% ($33,234 average AGI)
to Meade County, KY  0.69% ($35,356)
to Larue County, KY  0.41% ($29,150)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cecilia:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIEL (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WXAM (1430 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, KY; Owner: MARK GOODMAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cecilia:

  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHX (107.3 FM; LEBANON JUNCTION, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFI (91.5 FM; MCDANIELS, KY; Owner: BETHEL FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WKHG (104.9 FM; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Owner: HERITAGE MEDIA OF KENTUCKY INC)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMMG-FM (93.5 FM; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cecilia:

  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)

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

Cecilia, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Cecilia fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 1991 10:55 PM, 86, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 1, 1984 04:50 PM, 86, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • On Us 62 1 Mi N Of Ky 86 (Lat: 37.664222 Lon: -85.923028), Call Sign: WNVA866
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/1996, Expiration Date: 05/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2001
    Registrant: Hardin County Water District No 2, Elizabethtown, KY 42701, Phone: (502) 737-0156
  • Lat: 37.665889 Lon: -85.958028, Call Sign: KVV802
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.335 MHz, 160.695 MHz, 160.740 MHz, 161.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 09/30/2021
    Registrant: Paducah & Louisville Railway Inc, 200 Clark Street, Paducah, KY 42003-1701, Phone: (270) 444-4420, Fax: (270) 444-4397, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Cecilia, 1036 East Main Street (Lat: 37.657306 Lon: -85.942972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 68.6 m, Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: WQLY251
    Assigned Frequencies: 11215.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2010, Expiration Date: 05/24/2020, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cecilia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: WILLIS JOHN W ULS-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5520 , Serial Number: 22226TH6R-1, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1987
    Registrant (Individual): John D Duvall, 10383 Hardinsburg Rd, Cecilia, KY 42724

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

Cecilia on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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