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Central City: Green River at Kincheloe's Bluff Central City: Everly Brothers Blvd. (US-62) as it enters Central City in the southeastern section of town. Central City: winter is here Central City: The southern portion of Everly Brothers Blvd. Central City's main business corridor.
 

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Population in 2012: 5,912 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 

Males: 3,462  (58.6%)
Females: 2,450  (41.4%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42374.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,099 (it was $27,371 in 2000)
Central City:

$37,099
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,841

Central City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,533 (it was $50,900 in 2000)
Central City:

$80,533
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,711; Detached houses: $85,856; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $55,396; Mobile homes: $22,318

Median gross rent in 2012: $456.

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Central City races chart
  • White alone - 5,157 (86.3%)
  • Black alone - 582 (9.7%)
  • Hispanic - 132 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 83 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Central City: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.9%), Irish (13.2%), English (12.6%), German (7.8%), Dutch (4.9%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/11/1882

Elevation: 415 feet

Land area: 5.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,130 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Central City:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Central City city:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

43 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Central City, Kentucky as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Central City to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $697 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $348 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (32.0 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (81.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (315.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: South Carrollton, KY (1.7 miles) , Powderly, KY (2.0 miles ), Greenville, KY (2.6 miles ), Bremen, KY (2.6 miles ), Drakesboro, KY (2.6 miles ), Rockport, KY (2.8 miles ), Beechmont, KY (3.1 miles ), Island, KY (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,300
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.29 N, Longitude: 87.13 W

Area code: 270

Central City household income distribution Central City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Central City by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00100100
per 100,000 0.00.017.40.00.017.70.00.0
Rapes 20011300
per 100,000 34.10.00.017.517.653.10.00.0
Robberies 01231100
per 100,000 0.017.234.752.517.617.70.00.0
Assaults 52353423
per 100,000 85.334.352.187.552.870.733.250.4
Burglaries 188469825
per 100,000 307.1137.269.4105.0158.5141.533.284.0
Thefts 7735312552477276
per 100,000 1313.5600.3537.9437.4915.8831.11196.21276.2
Auto thefts 46535225
per 100,000 68.2102.986.852.588.135.433.284.0
Arson 000N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 128.956.192.579.488.2149.161.976.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Central City, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +819 (+16.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Central City, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Central City-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Central City city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.5 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Central City-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 89% 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 90.1 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 59.7 miles away from Central 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 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from Central City center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 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 Muhlenberg County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Central City topographic map

Birthplace of: Bernard Hickman - Basketball player-coach, Marty Mason - Baseball player and coach, Patrick Sparks - College basketball player (Kentucky Wildcats), Ziggy Sears - Baseball umpire.


Hospitals/medical centers in Central City:

  • FMC - CENTRAL CITY (Dialysis Facility, 222 PHILLIP STONE WAY)
  • GREEN RIVER HOSPICE (Hospital, 109 SOUTH SECOND STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Central City:

  • BELLE MEADE HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)
  • BELLE MEADE HOME ICF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-MAPLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Central City, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central City:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 30 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 43 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • University of Evansville (about 52 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 55 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 56 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 56 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 74 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 4,348)

Public elementary/middle school in Central City:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Educational institutions in Central City now include a Community College (Madisonville Community College, Muhlenberg Branch) with an enrollment around 1,100. added by Michael Davis

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Notable location: Central City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Fairmont Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Muhlenberg County Libraries- - Central City (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 108 East Broad Street).

Hotels: Central Motel (300 East Everly Brothers Boulevard), Country Hearth Inn (640 South 2nd Street), Super 8 Motel (635 South 2nd Street), Central City KY Days Inn (640 South 2nd Street), Caronoda Motel (606 South 2nd Street).

 
Muhlenberg 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
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AQI  PM2.5 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.8. This is about average.
City:

36.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.25. This is worse than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.25
U.S.:

3.08
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

22.1

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

CENTRAL CITY WATER & SEWER (Population served: 7874, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-17-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-09-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-1998), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-15-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-15-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2003)
  • 12 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.1%
(28.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Central City, KY

People in group quarters in Central City in 2010:

  • 949 people in state prisons
  • 73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
865 people in state prisons in 2000
83 people in nursing homes in 2000

Central City compared to Kentucky state average:

Central City, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Central City (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank of Kentucky: First Security Bank Of Kentucky at 110 North First Street, branch established on 1904/01/04; Central City Branch at 110 North First Street, branch established on 2011/07/18. Info updated 2011/09/09: Bank assets: $68.7 mil, Deposits: $58.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp Of Kentucky, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Central City Branch at 1725 W. Everly Brothers Blvd, branch established on 2009/04/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • First National Bank of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: First National Bank Of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky at 130 West Broad Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $156.6 mil, Deposits: $126.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First United, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: Citizens Union Branch at 301 South 2nd Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • First Kentucky Bank, Inc.: Central City Branch at 109 North Second Street, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $369.9 mil, Deposits: $313.6 mil, headquarters in Mayfield, KY, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Exchange Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Central City, Kentucky:

  • Caronoda Motel, Rt 4, Central City, KY 42330 , Phone: (270) 754-1320
  • Days Inn, 640 Second St, Central City, KY 42330 , Phone: (270) 754-1222, Fax: (270) 754-9185
  • Central Motel, US Hwy 62 E & 431, Central City, KY 42330 , Phone: (270) 754-2441
  • Best Western Venture Inn, 627 S 2nd St, Central City, KY 42330 , Phone: (270) 757-0222, Fax: (270) 757-9378
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Central City, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Central City travel time to work - commute


Central City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Central City city (based on Muhlenberg County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.33%
Here68.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents78.8%7.4%3.7%1.9%1.3%
Congregations49.5%14.0%11.8%2.2%3.2%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.1%1.1%2.4%
Congregations2.2%2.2%3.2%1.1%10.8%
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: 8
Muhlenberg County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Muhlenberg County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Muhlenberg County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Muhlenberg County:

30.2%
Kentucky:

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

15.2%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2006)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 5$10,911$26,1860$0
Solid Waste Management 6$10,089$20,1780$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,813$21,7560$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$12,967$31,1210$0
Firefighters 5$12,609$30,2621$186
Police Protection - Officers 11$28,468$31,0561$75
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,548
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$3,542
Financial Administration 4$10,818$32,4540$0
Totals for Government 37$87,674$28,43512$5,351

Central City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $159,000 ($26.89)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,032,000 ($174.56)
    Central Staff Services: $573,000 ($96.92)
    Police Protection: $445,000 ($75.27)
    Sewerage: $444,000 ($75.10)
    Regular Highways: $252,000 ($42.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $241,000 ($40.76)
    Housing & Community Development: $235,000 ($39.75)
    Fire Protection: $172,000 ($29.09)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($9.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($3.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($1.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $653,000 ($110.45)
    Fire Protection: $116,000 ($19.62)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($6.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($6.26)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($3.04)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,639,000 ($277.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($18.44)

Central City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $588,000 ($99.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $388,000 ($65.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $176,000 ($29.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($4.06)
    All Other: $14,000 ($2.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $533,000 ($90.16)
    Housing & Community Development: $249,000 ($42.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($5.07)
    General Support: $9,000 ($1.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $71,000 ($12.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $51,000 ($8.63)
    Property Sale Other: $25,000 ($4.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,187,000 ($200.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $122,000 ($20.64)
    Highways: $91,000 ($15.39)
  • Tax - NEC: $419,000 ($70.87)
    Property: $349,000 ($59.03)
    Public Utilities: $80,000 ($13.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $51,000 ($8.63)

Central City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,033,000 ($513.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,920,000 ($493.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $113,000 ($19.11)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $346,000 ($58.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $984,000 ($166.44)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $580,000 ($98.11)

3.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hopkins County, KY  0.51% ($29,170 average AGI)
from Daviess County, KY  0.21% ($41,091)
from McLean County, KY  0.18% ($31,158)


4.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hopkins County, KY  0.44% ($21,870 average AGI)
to Daviess County, KY  0.37% ($31,718)
to Warren County, KY  0.33% ($28,257)

Strongest AM radio stations in Central City:

  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMTA (1380 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: WMTA, AM 1380,INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WAIA (1600 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER DAM, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Central City:

  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • W284AO (104.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WXMZ (106.3 FM; HARTFORD, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Central City:

  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

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

Central City, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 37
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 57
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 40
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 105
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

See more detailed statistics of Central City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 65
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Central City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Central City, KY

Most common first names in Central City, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12172.7 years
John9673.3 years
William9673.5 years
Mary9078.4 years
Charles6367.7 years
Robert6071.7 years
George4072.9 years
Thomas2970.1 years
Roy2568.4 years
Dorothy2474.4 years
Most common last names in Central City, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vincent7477.2 years
Brown4277.5 years
Moore3475.9 years
Smith3372.5 years
Stewart3179.7 years
Miller3173.5 years
Noffsinger3079.7 years
Gish3079.5 years
Johnson3071.6 years
Jones2672.8 years
Businesses in Central City, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS2
Goodwill2Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1

Central City on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William Daugherty (1)
  • Deborah Daugherty (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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