Clarkson, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 885 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.5%
 
Males: 399  (45.1%)
Females: 486  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 42726, 42754.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,169 (it was $21,625 in 2000)
Clarkson:

$26,169
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,330 (it was $11,888 in 2000)

Clarkson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,685 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Clarkson:

$85,685
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $86,382; detached houses: $96,404; mobile homes: $32,651

Median gross rent in 2017: $518.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarkson: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.0%
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  • Races in Clarkson, KY (2010)
    • 84696.7%White alone
    • 151.7%Hispanic
    • 80.9%Two or more races
    • 50.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Clarkson, Kentucky as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarkson is 139 to 1.


Crime rates in Clarkson by year

Type

2005

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(119.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(358.9)
9
(1,068)
3
(356.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(112.9)
7
(781.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(121.2)
3
(358.9)
6
(711.7)
3
(356.7)
2
(227.0)
1
(113.3)
3
(338.6)
5
(558.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(119.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(112.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)4.873.0103.239.29.14.530.577.00.00.0

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City-data.com crime index in Clarkson, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.13
Kentucky average:

2.07
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Ancestries: American (20.4%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.9%), German (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/01/1888

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,562 people per square mile   (low).

Clarkson, Kentucky map

18 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Kentucky:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $604 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $384 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (52.3 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (57.0 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (310.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Leitchfield, KY (2.0 miles ),
Millerstown, KY (3.0 miles ),
Summit, KY (3.3 miles ),
Lincoln, KY (3.9 miles ),
Caneyville, KY (3.9 miles ),
Short Creek, KY (4.1 miles ),
Cecilia, KY (4.2 miles ),
Sunfish, KY (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.49 N, Longitude: 86.22 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Clarkson, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Clarkson, KY in 2017
Clarkson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in Clarkson, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Machinery (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Machinery (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.4%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Clarkson, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.0%)
  • Carpenters (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (9.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)

Average climate in Clarkson, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Clarkson, Kentucky average temperatures Clarkson, Kentucky average precipitation Clarkson, Kentucky humidity Clarkson, Kentucky wind speed Clarkson, Kentucky snowfall Clarkson, Kentucky sunshine Clarkson, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.2. This is better than average.

City:

61.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Clarkson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Clarkson city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Clarkson-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 112.3 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 133.9 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 91.7 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 128.8 miles away from Clarkson 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 111.6 miles away from Clarkson 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 183.6 miles away from Clarkson 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 Grayson County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarkson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clarkson:

  • TWIN LAKES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LEITCHFIELD, KY)
  • TWIN LAKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; LEITCHFIELD, KY)
  • LEITCHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; LEITCHFIELD, KY)

Airports located in Clarkson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarkson:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 38 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Campbellsville University (about 50 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • University of Louisville (about 56 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 58 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)

Public elementary/middle school in Clarkson:

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Points of interest:

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

Birthplace of: Woodrow Wilson Skirvin - Aerospace engineer.

Grayson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.6%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Clarkson (2011 data):

  • Bank of Clarkson: Bank Of Clarkson at 101 East Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.2 mil, Deposits: $105.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Breckinridge Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clarkson:

Marital status in Clarkson, KY
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Clarkson:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Clarkson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clarkson, KY (based on Grayson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,69350
Catholic2,1006
Mainline Protestant7878
Other771
None15,089-
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: 9
Here:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Grayson County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Grayson County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grayson County:

12.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Grayson County:

28.5%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.2%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

66.2%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.4
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Clarkson:

11.8%
State:

21.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clarkson:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.8%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Clarkson:

70.3%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Clarkson:

81.9%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clarkson, 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
Financial Administration 1$3,046$36,5520$0
Sewerage 1$2,577$30,9240$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,725$32,7000$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,409$28,9086$1,863
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$10,757$32,2716$1,863

Clarkson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $278,000 ($314.12)
    Sewerage: $151,000 ($170.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $112,000 ($126.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($77.97)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($38.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($37.29)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($31.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($36.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($13.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $150,000 ($169.49)

Clarkson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $143,000 ($161.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($152.54)
    Other: $84,000 ($94.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($76.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($21.47)
    Other: $13,000 ($14.69)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($9.04)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $56,000 ($63.28)
    Property: $50,000 ($56.50)
    Individual Income: $46,000 ($51.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $29,000 ($32.77)
    Other License: $4,000 ($4.52)

Clarkson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000 ($740.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $636,000 ($718.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($21.47)

Clarkson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $125,000 ($141.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,000 ($30.51)

4.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,669 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hardin County, KY  0.84% ($35,932 average AGI)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.55% ($29,521)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.51% ($38,091)


4.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hardin County, KY  0.97% ($33,155 average AGI)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.45% ($35,641)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.37% ($40,375)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarkson:

  • WMTL (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Owner: HERITAGE MEDIA OF KENTUCKY INC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarkson:

  • WKHG (104.9 FM; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Owner: HERITAGE MEDIA OF KENTUCKY INC)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WBFI (91.5 FM; MCDANIELS, KY; Owner: BETHEL FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clarkson:

  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Clarkson fatal accident list:

Nov 15, 2010 08:10 AM, Us-62, Lat: 37.489503, Lon: -86.252503, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 2009 02:24 PM, Us-62, Lat: 37.491103, Lon: -86.244050, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 2005 03:00 AM, Sr-224, Lat: 37.473160, Lon: -86.211490, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 27, 1999 07:03 PM, Us-62, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1993 03:45 PM, First St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.1mTotal length
  • 44,255Total average daily traffic
  • 10,001Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 103 E. Main St. (Lat: 37.495278 Lon: -86.223333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQFW371,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.250 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2016, Expiration Date: 10/19/2026, Certifier: Kevin Shaw, Registrant: Mobile Communications Service Of Bowling Green, 926 Shive Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42103, Phone: (270) 843-3519, Fax: (270) 842-6566, Email:
  • SLEEPY HOLLOW BPS, Twin Cove Rd (Lat: 37.363028 Lon: -86.184194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLD358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.222 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2009, Expiration Date: 12/10/2019, Certifier: Nelson Sanders, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 37.494472 Lon: -86.236694, Call Sign: WQYZ466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, 453.000 MHz, 456.500 MHz, 457.100 MHz, 458.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2017, Expiration Date: 03/10/2027, Certifier: Richard Darst, Registrant: Rcs Communications, 4445 Robards Lane, Louisville, KY 40218, Phone: (502) 587-7384, Fax: (502) 584-6999, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Clarkson, Braton Road (Lat: 37.493333 Lon: -86.187917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQOD828,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/24/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Johnson Crossroads, Johnson Crossroads, 2601 St. Augustine Road (Lat: 37.424194 Lon: -86.229639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQRD433,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, 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 Clarkson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: RUMBLE/WILLIAMS/BOOMHOWER STLP STRDSTRII SA300 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A-350SER (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 508ES , Serial Number: 743, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2017
    Registrant (Individual): James C Mcgrew, 379 Clark School Rd, Clarkson, KY 42726
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6800A , Serial Number: 28900, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John E Popham, 782 Whispering Pine Cir, Clarkson, KY 42726, Other Owners: Patricia L Popham
  • Aircraft: ENLOE PEYTON A III ROTORDYNE SBS2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 602PE , Serial Number: PEAC-001, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 10/12/2010
    Registrant (Individual): James C Mcgrew, 379 Clark School Rd, Clarkson, KY 42726
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/14/2018

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 19 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Clarkson, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.7%), and Outside Fires (31.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clarkson, KY
    • 7462.7%Structure Fires
    • 3731.4%Outside Fires
    • 43.4%Other
    • 32.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarkson, KY
Most common first names in Clarkson, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4165.9 years
William3271.1 years
Charles3170.0 years
Mary3181.7 years
Robert3069.7 years
John2173.9 years
Clarence1072.3 years
Roy978.6 years
Arthur977.9 years
Joseph964.8 years
Most common last names in Clarkson, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3879.8 years
Higdon3266.9 years
Alvey3171.5 years
Clemons2877.5 years
Logsdon2569.0 years
Haycraft2577.4 years
Skaggs2577.9 years
Gibson2472.0 years
Meredith2081.7 years
Decker1874.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarkson, KY
  • 54.2%Electricity
  • 32.3%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarkson, KY
  • 91.6%Electricity
  • 8.4%Utility gas


Clarkson compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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