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Population in 2012: 2,755 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 

Males: 1,302  (47.3%)
Females: 1,453  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42408, 42453.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,179 (it was $22,670 in 2000)
Dawson Springs:

$27,179
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,755

Dawson Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,031 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Dawson Springs:

$50,031
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,221; Detached houses: $60,571; Mobile homes: $37,910

Median gross rent in 2012: $405.

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  • White alone - 2,675 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dawson Springs: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (32.8%), Irish (17.3%), English (15.3%), German (13.0%), Scottish (2.5%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/09/1832

Elevation: 414 feet

Land area: 3.94 square miles.

Population density: 699 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dawson Springs:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dawson Springs city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

30 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Dawson Springs, Kentucky as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dawson Springs to the number of sex offenders is 344 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $576 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $394 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (46.1 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (87.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Charles, KY (2.7 miles ), Princeton, KY (3.4 miles ), Earlington, KY (3.5 miles ), Mortons Gap, KY (3.6 miles ), Nortonville, KY (3.6 miles ), Crofton, KY (3.8 miles ), Cerulean, KY (3.8 miles ), Nebo, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Dawson Springs by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 014300100
per 100,000 0.033.4134.4101.80.00.034.80.00.0
Robberies 000001010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.034.50.035.90.0
Assaults 621132522
per 100,000 200.166.833.633.9103.469.1174.171.972.2
Burglaries 111819113119101011
per 100,000 366.9601.6638.4373.31069.0656.3348.2359.3397.3
Thefts 191412183319223217
per 100,000 633.8467.9403.2610.81137.9656.3766.01149.8613.9
Auto thefts 511311403
per 100,000 166.833.433.6101.834.534.5139.30.0108.3
Arson N/A300N/A0001
per 100,000 N/A100.30.00.0N/A0.00.00.036.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 108.7107.8185.0152.9149.7103.2134.1100.278.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Dawson Springs, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -188 (-5.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dawson Springs-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Dawson Springs city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 tornado 10.3 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dawson Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 81% 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 89.2 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 56.6 miles away from Dawson Springs 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 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Dawson Springs 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 55.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hopkins County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dawson Springs topographic map

Birthplace of: Steve Beshear - Politician, Mila Mason - Country singer, Earle B. Hall - Navy Air Medal recipient.


Hospitals/medical centers in Dawson Springs:

  • OUTWOOD (Hospital, 23524 DAWSON SPRINGS ROAD)
  • DAWSON POINTE, LLC (Nursing Home, 213 WATER STREET)
  • NEW DAWSON SPRINGS NH (Nursing Home, 213 WATER ST BOX 580)
  • TRADEWATER POINTE (Nursing Home, 100 W. RAMSEY)

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Airports located in Dawson Springs:


Local government website: WWW.DAWSONSPRINGS.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dawson Springs:

  • Austin Peay State University (about 49 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,264)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 51 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • Murray State University (about 52 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 55 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 57 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 59 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)

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

Church in Dawson Springs: Walnut Grove Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Rosedale Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: North Fork Hurricane Creek (A), East Fork Hurricane Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dawson Springs Museum and Art Center (127 South Main Street).

Hotel: Springs Inn (Highway 62).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dawson Springs and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTH HOPKINS WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 9260, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-25-2003 and AUG-06-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-17-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2001)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-17-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1993 and SEP-09-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1993), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1993), St Public Notif received (SEP-09-1994), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-1994), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DAWSON SPRINGS WATER & SEWER (Population served: 3894, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-27-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-27-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-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 Public Notif received (MAR-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2001. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2003)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2003), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-1998. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-25-1998), St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-1998)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and AUG-18-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-01-1994), St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-1994), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-1994), St Public Notif issued (AUG-18-1994), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999)
  • 16 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.6%
(35.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dawson Springs, KY

111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
175 people in nursing homes in 2000

Dawson Springs compared to Kentucky state average:

Dawson Springs, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Dawson Springs (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Dawson Springs Branch at 50 Oak Heights, branch established on 1999/02/22. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Dawson Springs Branch at 100 E. Arcadia St, branch established on 1958/06/09. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Dawson Springs Branch at 119 South Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dawson Springs travel time to work - commute


Dawson Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Dawson Springs city (based on Hopkins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.24%
Here57.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents61.8%11.7%4.9%4.7%2.6%
Congregations40.0%14.7%5.3%3.2%4.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.6%1.9%1.5%1.5%6.7%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%1.1%18.9%
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: 10
Hopkins County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hopkins County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hopkins County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

32.9%
Kentucky:

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

17.4%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,747$20,9641$186
Other Government Administration 1$3,290$39,4807$1,771
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,150$36,6000$0
Police - Other 3$6,965$27,8602$813
Firefighters 0$0 2$498
Solid Waste Management 4$6,925$20,7750$0
Sewerage 2$4,937$29,6220$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,151$13,8120$0
Water Supply 7$17,648$30,2540$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$261
Totals for Government 22$51,813$28,26213$3,529

Dawson Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $296,000 ($107.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($12.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $566,000 ($205.44)
    Police Protection: $352,000 ($127.77)
    Sewerage: $171,000 ($62.07)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($47.55)
    Financial Administration: $116,000 ($42.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,000 ($28.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($27.22)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($12.70)
    Fire Protection: $32,000 ($11.62)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($2.18)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($1.81)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($14.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $369,000 ($133.94)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($11.98)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($5.81)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $713,000 ($258.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $152,000 ($55.17)

Dawson Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $272,000 ($98.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $160,000 ($58.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($9.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($11.62)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($9.44)
    General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($2.90)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $553,000 ($200.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $824,000 ($299.09)
    Highways: $46,000 ($16.70)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $264,000 ($95.83)
    Property: $159,000 ($57.71)
    NEC: $157,000 ($56.99)
    Public Utilities: $53,000 ($19.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($7.99)

Dawson Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,541,000 ($922.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $680,000 ($246.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,433,000 ($883.12)
    Other, NEC: $641,000 ($232.67)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($39.20)
    Other, NEC: $39,000 ($14.16)

Dawson Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $443,000 ($160.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $109,000 ($39.56)

5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Webster County, KY  0.59% ($33,427 average AGI)
from Christian County, KY  0.29% ($31,333)
from Muhlenberg County, KY  0.28% ($21,870)


4.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Webster County, KY  0.48% ($30,038 average AGI)
to Christian County, KY  0.33% ($25,167)
to Muhlenberg County, KY  0.32% ($29,170)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dawson Springs:

  • 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.)
  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, 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.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFMW (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WWLK (900 AM; 1 kW; EDDYVILLE, KY; Owner: TILENT, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dawson Springs:

  • 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.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAVJ (104.9 FM; PRINCETON, KY; Owner: CALDWELL COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WHOP-FM (98.7 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dawson Springs:

  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)

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

Dawson Springs, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

Dawson Springs fatal accident list:

May 20, 1998 11:22 AM, Sr-109, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 16, 1991 07:45 PM, 62, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 16, 1989 00:45 AM, 62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 23, 1985 08:18 AM, 109, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 1985 02:30 AM, 62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 4, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 23, 1983 01:20 PM, 109, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 26, 1977 07:20 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dawson Springs)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • S Of Int Of Christrian & Hwy 454 (Lat: 37.189778 Lon: -87.559722), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPHS457, Licensee ID: L00028101
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2005, Expiration Date: 07/11/2015, Certifier: Edwin Martin
    Registrant: South Hopkins Water District, Dawson Springs, KY 42408, Phone: (502) 797-5760
  • 2 Mi E On Hwy 62 (Lat: 37.189222 Lon: -87.641944), Call Sign: KAV640, Licensee ID: L00034271
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/01/2003, Expiration Date: 12/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013
    Registrant: William G Jones, Rt 2, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
  • Lat: 37.166722 Lon: -87.683333, Call Sign: WPTP644
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.775 MHz, 467.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2001, Expiration Date: 11/16/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Certifier: Michael R Midkiff
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Lat: 37.063361 Lon: -87.176639, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWF231
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.437 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.437 MHz, 467.412 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.437 MHz, 467.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2013, Expiration Date: 11/01/2022, Certifier: Rick Mcnichols
    Registrant: Frankfort Communications, Inc., 1812 Louisville Road, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 223-2886, Fax: (502) 223-3471, Email:
  • Lat: 37.220556 Lon: -87.674528, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXJ770
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz, 150.775 MHz, 150.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2003, Expiration Date: 04/17/2013, Certifier: Pamela Ahlert
    Registrant: Jennings Communications Communications And Consulting, LLC, 1108 Main St, Murray, KY 42071, Phone: (270) 759-9600, Fax: (270) 767-1800, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dawson Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: ENGINEERING & RESEARCH ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2193H , Serial Number: 2816, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Tillman D Mallory, Box 154 Outwood Hospital, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
  • Aircraft: HODGES SAMUEL J RV-7A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MAZDA 13B (146 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 462WP , Serial Number: 71357, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel J Hodges, 710 Clark Rd, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5580T , Serial Number: 17251480, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Joe A Redden, 511 N Russell St, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9537T , Serial Number: 57337, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Orban D Howton, 500 Olney Rd, Dawson Springs, KY 42408


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Dawson Springs


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dawson Springs, KY

Businesses in Dawson Springs, KY

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


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