Ekron, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 152 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.6%
Males: 79  (52.3%)
Females: 73  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 40117

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,934 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Ekron:

$31,934
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,128 (it was $11,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $50,810 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Ekron:

$50,810
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $633.

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    • 11786.7%White alone
    • 118.1%Two or more races
    • 21.5%Black alone
    • 21.5%American Indian alone
    • 21.5%Asian alone
    • 10.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ekron: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (22.2%), German (18.4%), English (16.5%), French (11.4%), Welsh (8.2%), Italian (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,340 people per square mile   (low).

Ekron, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Ekron:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ekron city:

  • Never married: 46.4%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $523 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $643 (1.2%)

Ekron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (31.1 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brandenburg, KY (2.1 miles ), Doe Valley, KY (2.2 miles ), Mauckport, IN (2.6 miles) , Irvington, KY (2.6 miles ), Flaherty, KY (2.9 miles ), Laconia, IN (2.9 miles) , Muldraugh, KY (3.2 miles ), Fort Knox, KY (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.93 N, Longitude: 86.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

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

4.9%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+53.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (72%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ekron, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ekron, Kentucky average temperatures Ekron, Kentucky average precipitation Ekron, Kentucky humidity Ekron, Kentucky wind speed Ekron, Kentucky snowfall Ekron, Kentucky sunshine Ekron, Kentucky clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Ekron-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Ekron 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 F5 tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ekron-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 99.6 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 123.2 miles away from Ekron 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 87.5 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 111.2 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 98.2 miles away from Ekron center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 113.7 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 Meade County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ekron topographic map

Birthplace of: Pee Wee Reese - Baseball player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Ekron:

  • MEDCO CENTER OF BRANDENBURG (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BRANDENBURG, KY)
  • DAVITA - RADCLIFF DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; RADCLIFF, KY)
  • NORTH HARDIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RADCLIFF, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ekron:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Louisville (about 31 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Bellarmine University (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 34 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 35 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 35 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ekron:

  • EKRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382, Location: 2500 HAYESVILLE RD, Grades: KG-6)
  • FLAHERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2615 FLAHERTY RD, Grades: 4-6)
  • FLAHERTY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 2635 FLAHERTY RD., Grades: PK-3)
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Notable location: Ekron Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Meade 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 2013 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.7%
(35.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

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Religion statistics for Ekron city (based on Meade County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,56629
Catholic4,2274
Mainline Protestant1,2445
Other8771
None11,688-
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: 3
Meade County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Meade County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Meade County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Meade County:

33.0%
Kentucky:

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

13.5%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ekron:

47.2%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ekron:

47.5%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Ekron:

30.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ekron:

23.8%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ekron:

23.5%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ekron:

6.6
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ekron:

51.2%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

47.9%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ekron, 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

Ekron government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($98.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($65.79)

Ekron government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $11,000 ($72.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($26.32)
    Highways: $2,000 ($13.16)
  • Tax - NEC: $10,000 ($65.79)
    Property: $3,000 ($19.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $30,000 ($197.37)

11.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.63%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($988 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.27%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hardin County, KY  2.59% ($35,356 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  1.46% ($27,882)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.39% ($30,049)


9.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,197 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,138 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.28%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hardin County, KY  1.72% ($31,017 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  1.55% ($28,709)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.51% ($28,577)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ekron:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMG (1140 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 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)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ekron:

  • WMMG-FM (93.5 FM; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ekron:

  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Ekron fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2010 11:56 AM, Sr-1736, Lat: 37.94378, Lon: -86.16639, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • William F Hays, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902500 Lon: -86.168333), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: 5025645397, William.Hays@ky.Gov, 100 MINUTEMAN PKY BUILDING 101
  • Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902500 Lon: -86.168333), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: 5025645397, Pwarnecke2@mail.State.Ky.Us, BLDG 101 BOONE NG CENTER

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • State Forestry Tower 2 Mi S (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168306), Call Sign: KCQ741
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 453.300 MHz, 453.850 MHz, 453.850 MHz, 453.900 MHz, 453.900 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 12/05/2021Registrant: Kentucky State Police Communications Section, 94 Airport Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 782-2063, Fax: (502) 227-8776, Email:
  • Lat: 37.860972 Lon: -86.084944, Call Sign: WQJY833
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 02/19/2009, Expiration Date: 02/19/2019, Certifier: Rodney PickeringRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 29 EKRON, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPYD673
    Assigned Frequencies: 7100.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2003, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: Sally J HamiltonRegistrant: Commonwealth Of Kentucky-Kentucky Authority For Educational Television, 600 Cooper Dr., Lexington, KY 40502, Phone: (859) 258-7000, Fax: (859) 258-7390, Email:
  • 29 EKRON, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQHB997
    Assigned Frequencies: 6561.25 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2007, Expiration Date: 06/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2008, Certifier: William F HaysRegistrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • 29 EKRON, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQKS743
    Assigned Frequencies: 6561.25 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2009, Expiration Date: 09/02/2019, Certifier: William F HaysRegistrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:
  • BEE KNOB HILL, 2308 Bee Knob Hill Road (Lat: 37.854278 Lon: -86.100889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67.4 m, Call Sign: WQUQ266
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road #b3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • 2 Mi Se Of (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Structure height: 90.8 m, Overall height: 62.2 m, Call Sign: WCT805, Licensee ID: L00001846
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/1979, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021Registrant: Kentucky Authority For Educational Tv, 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502-2248
  • STATION, 2 Mi Se Of (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WED986
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 11/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2012Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KI4UIA, Licensee ID: L01256746, Grant Date: 03/14/2007, Expiration Date: 03/14/2017, Certifier: Dennis G Fortner, Registrant: Dennis G Fortner, 520 Medley Dr, Ekron, KY 40117
  • Call Sign: KI4WNJ, Licensee ID: L01295418, Grant Date: 06/18/2007, Expiration Date: 06/18/2017, Certifier: Walter W Butt, Registrant: Walter W Butt, 4505 Old Ekron Rd, Ekron, KY 40117
  • Call Sign: K8NL, Previous Call Sign: W8POP, Licensee ID: L01086727, Grant Date: 10/10/2008, Expiration Date: 10/10/2018, Certifier: John C Moyers, Registrant: John C Moyers, 65 Rolling Ct, Ekron, KY 40117-5865
  • Call Sign: KK4OTH, Licensee ID: L01768677, Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: James E Perguson, Registrant: James E Perguson, 745 Smith Rd, Ekron, KY 40117
  • Call Sign: KM4SEL, Licensee ID: L02009830, Grant Date: 03/11/2016, Expiration Date: 03/11/2026, Certifier: Jeff Johnson, Registrant: Jeff Johnson, 3380 Garrett Rd, Ekron, KY 40117

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 178BA , Serial Number: 38-78A0064, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin L Garlic, 90 Eagles Nest Rd, Ekron, KY 40117
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9753T , Serial Number: 47553, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Stanley G Heslep, 65 Payne Rd, Ekron, KY 40117

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ekron

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Other fuel (8%)

Ekron compared to Kentucky 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.
  • Median age 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 4 other airmen in this city.
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