Elizabethtown, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 29,948 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.9%
Males: 15,002  (50.1%)
Females: 14,946  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 42701.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,329 (it was $35,823 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$42,329
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,657 (it was $20,442 in 2000)

Elizabethtown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $157,168 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$157,168
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $167,119; Detached houses: $179,175; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,242; In 2-unit structures: $152,380; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $163,414; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,059; Mobile homes: $42,101

Median gross rent in 2013: $649.

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  • Races in Elizabethtown, KY (2013)

    Elizabethtown races chart
    • 22,16874.7%White alone
    • 4,06713.7%Black alone
    • 1,4154.8%Hispanic
    • 1,0873.7%Two or more races
    • 8452.8%Asian alone
    • 570.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elizabethtown: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.7%), United States (12.6%), Irish (12.1%), English (10.2%), Scottish (2.3%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1847

Elevation: 731 feet

Land area: 24.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,244 people per square mile   (low).

Elizabethtown,KY real estate house value index trend

Elizabethtown, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 22.1%

1,629 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This city:

5.5%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Elizabethtown, Kentucky as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Elizabethtown to the number of sex offenders is 4,191 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,359 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,038 (0.7%)

Elizabethtown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (36.9 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (302.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cecilia, KY (2.6 miles ), Vine Grove, KY (3.1 miles ), Radcliff, KY (3.1 miles ), Hodgenville, KY (3.4 miles ), Lebanon Junction, KY (3.5 miles ), Sonora, KY (3.5 miles ), Boston, KY (3.7 miles ), Fort Knox, KY (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 142 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 125 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 186 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 109 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2004: 181 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2005: 181 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2006: 162 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2007: 113 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2008: 75 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2009: 64 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2010: 155 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2011: 53 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2012: 44 buildings, average cost: $172,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 85.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,194 (+41.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,210 (70.4%)

Area code: 270

Elizabethtown household income distribution Elizabethtown home values distribution

Crime rates in Elizabethtown by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2001110210
per 100,000 8.50.00.04.24.24.10.07.03.40.0
Rapes 614121895131799
per 100,000 25.660.050.876.437.620.652.659.230.930.5
Robberies 1923362325252218910
per 100,000 81.298.5152.397.7104.5102.889.062.730.933.9
Assaults 3439374445211361816
per 100,000 145.3167.1156.6186.9188.186.352.620.961.854.3
Burglaries 192182218173192152139131133182
per 100,000 820.6779.6922.4734.7802.5625.0562.5456.0456.8617.6
Thefts 1,061847821823863878784853911881
per 100,000 4,534.63,628.33,473.83,495.13,607.03,610.03,172.52,969.23,128.62,989.5
Auto thefts 47584943362833383925
per 100,000 200.9248.5207.3182.6150.5115.1133.5132.3133.984.8
Arson N/A500N/A6813113
per 100,000 N/A21.40.00.0N/A24.732.445.337.810.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 335.6320.7327.7332.0310.4262.1248.6238.2214.5208.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Elizabethtown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 62 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Kentucky average:

1.94

Elizabethtown tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,980 (+21.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Elizabethtown city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.2 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:

Elizabethtown-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 121.6 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 110.5 miles away from Elizabethtown 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 106.4 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 134.2 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 120.4 miles away from Elizabethtown center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 112.7 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 Hardin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Charles Debrille Poston - Author, Brandon Deaderick - Player of football, Chris Todd (American football) - Football player, Frank Moreau - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Sep 9, 1976), Philip B. Coulter - US political scientist, Charles B. Middleton - Actor, Kelly Rutherford - Actress, Kenny Perry - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 8/10/60), Mark Bradley (baseball) - Baseball player, Nathan Adcock (baseball) - Baseball player.

Main business address for: FIRST FINANCIAL SERVICE CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals in Elizabethtown:

  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 913 NORTH DIXIE AVENUE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH LAKEVIEW REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (134 HEARTLAND DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL KY (105 DIECKS DRIVE)
  • SURGICAL CENTER OF ELIZABETHTOWN (108 FINANCIAL DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Elizabethtown:

  • FMC - OF HARDIN COUNTY (1324 WOODLAND DRIVE, STE B)
  • WOODLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (912 WOODLAND DRIVE SUITE C)

Home Health Centers in Elizabethtown:

  • CARETENDERS (1105 JULIANA COURT, SUITE 3)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (2411 RING ROAD, SUITE 106)
  • LINCOLN TRAIL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT HHA (580 D WESTPORT ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Elizabethtown:

  • ELIZABETHTOWN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1101 WOODLAND DRIVE)
  • HELMWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (106 DIECKS DRIVE)
  • KENSINGTON MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (225 SAINT JOHN ROAD)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-WOODLAND (1117 WOODLAND DRIVE)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF ELIZABETHTOWN (1101 WOODLAND DR)
  • SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHAB FOR ELIZABETHTO (510 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • WOODLAND TERRACE HEALTH CARE FAC (1117 WOODLAWN DR)

Airports and heliports located in Elizabethtown:

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Colleges/Universities in Elizabethtown:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 3,762; Location: 600 College Street Rd; Public; Website: www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown (FT enrollment: 230; Location: 554 Westport Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown (FT enrollment: 47; Location: 622 B Westport Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.trendsettersabc.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elizabethtown:

  • University of Louisville (about 36 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 16,640)
  • Bellarmine University (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Campbellsville University (about 38 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 39 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 45 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)

Public high schools in Elizabethtown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:

  • ST JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 114 N MILES ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 128; Location: 401 W POPLAR; Grades: PK - 9)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN''S ACADEMY (Students: 57; Location: 2411 RING RD STE 114; Grades: PK - 3)
  • GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: 1711 RING RD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Elizabethtown

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The current community college in Elizabethtown is Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC) which is the result of a consolidation between Elizabethtown Community College (ECC) and Elizabethtown Technical College (ETC) and can be reached through their website at www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu

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Notable locations in Elizabethtown: Central Hardin County Fire Department (A), Central Hardin County Fire Department Station 2 (B), Elizabethtown Fire Department Station 3 (C), Elizabethtown Fire Department Station 2 (D), Elizabethtown Fire Department Station 1 (E), Hardin County Ambulance Service (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: The Town Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Elizabethtown: FIRST FINANCIAL SERVICE CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elizabethtown include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Central Baptist Church (B), Immanuel Church (C), Memorial United Methodist Church (D), The Wesleyan Church (E), Saint James Catholic Church (F), First Church of God (G), Berean Baptist Chapel (H), Severns Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Cemetery (1), Saint James Cemetery (2), McCullum Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Buffalo Lake (A), Freeman Lake (B), Valley Creek Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), Wheeler Branch (B), Shaw Creek (C), Freeman Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Elizabethtown include: University Park (1), Elizabethtown City Park (2), Freeman Lake Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Radcliff City - Challenger Learning Center (Museums; 2000 Challenger Way) (1), Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia (1030 North Mulberry Street) (2), Challenger Learning Center of Hardin CO (Museums; 2000 Challenger Way) (3), Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 Jim Owen Drive) (4), Elizabethtown Heritage Council (Historical Places & Services; 201 West Dixie Avenue) (5), Skaggs Limousines & Transportation (Tours & Charters; 7170 South Wilson Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Ramada Limited (205 Commerce Drive) (1), Fairfield Inn (1031 Executive Drive) (2), Country Hearth Inn & Suites (1058 North Mulberry Street) (3), Best Western Atrium Gardens (1043 Executive Drive) (4), Ramada Ltd Elizabethtown (205 Commerce Drive) (5), Fairfield Inn & Suites Elizabethtown- KY (1031 Executive Drive) (6), Commonwealth Lodge (708 E Dixie Ave) (7), Comfort Inn Atrium Gardens (1043 Executive Drive) (8), Roadside Inn (656 E Dixie Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 27.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.1

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

HARDIN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT #2 (Population served: 49,409, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2008)
ELIZABETHTOWN WATER DEPT (Population served: 25,325, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-14-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2002), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.0%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for Black residents, 30.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Elizabethtown in 2010:

  • 625 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 284 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Elizabethtown in 2000:

  • 412 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 305 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in other group homes
  • 31 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 26 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Elizabethtown, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Elizabethtown compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Elizabethtown (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings Bank of Elizabethtown: 325 W Dixie Ave Branch, First Federal Savings Bank Of Elizab, Pear Orchard Branch, Dixie Highway Lpo. Info updated 2008/06/26: Bank assets: $1,228.8 mil, Deposits: $1,123.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Service Corporation
  • The Cecilian Bank: Prospect Point Branch, Oaklawn Branch, Cecilian Bank Courier Service. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $481.2 mil, Deposits: $382.2 mil, headquarters in Cecilia, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Cecilian Bancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Helmwood Branch, Elizabethtown Branch, Ring Road Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Citizens Bank: at 425 West Dixie Avenue, Ring Road Branch, North Dixie Branch. Info updated 2012/03/30: Bank assets: $316.3 mil, Deposits: $268.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Capital Bank Corporation
  • Kentucky Neighborhood Bank: Crown Point Branch at 3030 Dolphin Drive, Suite #1, branch established on 1998/12/01; at 1000 North Dixie Avenue, branch established on 1997/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $126.7 mil, Deposits: $105.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Kentucky National Bancorp, Inc
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Elizabethtown Main Branch at 1200 North Dixie Highway, branch established on 1975/12/15; Mulberry Street Branch at 1009 North Mulberry, branch established on 1996/01/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • South Central Bank of Hardin County, Inc.: North Dixie Branch at 4079 N. Dixie, branch established on 2001/08/15; South Central Bank Of Hardin County, Inc. at 2908 Ring Road, branch established on 1995/01/27. Info updated 2007/08/06: Bank assets: $77.5 mil, Deposits: $61.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: South Central Bancshares Of Kentucky, Inc.
  • West Point Bank: West Point Ban K at 502 West Dixie Avenue, branch established on 2000/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $141.6 mil, Deposits: $77.7 mil, headquarters in Radcliff, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Breckinridge Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Union Bank of Shelbyville: Elizabethtown Branch at 1830 N. Dixie Hwy., branch established on 2005/06/15. Info updated 2010/06/16: Bank assets: $595.2 mil, Deposits: $497.4 mil, headquarters in Shelbyville, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Lea M. Mcmullan Trust
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Elizabethtown, Kentucky:

  • Roadside Inn, 656 E Dixie, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 769-2331, Fax: (270) 769-2331
  • Budget Holiday Motel, 715 E Dixie, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 765-2111
  • Best Western- Atrium Gardens, 1043 Executive Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 769-3030, Fax: (270) 765-7208
  • Country Hearth Inn & Suites, 1058 N Mulberry St, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 769-2344, Fax: (270) 737-2850
  • Motel 6, Hwy 62 E Ky TNPK, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 769-3102
  • Red Carpet Inn, 711 E Dixie, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 765-2194
  • Super 8 Motel, US 62, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 737-1088
  • Hampton Inn, 1035 Executive Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701 , Phone: (270) 765-6663
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elizabethtown city (based on Hardin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,503114
Catholic6,9866
Mainline Protestant4,99326
Other1,3634
Black Protestant4393
None55,259-
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: 14
Hardin County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

30.3%
Kentucky:

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

13.6%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$47,227$40,4800$0
Other Government Administration 21$71,368$40,7821$576
Police Protection - Officers 48$217,131$54,2831$1,240
Police - Other 15$40,315$32,2522$2,227
Firefighters 52$187,949$43,3730$0
Fire - Other 3$8,119$32,4760$0
Streets and Highways 29$85,795$35,5011$1,683
Sewerage 40$121,562$36,4690$0
Parks and Recreation 26$77,457$35,74969$34,029
Water Supply 8$26,719$40,0790$0
Gas Supply 21$72,785$41,5910$0
Other and Unallocable 20$70,897$42,5383$2,369
Totals for Government 297$1,027,324$41,50877$42,124

Elizabethtown government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $2,328,000 ($77.73)
    Regular Highways: $317,000 ($10.59)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($4.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($0.67)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $14,673,000 ($489.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,262,000 ($209.10)
    Central Staff Services: $4,425,000 ($147.76)
    Sewerage: $3,730,000 ($124.55)
    Police Protection: $3,690,000 ($123.21)
    Water Utilities: $2,487,000 ($83.04)
    Regular Highways: $1,553,000 ($51.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,175,000 ($39.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $699,000 ($23.34)
    Financial Administration: $493,000 ($16.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $960,000 ($32.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $528,000 ($17.63)
    Police Protection: $354,000 ($11.82)
    Regular Highways: $325,000 ($10.85)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($5.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($2.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($0.67)
    Gas Utilities: $20,000 ($0.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,066,000 ($302.72)

Elizabethtown government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,163,000 ($139.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($5.08)
    Parking Facilities: $29,000 ($0.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,861,000 ($62.14)
    General Local Government Support: $114,000 ($3.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,701,000 ($90.19)
    Interest Earnings: $1,190,000 ($39.74)
    Rents: $86,000 ($2.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $15,826,000 ($528.45)
    Water Utilities: $2,775,000 ($92.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $981,000 ($32.76)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,095,000 ($203.52)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $3,008,000 ($100.44)
    Property: $2,656,000 ($88.69)
    Corporation Net Income: $958,000 ($31.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $707,000 ($23.61)
    Other License: $399,000 ($13.32)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $174,000 ($5.81)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $74,000 ($2.47)

Elizabethtown government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $29,167,000 ($973.92)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $28,224,000 ($942.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,240,000 ($575.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,960,000 ($532.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,000 ($42.74)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $943,000 ($31.49)

Elizabethtown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,000 ($4.57)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,952,000 ($1000.13)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,196,000 ($974.89)

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

Here:

10.90%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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

0.42%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

11.33%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

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

0.40%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabethtown:

  • WIEL (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WXAM (1430 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, KY; Owner: MARK GOODMAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabethtown:

  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHX (107.3 FM; LEBANON JUNCTION, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMMG-FM (93.5 FM; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabethtown:

  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Elizabethtown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 292m958ftTotal length
  • $10,506,000Total costs
  • 716,153Total average daily traffic
  • 118,976Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 181980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 52010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elizabethtown, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elizabethtown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 143 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Elizabethtown, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elizabethtown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elizabethtown)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED154$158,922143$147,625561$156,63932$39,30511$634,99298$122,6734$76,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$113,4369$289,00926$164,6562$36,4350$02$62,3953$58,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$121,01036$98,856172$168,51026$40,4421$62,22011$93,4763$45,067
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$148,86730$154,646102$187,8706$37,7554$543,02013$122,1491$135,390
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$87,0502$115,00010$243,9190$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00 , 0012.00, 0013.00, 0014.00, 0015.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$203,9206$188,302
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$141,2782$136,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$415,0001$129,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$106,665
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0011.00 , 0012.00, 0013.00, 0014.00, 0015.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 161
  • Hazardous Condition: 100
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 19

Incident types - Elizabethtown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elizabethtown, KY
Most common first names in Elizabethtown, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary27379.4 years
James25471.9 years
William24074.4 years
John17073.7 years
Robert13770.3 years
Charles12672.6 years
George9474.3 years
Joseph7169.1 years
Margaret6977.8 years
Dorothy6576.3 years
Most common last names in Elizabethtown, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8076.2 years
Miller6578.3 years
Williams6575.5 years
Brown6075.8 years
Thomas5278.3 years
Johnson5169.2 years
Jones4577.8 years
Davis4374.6 years
Grimes4269.9 years
Goodman4173.1 years
Businesses in Elizabethtown, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott1
Arby's3MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone2McDonald's5
Barnes & Noble1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins2Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Baymont Inn1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western1Pac Sun1
Big O Tires1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza2
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske2
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Comfort Suites1Quiznos1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryan's Grill1
Fashion Bug1SAS Shoes1
FedEx10SONIC Drive-In1
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears3
GNC2Shoe Carnival1
GameStop2Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel3
H&R Block2Staples1
Hardee's1Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subway4
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile2
Honda1T.J.Maxx1
Howard Johnson1Taco Bell2
JCPenney1Target1
Justice1Toyota1
KFC2U-Haul7
Kmart1UPS11
Kohl's1Vans2
Kroger2Victoria's Secret1
La Quinta1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens3
Lane Bryant1Walmart1
Lane Furniture3Wendy's2
LensCrafters1White Castle1

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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