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Population in 2012: 29,335 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.1%
Males: 14,061  (47.9%)
Females: 15,274  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42701.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,735 (it was $35,823 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$42,735
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,771

Elizabethtown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,007 (it was $95,900 in 2000)
Elizabethtown:

$158,007
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,199; Detached houses: $185,397; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,488; In 2-unit structures: $121,664; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $758,750; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $549,784; Mobile homes: $26,679

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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  • White alone - 21,795 (77.1%)
  • Black alone - 3,290 (11.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,074 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1,006 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 992 (3.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 57 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 40 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elizabethtown: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (14.3%), German (12.4%), Irish (11.8%), English (10.8%), Scottish (2.4%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1847

Elevation: 731 feet

Land area: 24.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,219 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown city:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

1,543 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.0% Asia).

This city:  5.5%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Elizabethtown, Kentucky as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elizabethtown to the number of sex offenders is 29,335 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 2012: $1,245 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,066 (0.7%)

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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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 85.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,265 (+43.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,979 (57.8%)

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Elizabethtown by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 200111021
per 100,000 8.50.00.04.24.24.10.07.03.4
Rapes 61412189513179
per 100,000 25.660.050.876.437.620.652.659.230.9
Robberies 19233623252522189
per 100,000 81.298.5152.397.7104.5102.889.062.730.9
Assaults 34393744452113618
per 100,000 145.3167.1156.6186.9188.186.352.620.961.8
Burglaries 192182218173192152139131133
per 100,000 820.6779.6922.4734.7802.5625.0562.5456.0456.8
Thefts 1,061847821823863878784853911
per 100,000 4534.63628.33473.83495.13607.03610.03172.52969.23128.6
Auto thefts 475849433628333839
per 100,000 200.9248.5207.3182.6150.5115.1133.5132.3133.9
Arson N/A500N/A681311
per 100,000 N/A21.40.00.0N/A24.732.445.337.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 335.1320.2327.2331.5309.9261.7248.3237.8214.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 61 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,980 (+21.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Elizabethtown-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 127% 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 significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Elizabethtown 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 99.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: 6, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in Elizabethtown:

  • FMC - OF HARDIN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, 1324 WOODLAND DRIVE, STE B)
  • WOODLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 912 WOODLAND DRIVE SUITE C)
  • CARETENDERS (Home Health Center, 1105 JULIANA COURT, SUITE 3)
  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2411 RING ROAD, SUITE 106)
  • LINCOLN TRAIL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT HHA (Home Health Center, 580 D WESTPORT ROAD)
  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 913 NORTH DIXIE AVENUE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH LAKEVIEW REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 134 HEARTLAND DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL KY (Hospital, 105 DIECKS DRIVE)
  • SURGICAL CENTER OF ELIZABETHTOWN (Hospital, 108 FINANCIAL DRIVE)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1101 WOODLAND DRIVE)
  • HELMWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 106 DIECKS DRIVE)
  • KENSINGTON MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 225 SAINT JOHN ROAD)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-WOODLAND (Nursing Home, 1117 WOODLAND DRIVE)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF ELIZABETHTOWN (Nursing Home, 1101 WOODLAND DR)
  • SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHAB FOR ELIZABETHTO (Nursing Home, 510 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE)
  • WOODLAND TERRACE HEALTH CARE FAC (Nursing Home, 1117 WOODLAWN DR)

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Colleges/Universities in Elizabethtown:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 3,367; Location: 600 College Street Rd; Public; Website: www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Elizabethtown (FT enrollment: 131; Location: 554 Westport Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture-Elizabethtown (FT enrollment: 30; Location: 622 B Westport Rd; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elizabethtown:

  • University of Louisville (about 36 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,612)
  • Bellarmine University (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • Sullivan University (about 37 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,912)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 45 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 3,938)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 52 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,222)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 59 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)

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)
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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

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.1. This is about average.
City:

36.1
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.50
U.S.:

11.56
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 17.5. This is significantly better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.440. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.607
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.23. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.23
U.S.:

2.43

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

HARDIN COUNTY WATER DISTRICT #2 (Population served: 48526, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
ELIZABETHTOWN WATER DEPT (Population served: 28139, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-31-2006)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2002), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2002)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.8%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 40.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 30.5% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elizabethtown, KY

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 compared to Kentucky state average:

Elizabethtown, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elizabethtown travel time to work - commute


Elizabethtown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.87%
Here50.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents54.5%19.5%9.5%5.4%3.1%
Congregations35.2%6.3%14.8%7.0%6.3%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%0.8%0.8%0.7%4.1%
Congregations4.7%0.8%4.7%1.6%18.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Hardin County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Hardin County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

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

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

30.3%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hardin County:

13.6%
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 9$30,305$40,4070$0
Other Government Administration 24$62,867$31,4340$0
Police Protection - Officers 52$171,441$39,5630$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$1,705
Firefighters 56$169,367$36,2930$0
Streets and Highways 43$111,594$31,1430$0
Sewerage 14$37,016$31,7280$0
Parks and Recreation 17$42,699$30,1400$0
Water Supply 17$51,963$36,6800$0
Gas Supply 26$67,385$31,1010$0
Totals for Government 258$744,637$34,6344$1,705

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

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $2,328,000 ($79.36)
    Regular Highways: $317,000 ($10.81)
    Water Utilities: $149,000 ($5.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($0.68)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $14,673,000 ($500.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,262,000 ($213.47)
    Central Staff Services: $4,425,000 ($150.84)
    Sewerage: $3,730,000 ($127.15)
    Police Protection: $3,690,000 ($125.79)
    Water Utilities: $2,487,000 ($84.78)
    Regular Highways: $1,553,000 ($52.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,175,000 ($40.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $699,000 ($23.83)
    Financial Administration: $493,000 ($16.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $960,000 ($32.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $528,000 ($18.00)
    Police Protection: $354,000 ($12.07)
    Regular Highways: $325,000 ($11.08)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($5.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($2.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($0.68)
    Gas Utilities: $20,000 ($0.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,066,000 ($309.05)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,163,000 ($141.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $152,000 ($5.18)
    Parking Facilities: $29,000 ($0.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,861,000 ($63.44)
    General Local Government Support: $114,000 ($3.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,701,000 ($92.07)
    Interest Earnings: $1,190,000 ($40.57)
    Rents: $86,000 ($2.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($0.85)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $15,826,000 ($539.49)
    Water Utilities: $2,775,000 ($94.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $981,000 ($33.44)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $6,095,000 ($207.77)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $3,008,000 ($102.54)
    Property: $2,656,000 ($90.54)
    Corporation Net Income: $958,000 ($32.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $707,000 ($24.10)
    Other License: $399,000 ($13.60)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $174,000 ($5.93)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $74,000 ($2.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $29,167,000 ($994.27)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $28,224,000 ($962.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,240,000 ($587.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,960,000 ($544.06)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,000 ($43.63)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $943,000 ($32.15)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,000 ($4.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,952,000 ($1021.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,196,000 ($995.26)

9.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.89%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,017 average AGI)
Hardin County:

1.18%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, KY  0.79% ($30,731 average AGI)
from Meade County, KY  0.66% ($33,618)
from Larue County, KY  0.41% ($28,944)


9.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,170 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.95%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

0.51% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,877 average AGI)
Hardin County:

0.51%
Kentucky average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, KY  1.04% ($33,965 average AGI)
to Meade County, KY  0.63% ($34,122)
to Larue County, KY  0.47% ($28,299)

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 - 2011 here


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&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Aeropostale1McDonald's5
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Arby's3Nike7
AutoZone2Office Depot1
Baskin-Robbins2Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Pac Sun1
Baymont Inn1Panera Bread1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Papa John's Pizza2
Best Western1Payless1
Big O Tires1Penske2
Blockbuster1Pier 1 Imports1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Ramada1
Curves1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
Fashion Bug1SAS Shoes1
FedEx10SONIC Drive-In1
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
GNC2Sears3
GameStop2Shoe Carnival1
Gap1Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block2Sprint Nextel3
Hardee's1Staples1
Holiday Inn1Steak 'n Shake1
Home Depot1Subway4
Howard Johnson1Super 81
JCPenney1T-Mobile2
KFC2T.J.Maxx1
Kmart1Taco Bell2
Kohl's1Target1
Kroger2U-Haul7
La Quinta1UPS11
La-Z-Boy1Vans2
Lane Bryant1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture3Waffle House1
LensCrafters1Walgreens3
Little Caesars Pizza2Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's2
Lowe's1White Castle1
Marriott1
Browse common businesses in Elizabethtown, KY


Elizabethtown on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #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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