Elkton, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 2,170 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 953  (44.0%)
Females: 1,217  (56.0%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 42220.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,641 (it was $24,924 in 2000)
Elkton:

$30,641
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,349 (it was $14,297 in 2000)

Elkton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $87,663 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Elkton:

$87,663
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $101,412; Detached houses: $110,346; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,800; Mobile homes: $41,989

Median gross rent in 2013: $558.

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  • Races in Elkton, KY (2010)

    Elkton races chart
    • 1,57576.4%White alone
    • 30014.5%Black alone
    • 1436.9%Hispanic
    • 401.9%Two or more races
    • 20.10%American Indian alone
    • 20.10%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elkton: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.5%), United States (16.2%), Irish (14.0%), English (7.0%), Scottish (2.3%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/20/1843

Elevation: 631 feet

Land area: 2.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,049 people per square mile   (low).

Elkton,KY real estate house value index trend

Elkton, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Elkton:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkton city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Elkton, Kentucky as of December 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Elkton to the number of sex offenders is 731 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $606 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $467 (0.6%)

Elkton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (20.6 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (50.1 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (349.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Allensville, KY (2.8 miles) , Trenton, KY (2.9 miles ), Guthrie, KY (3.3 miles ), Pembroke, KY (3.4 miles ), Kirkmansville, KY (3.4 miles ), Russellville, KY (3.8 miles ), Adams, TN (4.1 miles ), Lewisburg, KY (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.81 N, Longitude: 87.16 W

Area code: 270

Elkton household income distribution Elkton home values distribution

Crime rates in Elkton by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00050000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.0254.80.00.00.00.048.40.00.0
Robberies 04201000022
per 100,000 0.0205.5102.20.051.00.00.00.00.090.591.8
Assaults 65110113221
per 100,000 303.5256.951.151.00.050.550.3144.596.890.545.9
Burglaries 1916687711121857
per 100,000 961.1822.2306.7407.7357.3353.4553.3578.0870.8226.1321.2
Thefts 2717121816131515162416
per 100,000 1,365.7873.6613.5917.4816.7656.2754.5722.5774.11,085.5734.3
Auto thefts 11240540402
per 100,000 50.651.4102.2203.90.0252.4201.20.0193.50.091.8
Arson N/A000N/A100000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A50.50.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 194.3218.299.0307.776.084.699.0102.3172.2108.799.8

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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 Elkton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Kentucky average:

1.93
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +95 (+5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Elkton, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elkton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Elkton city center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 33.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elkton-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 75% 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 120.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from Elkton 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 144.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 148.9 miles away from Elkton 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 201.0 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 Todd County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elkton topographic map

Birthplace of: James Clark McReynolds - Federal judge and Supreme Court Justice, Benjamin Bristow - Union Army officer, Paul Rudolph (architect) - Architect.

Hospitals and medical centers in Elkton:

  • HEARTHSTONE PLACE (506 ALLENSVILLE ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Elkton:

  • WESTERN STATE NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HOPKINSVILLE, KY)
  • CHRISTIAN HEIGHTS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PEMBROKE, KY)
  • LIFELINE HEALTH CARE OF LOGAN (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, KY)
  • LOGAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, KY)

airports located in Elkton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkton:

  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 20 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,269)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 22 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 41 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 44 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 48 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Tennessee State University (about 48 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)

Public high schools in Elkton:

  • TODD COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 576, Location: 806 S MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • HORIZONS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 804 SOUTH MAIN STREET, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkton:

See full list of schools located in Elkton

Library in Elkton:

  • TODD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,338; Location: 302 EAST MAIN STREET; 23,522 books; 714 audio materials; 590 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Elkton: Elkton Fire Department (A), Todd County Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glenwood Cemetery (1), Elkton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Todd County Fiscal Court (201 West McReynolds Street).

Todd 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 66.0. This is about average.

City:

66.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 3.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.65
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.391
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.7%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.4% for Black residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households
123 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
93 people in nursing homes in 2000
33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Elkton, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Elkton (2011 data):

  • Elkton Bank & Trust Company: at 30 Public Square, branch established on 1866/01/01; Drive-In Facility at South Main And Washington Streets, branch established on 1979/11/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.4 mil, Deposits: $90.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Elkton Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Southern Bank: Elkton Branch at 808 South Main Street, branch established on 1967/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $252.2 mil, Deposits: $221.3 mil, headquarters in Hopkinsville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Todd Bancshares, Inc.
  • Heritage Bank: Hopkinsville St Branch at Hopkinsville Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,022.4 mil, Deposits: $800.2 mil, headquarters in Hopkinsville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elkton city (based on Todd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,22135
Mainline Protestant94715
Catholic3732
Other1981
Black Protestant1281
None2,593-
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
Todd County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Todd County:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

30.6%
Kentucky:

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

15.4%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.3%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elkton:

39.7%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Kentucky:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elkton:

21.5%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elkton:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elkton:

33.4%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

50.3%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.4%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elkton, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,109$49,3080$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,286$25,7168$4,380
Police Protection - Officers 7$20,229$34,6780$0
Firefighters 0$0 18$2,382
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,189
Sewerage 3$12,598$50,3920$0
Water Supply 2$5,635$33,8100$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$817
Totals for Government 15$46,857$37,48629$8,768

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $396,000 ($182.49)
    Sewerage: $381,000 ($175.58)
    Police Protection: $342,000 ($157.60)
    Central Staff Services: $289,000 ($133.18)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($29.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($26.73)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($23.96)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($22.12)
    Housing & Community Development: $21,000 ($9.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($4.61)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($4.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($23.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $46,000 ($21.20)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($5.53)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($4.15)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($3.69)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $387,000 ($178.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.84)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $308,000 ($141.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($27.65)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($6.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($41.01)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $412,000 ($189.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000 ($22.12)
    Highways: $30,000 ($13.82)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $462,000 ($212.90)
    NEC: $160,000 ($73.73)
    Property: $133,000 ($61.29)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($17.05)

Elkton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($30.88)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $952,000 ($438.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $919,000 ($423.50)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($23.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $33,000 ($15.21)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($7.37)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $23,000 ($10.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,227,000 ($1026.27)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $271,000 ($124.88)

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Christian County, KY  1.13% ($24,711 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TN  0.98% ($23,410)
from Logan County, KY  0.55% ($19,727)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, TN  1.48% ($33,508 average AGI)
to Christian County, KY  0.85% ($25,824)
to Logan County, KY  0.68% ($28,296)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elkton:

  • WEKT (1070 AM; 1 kW; ELKTON, KY; Owner: M & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WJQI (540 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCTZ (1550 AM; 3 kW; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Owner: WINSTON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elkton:

  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNKJ (89.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQZQ-FM (102.5 FM; DICKSON, TN; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZP (97.5 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WSM-FM (95.5 FM; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WHOP-FM (98.7 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elkton:

  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSMV-TV (Channel 4; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WZTV (Channel 17; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WZTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)
  • Elkton, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents145
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons28
  • Fatalities101
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents247
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Elkton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $584,000Total costs
  • 11,026Total average daily traffic
  • 1,155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,122Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Todd County Maintenance Hdqtrs Us 68 At E City Limits (Lat: 36.808111 Lon: -87.146111), Call Sign: KBR601
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2600 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 02/16/2024Registrant: Kytc Warehouse, 1239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 564-3820, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:
  • Water Treatment Plant 1912 Highland Lick Rd (Lat: 36.920889 Lon: -87.183333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNMQ275
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2013, Expiration Date: 09/26/2023Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave., Suite 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • Sheriffs Ofc County Courthouse (Lat: 36.807833 Lon: -87.153611), Call Sign: KII459
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHzGrant Date: 05/04/1999, Expiration Date: 07/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004Registrant: County Of Todd, Cty Courthouse, Elkton, KY 42220, Phone: (502) 265-2244
  • Elkton Police Dept Public Sq (Lat: 36.810333 Lon: -87.153611), Call Sign: WYZ236
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/04/2024Registrant: City Of Elkton, Public Square, Elkton, KY 42220, Phone: (270) 265-9877
  • One Block E Of Todd County Courthouse (Lat: 36.809778 Lon: -87.152778), Call Sign: KNGA894, Licensee ID: L00113704
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6200 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/1998, Expiration Date: 03/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2003Registrant: George D Brown, Elkton, KY 42220, Phone: (502) 265-2028
  • 813 S Main (Lat: 36.797028 Lon: -87.159667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNUL686
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.890 MHz, 154.890 MHz, 156.075 MHz, 156.075 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/2014, Expiration Date: 12/27/2024, Certifier: Robert MillerRegistrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • 204 Clarksville St (Lat: 36.793389 Lon: -87.163333), Call Sign: KIB464, Licensee ID: L00040324
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/1999, Expiration Date: 11/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2002Registrant: Pennyrile Rural Electric Co Op Corp, 2000 Harrison St, Hopkinsville, KY 42240, Phone: (502) 886-2555

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ELKTON, 360c Stokes Rd (Lat: 36.841528 Lon: -87.132167), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WMW421
    Assigned Frequencies: 2121.60 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2002, Certifier: Charles FeatherstunRegistrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2025, Fax: (972) 733-2025
  • Elkton, 5.8 Km Northwest Of (Lat: 36.844444 Lon: -87.211667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQOC886
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 08/16/2021, Certifier: Ronald R SmithRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elkton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elkton)

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

TODD COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 9,388, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
ELKTON WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,780, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Elkton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elkton, KY
Most common first names in Elkton, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7681.4 years
James7471.5 years
John5373.9 years
William5174.7 years
Robert4770.1 years
Charles2968.5 years
George2576.7 years
Ruby2184.1 years
Henry1773.4 years
Willie1677.0 years
Most common last names in Elkton, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Powell4577.2 years
Williams4372.0 years
Rager3870.4 years
Hightower3474.0 years
Harris3380.1 years
Hurt3174.2 years
Shanklin2777.5 years
Jones2677.7 years
Wells2672.1 years
Johnson2574.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Elkton, KY

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1

Elkton 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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