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Todd County

Population in 2012: 2,194 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 

Males: 1,088  (49.6%)
Females: 1,106  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  36.7 years
Kentucky median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 42220.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $31,040 (it was $24,924 in 2000)
Elkton:

$31,040
Kentucky:

$41,141
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,356

Elkton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $84,837 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Elkton:

$84,837
Kentucky:

$120,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,935; Detached houses: $84,221; In 2-unit structures: $23,876; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $75,038; Mobile homes: $24,979

Median gross rent in 2011: $548.

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  • White alone - 1,575 (76.4%)
  • Black alone - 300 (14.5%)
  • Hispanic - 143 (6.9%)
  • Two or more races - 40 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.10%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elkton: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), United States (15.0%), German (13.4%), English (9.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/20/1843

Elevation: 631 feet

Land area: 2.07 square miles.

Population density: 1061 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Elkton:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elkton city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

142 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America).

This city:  5.5%
Kentucky:  2.8%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Elkton, Kentucky as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Elkton to the number of sex offenders is 142 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $828 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $433 (0.6%)

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $56,700
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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

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Latitude: 36.81 N, Longitude: 87.16 W

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Elkton by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000500001
per 100,000 0.00.00.0254.80.00.00.00.048.4
Robberies 042010000
per 100,000 0.0205.5102.20.051.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 651101132
per 100,000 303.5256.951.151.00.050.550.3144.596.8
Burglaries 19166877111218
per 100,000 961.1822.2306.7407.7357.3353.4553.3578.0870.8
Thefts 271712181613151516
per 100,000 1365.7873.6613.5917.4816.7656.2754.5722.5774.1
Auto thefts 112405404
per 100,000 50.651.4102.2203.90.0252.4201.20.0193.5
Arson N/A000N/A1000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A50.50.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 194.3218.299.0307.776.084.699.0102.3172.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.87
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +95 (+5.0%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Elkton-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 132% 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 significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center
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 99.8 miles away from Elkton 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 85.1 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 98.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/2006 at 21:48:57, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.7 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Elkton center
On 9/26/1994 at 14:23:22, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 MD, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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, Freeze: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: James Clark McReynolds - Federal judge and Supreme Court Justice, Benjamin Bristow - Union Army officer, Paul Rudolph (architect) - Architect.


Hospitals/medical centers near Elkton:

  • LOGAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Elkton, KY

Airports located in Elkton:


Local government website: WWW.ELKTONKY.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkton:

  • Austin Peay State University (about 23 miles; Clarksville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,264)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 41 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 48 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 4,348)
  • Tennessee State University (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 6,184)
  • Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc (about 49 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,537)
  • Nashville State Community College (about 50 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 3,260)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 50 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 11,691)

Public high school in Elkton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elkton:

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.2. This is about average.
City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.0. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.0
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.53
U.S.:

2.43

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

TODD COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 9613, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAR-27-2003 to MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAR-27-2003 to MAR-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-1999), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-07-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2000)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between MAY-15-1997 and JUN-14-1997, Contaminant: Atrazine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-1999), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUL-16-2003 and JUL-24-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-16-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2003)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-16-2003 and JUL-24-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2003)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2002 and AUG-24-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2003), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2003)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
ELKTON WATER WORKS (Population served: 3089, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.8%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.1% for Black residents, 92.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 85.7% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elkton, KY

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 compared to Kentucky state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Elkton travel time to work - commute


Elkton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elkton (based on Todd County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.67%
Here66.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmish; Other GroupsChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents61.3%16.0%5.8%3.4%3.0%
Congregations28.6%22.4%14.3%8.2%4.1%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchOld Order AmishOther
Adherents2.1%2.0%1.9%1.2%3.2%
Congregations2.0%2.0%4.1%2.0%12.2%
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: 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%

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 2$6,058$36,3481$695
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,708
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,674$29,3481$1,348
Firefighters 0$0 17$2,502
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$374
Sewerage 2$7,572$45,4320$0
Water Supply 2$6,157$36,9420$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,224
Totals for Government 12$34,461$34,46129$9,851

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $396,000 ($180.49)
    Sewerage: $381,000 ($173.66)
    Police Protection: $342,000 ($155.88)
    Central Staff Services: $289,000 ($131.72)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($29.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($26.44)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($23.70)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($21.88)
    Housing & Community Development: $21,000 ($9.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($4.56)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($4.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($22.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $46,000 ($20.97)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($5.47)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($4.10)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($3.65)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $387,000 ($176.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.82)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $308,000 ($140.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($27.35)
    All Other: $3,000 ($1.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($6.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($40.57)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.28)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $412,000 ($187.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000 ($21.88)
    Highways: $30,000 ($13.67)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $462,000 ($210.57)
    NEC: $160,000 ($72.93)
    Property: $133,000 ($60.62)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($16.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $67,000 ($30.54)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $952,000 ($433.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $919,000 ($418.87)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($23.25)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $33,000 ($15.04)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($7.29)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $23,000 ($10.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,227,000 ($1015.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $271,000 ($123.52)

6.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, TN  1.13% ($32,511 average AGI)
from Christian County, KY  1.08% ($28,535)
from Logan County, KY  0.70% ($29,357)


6.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Christian County, KY  1.27% ($22,922 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TN  1.12% ($25,978)
to Logan County, KY  0.75% ($22,200)

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 count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 68
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 107
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 75
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 184
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Elkton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/16/2014
    Registrant: Div. Of Equipment-Radio Section, 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2003, Expiration Date: 09/26/2013
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Sheriffs Ofc County Courthouse (Lat: 36.807833 Lon: -87.153611), Call Sign: KII459
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/1999, Expiration Date: 07/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2004
    Registrant: 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, Licensee ID: L00026658
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2003, Expiration Date: 01/04/2014
    Registrant: City Of Elkton, Public Square, Elkton, KY 42220
  • One Block E Of Todd County Courthouse (Lat: 36.809778 Lon: -87.152778), Call Sign: KNGA894, Licensee ID: L00113704
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/1998, Expiration Date: 03/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2003
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 12/27/2014, Certifier: Robert Miller
    Registrant: City Of Elkton, Kentucky, Elkton, KY 42220, Phone: (270) 265-9879, Fax: (270) 265-5816, Email:
  • 204 Clarksville St (Lat: 36.793389 Lon: -87.163333), Call Sign: KIB464, Licensee ID: L00040324
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/1999, Expiration Date: 11/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2002
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2002, Certifier: Charles Featherstun
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2011, Expiration Date: 08/16/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA4DIT, Licensee ID: L00355325
    Grant Date: 06/22/2011, Expiration Date: 08/06/2021, Certifier: Clayton E Draper Sr
    Registrant: Clayton E Draper Sr, 11875 Allegree Rd, Elkton, KY 42220
  • Call Sign: KE4WVX, Licensee ID: L00952810
    Grant Date: 12/16/2004, Expiration Date: 03/15/2015, Certifier: Viola J Odum
    Registrant: Viola J Odum, 680 Blue Hole Rd, Elkton, KY 42220
  • Call Sign: KE4YM, Licensee ID: L01353343
    Grant Date: 12/27/2007, Expiration Date: 12/27/2017
    Registrant: William E Johnson Jr, 200 Georgetown Circle, Elkton, KY 42220
  • Call Sign: KF4PMP, Licensee ID: L01254461
    Grant Date: 03/08/2007, Expiration Date: 03/03/2017, Certifier: Mitchell W Sherrod
    Registrant: Mitchell W Sherrod, 1310 Greenville Rd, Elkton, KY 42220
  • Call Sign: N3SDB
    Grant Date: 01/24/1995, Expiration Date: 06/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2006
    Registrant: Charles P Gooding, Elkton, KY 42220
  • Call Sign: N4OID, Licensee ID: L00296579
    Grant Date: 11/21/2006, Expiration Date: 07/22/2016, Certifier: Jerry L Holliday
    Registrant: Jerry L Holliday, 1650 Miller Valley Rd, Elkton, KY 42220
  • Call Sign: KJ4RRE, Licensee ID: L01542079
    Grant Date: 01/19/2010, Expiration Date: 01/19/2020, Certifier: Robert D Bolster
    Registrant: Robert D Bolster, Elkton, KY 42220


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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

Businesses in Elkton, KY

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


Elkton on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing"
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