Gilbertsville, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 458.
Males: 241  (52.7%)
Females: 217  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Kentucky median age:  38.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $46,737
Gilbertsville:

$46,737
KY:

$45,215

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,711

Gilbertsville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $117,760
Gilbertsville:

$117,760
KY:

$130,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $96,763; Detached houses: $96,956

Median gross rent in 2015: $418.

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  • Races in Gilbertsville, KY (2010)

    Gilbertsville races chart
    • 43194.1%White alone
    • 122.6%Two or more races
    • 71.5%American Indian alone
    • 61.3%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gilbertsville: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (92.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Gilbertsville:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.7%

For population 15 years and over in Gilbertsville CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 70.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 29.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Gilbertsville, Kentucky as of December 14, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Gilbertsville to the number of sex offenders is 229 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (61.3 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (104.2 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (334.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Calvert City, KY (1.7 miles ), Grand Rivers, KY (2.0 miles ), Smithland, KY (3.1 miles ), Kuttawa, KY (3.2 miles ), Southwest Lyon, KY (3.3 miles) , Ledbetter, KY (3.3 miles ), Dycusburg, KY (3.4 miles) , Benton, KY (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.02 N, Longitude: 88.30 W

Area code: 270

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

4.7%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Community and social service occupations (50%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Gilbertsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Gilbertsville place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilbertsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% 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 101.3 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 68.9 miles away from Gilbertsville 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 72.4 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 90.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 126.3 miles away from Gilbertsville center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.2 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 Marshall County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Gilbertsville:

  • RIVER'S BEND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KUTTAWA, KY)
  • CHRISTIAN CARE CENTER OF KUTTAWA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KUTTAWA, KY)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BENTON, KY)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BENTON, KY)
  • MARSHALL CO HOSP SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BENTON, KY)
  • FMC - KUTTAWA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; KUTTAWA, KY)
  • FMC - SOUTH PADUCAH (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)

airports located in Gilbertsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilbertsville:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 20 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Murray State University (about 29 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 46 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 50 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 57 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 63 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 63 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)

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Notable locations in Gilbertsville: West Gilbertsville Station (A), Gilbertsville Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Ramada Inn Resort Calvert City (2184 US Highway 62).

Marshall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.345
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Kentucky average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gilbertsville CDP (based on Marshall County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,75750
Mainline Protestant2,97817
Catholic7832
Other21
None12,928-
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: 8
Marshall County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Marshall County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

8.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

29.6%
Kentucky:

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

10.0%
State:

15.9%

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
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 McCracken County, KY  1.31% ($30,987 average AGI)
from Calloway County, KY  0.61% ($29,400)
from Livingston County, KY  0.46% ($28,925)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 McCracken County, KY  1.22% ($37,355 average AGI)
to Calloway County, KY  0.76% ($29,557)
to Graves County, KY  0.38% ($32,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilbertsville:

  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWLK (900 AM; 1 kW; EDDYVILLE, KY; Owner: TILENT, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilbertsville:

  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCBL-FM (99.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVHM (90.5 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAAJ (89.7 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTRT (88.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gilbertsville:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Gilbertsville fatal accident list:

Feb 12, 2002 07:18 AM, 1st Street West, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1990 09:15 PM, 641, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gilbertsville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1/4 Mi E Of Rt 963 On Steamboat Rd (Lat: 36.923389 Lon: -88.246417), Call Sign: KNBQ244, Licensee ID: L00436931
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.355 MHzGrant Date: 12/20/2001, Expiration Date: 12/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2012Registrant: East Marshall Fire Protection District, 7491 Moorscamp Hwy, Gilbertsville, KY 42044, Phone: (502) 362-8532
  • Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park (Lat: 36.997000 Lon: -88.285861), Call Sign: KTC936
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.925 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/1996, Expiration Date: 08/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2001Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 474-2211
  • EAST MARSHALL FIRE, 7490 Moors Camp Hwy (Lat: 36.857000 Lon: -88.429194), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQBS975
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.200 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2014, Expiration Date: 12/08/2024, Certifier: Robert AndrusRegistrant: West Marshall Fire Dept, 5149 Mayfield Highway, Benton, KY 42025, Phone: (270) 703-0819

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BARGE ISLAND, 7163 Moores Camp Hwy (Ky10783-S) (Lat: 36.929472 Lon: -88.248278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQRD359
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023, Certifier: Steve RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • WHITE OAK, Waldrop Lane And Little Cypress Road (Lat: 37.014056 Lon: -88.466917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQWD914, Licensee ID: L00004320
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/2015, Expiration Date: 07/28/2025, Certifier: Bryan GarstRegistrant: Big Rivers Electric Corporation, 201 Third St, Henderson, KY 42420-0024, Phone: (270) 872-2561, Fax: (270) 872-9336, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Frederica Dr (Lat: 36.906722 Lon: -88.220861), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHD586, Licensee ID: L00006601
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 10/08/1996, Expiration Date: 12/20/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Yates Marine Services Inc, 160 Frederica Dr, Gilbertsville, KY 42044
  • Kentucky Dam Park Airport (Lat: 37.008056 Lon: -88.296389), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHH4, Licensee ID: L00733387
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.075 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 10/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2008Registrant: State Of Kentucky, 10th Floor Capital Plaza Tower, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 564-8110, Fax: (502) 564-6100
  • Kentucky Dam Village Airport (Lat: 37.008389 Lon: -88.295583), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WNQ8
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/2008, Expiration Date: 09/29/2018Registrant: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, Kentucky Dam Village Resort Park, Gilbertsville, KY 42044-0069, Phone: (270) 362-4276

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gilbertsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: COLUMBIA AIRCRAFT MFG LC41-550FG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-C (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1278Z , Serial Number: 41658, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/2006
    Registrant (Individual): James L Wallace, Po Box 87, Gilbertsville, KY 42044
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2187U , Serial Number: 32-7940059, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 02/19/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Jack M Fearneyhough, 80 Sunset Ln, Gilbertsville, KY 42044
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BL-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 27468 , Serial Number: 2110, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas L Smith, 80 Mercer Lane, Gilbertsville, KY 42044

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gilbertsville, Kentucky:

  • Ken Bar Inn, Hwy 641, Gilbertsville, Kentucky 42044 , Phone: (270) 362-8652
  • Inn By The Lake, 2184 US 62, Gilbertsville, Kentucky 42044 , Phone: (270) 362-4278, Fax: (270) 362-9845
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gilbertsville, Kentucky

Gilbertsville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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