Halfway, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,295.
Males: 1,141  (49.7%)
Females: 1,154  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

32.5 years
Kentucky median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 42164

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,344 (it was $40,224 in 2000)
Halfway:

$54,344
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,903 (it was $16,129 in 2000)

Halfway CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,011 (it was $85,500 in 2000)
Halfway:

$146,011
KY:

$141,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Halfway: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Halfway, KY (2000)
    • 2,11897.7%White alone
    • 140.6%Black alone
    • 140.6%Hispanic
    • 100.5%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 57.0 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (very low).

Halfway, Kentucky map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Halfway CCD:

0.6% ($518)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (49.0 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Adolphus, KY (2.7 miles ),
Scottsville, KY (2.8 miles ),
Plano, KY (2.9 miles ),
Woodburn, KY (3.4 miles ),
Settle, KY (3.4 miles ),
Franklin, KY (3.7 miles ),
Mitchellville, TN (3.9 miles ),
Westmoreland, TN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 36.77 N, Longitude: 86.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Distribution of median household income in Halfway, KY in 2017
Halfway satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Most common industries in Halfway, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.0%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.0%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.5%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Halfway, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Halfway, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Halfway, Kentucky average temperatures Halfway, Kentucky average precipitation Halfway, Kentucky humidity Halfway, Kentucky wind speed Halfway, Kentucky snowfall Halfway, Kentucky sunshine Halfway, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.4. This is about average.

City:

66.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 7.91. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.75
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Halfway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Halfway place center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 57 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Halfway-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from Halfway 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 115.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from Halfway 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 165.0 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 178.9 miles away from Halfway center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.6 miles away from Halfway 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 Allen County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Halfway:

  • MEDICAL CENTER AT SCOTTSVILLE,THE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SCOTTSVILLE, KY)
  • CAL TURNER REHAB AND SPECIALTY CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SCOTTSVILLE, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • GREENWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • HOPKINS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WOODBURN, KY)
  • BOWLING GREEN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • FRANKLIN-SIMPSON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FRANKLIN, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halfway:

  • Western Kentucky University (about 17 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 17 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 30 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Trevecca Nazarene University (about 50 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,223)
  • Tennessee State University (about 51 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,341)
  • Vanderbilt University (about 51 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 10,518)
  • Belmont University (about 52 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 5,795)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Trammel Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Halfway include: Middle Fork Church (A), Mount Union General Baptist Church (B), Beech Grove General Baptist Church (C), Trammel Fork Missionary Baptist Church (D), Shiloh Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Branch (A), Big Spring Branch (B), Boucher Branch (C), Sulphur Fork Creek (D), Lancaster Branch (E), Johns Creek (F), Hams Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.4%
Whole state:

15.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

For population 15 years and over in Halfway:

Marital status in Halfway, KY
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Halfway:

  • High school or higher: 65.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Halfway, KY (based on Allen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,60223
Mainline Protestant1,38312
Black Protestant1231
Catholic1021
Other3-
None13,743-
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: 5
Allen County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Allen County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Allen County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Allen County:

11.7%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.0%
Kentucky:

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

14.0%
State:

15.9%

6.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Warren County, KY  2.07% ($38,511 average AGI)
from Simpson County, KY  0.52% ($30,324)
from Barren County, KY  0.45% ($29,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Halfway:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLCK (1250 AM; 1 kW; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WQKR (1270 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, TN; Owner: BRAVO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYXE (1130 AM; daytime; 2 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: JON GARY ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halfway:

  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVLE (99.3 FM; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMAK (96.3 FM; MURFREESBORO, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGFX (104.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBVR-FM (96.7 FM; AUBURN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCVK (90.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMTY. B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WRVW (107.5 FM; LEBANON, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWHR (91.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • W203BI (88.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W230AD (93.9 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WVCP (88.5 FM; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLCT (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Halfway:

  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVF (Channel 5; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: NEWSCHANNEL 5 NETWORK, LP)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WNKY (Channel 40; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: MMK LICENSE LLC)
  • WNPX (Channel 28; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUXP-TV (Channel 30; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WUXP LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • KELLYE ABERNATHY, 350' S. Of Hwy 231, 509' E. Of Victor Road (Lat: 36.783333 Lon: -86.286667), Type: 110.6, Overall height: 107 m, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, Dalla-s, Phone: (972) 733-2349
  • 350' S. Of Hwy 231, 509' E. Of Victor Road (Lat: 36.783333 Lon: -86.286667), Type: 110.6, Overall height: 107 m, Registrant: Bellsouth Mobility Inc, Louis-ville, Phone: (502) 329-7601

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HALFWAY SCHOOL, 1 Mile Se (Lat: 36.783500 Lon: -86.286778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 110.6 m, Call Sign: WML423,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2174.80 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2008, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Halfway, KY
  • 52.3%Electricity
  • 33.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Halfway, KY
  • 57.1%Electricity
  • 19.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Wood
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Halfway compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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