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Population in 2012: 6,790 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 

Males: 3,362  (49.5%)
Females: 3,428  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42754.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,668 (it was $26,108 in 2000)
Leitchfield:

$30,668
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,467

Leitchfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,063 (it was $65,100 in 2000)
Leitchfield:

$85,063
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,452; Detached houses: $90,351; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,731; In 2-unit structures: $87,421; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,733; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $99,077; Mobile homes: $17,236

Median gross rent in 2012: $529.

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  • White alone - 6,259 (93.4%)
  • Black alone - 204 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 100 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 73 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 51 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leitchfield: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.9%), Irish (20.6%), English (11.4%), German (7.2%), Dutch (3.4%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1866

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 8.77 square miles.

Population density: 774 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Leitchfield:

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leitchfield city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

76 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Leitchfield, Kentucky as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Leitchfield to the number of sex offenders is 6,790 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $567 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $435 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (49.0 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (59.5 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (310.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clarkson, KY (2.0 miles ), Millerstown, KY (3.3 miles) , Caneyville, KY (3.4 miles ), Short Creek, KY (3.6 miles) , Summit, KY (3.6 miles) , Sunfish, KY (3.9 miles) , Lincoln, KY (4.0 miles) , Brownsville, KY (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.48 N, Longitude: 86.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,195 (+47.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,386 (59.2%)

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Leitchfield 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 312023223
per 100,000 47.615.530.70.030.645.630.529.744.3
Robberies 100031000
per 100,000 15.90.00.00.045.915.20.00.00.0
Assaults 405209615
per 100,000 63.40.076.830.50.0136.991.414.873.9
Burglaries 396753242347474534
per 100,000 618.51036.8813.8365.8351.7715.2716.2667.2502.5
Thefts 861237245102108125101124
per 100,000 1363.81903.41105.5685.91559.91643.31904.91497.41832.7
Auto thefts 7978381077
per 100,000 111.0139.3107.5121.945.9121.7152.4103.8103.5
Arson N/A101N/A0002
per 100,000 N/A15.50.015.2N/A0.00.00.029.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 154.8164.4142.965.8123.0185.2172.9135.1159.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Kentucky average:

1.88

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +689 (+12.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Leitchfield-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Leitchfield city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Leitchfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 93% 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 45.6 miles away from Leitchfield 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 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Leitchfield:

  • LEITCHFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 912 WALLACE AVE., SUITE 106)
  • TWIN LAKES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 810 WALLACE AVENUE)
  • TWIN LAKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 910 WALLACE AVENUE)
  • GRAYSON MANOR ICF (Nursing Home, EAST LAKE DR BOX 312)
  • GRAYSON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 505 WILLIAM THOMASON BYWAY)
  • LEITCHFIELD HEALTH CARE MANOR (Nursing Home, WALLACE AV BOX 466)
  • SPRING VIEW HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, 718 GOODWIN LANE)

Political contributions by individuals in Leitchfield, KY

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leitchfield:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,367)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 36 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • University of Louisville (about 59 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)
  • Bellarmine University (about 61 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,337)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,789)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 61 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,222)

Public high school in Leitchfield:

Private high schools in Leitchfield:

  • BETHEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 14457 S HWY 259; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PROMISE LAND ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 510 N CLINTON ST; Grades: 3 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Leitchfield:

Private elementary/middle schools in Leitchfield:

  • LEITCHFIELD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 124; Location: 106 E WALNUT ST; Grades: PK - 11)
  • ST PAUL CATHOLIC ELEM (Students: 28; Location: 1812 SAINT PAUL RD; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Leitchfield:

  • GRAYSON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $552,219; Location: 130 EAST MARKET STREET; 41,345 books; 53,194 e-books; 1,277 audio materials; 1,732 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 81 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Leitchfield: Grayson County Emergency Medical Services (A), Leitchfield Fire Department (B), Leitchfield Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leitchfield include: General Church (A), Mount Vernon Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hill Cemetery (1), Memorial Gardens (2), Fairview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Grayson CO Tourist Commission (207 North Main Street).

Hotels: Countryside Inn (315 Commerce Drive), Country Hearth Inn - Leitchfield (769 White St).

Courts: Grayson County - County Court Clerk- Sheriff- Licensing Ofc (10 Public Square), Grayson County - County Court Clerk- Licensing Ofc- Sheriff- Recording Sec (10 Public Square), Grayson County - County Court Clerk- County Judge Executive (10 Public Square), Grayson County - Circuit Court Judge 46th District (125 East White Oak Street), Grayson County - Circuit Court Clerk (125 East White Oak Street).

 
Grayson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

LEITCHFIELD WATER WORKS (Population served: 9309, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2001. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2001), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-25-2001)
  • 6 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 78.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leitchfield, KY

602 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Leitchfield in 2000:

  • 168 people in nursing homes
  • 150 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Leitchfield compared to Kentucky state average:

Leitchfield, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Leitchfield (2011 data):

  • Leitchfield Deposit Bank & Trust Company: Leitchfield Deposit Bank & Trust Com, Southgate Branch, Elizabethtown Road Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $107.8 mil, Deposits: $81.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust Company: Leitchfield Elizabethtown Road Branc at 1315 Elizabethtown Road, branch established on 1992/02/26; Leitchfield Main Street Branch at 118 South Main Street, branch established on 1907/02/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $408.8 mil, Deposits: $353.6 mil, headquarters in Bardstown, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Wilson & Muir Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Cecilian Bank: Leitchfield Branch at 1625 Elizabethtown Road, branch established on 2002/07/01; Leitchfield Branch at 211 North Main Street, branch established on 1961/09/15. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $481.2 mil, Deposits: $382.2 mil, headquarters in Cecilia, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Cecilian Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Clarkson: Main Street Leitchfield Branch at 417 South Main Street, branch established on 2003/03/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $118.2 mil, Deposits: $105.2 mil, headquarters in Clarkson, KY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Breckinridge Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Leitchfield travel time to work - commute


Leitchfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Leitchfield city (based on Grayson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.43%
Here35.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents45.4%17.7%11.7%8.8%4.3%
Congregations28.1%10.5%14.0%21.1%3.5%
NameOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.8%2.6%2.6%1.4%2.5%
Congregations3.5%1.8%7.0%3.5%7.0%
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: 9
This county:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Grayson County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Grayson County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Grayson County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Kentucky:

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

15.1%
Kentucky:

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
Other Government Administration 10$30,835$37,0020$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,431$17,1720$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$45,366$36,2930$0
Firefighters 2$5,182$31,0920$0
Streets and Highways 9$19,465$25,9530$0
Health 1$2,573$30,8760$0
Solid Waste Management 11$25,090$27,3712$3,052
Sewerage 13$35,441$32,7150$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,728$32,7361$997
Water Supply 9$22,539$30,0520$0
Gas Supply 5$14,275$34,2600$0
Totals for Government 77$204,925$31,9363$4,049

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $212,000 ($31.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($5.15)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $5,616,000 ($827.10)
    Sewerage: $1,406,000 ($207.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,404,000 ($206.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,015,000 ($149.48)
    Police Protection: $950,000 ($139.91)
    Central Staff Services: $928,000 ($136.67)
    Public Welfare - Other: $434,000 ($63.92)
    Regular Highways: $409,000 ($60.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $204,000 ($30.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $200,000 ($29.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $75,000 ($11.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,172,000 ($172.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $231,000 ($34.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $143,000 ($21.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $77,000 ($11.34)
    Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($7.22)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($4.42)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($4.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,214,000 ($473.34)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,743,000 ($256.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,251,000 ($184.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($13.55)
    All Other: $34,000 ($5.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($1.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,211,000 ($178.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $129,000 ($19.00)
    Sale of Property: $26,000 ($3.83)
    Rents: $15,000 ($2.21)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,930,000 ($873.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,187,000 ($174.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $175,000 ($25.77)
    All Other: $103,000 ($15.17)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($3.09)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($1.03)
    Gas Utilities: $7,000 ($1.03)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,737,000 ($255.82)
    Corporation Net Income: $463,000 ($68.19)
    Property: $396,000 ($58.32)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $388,000 ($57.14)
    Other License: $5,000 ($0.74)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $25,000,000 ($3681.89)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $25,000,000 ($3681.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,292,000 ($632.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,692,000 ($396.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,600,000 ($235.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,432,000 ($652.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,853,000 ($3807.51)

4.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Jefferson County, KY  0.74% ($35,063 average AGI)
from Hardin County, KY  0.67% ($26,158)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.42% ($24,611)


4.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,613 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
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 Hardin County, KY  0.75% ($32,313 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  0.49% ($20,571)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.41% ($18,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leitchfield:

  • WMTL (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Owner: HERITAGE MEDIA OF KENTUCKY INC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leitchfield:

  • WKHG (104.9 FM; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Owner: HERITAGE MEDIA OF KENTUCKY INC)
  • WBFI (91.5 FM; MCDANIELS, KY; Owner: BETHEL FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leitchfield:

  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Leitchfield, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

See more detailed statistics of Leitchfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total average daily traffic: 24,280
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,774

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leitchfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Leitchfield, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • LEITCHFIELD, 0.8 Km Sse Of Int Of W Ky Pkwy & Sr-259 (Lat: 37.459167 Lon: -86.294722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WMN432
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • LEITCHFIELD, Warren Recc Leitchfield Office (Lat: 37.483111 Lon: -86.281083), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNES206
    Assigned Frequencies: 6217.01 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022
    Registrant: Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corp., 951 Fairview Avenue, Bowling Green, KY 42101, Phone: (270) 842-6541, Email:
  • LEITCHFIELD, 1 Mi Nw Of Leitchfield On Day Cliffs (Lat: 37.488500 Lon: -86.316222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.3 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPNC502
    Assigned Frequencies: 6171.87 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2002, Certifier: Charles Featherstun
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2025, Fax: (972) 733-5924
  • LEITCHFIELD, Lat: 37.477806 Lon: -86.298806, Call Sign: WQIW223
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2008, Expiration Date: 05/30/2018, Certifier: Charles E Miller
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N. Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Leitchfield Capacity, Water Tank In The Town Of (Lat: 37.487972 Lon: -86.270750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQOD829
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/24/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Hanging Rock, 2408 Hanging Rock Road (Lat: 37.545583 Lon: -86.316222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQOK835
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mile South Of Rt 54. (Lat: 37.478917 Lon: -86.343028), Call Sign: KKB687, Licensee ID: L00122787
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/29/1999
    Registrant: Arch Paging Inc, 1800 West Park Drive Suite 250, Westborough, MA 01581, Phone: (508) 870-6700

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leitchfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leitchfield)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 50
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Leitchfield


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leitchfield, KY

Most common first names in Leitchfield, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11677.3 years
James11369.8 years
William9073.9 years
Charles8269.9 years
John6277.3 years
Robert5872.7 years
George3976.2 years
Ruby3779.4 years
Anna3180.2 years
Thomas3170.9 years
Most common last names in Leitchfield, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Decker7771.2 years
Miller6475.0 years
Smith4775.1 years
Clark4672.5 years
Johnson4276.3 years
Meredith4275.2 years
Logsdon3874.9 years
White3682.2 years
Kiper3575.7 years
Haycraft3374.4 years
Businesses in Leitchfield, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Wendy's1
McDonald's2

Leitchfield on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 (42754) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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