Lewisport, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 1,690 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 825  (48.8%)
Females: 865  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 42351.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,941 (it was $35,774 in 2000)
Lewisport:

$48,941
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,389 (it was $16,413 in 2000)

Lewisport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,223 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
Lewisport:

$88,223
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $108,770; detached houses: $123,754; mobile homes: $22,061

Median gross rent in 2019: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lewisport: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.7%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.3% for Black residents, 72.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lewisport, KY (2019)
    • 1,73991.3%White alone
    • 613.2%Black alone
    • 482.5%Hispanic
    • 331.7%Asian alone
    • 130.7%Two or more races
    • 60.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Lewisport, Kentucky as of January 21, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lewisport is 116 to 1.


Crime rates in Lewisport by year

Type

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(176.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(120.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(60.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(241.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(178.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(603.1)
2
(121.1)
6
(356.7)
6
(357.8)
2
(117.6)
5
(292.1)
2
(116.3)
6
(352.1)
1
(57.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index89.34.826.826.2149.911.79.343.42.30.013.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lewisport, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Kentucky average:

2.09
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Ancestries: American (29.9%), German (19.3%), English (7.5%), European (4.9%), Irish (3.8%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/27/1844

Elevation: 394 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,589 people per square mile   (low).

Lewisport, Kentucky map

47 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $770 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $609 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (16.9 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (66.1 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (273.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grandview, IN (2.1 miles ),
Maceo, KY (2.6 miles ),
Troy, IN (2.7 miles ),
Tell City, IN (2.8 miles ),
Hawesville, KY (2.9 miles ),
Rockport, IN (3.0 miles ),
Chrisney, IN (3.0 miles ),
Cannelton, IN (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.94 N, Longitude: 86.91 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Lewisport, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lewisport, KY in 2019

Lewisport satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Most common industries in Lewisport, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (23.5%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Paper (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (32.9%)
  • Paper (11.3%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Lewisport, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Electricians (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Electricians (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Lewisport, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lewisport, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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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 75.1. This is about average.

City:

75.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.05. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.05
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.847. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.847
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Lewisport city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lewisport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 174% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from Lewisport center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from Lewisport 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 81.1 miles away from Lewisport center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.4 miles away from Lewisport 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 162.4 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 Hancock County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lewisport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lewisport:

  • HEARTLAND VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (8005 US HWY 60 WEST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lewisport:

  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TROY, IN)
  • DAVITA - TELL CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; TELL CITY, IN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-LINCOLN HILLS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TELL CITY, IN)
  • SPENCER COUNTY HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ROCKPORT, IN)
  • OAKWOOD HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TELL CITY, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCKPORT, IN)
  • DAVITA - OWENSBORO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; OWENSBORO, KY)

Airports located in Lewisport:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewisport:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 18 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • University of Evansville (about 35 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 43 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 52 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 59 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Vincennes University (about 62 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)

Public high school in Lewisport:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lewisport:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lewisport: Lewisport Fire Station (A), Hancock County Emergency Ambulance Service - Lewisport (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Hancock Inn (9040 US Highway 60 West).

Hancock 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 Lewisport and their reported violations in the past:

LEWISPORT MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 3,249, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ALERIS ROLLED PRODUCTS INC (Population served: 850, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-14-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2007)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
51 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
43 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Lewisport (2011 data):

  • Hancock Bank & Trust Company: Lewisport Branch at U.S. Highway 60 East, branch established on 1966/10/28. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $350.7 mil, Deposits: $305.5 mil, headquarters in Hawesville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Bancorp, Inc.
  • Independence Bank of Kentucky: Lewisport Branch at 8523 U.S. Highway 60 West, branch established on 2008/11/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,133.6 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, headquarters in Owensboro, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Independence Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lewisport:

Marital status in Lewisport, KY
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lewisport:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lewisport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lewisport, KY (based on Hancock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,62817
Mainline Protestant1,0276
Catholic7332
None177-
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: 2
Here:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Hancock County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
State:

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

16.1%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lewisport:

47.8%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lewisport:

44.2%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lewisport:

24.9%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lewisport:

10.9%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lewisport:

6.9
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lewisport:

33.4%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Lewisport:

54.5%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lewisport, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$21,700$65,1000$0
Water Supply 3$14,444$57,7760$0
Gas Supply 3$16,587$66,3480$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,644$63,8640$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,600
Totals for Government 12$63,375$63,3757$2,600

Lewisport government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,294,000 ($765.68)
    Gas Utilities: $435,000 ($257.40)
    Sewerage: $327,000 ($193.49)
    Central Staff Services: $212,000 ($125.44)
    Police Protection: $170,000 ($100.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($34.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($12.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($5.92)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($4.14)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($4.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($27.22)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($12.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($3.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $606,000 ($358.58)

Lewisport government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $246,000 ($145.56)
    Other: $15,000 ($8.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($8.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($1.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $50,000 ($29.59)
    Other: $17,000 ($10.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $10,000 ($5.92)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($4.73)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($4.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,522,000 ($900.59)
    Water Utilities: $374,000 ($221.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($20.12)
    Other: $26,000 ($15.38)
  • Tax - Property: $152,000 ($89.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($12.43)

Lewisport government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $338,000 ($200.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $247,000 ($146.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $131,000 ($77.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($23.67)

Lewisport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($10.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,216,000 ($719.53)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Daviess County, KY  2.59% ($41,061 average AGI)
from Perry County, IN  1.07% ($34,500)

Businesses in Lewisport, KY

  • Best Western: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewisport:

  • WKCM (1160 AM; 3 kW; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCJ (1230 AM; 1 kW; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewisport:

  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKPB (89.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W246AF (97.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • W219BB (91.7 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMUNITY B/CNG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lewisport:

  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOH (Channel 31; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W12BJ (Channel 12; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY)
  • Lewisport, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count6160
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9199
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2194
  • Fatalities6845
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents15393
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents311
See more detailed statistics of Lewisport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.9mTotal length
  • $108,000Total costs
  • 19,691Total average daily traffic
  • 4,580Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,948Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lewisport, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lewisport, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lewisport)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lewisport, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Lewisport CO Tower, 27 Market St (Lat: 37.939444 Lon: -86.897972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WRDE503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2019, Expiration Date: 04/09/2029, Certifier: Amber L Gaudreau, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • LEWISPORT, Lewisport Sub .2 Mi S Of Int Of Us 60 & Ky 657 (Lat: 37.922000 Lon: -86.895139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.5 m, Call Sign: WGY292,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/14/2011, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: John E Newland Pe, Registrant: Kenergy Corporation, 6402 Old Corydon Road, Henderson, KY 42419, Phone: (270) 826-3991, Fax: (270) 826-3999

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • End Of Pell Street (Lat: 37.939472 Lon: -86.897750), Call Sign: KFL874,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.660 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: Lewisport Telephone Company, Inc., Lewisport, KY 42351

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Hancock County Airport - 200 Airport Road (Lat: 37.950444 Lon: -86.857583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 3.5 m, Call Sign: WQIG297,
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2018, Expiration Date: 01/30/2028, Certifier: Donn Wimmer, Registrant: Hancock County Airport Board, 500 Airport Rd, Lewisport, KY 42351-6990, Phone: (270) 295-4100, Fax: (270) 295-4100, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lewisport)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79014, N79014, N-79014, Serial Number: 17257811, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Aviation LLC Fcs, 9355 Us Highway 60, Lewisport, KY 42351, Other Owners: Air LLC Mustang
  • Aircraft: BABY ACE D (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 922Z, N922Z, N-922Z, Serial Number: BA-1, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 07/10/2017
    Registrant (Individual): William W Baughman, 1130 Pell St, Lewisport, KY 42351
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4655J, N4655J, N-4655J, Serial Number: 28R-30549, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Roger I Shaner, 328 State Route 661, Lewisport, KY 42351
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/02/2020

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 18. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2011, and the least - 6 in 2017. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lewisport, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.1%), and Structure Fires (40.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lewisport, KY
    • 12541.1%Outside Fires
    • 12240.1%Structure Fires
    • 3110.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 268.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewisport, KY
Most common first names in Lewisport, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3972.8 years
William3569.8 years
Mary2579.1 years
John2071.8 years
Robert1774.3 years
George1374.4 years
Charles1175.8 years
Henry1076.2 years
Dorothy977.9 years
Anna982.3 years
Most common last names in Lewisport, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roberts2576.3 years
Taylor1780.2 years
Johnson1581.1 years
Grant1375.4 years
Emmick1179.8 years
Hall1175.3 years
Pate1074.5 years
Brown1077.7 years
Banks1080.9 years
Clark1075.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lewisport, KY
  • 74.4%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lewisport, KY
  • 54.6%Utility gas
  • 45.4%Electricity


Lewisport compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
There are 4 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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