Manitou, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 181.
Males: 87  (48.2%)
Females: 94  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

22.5 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 42436

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,790
Manitou:

$45,790
KY:

$48,375

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,090

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,774
Manitou:

$104,774
KY:

$141,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $87,671; detached houses: $86,412

Median gross rent in 2017: $547.

March 2019 cost of living index in Manitou: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.9%
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  • Races in Manitou, KY (2010)
    • 17797.8%White alone
    • 42.2%Hispanic



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Manitou, Kentucky as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Manitou is 35 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (80.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.5%), English (6.2%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 405 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (36.8 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (95.3 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (309.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nebo, KY (1.9 miles ),
Madisonville, KY (2.2 miles ),
Hanson, KY (2.5 miles ),
Earlington, KY (2.8 miles ),
Slaughters, KY (3.0 miles ),
Providence, KY (3.2 miles ),
Mortons Gap, KY (3.3 miles ),
Dixon, KY (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 87.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Distribution of median household income in Manitou, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Manitou, KY in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 88.0. This is about average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

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

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Manitou place center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 17.6 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manitou-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 74% 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 76.6 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.0 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 101.7 miles away from Manitou 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 108.5 miles away from Manitou center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.8 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 136.0 miles away from Manitou 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 Hopkins County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Manitou:

  • HILLSIDE VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • KENTUCKY REST HAVEN ICF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MADISONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BRIGHTON CORNERSTONE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • RIDGEWOOD TERRACE NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • RIDGEWOOD TERRACE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • DAVITA - MADISONVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manitou:

  • Madisonville Community College (about 4 miles; Madisonville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 34 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 60 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 64 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

Points of interest:

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

Hopkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Manitou:

Marital status in Manitou, KY
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Manitou:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manitou, KY (based on Hopkins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,53976
Mainline Protestant4,38719
Black Protestant9018
Catholic7893
Other5832
None19,721-
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: 10
Hopkins County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hopkins County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hopkins County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Hopkins County:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.9%
State:

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

17.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

4.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
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 Webster County, KY  0.44% ($40,521 average AGI)
from Muhlenberg County, KY  0.34% ($35,333)
from Christian County, KY  0.25% ($39,049)

Strongest AM radio stations in Manitou:

  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WFMW (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manitou:

  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W219CF (91.7 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • W206BB (89.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: DANNY R. GREENE)

TV broadcast stations around Manitou:

  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)

Manitou fatal accident list:

Mar 14, 2012 12:40 AM, Sr-630, Lat: 37.383503, Lon: -87.581961, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 26, 2008 11:18 AM, Sr-630, Lat: 37.364560, Lon: -87.569960, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 2007 06:20 PM, Sr-630, Lat: 37.372500, Lon: -87.575164, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 18, 1992 07:56 AM, 41a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • 16,125Total average daily traffic
  • 987Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,026Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Manitou, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Manitou, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 735-B Buntin School House Road (Lat: 37.414444 Lon: -87.573056), Type: 60.0, Overall height: 60 m, Registrant: Commonwelath Broadcasting Coprporation Dba , Cbrtacher@cbcradio.Net, , 1505 Glasg-ow, Phone: (502) 659-2002

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KM4FO, Licensee ID: L00131588, Grant Date: 04/30/2019, Expiration Date: 07/20/2029, Certifier: Dwight W Orten, Registrant: Dwight W Orten, 4785 Nebo Rd, Manitou, KY 42436
  • Call Sign: WD4PWV, Licensee ID: L00814619, Grant Date: 02/27/2014, Expiration Date: 05/10/2024, Certifier: Lowell G Sharkey, Registrant: Lowell G Sharkey, 650 Peartree Ln, Manitou, KY 42436-9765
  • Call Sign: KG4QXB, Licensee ID: L00439076, Grant Date: 10/13/2011, Expiration Date: 12/26/2021, Certifier: Jason L Crowe, Registrant: Jason L Crowe, 5235 Nebo Rd, Manitou, KY 42436
  • Call Sign: KE7WAW, Licensee ID: L01433209, Grant Date: 09/23/2008, Expiration Date: 09/23/2018, Certifier: Douglas R Watts, Registrant: Douglas R Watts, 120 Old Morganfield Rd, Manitou, KY 42436
  • Call Sign: KJ4SYZ, Licensee ID: L01553738, Grant Date: 03/12/2010, Expiration Date: 03/12/2020, Certifier: Suzette G Orten, Registrant: Suzette G Orten, 4785 Nebo Rd, Manitou, KY 42436

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4372X , Serial Number: 28-7625022, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/16/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2012
    Registrant (Individual): W Gary Murphy, 6600 Stagecoach Rd, Manitou, KY 42436
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6736V , Serial Number: E-1569, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 07/06/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Lowell G Sharkey, 650 Pear Tree Ln, Manitou, KY 42436
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-C33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8696Q , Serial Number: CD-938, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2015
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert W Morrison, 1655 Manitou Rd, Manitou, KY 42436, Other Owners: Timothy L Morgan

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 29 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Manitou, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.0%), and Structure Fires (36.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Manitou, KY
    • 4844.0%Outside Fires
    • 4036.7%Structure Fires
    • 1412.8%Other
    • 76.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Manitou, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Manitou, KY
  • 89.9%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Manitou, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Manitou compared to Kentucky state average:

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