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Population in 2012: 2,463 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 

Males: 1,149  (46.7%)
Females: 1,314  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42261.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $14,606 (it was $19,912 in 2000)
Morgantown:

$14,606
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,542

Morgantown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,077 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
Morgantown:

$72,077
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,552; Detached houses: $82,604; Mobile homes: $33,727

Median gross rent in 2012: $288.

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  • White alone - 2,130 (89.0%)
  • Hispanic - 228 (9.5%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


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

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Ancestries: United States (42.0%), English (8.4%), German (7.9%), Irish (4.3%), Dutch (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/06/1813

Elevation: 573 feet

Land area: 3.37 square miles.

Population density: 731 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Morgantown:

  • High school or higher: 62.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morgantown city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

42 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Morgantown, Kentucky as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Morgantown to the number of sex offenders is 145 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $496 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $405 (0.6%)

Morgantown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (44.0 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (73.7 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (323.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Woodbury, KY (2.0 miles) , Welchs Creek, KY (2.8 miles) , Sugar Grove, KY (3.0 miles) , Jetson, KY (3.1 miles) , Rochester, KY (3.3 miles) , Greencastle, KY (3.3 miles) , Gasper River, KY (3.8 miles) , Rosine, KY (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 24 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.22 N, Longitude: 86.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,407 (+55.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 409 (61.8%)

Area code: 270

Morgantown household income distribution Morgantown home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Morgantown by Year
Type 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001000
per 100,000 0.00.039.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.041.2
Assaults 021101
per 100,000 0.077.839.039.10.041.2
Burglaries 0933610
per 100,000 0.0350.1116.9117.3248.9412.4
Thefts 0455327
per 100,000 0.0155.6194.9195.5124.41113.4
Auto thefts 211104
per 100,000 78.138.939.039.10.0164.9
Arson N/AN/A0000
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 279.2) 5.140.647.822.218.488.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Kentucky average:

1.88

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +224 (+9.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (59%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Average climate in Morgantown, Kentucky

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Tornado activity:

Morgantown-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Morgantown city center injured 2 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.4 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:

Morgantown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 94% 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 79.8 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 64.8 miles away from Morgantown 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 74.3 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 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/2006 at 21:48:57, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.7 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Morgantown center
On 1/3/2003 at 16:17:09, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 11.3 mi) earthquake occurred 86.6 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 Butler County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morgantown topographic map

Birthplace of: John W. Harreld - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Morgantown:

  • LAKEVIEW NH (Nursing Home, S WARREN ST BOX 159)
  • MORGANTOWN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 201 SOUTH WARREN STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Morgantown, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morgantown:

  • Western Kentucky University (about 21 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 14,936)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 61 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 61 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 4,348)
  • University of Evansville (about 70 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc (about 71 miles; Nashville, TN; FT enrollment: 2,537)

Public high school in Morgantown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Morgantown:

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Library in Morgantown:

  • BUTLER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $285,869; Location: 116 WEST OHIO STREET; 34,962 books; 686 audio materials; 1,579 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Morgantown: Morgantown Fire Department (A), Butler County Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Motel 6 (1460 South Main Street), Motel 6 Morgantown (1460 South Main Street), Green River Lodge (102 Sawmill Road).

 
Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.2. This is about average.
City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.24. This is significantly worse than average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.24
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00492. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00492
U.S.:

0.02218

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

MORGANTOWN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2921, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2002)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2000 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2000 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2000 and MAR-2001, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2001), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1999 and AUG-16-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2000), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-26-2000 to AUG-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-14-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-1994), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (FEB-13-1998), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-1998)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 23 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 47.8%
(47.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 49.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.5%
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: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Morgantown, KY

114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
161 people in nursing homes in 2000
44 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Morgantown compared to Kentucky state average:

Morgantown, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Morgantown (2011 data):

  • Morgantown Bank & Trust Company, Incorporated: Morgan Manor Branch, Highway 70 Branch, at 201 N Main Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $136.8 mil, Deposits: $112.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: M.R. Melton Limited Partnership
  • PBI Bank: Morgantown Branch at 112 West Gl Smith Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $1,461.9 mil, Deposits: $1,326.3 mil, headquarters in Louisville, KY, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Porter Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Morgantown travel time to work - commute


Morgantown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Morgantown city (based on Butler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.44%
Here61.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents82.6%7.1%6.9%1.0%2.5%
Congregations51.9%11.5%21.2%1.9%13.5%
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: 7
Butler County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Butler County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Butler County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

31.3%
Kentucky:

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

22.0%
State:

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 3$8,083$32,33218$6,711
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,416$49,6640$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,168$37,0081$1,249
Sewerage 2$8,371$50,2260$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$17,274$29,6130$0
Water Supply 2$4,906$29,4362$813
Gas Supply 5$12,146$29,1500$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,187$40,7480$0
Totals for Government 27$79,551$35,35621$8,773

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $761,000 ($308.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($5.68)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,527,000 ($619.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $834,000 ($338.61)
    Water Utilities: $686,000 ($278.52)
    Central Staff Services: $519,000 ($210.72)
    Police Protection: $270,000 ($109.62)
    Regular Highways: $241,000 ($97.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $187,000 ($75.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($11.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,408,000 ($571.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $49,000 ($19.89)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($10.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,206,000 ($489.65)

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

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $390,000 ($158.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $45,000 ($18.27)
    All Other: $7,000 ($2.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $414,000 ($168.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($12.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $647,000 ($262.69)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($15.83)
    General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($14.21)
    Rents: $20,000 ($8.12)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $1,534,000 ($622.82)
    Water Utilities: $715,000 ($290.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $725,000 ($294.36)
    Highways: $45,000 ($18.27)
    All Other: $43,000 ($17.46)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,011,000 ($410.48)
    Property: $150,000 ($60.90)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $89,000 ($36.13)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($2.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($1.22)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,751,000 ($8019.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,766,000 ($7619.16)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $14,530,000 ($5899.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,530,000 ($5899.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $985,000 ($399.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,868,000 ($758.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,530,000 ($5899.31)

6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Warren County, KY  2.33% ($29,495 average AGI)
from Logan County, KY  0.40% ($22,556)
from Grayson County, KY  0.31% ($16,714)


6.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
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 Warren County, KY  2.49% ($21,232 average AGI)
to Ohio County, KY  0.73% ($28,970)
to Logan County, KY  0.29% ($25,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morgantown:

  • WLBQ (1570 AM; 1 kW; MORGANTOWN, KY; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, 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)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WBGN (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morgantown:

  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WCVK (90.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: BOWLING GREEN COMMTY. B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WBVR-FM (96.7 FM; AUBURN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWHR (91.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W203BI (88.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WXMZ (106.3 FM; HARTFORD, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morgantown:

  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)

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

Morgantown, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 25
  • 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 Morgantown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morgantown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Morgantown, KY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morgantown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER INC SKY RYDER AEROCHUTE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2702P , Serial Number: 2702, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 12/26/2007
    Registrant (Partnership): Anthony D Dunn, 4847 Bowling Green Rd, Morgantown, KY 42261, Other Owners: Veneda H Dunn
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2728N , Serial Number: 172S8406, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Leonard Pendley, 1030 Huntsville Quality Rd, Morgantown, KY 42261
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4202Q , Serial Number: 17260102, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 264 Veterans Way, Morgantown, KY 42261


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 85
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Morgantown


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

Most common first names in Morgantown, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8569.8 years
William7072.7 years
Mary5177.9 years
John3972.5 years
Robert2969.3 years
Charles2668.5 years
George2078.6 years
Paul1968.4 years
Dorothy1776.6 years
Ruby1780.2 years
Most common last names in Morgantown, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8671.4 years
Embry7973.8 years
Phelps6970.9 years
Hunt6573.2 years
Flener5977.9 years
Smith5773.2 years
Mckinney5676.5 years
Cardwell5268.3 years
West3875.7 years
Lee3572.8 years
Businesses in Morgantown, KY
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Motel 61UPS1
RadioShack1

Morgantown on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
  • #11 (42261) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #44 (42261) 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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