Mortons Gap, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 826 (80% urban, 20% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 425  (51.5%)
Females: 401  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 42440, 42442, 42464.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,185 (it was $27,031 in 2000)
Mortons Gap:

$37,185
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,285 (it was $13,875 in 2000)

Mortons Gap city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $57,883 (it was $34,400 in 2000)
Mortons Gap:

$57,883
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $67,616; detached houses: $66,574; mobile homes: $69,938

Median gross rent in 2019: $690.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mortons Gap: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.4%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Mortons Gap, KY (2019)
    • 92592.0%White alone
    • 565.6%Black alone
    • 202.0%Two or more races

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

Crime rates in Mortons Gap by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(103.8)
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)
Robberies
(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)
Assaults
(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)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(207.7)
1
(104.9)
2
(213.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(115.6)
1
(116.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(117.4)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(1,246)
0
(0.0)
1
(106.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(460.3)
3
(346.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(468.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(209.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
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)
City-Data.com crime index147.524.119.20.018.422.08.118.88.20.0

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City-data.com crime index in Mortons Gap, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (49.8%), English (12.9%), Irish (4.6%), Jamaican (2.9%), European (2.4%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/15/1888

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 857 people per square mile   (low).

Mortons Gap, Kentucky map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Kentucky:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $544 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $288 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (40.9 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (84.5 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (318.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Earlington, KY (1.8 miles ),
Nortonville, KY (1.9 miles ),
St. Charles, KY (2.4 miles ),
White Plains, KY (2.5 miles ),
Madisonville, KY (2.6 miles ),
Manitou, KY (3.3 miles),
Hanson, KY (3.5 miles ),
Dawson Springs, KY (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.24 N, Longitude: 87.47 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Mortons Gap, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mortons Gap, KY in 2019
Mortons Gap satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in Mortons Gap, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.2%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.2%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.0%)
  • Apparel (7.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Mortons Gap, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Extraction workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.2%)
  • Extraction workers (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Mortons Gap, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 5.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.598
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Mortons Gap-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 3.2 miles away from the Mortons Gap city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mortons Gap-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 227% 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 86.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 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 54.5 miles away from Mortons Gap 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 111.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from the city 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 88.0 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 Hopkins County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mortons Gap topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mortons Gap:

  • DAVITA - MADISONVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BRIGHTON CORNERSTONE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • KENTUCKY REST HAVEN ICF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MADISONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HHA (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MADISONVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • HILLSIDE VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mortons Gap:

  • Madisonville Community College (about 9 miles; Madisonville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 25 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 50 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • University of Evansville (about 51 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 52 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)

Points of interest:

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

Hotels: Best Western Pennyrile Inn (Pennyrile Parkway At Morton's Gap Exit 37), Pennyrile Campground (Pennyrile Parkway).

Hopkins 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 Mortons Gap that have no violations reported:

  • MORTONS GAP WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,663, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
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: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Mortons Gap (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mortons Gap Branch at 108 Main Street, branch established on 1907/04/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Mortons Gap:

Marital status in Mortons Gap, KY
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Mortons Gap:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mortons Gap, 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
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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:
This county:

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.9%
Kentucky:

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

17.4%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mortons Gap:

46.1%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.9%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.1%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mortons Gap:

33.3%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Mortons Gap:

82.2%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mortons Gap, 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
Water Supply 1$3,091$37,0920$0
Sewerage 1$3,698$44,3760$0
Financial Administration 1$2,874$34,4881$743
Firefighters 0$0 1$60
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 3$9,663$38,6523$1,203

Mortons Gap government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $215,000 ($260.29)
    Sewerage: $187,000 ($226.39)
    Central Staff Services: $159,000 ($192.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($46.00)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($7.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($54.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $60,000 ($72.64)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($25.42)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($3.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,000 ($152.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($9.69)

Mortons Gap government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $242,000 ($292.98)
    Other: $22,000 ($26.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $215,000 ($260.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $31,000 ($37.53)
    Highways: $19,000 ($23.00)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $101,000 ($122.28)
    Property: $28,000 ($33.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($24.21)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($3.63)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.42)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.21)

Mortons Gap government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,233,000 ($1492.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,184,000 ($1433.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,000 ($59.32)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $234,000 ($283.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,000 ($14.53)

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)

Businesses in Mortons Gap, KY

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Mortons Gap:

  • 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.)
  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mortons Gap:

  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • 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.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mortons Gap:

  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)

Mortons Gap fatal accident list:

Mar 24, 2015 09:57 AM, Sr-813, Pennyrile Parkway Ramp, Lat: 37.251033, Lon: -87.453372, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 15, 2000 06:20 PM, Hill Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 335ft / 102mTotal length
  • $1,388,000Total costs
  • 81,195Total average daily traffic
  • 14,437Total average daily truck traffic
  • 82,471Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Mortons Gap, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Mortons Gap, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mortons Gap)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8282 Hopkinsville Rd (Lat: 37.231389 Lon: -87.470833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WPVJ822, Licensee ID: L00127121,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.012 MHz, 862.037 MHz, 862.062 MHz, 862.087 MHz, 862.112 MHz, 862.137 MHz, 862.162 MHz, 862.187 MHz, 862.212 MHz, 862.237 MHz... (+146 more), Grant Date: 06/28/2002, Expiration Date: 06/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/18/2009, Certifier: Mary E Julius, Registrant: Nextel Wip License Corp., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1000 Ft N Of Pontiac Ln At Flat Creek Rd (Lat: 37.260611 Lon: -87.466389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPPF965, Licensee ID: L00258361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/1999, Expiration Date: 12/02/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2005, Certifier: Robert Vandeberg, Registrant: Association Of American Railroads, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (719) 584-0578, Fax: (719) 584-0767
  • MORTONS GAP, 26mtr Se Of Int Of Rr And Legion At Mp267.89 (Lat: 37.240083 Lon: -87.475250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14.6 m, Overall height: 16.5 m, Call Sign: WPOZ816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.305 MHz, 160.350 MHz, 160.395 MHz, 160.785 MHz, 161.370 MHz, 161.415 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Certifier: L W Allen, Registrant: Csx Transportation, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • White City Road, 206 White City Road (Lat: 37.192167 Lon: -87.614722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQQT293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2020, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KI4EBO, Licensee ID: L00815459, Grant Date: 02/18/2004, Expiration Date: 02/18/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2016, Certifier: Wilbert L Crick, Registrant: Wilbert L Crick, Mortons Gap, KY 42440
  • Call Sign: KI4HJL, Licensee ID: L00930261, Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2016, Certifier: Rickey L Knowles, Registrant: Rickey L Knowles, Flat Creek St, Mortons Gap, KY 42440
  • Call Sign: KI4IAZ, Licensee ID: L00951425, Grant Date: 12/14/2004, Expiration Date: 12/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2016, Certifier: Charlotte A Knowles, Registrant: Charlotte A Knowles, Flat Creek St, Mortons Gap, KY 42440

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 16 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Mortons Gap, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.2%), and Outside Fires (39.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Mortons Gap, KY
    • 4740.2%Structure Fires
    • 4639.3%Outside Fires
    • 2218.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mortons Gap, KY
Most common first names in Mortons Gap, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2172.0 years
Mary1578.9 years
William1475.8 years
Robert1363.0 years
John1279.0 years
Charles968.3 years
Mildred777.3 years
Dorothy569.8 years
Annie581.2 years
Roy570.6 years
Most common last names in Mortons Gap, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Faulk1469.9 years
Moore1277.1 years
Jones1174.4 years
Wilkerson880.0 years
Johnson867.9 years
Lovan878.7 years
Vandiver872.5 years
Whitfield872.3 years
Stanley776.8 years
Rash780.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mortons Gap, KY
  • 58.6%Utility gas
  • 36.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mortons Gap, KY
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 7.9%No fuel used
  • 5.6%Wood


Mortons Gap compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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