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Population in 2012: 235 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.8%
 

Males: 130  (55.6%)
Females: 105  (44.4%)

Median resident age:  33.0 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42441.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,184 (it was $31,667 in 2000)
Nebo:

$50,184
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,462

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,346 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Nebo:

$67,346
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,007; Detached houses: $89,144; Mobile homes: $50,100
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  • White alone - 230 (97.5%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nebo: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (34.2%), English (19.8%), Irish (14.4%), German (12.8%), Polish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1861

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 938 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Nebo:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 20.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nebo city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 4.3%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Nebo, Kentucky as of July 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nebo to the number of sex offenders is 235 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $555 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $288 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (38.6 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (98.0 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (308.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Manitou, KY (1.9 miles) , Providence, KY (2.5 miles ), Madisonville, KY (2.9 miles ), Hanson, KY (3.0 miles ), Dixon, KY (3.0 miles ), Earlington, KY (3.2 miles ), Slaughters, KY (3.3 miles ), Clay, KY (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.38 N, Longitude: 87.64 W

Area code: 270

Nebo household income distribution Nebo home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-2.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Nebo-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Nebo city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 18.3 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:

Nebo-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 75.0 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 42.4 miles away from Nebo 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 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from Nebo 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 40.7 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Nebo:

  • HILLSIDE VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • KENTUCKY REST HAVEN ICF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MADISONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Nebo, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nebo:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 41 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 44 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 62 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)
  • Murray State University (about 64 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)

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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 Nebo and their reported violations in the past:

NEBO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 4683, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Nebo compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nebo travel time to work - commute


Nebo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nebo city (based on Hopkins County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.24%
Here57.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents61.8%11.7%4.9%4.7%2.6%
Congregations40.0%14.7%5.3%3.2%4.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.6%1.9%1.5%1.5%6.7%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%1.1%18.9%
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: 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.
State:

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

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

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

32.9%
Kentucky:

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

17.4%
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 0$0 6$185
Totals for Government 0$0 6$185

Nebo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,000 ($21.28)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($21.28)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($17.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $4,000 ($17.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($25.53)

Nebo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Tax - NEC: $9,000 ($38.30)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($25.53)
    Property: $3,000 ($12.77)

Nebo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,000 ($46.81)

5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
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 Webster County, KY  0.59% ($33,427 average AGI)
from Christian County, KY  0.29% ($31,333)
from Muhlenberg County, KY  0.28% ($21,870)


4.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Webster County, KY  0.48% ($30,038 average AGI)
to Christian County, KY  0.33% ($25,167)
to Muhlenberg County, KY  0.32% ($29,170)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nebo:

  • 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 Nebo:

  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W219CF (91.7 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nebo:

  • 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.)

Nebo fatal accident list:

Jul 16, 2009 02:03 PM, Us-41a, Sr-502, Lat: 37.38373056, Lon: -87.642575, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 1994 00:20 AM, 41a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Nebo)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • County Water Tank At Nebo Ky On Hwy 601 (Lat: 37.243389 Lon: -87.200000), Call Sign: KNEG661, Licensee ID: L00407213
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.940 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/1997, Expiration Date: 11/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003
    Registrant: Muhlenburg County Water District, Greenville, KY 42345
  • On Hwy 41a 1 Mi E (Lat: 37.383389 Lon: -87.620000), Structure height: 73 m, Call Sign: KIL226
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 11/23/2022
    Registrant: Transcanada, 5250 Corporate Dr, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1 Km East Of Rte 70 (Lat: 37.385583 Lon: -87.641111), Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKP407
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2005
    Registrant: Law Offices Of Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., Nw #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC4GMN, Licensee ID: L01523012
    Grant Date: 10/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/09/2019
    Registrant: Charles O Taylor, 710 Key Cemmenty Rd, Nebo, KY 42441
  • Call Sign: KF4PI, Licensee ID: L01083229
    Grant Date: 11/11/2005, Expiration Date: 02/08/2016, Certifier: Thomas C Hart
    Registrant: Thomas C Hart, 195 Autumn Ln, Nebo, KY 42441
  • Call Sign: KF4WLS, Licensee ID: L01374571
    Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 03/18/2018, Certifier: James S Lynn
    Registrant: James S Lynn, 220 Hart Ln, Nebo, KY 42441
  • Call Sign: KG4SXK, Licensee ID: L00504922
    Grant Date: 04/22/2002, Expiration Date: 04/22/2012, Certifier: Trinity M Dunn
    Registrant: Trinity M Dunn, 480 Balls Hill Rd, Nebo, KY 42441
  • Call Sign: KI4PGH, Licensee ID: L01153710
    Grant Date: 05/19/2006, Expiration Date: 05/19/2016, Certifier: Lonnie D Rogers
    Registrant: Lonnie D Rogers, 705 Rabbit Ridge Road, Nebo, KY 42441


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Nebo, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1771.4 years
William1175.8 years
Mary978.5 years
Ruby868.7 years
Charles666.8 years
Robert665.3 years
Thomas672.1 years
Martha580.8 years
Roy567.8 years
Samuel564.6 years
Most common last names in Nebo, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kirkwood1378.6 years
Wyatt877.9 years
Martin876.0 years
Jones777.3 years
Winstead778.5 years
Cates779.1 years
Duncan678.3 years
Peyton682.8 years
Morgan680.3 years
Wilson580.0 years

Nebo on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial managers"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
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