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Population in 2012: 3,175 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.1%
 

Males: 1,589  (50.1%)
Females: 1,586  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  41.5 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42450.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,862 (it was $27,400 in 2000)
Providence:

$28,862
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,441

Providence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,562 (it was $30,900 in 2000)
Providence:

$39,562
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,735; Detached houses: $48,872; Townhouses or other attached units: $76,301; Mobile homes: $38,589

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

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  • White alone - 2,603 (81.5%)
  • Black alone - 428 (13.4%)
  • Two or more races - 61 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 61 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Providence: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.1%), United States (12.4%), English (11.5%), German (10.3%), French (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1860

Land area: 6.15 square miles.

Population density: 516 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Providence:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Providence city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

55 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Providence, Kentucky as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Providence to the number of sex offenders is 397 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $377 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $328 (0.8%)

Providence satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (41.6 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (102.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (307.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nebo, KY (2.5 miles ), Clay, KY (2.6 miles ), Dixon, KY (2.9 miles ), Wheatcroft, KY (2.9 miles) , Manitou, KY (3.2 miles) , Madisonville, KY (3.8 miles ), Hanson, KY (3.9 miles ), Slaughters, KY (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $40,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 87.76 W

Area code: 270

Providence household income distribution Providence home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Providence by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 112000010
per 100,000 28.027.955.90.00.00.00.031.10.0
Robberies 313000100
per 100,000 84.127.983.90.00.00.029.40.00.0
Assaults 354364102
per 100,000 84.1139.7111.885.2173.6117.729.40.062.2
Burglaries 792114161912513
per 100,000 196.2251.5587.1397.6463.0559.0353.0155.5404.6
Thefts 201221143550321015
per 100,000 560.5335.4587.1397.61012.71471.0941.5311.0466.9
Auto thefts 552264030
per 100,000 140.1139.755.956.8173.6117.70.093.30.0
Arson N/A000N/A0000
per 100,000 N/A0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 116.4105.0167.968.0126.5136.380.258.061.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Kentucky average:

1.88

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -642 (-15.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Providence: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Providence-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Providence city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 20.5 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:

Providence-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 70% 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 73.2 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from Providence 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 98.6 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 99.1 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, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from Providence center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 84.6 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 Webster County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Providence topographic map

Birthplace of: Alicia Austin - Artist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Providence:

  • HILLSIDE VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • KENTUCKY REST HAVEN ICF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MADISONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Providence, KY

Airports located in Providence:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Providence:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 40 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 44 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Murray State University (about 62 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 64 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)

Public high school in Providence:

Public elementary/middle schools in Providence:

See full list of schools located in Providence, School District: WEBSTER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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

Churches in Providence include: Pleasant Hill Church (A), Union Church (B), Cumberland Church (C), Victory Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Big Hill Cemetery (1), Donis Cemetery (2), Lakeview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Shamrock Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Webster 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  SO2 NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. There were 39 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. There were 49 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 9.40. This is better than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.40
U.S.:

11.90

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

PROVIDENCE WATER WORKS (Population served: 5349, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (APR-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-01-1997 and OCT-10-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-1994), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-1995), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999)
  • 34 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.4%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 25.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.8% for American Indian residents, 79.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Providence, KY

20 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Providence compared to Kentucky state average:

Providence, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Providence (2011 data):

  • Independence Bank of Kentucky: Highway 41-A Branch at 211 U.S. Highway 41-A South, branch established on 1996/12/31. 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.
  • Old National Bank: Providence Branch at 2251 Westerfield Drive, branch established on 1991/11/04. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Providence travel time to work - commute


Providence mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Providence city (based on Webster County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.48%
Here58.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents65.1%18.2%5.0%3.9%7.8%
Congregations38.6%15.9%9.1%6.8%29.5%
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: 5
Webster County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Webster County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Webster County:

31.1%
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 6$14,827$29,6547$5,889
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,026$34,0521$1,576
Firefighters 10$31,346$37,6155$2,378
Streets and Highways 2$3,436$20,6160$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,683$20,1960$0
Sewerage 4$7,503$22,5090$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,240$14,8800$0
Water Supply 4$8,703$26,1090$0
Electric Power 2$5,154$30,9240$0
Gas Supply 2$4,696$28,1760$0
Other and Unallocable 5$8,511$20,4266$3,624
Totals for Government 43$104,125$29,05819$13,467

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $137,000 ($43.15)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($9.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($3.46)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,000,000 ($629.92)
    Central Staff Services: $1,314,000 ($413.86)
    Gas Utilities: $957,000 ($301.42)
    Sewerage: $565,000 ($177.95)
    Water Utilities: $522,000 ($164.41)
    Police Protection: $349,000 ($109.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $304,000 ($95.75)
    Health - Other: $297,000 ($93.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $255,000 ($80.31)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($47.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($4.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.63)
    General - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $48,000 ($15.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $35,000 ($11.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($3.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,268,000 ($714.33)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $584,000 ($183.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $315,000 ($99.21)
    All Other: $200,000 ($62.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $300,000 ($94.49)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($10.08)
    General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($3.78)
    Rents: $7,000 ($2.20)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($1.26)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,067,000 ($651.02)
    Gas Utilities: $988,000 ($311.18)
    Water Utilities: $539,000 ($169.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $130,000 ($40.94)
    Highways: $106,000 ($33.39)
  • Tax - Property: $343,000 ($108.03)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $258,000 ($81.26)
    Public Utilities Sales: $39,000 ($12.28)
    Other License: $10,000 ($3.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $795,000 ($250.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $769,000 ($242.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($8.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $812,000 ($255.75)

6.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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 Hopkins County, KY  1.65% ($30,038 average AGI)
from Henderson County, KY  1.35% ($26,953)
from Union County, KY  0.46% ($29,773)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
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 Hopkins County, KY  2.00% ($33,427 average AGI)
to Henderson County, KY  1.77% ($38,200)
to Union County, KY  0.35% ($27,882)

Strongest AM radio stations in Providence:

  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, 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)
  • WFMW (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; 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.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Providence:

  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Providence:

  • 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.)

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

Providence, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Providence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Providence)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Willow St (Lat: 37.400056 Lon: -87.760833), Call Sign: WXP616
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2005, Expiration Date: 06/12/2015
    Registrant: Jennings Communications And Consulting, LLC, 1108 Main St, Murray, KY 42074-1924, Phone: (270) 759-9600, Fax: (270) 767-1800, Email:
  • 140 Us Highway 41a South (Lat: 37.410833 Lon: -87.733333), Call Sign: WQBC854
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more)
    Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner
    Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • PROVIDENCE, State Route 293 S (Lat: 37.364111 Lon: -87.800250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 114.6 m, Overall height: 118.3 m, Call Sign: WMW503
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6423.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2004, Certifier: Kellye E Abernathy
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 17330 Preston Rd. Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2025, Fax: (972) 733-2852
  • PROVIDENCE, 5005 Sr 109 (Lat: 37.417750 Lon: -87.787917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.8 m, Call Sign: WPJB994
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • EVN0704, 5005 Sr 109 (Lat: 37.417750 Lon: -87.787917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.8 m, Call Sign: WQOW770, Licensee ID: L01382131
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2012, Expiration Date: 02/17/2022, Certifier: Scott E Beer
    Registrant: Zayo Group, LLC, 400 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 200, Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 414-4008, Fax: (303) 226-5039, Email:
  • DIXON SUBSTA, Hw 109 2 Miles South Of (Lat: 37.541806 Lon: -87.721167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQPM324
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 06/26/2022, Certifier: John E Newland Pe
    Registrant: Kenergy Corporation, 6402 Old Corydon Road, Henderson, KY 42419, Phone: (270) 826-3991, Fax: (270) 826-3999, Email:
  • Providence, 5005 Sr 109 (Lat: 37.417750 Lon: -87.787917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 126.8 m, Call Sign: WQQT291
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • HOPKINS CO, 1.3 Miles Se Of Providence, Ky (Lat: 37.377778 Lon: -87.735278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: KBK70
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/17/2022
    Registrant: Big Rivers Electric Corporation, 201 Third Street, Henderson, KY 42420, Phone: (270) 827-2561, Fax: (270) 827-0183, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Providence)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Service Call: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Providence


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

Most common first names in Providence, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11072.5 years
Mary7178.0 years
William6972.8 years
John5775.5 years
George3777.5 years
Thomas3372.9 years
Robert3172.9 years
Charles2472.2 years
Ruby2277.7 years
Ruth2177.4 years
Most common last names in Providence, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown4776.0 years
Hill3772.0 years
Johnson2879.5 years
Martin2879.2 years
Vaughn2270.0 years
Williams2071.7 years
Dorris1977.7 years
Jones1872.3 years
Travis1871.7 years
Gibson1874.2 years
Businesses in Providence, KY
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway1

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