Smiths Grove, Kentucky

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Population in 2017: 779 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 362  (46.5%)
Females: 417  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Kentucky median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 42171.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,000 (it was $36,058 in 2000)
Smiths Grove:

$48,000
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,219 (it was $19,335 in 2000)

Smiths Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,877 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
Smiths Grove:

$119,877
KY:

$135,600

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $143,961; detached houses: $144,489

Median gross rent in 2016: $675.

March 2019 cost of living index in Smiths Grove: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.7%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Black residents, 61.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Smiths Grove, KY (2010)
    • 61285.7%White alone
    • 7310.2%Black alone
    • 192.7%Two or more races
    • 50.7%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Hispanic
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Smiths Grove, Kentucky as of October 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smiths Grove is 67 to 1.


Crime rates in Smiths Grove by year

Type

2007

2008

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

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)
Rapes
(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)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(135.0)
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)
1
(128.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(404.9)
2
(262.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(274.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(138.9)
2
(270.3)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(404.9)
1
(131.4)
7
(973.6)
4
(549.5)
8
(1,107)
4
(557.9)
4
(555.6)
2
(270.3)
12
(1,538)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(135.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(139.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(138.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 255.8)95.823.750.141.244.322.343.129.787.2

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City-data.com crime index in Smiths Grove, KY

Crime rate in Smiths Grove 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:

1.28
Kentucky average:

1.70
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Ancestries: American (28.6%), English (12.1%), Irish (9.4%), German (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/21/1871

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 939 people per square mile   (low).

Smiths Grove,KY real estate house value index trend

Smiths Grove, Kentucky map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Kentucky:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $982 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $588 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (69.3 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (340.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oakland, KY (1.6 miles ),
Rocky Hill, KY (2.9 miles ),
Park City, KY (3.0 miles ),
Plum Springs, KY (3.1 miles ),
Brownsville, KY (3.2 miles ),
Bowling Green, KY (3.7 miles ),
Cave City, KY (3.9 miles ),
Lincoln, KY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.05 N, Longitude: 86.21 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Smiths Grove, KY in 2016
Distribution of house value in Smiths Grove, KY in 2016
Smiths Grove satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $54,800
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $48,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $50,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Smiths Grove, KY residents
Average permit cost in Smiths Grove, KY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Kentucky:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+11.4%).
Most common industries in Smiths Grove, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Paper (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Smiths Grove, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Smiths Grove, 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 CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.5. This is about average.

City:

68.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.156. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.156
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 7.91. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.168. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.168
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Smiths Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Smiths Grove city center killed 3 people and injured 57 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1979, a category F3 tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smiths Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% 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 133.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 147.4 miles away from Smiths Grove 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 107.7 miles away from Smiths Grove 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 152.7 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, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.1 miles away from Smiths Grove 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 183.7 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 Warren County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smiths Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Smiths Grove:

  • EDMONSON CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, KY)
  • RIVENDELL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • RIVENDELL PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • THE MEDICAL CENTER AT BOWLING GREEN Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • CARDINAL HEALTH CARE CTR AND BOWLING (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHABILITATION ROSEW (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)
  • THE MED CTR AT BOWLING GREEN HOME CARE PROGRAM (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; BOWLING GREEN, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smiths Grove:

  • Western Kentucky University (about 15 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 16 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 51 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 51 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Campbellsville University (about 52 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)

Public elementary/middle schools in Smiths Grove:

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Points of interest:

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

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
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: 1.0% of all households
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Smiths Grove (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Smiths Grove Branch at 111 No. Main Street, branch established on 1958/08/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Smiths Grove:

Marital status in Smiths Grove, KY
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Smiths Grove:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Smiths Grove
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Smiths Grove, KY (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant45,229112
Mainline Protestant9,18032
Catholic4,2432
Other2,69311
Black Protestant2435
Orthodox501
None52,154-
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: 25
This county:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Warren County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

29.5%
Kentucky:

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

17.2%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Kentucky:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Smiths Grove:

30.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Smiths Grove:

16.2%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Smiths Grove:

13.9%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Smiths Grove:

37.8%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Smiths Grove:

82.8%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smiths Grove, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,849$22,1881$680
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$151
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,325
Totals for Government 1$1,849$22,1888$3,156

Smiths Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($130.94)
    Police Protection: $90,000 ($115.53)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($46.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $35,000 ($44.93)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($2.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $78,000 ($100.13)

Smiths Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $37,000 ($47.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($6.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($23.11)
    Other: $4,000 ($5.13)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $114,000 ($146.34)
    Property: $80,000 ($102.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($12.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($5.13)

6.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
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 Barren County, KY  0.36% ($36,066 average AGI)
from Simpson County, KY  0.36% ($31,092)
from Allen County, KY  0.31% ($33,481)


6.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, KY  0.43% ($30,781 average AGI)
to Davidson County, TN  0.34% ($42,847)
to Barren County, KY  0.32% ($33,139)

Businesses in Smiths Grove, KY

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2
  • Subway: 1
  • Wendy's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Smiths Grove:

  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, 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.)
  • WBGN (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WCLU (1490 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smiths Grove:

  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, 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.)
  • WGBV (94.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WVLE (99.3 FM; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smiths Grove:

  • WNKY (Channel 40; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: MMK LICENSE LLC)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKYU-TV (Channel 24; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Smiths Grove fatal accident list:

Mar 28, 2000 01:42 PM, Us-68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 7, 2000 11:30 AM, I-65, Lat: 37.041949, Lon: -86.209856, Vehicles: 5, Persons: 15, Fatalities: 2
Jul 3, 1995 07:50 PM, 65, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.6mTotal length
  • 92,003Total average daily traffic
  • 25,530Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smiths Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Ranger Station (Lat: 37.059222 Lon: -86.202194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: KIG899, Licensee ID: L00001846,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.9000 MHz, 30.9400 MHz, 30.9800 MHz, 31.7400 MHz, 31.7800 MHz, 31.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/1997, Expiration Date: 02/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Certifier: Dale E Fuller, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, Madisonville, KY 42431, Phone: (502) 824-7527, Fax: (502) 824-7593
  • Lat: 37.045417 Lon: -86.233250, Call Sign: WQPD879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.437 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: Gary L Dunagan, Registrant: Power System Engineering, Inc., 1532 W Broadway, Madison, WI 53713, Phone: (608) 222-8400, Fax: (608) 222-9378, Email:
  • Lat: 36.974472 Lon: -86.216167, Call Sign: WQQA333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.512 MHz, 456.537 MHz, 456.762 MHz, 457.637 MHz, 457.712 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/02/2022, Certifier: Jenny Ahlers, Registrant: Mobile Communications Service Of Bowlin, 926 Shive Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42103, Phone: (270) 843-3519, Fax: (270) 842-6566, Email:
  • Lat: 37.056389 Lon: -86.205833, Call Sign: WRDF605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.557 MHz, 151.602 MHz, 154.482 MHz, 159.690 MHz, 159.922 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2029, Certifier: Amanda Neighbors, Registrant: Mobile Communications Service Of Bowling Green, 926 Shive Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42103, Phone: (270) 843-3519, Fax: (270) 842-6566, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Smiths Grove, 470 Hayes Road (Lat: 37.044278 Lon: -86.183306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 106 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQOC496,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2011, Expiration Date: 08/11/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • 9LV0317A, 600 Crump Road (Lat: 37.070056 Lon: -86.085306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WQWC979,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2015, Expiration Date: 07/21/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • Edmonson South KY, Edmonson South, 466 Rhea Road (Lat: 37.133028 Lon: -86.220222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQWF795,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Certifier: Ronald R Smith, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • SMITHS GROV, 3.8 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 37.101694 Lon: -86.182750), Overall height: 43.9 m, Call Sign: KJJ61,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6375.20 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/26/1998, Registrant: At&t Communications Of The South Central States Inc, 1200 Peachtree St 15w27, Atlanta, GA 30309
  • STATION, E Knob 4 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 37.104472 Lon: -86.173861), Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: KPI39,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz, 6775.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/1997, Expiration Date: 10/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Phone: (904) 359-1315
  • Lat: 37.050583 Lon: -86.208861, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WLG580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/1986, Expiration Date: 08/01/1996, Cancellation Date: 10/16/1997, Registrant: Faye S Anderson, 1519 Euclid Ave, Bowling Green, KY 42101

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smiths Grove)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$149,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Smiths Grove, KY
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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Smiths Grove, KY

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smiths Grove, KY
Most common first names in Smiths Grove, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4771.4 years
William3675.9 years
Mary2475.0 years
Robert2374.8 years
George2076.6 years
Willie1779.3 years
Paul1673.5 years
John1474.5 years
Charles1473.3 years
Henry1275.9 years
Most common last names in Smiths Grove, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lawrence4775.9 years
Smith2478.2 years
Britt2176.6 years
Cooke2177.7 years
Madison1974.1 years
Johnson1975.8 years
Sanders1874.7 years
Davis1779.4 years
Lowe1575.3 years
Martin1477.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smiths Grove, KY
  • 69.1%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smiths Grove, KY
  • 49.1%Utility gas
  • 47.2%Electricity
  • 3.8%Other fuel


Smiths Grove compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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