Sugar Grove, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 1,792.
Males: 902  (50.3%)
Females: 890  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  35.5 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42261

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,325 (it was $35,903 in 2000)
Sugar Grove:

$43,325
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,320 (it was $18,080 in 2000)

Sugar Grove CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,450 (it was $56,300 in 2000)
Sugar Grove:

$83,450
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $84,754; Detached houses: $114,558; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,589; Mobile homes: $36,142
Sugar Grove races chart
  • White alone - 1,730 (98.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sugar Grove: 124.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 86.2 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Sugar Grove, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Sugar Grove:

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sugar Grove CCD:

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Sugar Grove CCD:  0.5% ($292)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Sugar Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (51.1 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (64.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (332.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Gasper River, KY (2.7 miles ), Woodbury, KY (2.8 miles) , Morgantown, KY (3.0 miles ), Greencastle, KY (3.5 miles ), Rochester, KY (3.6 miles) , Jetson, KY (3.7 miles ), Lewisburg, KY (3.9 miles ), Penrod, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.09 N, Longitude: 86.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Sugar Grove household income distribution Sugar Grove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.7%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Repair and maintenance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Transportation equipment (18%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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

Average climate in Sugar Grove, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sugar 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 F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Sugar Grove place center injured 2 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.3 miles away from the place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sugar Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 75% 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 113.8 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 85.1 miles away from Sugar 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 135.5 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 170.2 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 114.0 miles away from Sugar 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 155.6 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 Butler County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Sugar Grove:

  • MORGANTOWN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MORGANTOWN, KY)
  • AUBURN HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; AUBURN, KY)

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

  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 16 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 17 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 46 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 48 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 52 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 53 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)

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

Churches in Sugar Grove include: Little Muddy Church (A), Richland Church (B), Sandy Creek Church (C), Carved Rock Church (D), Shiloh Church (E), Ebenezer Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Richelieu Cemetery (1), Bailey Cemetery (2), Orange Cemetery (3), New Tuck Cemetery (4), Lee Cemetery (5), Githens Cemetery (6), McKinney Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Flat Rock Branch (A), Boston Lick Creek (B), Dallam Creek (C), Little Muddy Creek (D), Cane Ridge Creek (E), Brushy Fork (F), Richland Creek (G), Holcomb Branch (H), Hocker Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butler County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 76.8. This is about average.

City:

76.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 18.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.1%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.8%
Whole state:

6.6%

Sugar Grove compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sugar Grove CCD (based on Butler County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.44%
Here: 61.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents82.6%7.1%6.9%1.0%2.5%
Congregations51.9%11.5%21.2%1.9%13.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Butler County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Butler County:

31.3%
Kentucky:

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

22.0%
State:

15.9%

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Warren County, KY  1.46% ($30,145 average AGI)
from Ohio County, KY  0.54% ($30,217)
from Logan County, KY  0.31% ($35,231)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Warren County, KY  1.87% ($24,538 average AGI)
to Ohio County, KY  0.47% ($29,550)
to Logan County, KY  0.33% ($33,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sugar 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)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLBQ (1570 AM; 1 kW; MORGANTOWN, KY; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WBGN (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WHIN (1010 AM; 5 kW; GALLATIN, TN; Owner: WHIN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sugar Grove:

  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • WWHR (91.7 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • W203BI (88.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Sugar Grove:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 37.083389 Lon: -86.708333), Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WNCY699
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2000, Expiration Date: 12/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/11/2005
    Registrant: Epec Communications Corporation, 1900 5th Ave North, Birmingham, AL 35226, Phone: (205) 325-7328, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:

Sugar Grove on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #11 (42261) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #44 (42261) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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