Tolu, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 88.
Males: 42  (48.8%)
Females: 46  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  30.6 years
Kentucky median age:  38.8 years

Zip code: 42084

Estimated median household income in 2015: $36,507
Tolu:

$36,507
KY:

$45,215

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,148

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $80,195
Tolu:

$80,195
KY:

$130,000

Median gross rent in 2015: $602.

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    • 8798.9%White alone
    • 11.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tolu: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (46.4%), English (29.8%), German (7.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 373 feet

For population 25 years and over in Tolu:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Tolu CDP:

  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (53.5 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (120.5 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elizabethtown, IL (1.8 miles ), Cave-In-Rock, IL (2.2 miles ), Rosiclare, IL (2.4 miles ), Carrsville, KY (2.7 miles) , Marion, KY (3.4 miles ), Salem, KY (3.4 miles ), Golconda, IL (3.8 miles ), Crayne, KY (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 37.43 N, Longitude: 88.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Tolu household income distribution Tolu home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (48%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (28%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Tornado activity:

Tolu-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Tolu place center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused $440,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tolu-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 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 46.0 miles away from Tolu 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 73.3 miles away from the city 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 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Tolu 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 75.3 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 Crittenden County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Tolu:

  • WHISPERING OAKS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ROSICLARE, IL)
  • CRITTENDEN HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; MARION, KY)
  • CRITTENDEN COUNTY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MARION, KY)
  • SALEM SPRINGLAKE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SALEM, KY)
  • LIVINGSTON HOSPITAL AND HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SALEM, KY)
  • POPE COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GOLCONDA, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tolu:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 41 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 49 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • John A Logan College (about 52 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • University of Evansville (about 54 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 57 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 57 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Caney Fork (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Crittenden 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 2011 was 12.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 1.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.91
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.9%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
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: 2.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Kentucky average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tolu CDP (based on Crittenden County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,19328
Mainline Protestant5987
Catholic2381
Other-1
None3,286-
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: 2
Crittenden County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Crittenden County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

6.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Crittenden County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

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

10.5%
State:

15.9%

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Livingston County, KY  0.59% ($33,944 average AGI)
from Caldwell County, KY  0.46% ($28,714)
from Lyon County, KY  0.42% ($34,077)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Livingston County, KY  0.59% ($20,611 average AGI)
to Caldwell County, KY  0.43% ($15,077)
to Lyon County, KY  0.36% ($66,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tolu:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tolu:

  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tolu:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Tolu compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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