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Caldwell County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2017: 12,832 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 13,060 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,260
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,803
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,203
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,330 (it was 1,228 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 347 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Caldwell County: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (72.7%), Manufacturing (22.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 48%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Caldwell County, KY (2017)
    • 11,62589.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8856.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1731.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1090.8%Two or more races
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Kentucky median age:

38.9 years
Males: 6,015  (46.9%)
Females: 6,817  (53.1%)
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Average household size:
Caldwell County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,008 ($28,686 in 1999)
This county:

$48,008
Kentucky:

$48,375

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $401 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $457)
This county:

$401
State:

$571


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,364 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Caldwell:

$103,364
Kentucky:

$141,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,547 - $169,244

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $140,032
Here:

$140,032
State:

$189,136

Mobile homes: $103,613
Here:

$103,613
State:

$69,867

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $964
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Institutionalized population: 122

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 3
Caldwell County, KY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Caldwell, KY residents
Average permit cost in Caldwell, KY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $754 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $540 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Caldwell, KY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Caldwell, KY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Caldwell, KY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
Caldwell County:

16.5%
Kentucky:

17.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.7% for Black residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.9 years old
(Males: 42.2 years old, Females: 43.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 31.2 years old, Asian residents: 64.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.9 years old, Other race residents: 12.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Caldwell County is $357 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $543 a month.

Cities in this county include: Princeton, Fredonia.

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

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Neighboring counties: Crawford County, Kansas , Christian County , Shannon County, Missouri , Stoddard County, Missouri , Taylor County , Petersburg city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Kentucky:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Caldwell, KY
County total employment by year in Caldwell, KY
County average yearly wages by year in Caldwell, KY

Current college students: 456
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 16 (108.5% naturalized citizens)

Caldwell County:

0.1%
Whole state:

3.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 11980 to 1989
  • 171970 to 1979
  • 32Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.8%

Caldwell County marital status for males Caldwell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,931
  • Two: 152
  • 3 or 4: 31
  • 5 to 9: 81
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 or more: 105
  • Mobile homes: 994

Housing units in Caldwell County with a mortgage: 1,835 (24 second mortgage, 180 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,011

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

58.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Caldwell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,22130
Mainline Protestant1,0429
Other3081
Catholic1241
Black Protestant1202
None1,169-
Caldwell County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Caldwell County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Caldwell County:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

9.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Caldwell County:

12.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

33.2%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Caldwell County:

Average size of farms: 219 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,665
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $192.97
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.31%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.91%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,711
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.01%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.20%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,206
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 3.49%
Corn for grain: 20321 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5329 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 24765 harvested acres
Vegetables: 27 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Caldwell County-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 89.9 miles away from Caldwell County 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 58.1 miles away from the county 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 90.7 miles away from the county 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 115.4 miles away from the county 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 114.5 miles away from Caldwell County 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 91.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storms, Snowstorms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: February 15, 2015 to February 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4216: April 30, 2015, FEMA Id: 4216, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1976: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1976, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 05, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3302: January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1818: February 05, 2009, FEMA Id: 1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Wind Storm associated with Tropical Depression Ike, Incident Period: September 12, 2008 to September 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1802: October 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1802, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tropical Depression, Wind
  • Kentucky Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3231: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Record Snow, Incident Period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1578: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1578, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1523: June 10, 2004, FEMA Id: 1523, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 27, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1471: June 03, 2003, FEMA Id: 1471, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kentucky Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to March 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1163: March 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1163, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Caldwell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,730 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 417 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 346 (7.4%)
  • Walked: 116 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 70 (1.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Other Eastern Africa (113%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Caldwell County


  • American (35%)
  • English (13%)
  • European (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • African (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Caldwell County, Kentucky in 2000:

  • 194 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Caldwell County, Kentucky in 2010:

  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,570.

5.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,285 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Kentucky average:

6.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.74% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($24,004 average AGI)
1.37% relocated from other states ($9,281 average AGI)
Caldwell County:

1.37%
Kentucky average:

2.65%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hopkins County, KY  0.85% ($38,000 average AGI)
from Lyon County, KY  0.76% ($30,543)
from Christian County, KY  0.48% ($31,727)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Kentucky average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.39% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($28,388 average AGI)
0.93% relocated to other states ($5,739 average AGI)
Caldwell County:

0.93%
Kentucky average:

2.75%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lyon County, KY  0.87% ($37,825 average AGI)
to Hopkins County, KY  0.85% ($36,513)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Births per 1000 population in Caldwell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Caldwell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Caldwell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Caldwell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Caldwell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caldwell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caldwell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Caldwell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Caldwell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,928 (2,233 aged, 695 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 294 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Caldwell County, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (317)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (230)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (124)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (88)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (86)
  • Congestive heart failure (85)
  • Unspecified dementia (74)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (71)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (53)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,852
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 373
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 75,231

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,018
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,210

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,832
  • In family households: 10,966 (1,674 male householders, 2,113 female householders)
    2,884 spouses, 3,122 children (3,012 natural, 2 adopted, 99 stepchildren), 288 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 73 parents, 426 other relatives, 270 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,701 (677 male householders (526 living alone)), 837 female householders (814 living alone)), 182 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 160

Size of family households: 1,868 2-persons, 741 3-persons, 766 4-persons, 320 5-persons, 62 6-persons, 19 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,342 1-person, 163 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

1,778 married couples with children.
625 single-parent households (11 men, 614 women).

99.4% of residents of Caldwell speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $80,457,000 ($6,247 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,889,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,618,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,475,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,919,000
Federal grants: $14,799,000
Federal procurement contracts: $896,000 ($96,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,750,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $353,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $773,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,829,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 738
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 874
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -3
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +75
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Caldwell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.16 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.4

Year house built in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • Year house built in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • 442014 or later
  • 1522010 to 2013
  • 6032000 to 2009
  • 1,0271990 to 1999
  • 8691980 to 1989
  • 1,1471970 to 1979
  • 8001960 to 1969
  • 5891950 to 1959
  • 3981940 to 1949
  • 6241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Caldwell County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • 91 room
  • 1002 rooms
  • 413 rooms
  • 3724 rooms
  • 1,0025 rooms
  • 8806 rooms
  • 4027 rooms
  • 5398 rooms
  • 4829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • 01 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 2293 rooms
  • 3194 rooms
  • 3585 rooms
  • 2406 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 1559+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Caldwell County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • 9no bedroom
  • 1211 bedroom
  • 9152 bedrooms
  • 2,1563 bedrooms
  • 4664 bedrooms
  • 1395+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Caldwell County, Kentucky
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1891 bedroom
  • 5502 bedrooms
  • 6323 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Caldwell County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Caldwell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Caldwell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 172no vehicle
  • 7301 vehicle
  • 1,6862 vehicles
  • 9003 vehicles
  • 2094 vehicles
  • 1515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Caldwell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Caldwell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 172no vehicle
  • 6111 vehicle
  • 5002 vehicles
  • 1743 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

88.5% of Caldwell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Kentucky.

Caldwell County:

88.5%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 10,214
  • Other state: 2,553
  • Northeast: 102
  • Midwest: 1,149
  • South: 1,068
  • West: 232
Year householders moved into unit in Caldwell County, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Caldwell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas
  • 22.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.3%Electricity
  • 24.4%Utility gas
  • 16.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 103
Here:

7.5%
Kentucky:

12.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

7.1%
Kentucky:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Kentucky:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Caldwell County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000
  • Charges - Other: $316,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,807,000
    General - Other: $1,351,000
    Health - Other: $662,000
    Police Protection: $536,000
    Correctional Institutions: $528,000
    Central Staff Services: $460,000
    General Public Buildings: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,195,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,085,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $94,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $95,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,915,000
    Other: $1,060,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,327,000
    Property: $928,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $169,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $105,000
    Corporation License: $50,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,769,000

Caldwell County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000
  • Charges - Other: $316,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,807,000
    General - Other: $1,351,000
    Health - Other: $662,000
    Police Protection: $536,000
    Correctional Institutions: $528,000
    Central Staff Services: $460,000
    General Public Buildings: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,195,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,085,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $94,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $95,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,915,000
    Other: $1,060,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,327,000
    Property: $928,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $169,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $105,000
    Corporation License: $50,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,769,000

Caldwell County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000
  • Charges - Other: $316,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,807,000
    General - Other: $1,351,000
    Health - Other: $662,000
    Police Protection: $536,000
    Correctional Institutions: $528,000
    Central Staff Services: $460,000
    General Public Buildings: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,195,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,085,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $94,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $95,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,915,000
    Other: $1,060,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,327,000
    Property: $928,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $169,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $105,000
    Corporation License: $50,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,769,000

Caldwell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000
  • Charges - Other: $316,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,807,000
    General - Other: $1,351,000
    Health - Other: $662,000
    Police Protection: $536,000
    Correctional Institutions: $528,000
    Central Staff Services: $460,000
    General Public Buildings: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $183,000
    Financial Administration: $152,000
    Parks and Recreation: $103,000
    Local Fire Protection: $79,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $118,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $9,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Housing and Community Development: $13,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $61,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,195,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,085,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $142,000
    Interest Earnings: $94,000
    Rents: $11,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $95,000
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    Regular Highways: $23,000
    General - Other: $13,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $613,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,085,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,915,000
    Other: $1,060,000
    General Local Government Support: $31,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,327,000
    Property: $928,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $169,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $105,000
    Corporation License: $50,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,000
    Other License: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,769,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 573
  • Number of aged recipients: 43
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 530
  • Number of recipients under 18: 77
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 392
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 104
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 239
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 246
Most common first names in Caldwell County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21072.2 years
Mary18779.4 years
William15575.1 years
John11675.9 years
Robert9773.5 years
Charles8771.7 years
George5775.2 years
Thomas5376.4 years
Willie4980.5 years
Dorothy4777.4 years
Most common last names in Caldwell County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Oliver8673.3 years
Jones6977.9 years
Gray6172.9 years
Brown5577.0 years
Mitchell5476.9 years
Smith5476.2 years
Baker5176.1 years
Martin4577.0 years
Ladd4381.6 years
Young4081.2 years

Businesses in Caldwell County, KY

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