Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Edmonson County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2016: 12,154 (all rural); it was 11,644 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,295
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,696
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,980
Renter-occupied apartments: 866 (it was 668 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

31%

Land area: 303 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Edmonson County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Edmonson County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (36.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.4%), Construction (18.4%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 97%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 2%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Edmonson County races chart

Races in Edmonson County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years
Males: 6,010  (49.5%)
Females: 6,144  (50.5%)
Edmonson County, KY forum
Recent posts about Edmonson County, Kentucky on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users:
Need Small town to raise family  (4 replies)
Is it safe for me to visit Brownsville,KY?  (6 replies)
Forbes ranks Bowling Green 12th...  (6 replies)

Edmonson County,KY real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Edmonson County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,408 ($25,413 in 1999)

This county:

$43,408
Kentucky:

$46,659

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $464 (lower quartile is $370, upper quartile is $594)
This county:

$464
State:

$555


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,124 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Edmonson:

$93,124
Kentucky:

$135,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,615 - $158,187
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $906
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $300

Institutionalized population: 92

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 5
Edmonson County, KY map from a distance
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $674 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $635 (0.7%)

Edmonson County household income distribution in 2013 Edmonson County home values distribution in 2013 Edmonson County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.5%
Edmonson County:

21.5%
Kentucky:

18.5%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.1% for Black residents, 94.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.0 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 21.8 years old, American Indian residents: 66.8 years old, Asian residents: 46.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.3 years old)

Area name: Bowling Green, KY MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Edmonson County is $467 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $568 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $757 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lincoln, Sunfish, Brownsville.

2012 air pollution in Edmonson County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.148 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.037 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

Click to draw/clear Edmonson County borders

Neighboring counties: Craig County, Oklahoma , San Juan County, New Mexico , Harper County, Kansas , Halifax County, Virginia , Montgomery County, Virginia , McLean County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 282
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 75 (46.4% naturalized citizens)

Edmonson County:

0.6%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 472010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 12Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 34.6%

Edmonson County marital status for males Edmonson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,405
  • One, attached: 30
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 34
  • 10 to 19: 72
  • 20 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,862

Housing units in Edmonson County with a mortgage: 1,937 (103 second mortgage, 278 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,825

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Edmonson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,73712
Catholic631
Mainline Protestant--
None10,361-
Edmonson 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
Edmonson County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.



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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Edmonson County:

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Edmonson County:

32.3%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Edmonson County:

Average size of farms: 140 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,859
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $144.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.56%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $13,208
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.57%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,704
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.63
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.98%
Corn for grain: 1195 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 235 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3503 harvested acres
Vegetables: 29 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Edmonson County-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 122.7 miles away from Edmonson 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 98.7 miles away from the county 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 142.8 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 141.3 miles away from the 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 122.3 miles away from Edmonson 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 181.1 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 Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to June 01, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1912: May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: 1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, 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 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 Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 13, 2004 to July 15, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1537: August 06, 2004, FEMA Id: 1537, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2002 to May 10, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1414: May 07, 2002, FEMA Id: 1414, 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Edmonson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Germany (24%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (21%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Croatia (11%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Other Eastern Asia (1%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Edmonson County


  • American (40%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Edmonson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,285 (73.6%)
  • Carpooled: 210 (12.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (3.6%)
  • Walked: 85 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 102 (5.8%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
89 people in nursing homes
71 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 217 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in college/university student housing
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,284.

5.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.69% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($21,974 average AGI)
1.07% relocated from other states ($5,242 average AGI)
Edmonson County:

1.07%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Warren County, KY  2.19% ($27,852 average AGI)
from Barren County, KY  0.55% ($25,591)
from Grayson County, KY  0.42% ($28,765)
from Jefferson County, KY  0.30% ($25,250)


6.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.46% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($18,031 average AGI)
1.96% relocated to other states ($6,598 average AGI)
Edmonson County:

1.96%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Warren County, KY  2.03% ($28,195 average AGI)
to Barren County, KY  0.47% ($26,316)
to Grayson County, KY  0.42% ($25,588)
to Butler County, KY  0.25% ($21,200)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Edmonson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Edmonson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Edmonson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Edmonson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Edmonson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edmonson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edmonson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Edmonson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Edmonson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,311 (1,688 aged, 623 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 285 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (202)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (188)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (102)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (81)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (79)
  • Congestive heart failure (76)
  • Unspecified dementia (56)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (55)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (40)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (33)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,064
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 856

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 25

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,154
  • In family households: 10,269 (1,998 male householders, 1,411 female householders)
    2,724 spouses, 2,983 children (2,645 natural, 65 adopted, 272 stepchildren), 364 grandchildren, 82 brothers or sisters, 146 parents, 208 other relatives, 323 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,475 (640 male householders (547 living alone)), 629 female householders (559 living alone)), 200 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 388

Size of family households: 1,773 2-persons, 717 3-persons, 531 4-persons, 199 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 111 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,105 1-person, 138 2-persons, 25 3-persons.

1,542 married couples with children.
467 single-parent households (155 men, 312 women).

98.0% of residents of Edmonson speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% speak English well, 52% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $65,569,000 ($5,500 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,059,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,492,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $12,141,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $474,000
Federal grants: $14,156,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,217,000 ($716,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,089,000 ($470,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $369,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,051,000
Federal Government insurance: $769,000

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

Births: 682
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 598
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +306
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Edmonson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.82 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Edmonson County, Kentucky Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 112014 or later
  • 2632010 to 2013
  • 1,2512000 to 2009
  • 1,3771990 to 1999
  • 8331980 to 1989
  • 1,1221970 to 1979
  • 5931960 to 1969
  • 3621950 to 1959
  • 2891940 to 1949
  • 3701939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Edmonson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Edmonson County, Kentucky Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 01 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 823 rooms
  • 2594 rooms
  • 8735 rooms
  • 9786 rooms
  • 6307 rooms
  • 4368 rooms
  • 4819+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edmonson County, Kentucky Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 251 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 1614 rooms
  • 2995 rooms
  • 2236 rooms
  • 827 rooms
  • 448 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Edmonson County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Edmonson County, Kentucky Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 13no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 7502 bedrooms
  • 2,1853 bedrooms
  • 4724 bedrooms
  • 2635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Edmonson County, Kentucky Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 25no bedroom
  • 981 bedroom
  • 3442 bedrooms
  • 3693 bedrooms
  • 1194 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Edmonson County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Edmonson County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 127no vehicle
  • 8231 vehicle
  • 1,4462 vehicles
  • 7743 vehicles
  • 3314 vehicles
  • 2955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Edmonson County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Edmonson County population
  • 127no vehicle
  • 4511 vehicle
  • 2942 vehicles
  • 513 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

86.0% of Edmonson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Kentucky.

Edmonson County:

86.0%
State average:

84.3%

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

  • This state: 9,625
  • Other state: 2,394
  • Northeast: 206
  • Midwest: 856
  • South: 1,027
  • West: 301
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Edmonson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 74.8%Electricity
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.7%Electricity
  • 7.9%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

2.3%
Kentucky:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 37
Here:

6.2%
Kentucky:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

22.7%
Kentucky:

17.9%

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

Edmonson County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Sewerage: $11,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $763,000
    General - Other: $464,000
    Parks & Recreation: $351,000
    Police Protection: $267,000
    Corrections - Other: $133,000
    Central Staff Services: $102,000
    General Public Buildings: $87,000
    Health Services - Other: $81,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $64,000
    Financial Administration: $34,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
    Fire Protection: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $79,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $45,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $571,000

Edmonson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $109,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $127,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Property Sale Other: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $937,000
    Highways: $698,000
  • Tax - Property: $546,000
    Other Selective Sales: $38,000
    NEC: $18,000
    Public Utilities: $4,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000

Edmonson County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,325,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,290,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000

Edmonson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,563,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 644
  • Number of aged recipients: 87
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 557
  • Number of recipients under 18: 55
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 412
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 177
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 313
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 254
Edmonson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Edmonson County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Edmonson County, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3170.3 years
Mary1974.0 years
Charles1867.4 years
William1875.9 years
Robert1473.8 years
John1473.9 years
George1372.9 years
Myrtle1275.9 years
Paul1172.6 years
Carl1169.1 years
Most common last names in Edmonson County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Vincent8474.7 years
Lindsey5074.6 years
Webb3774.1 years
Johnson3471.5 years
Skaggs3377.1 years
Davis3075.8 years
Sanders2578.2 years
Houchin2576.0 years
Wells2282.7 years
Meredith2082.1 years

Businesses in Edmonson County, KY

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1

Edmonson County on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"