Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 3,749.
Males: 1,897  (50.6%)
Females: 1,852  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Kentucky median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 40104

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,907 (it was $31,530 in 2000)
Battletown-Payneville:

$49,907
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,758 (it was $14,916 in 2000)

Battletown-Payneville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $133,213 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Battletown-Payneville:

$133,213
KY:

$151,700
March 2019 cost of living index in Battletown-Payneville: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Battletown-Payneville, KY (2000)
    • 3,55397.2%White alone
    • 280.8%American Indian alone
    • 250.7%Two or more races
    • 220.6%Hispanic
    • 180.5%Black alone
    • 70.2%Asian alone
    • 20.05%Other race alone

Races in Battletown-Payneville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 125.2 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (very low).

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Battletown-Payneville CCD:

0.5% ($284)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (35.2 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (271.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Amsterdam, IN (2.4 miles),
Alton, IN (2.4 miles),
Mauckport, IN (3.0 miles),
Leavenworth, IN (3.2 miles ),
Brandenburg, KY (3.3 miles ),
Irvington, KY (3.6 miles ),
Ekron, KY (3.6 miles),
Doe Valley, KY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.05 N, Longitude: 86.36 W

Distribution of median household income in Battletown-Payneville, KY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.2%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Most common industries in Battletown-Payneville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Battletown-Payneville, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)

Average climate in Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky average temperatures Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky average precipitation Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky humidity Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky wind speed Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky snowfall Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky sunshine Battletown-Payneville, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.0. This is about average.

City:

80.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 6.92. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.92
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Battletown-Payneville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Battletown-Payneville place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 21.4 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Battletown-Payneville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 144% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from Battletown-Payneville 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 98.3 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) earthquake occurred 77.7 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 131.7 miles away from Battletown-Payneville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.0 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 Meade County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Battletown-Payneville:

  • MEDCO CENTER OF BRANDENBURG (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BRANDENBURG, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Battletown-Payneville:

  • University of Louisville (about 35 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 16,640)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 36 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 37 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Bellarmine University (about 38 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 39 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Sullivan University (about 39 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)

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Notable locations in Battletown-Payneville: Peters Landing (A), Stony Point (B), Mint Springs (C), Payneville Fire Department (D), Battletown Fire Department (E), Wolf Creek Fire Department (F), Rhodelia Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Battletown-Payneville include: New Highland Church (A), Blue River Island (B), General Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thacker Cemetery (1), Chism Cemetery (2), Richardson Cemetery (3), Owens Cemetery (4), Barr Cemetery (5), Bell Knob Cemetery (6), Bennett Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Fork (A), Watson Run (B), Wolf Creek (C), Spring Creek (D), French Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Battletown-Payneville: Lawson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Meade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.3%
Whole state:

15.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.6%

For population 15 years and over in Battletown-Payneville:

Marital status in Battletown-Payneville, KY
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Battletown-Payneville:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Battletown-Payneville, KY (based on Meade County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,56629
Catholic4,2274
Mainline Protestant1,2445
Other8771
None11,688-
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: 3
Meade County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Meade County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Meade County:

33.0%
Kentucky:

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

13.5%
State:

15.9%

10.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,316 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.23%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hardin County, KY  2.65% ($40,518 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  2.03% ($42,517)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.61% ($33,141)


9.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.33%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hardin County, KY  2.29% ($37,748 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  1.38% ($34,794)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.63% ($39,016)

Strongest AM radio stations in Battletown-Payneville:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCM (1160 AM; 3 kW; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Battletown-Payneville:

  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WMMG-FM (93.5 FM; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WZKF (98.9 FM; SALEM, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)

TV broadcast stations around Battletown-Payneville:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Battletown-Payneville, KY
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 30.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.2%Wood
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Battletown-Payneville, KY
  • 44.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 17.9%Wood


Battletown-Payneville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
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