Beechmont, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 689.
Males: 403  (58.6%)
Females: 286  (41.4%)
Median resident age:

26.6 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 42321, 42323.

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Estimated median household income in 2022: $50,222
Beechmont:

$50,222
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $32,060

Beechmont CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $128,538
Beechmont:

$128,538
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $255,493; detached houses: $253,133
March 2022 cost of living index in Beechmont: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.5%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beechmont, Kentucky as of May 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Beechmont is 1,000 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (33.0%), Irish (23.8%), Polish (5.2%), English (3.8%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (40.6 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (71.9 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (324.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Drakesboro, KY (1.8 miles ),
Penrod, KY (2.2 miles ),
Dunmor, KY (2.7 miles ),
Rosewood, KY (2.8 miles ),
Rochester, KY (2.8 miles),
Powderly, KY (2.9 miles ),
Greenville, KY (2.9 miles ),
Central City, KY (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.17 N, Longitude: 87.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Distribution of median household income in Beechmont, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Beechmont, KY in 2022
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

5.7%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 69.7. This is about average.

City:

69.7
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 5.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2014 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.598
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.31
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Beechmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Beechmont place center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beechmont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 202% 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 99.9 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 99.9 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 69.6 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 123.0 miles away from the city 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 137.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.4 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 Muhlenberg County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Beechmont:

  • MUHLENBERG COMMUNITY HOSP HHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)
  • BELLE MEADE HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)
  • BELLE MEADE HOME ICF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-MAPLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)
  • MUHLENBERG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beechmont:

  • Madisonville Community College (about 30 miles; Madisonville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 33 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 35 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 48 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • University of Evansville (about 62 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)

Public elementary/middle school in Beechmont:

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Muhlenberg 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:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.7%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Beechmont (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Beechmont Branch at 3740 Merle Travis Highway, branch established on 1973/10/15. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Beechmont:

Marital status in Beechmont, KY
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Beechmont:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beechmont, KY (based on Muhlenberg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,64572
Mainline Protestant1,92219
Black Protestant4513
Other2462
Catholic2451
None8,990-
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: 8
Here:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Muhlenberg County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
State:

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

15.2%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Businesses in Beechmont, KY

  • H&R Block: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Beechmont:

  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMTA (1380 AM; 0 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: WMTA, AM 1380,INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beechmont:

  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WXMZ (106.3 FM; HARTFORD, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beechmont:

  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Beechmont fatal accident list:

Dec 3, 2018 07:35 AM, Us-431, Lat: 37.174711, Lon: -87.032269, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 12, 2017 01:05 PM, Us-431, Lat: 37.190225, Lon: -87.035822, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 1980 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.9mTotal length
  • 12,292Total average daily traffic
  • 1,300Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,344Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Jct Of Sr 246 & Hwy 431 (Lat: 37.171778 Lon: -81.034806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22.8 m, Overall height: 28.9 m, Call Sign: KKL644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2023, Expiration Date: 02/01/2033, Registrant: Jennings Communications And Consulting, LLC, 1108 Main St, Murray, KY 42071, Phone: (270) 759-9600, Fax: (270) 767-1800, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB4ZLF, Grant Date: 03/20/1997, Expiration Date: 03/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2009, Registrant: Mitchell R Galyen, 156 Lakeview Dr, Beechmont, KY 42323

  • Call Sign: N4XFF, Previous Call Sign: KC4MLE, Licensee ID: L00398924, Grant Date: 08/02/2021, Expiration Date: 10/22/2031, Certifier: Steven Grace, Registrant: Steven Grace, 450 Bradford Drive, Beechmont, KY 42323

  • Call Sign: KG4ZLP, Licensee ID: L00665849, Grant Date: 01/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: Timothy D Miller, Registrant: Timothy D Miller, 1447 Myers Chapel Rd, Beechmont, KY 42323

  • Call Sign: KI4TEL, Licensee ID: L01239360, Grant Date: 01/26/2007, Expiration Date: 01/26/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2019, Certifier: Christopher S Pentecost, Registrant: Christopher S Pentecost, Beechmont, KY 42323

  • Call Sign: KI4VIL, Licensee ID: L01275870, Grant Date: 05/24/2017, Expiration Date: 05/24/2027, Certifier: Robert W Clack, Registrant: Robert W Clack, Beechmont, KY 42323

  • Call Sign: KJ4BOL, Licensee ID: L01362509, Grant Date: 10/31/2017, Expiration Date: 01/25/2028, Certifier: Jerrold T Moore Ii, Registrant: Jerrold T Moore Ii, 127 Spring Drive, Beechmont, KY 42323


2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 12 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Beechmont, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.9%), and Structure Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Beechmont, KY
    • 6951.9%Outside Fires
    • 5339.8%Structure Fires
    • 64.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 53.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Beechmont, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beechmont, KY
  • 63.3%Electricity
  • 19.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beechmont, KY
  • 100.0%Electricity


Beechmont compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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