Calhoun, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 719 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 317  (44.1%)
Females: 402  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 42327.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $50,982 (it was $23,438 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$50,982
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $24,310 (it was $22,520 in 2000)

Calhoun city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $111,348 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$111,348
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $133,753; detached houses: $137,502; mobile homes: $40,285

Median gross rent in 2022: $757.

March 2022 cost of living index in Calhoun: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 10.9%
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  • Races in Calhoun, KY (2022)
    • 80095.9%White alone
    • 172.0%Two or more races
    • 70.8%Black alone
    • 40.5%Hispanic

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Calhoun, Kentucky as of June 12, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Calhoun is 95 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (52.3%), Irish (9.6%), English (7.7%), French Canadian (5.5%), German (2.5%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/07/1852

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,059 people per square mile   (low).

Calhoun, Kentucky map

8 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Kentucky:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $861 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $564 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (17.0 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (95.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Livermore, KY (2.8 miles ),
Sacramento, KY (2.9 miles ),
Island, KY (3.0 miles ),
Beech Grove, KY (3.0 miles ),
Onton, KY (3.1 miles),
Bremen, KY (3.5 miles ),
Slaughters, KY (3.7 miles ),
Hanson, KY (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 37.54 N, Longitude: 87.26 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Calhoun, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Calhoun, KY in 2022
Calhoun satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $146,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $129,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Calhoun, KY residents
Average permit cost in Calhoun, KY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.3%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in Calhoun, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Apparel (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Food (7.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Apparel (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Calhoun, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Aircraft and traffic control occupations (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Calhoun, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 68.3. This is about average.

City:

68.3
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 5.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.21
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 1.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.27
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Calhoun-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Calhoun city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.1 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 205% 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 71.8 miles away from Calhoun center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from Calhoun center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 42.1 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 95.0 miles away from Calhoun 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 72.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:17, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from Calhoun 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 McLean County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Calhoun topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Calhoun:

  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-RIVERSIDE (190 EAST HWY. 136)
  • MCLEAN COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (U S HWY 81 NORTH)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Calhoun:

  • REDBANKS COLONIAL TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SEBREE, KY)

Airports located in Calhoun:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calhoun:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 16 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 19 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • University of Evansville (about 34 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 38 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 47 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 59 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)

Public high school in Calhoun:

Public elementary/middle schools in Calhoun:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Calhoun: McLean County Central District Fire Department (A), Calhoun City Fire Department (B), McLean County Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Long Falls Creek (A), Myer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Glover H. Cary - Politician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Calhoun and their reported violations in the past:

BEECH GROVE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,541, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2012), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CALHOUN WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,515, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
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: 0.9% of all households
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
83 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Calhoun (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Calhoun Branch at 730 Main Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Calhoun Ky Main Branch at 100 Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • First Security Bank of Kentucky: Calhoun Ky Branch at One Veterans Memorial Drive, branch established on 2011/08/24. Info updated 2011/09/09: Bank assets: $68.7 mil, Deposits: $58.9 mil, headquarters in Central City, KY, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp Of Kentucky, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Calhoun:

Marital status in Calhoun, KY
  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

For population 25 years and over in Calhoun:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Kentucky average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Calhoun
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Calhoun, KY (based on McLean County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,81320
Mainline Protestant1,46311
Catholic2452
Other-1
None3,010-
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: 4
McLean County:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
McLean County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.7%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Calhoun:

42.8%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.8%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Calhoun:

17.2%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.5%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Calhoun:

52.4%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Calhoun:

79.5%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Calhoun, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$7,495$44,9700$0
Sewerage 2$7,040$42,2400$0
Water Supply 1$3,184$38,2080$0
Totals for Government 5$17,719$42,5260$0

Calhoun government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $327,000 ($454.80)
    Sewerage: $174,000 ($242.00)
    Central Staff Services: $163,000 ($226.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $40,000 ($55.63)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($29.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($9.74)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($8.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($6.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($44.51)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $31,000 ($43.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($27.82)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($20.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($12.52)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($2.78)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($2.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $304,000 ($422.81)

Calhoun government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $250,000 ($347.71)
    Other: $23,000 ($31.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $287,000 ($399.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $27,000 ($37.55)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($30.60)
    Rents: $4,000 ($5.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $181,000 ($251.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($41.72)
    Highways: $15,000 ($20.86)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $150,000 ($208.62)
    Property: $68,000 ($94.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($52.85)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($6.95)

Calhoun government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000 ($1126.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $776,000 ($1079.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($47.29)

Calhoun government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,661,000 ($3700.97)

Businesses in Calhoun, KY

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WOMI (1490 AM; 1 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WFMW (730 AM; 0 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calhoun:

  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WKPB (89.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W246AF (97.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WXMZ (106.3 FM; HARTFORD, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Calhoun:

  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOH (Channel 31; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • W12BJ (Channel 12; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY)

Calhoun fatal accident list:

Aug 11, 1993 02:45 PM, 81, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 1988 03:04 PM, 81, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 83.0mTotal length
  • $322,000Total costs
  • 16,038Total average daily traffic
  • 1,858Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Calhoun, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Calhoun, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Calhoun)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Ky 136 .2 Mi E Of Ky 81 Jct (Lat: 37.546167 Lon: -87.257500), Call Sign: KRW382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1400 MHz, 47.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2023, Expiration Date: 02/21/2034, Registrant: Transportation Cabinet, !239 Wilkinson Blvd., Frankfort, KY 40622, Phone: (502) 782-8995, Fax: (502) 564-3825, Email:

  • .1 Mi W Jct 136 & 593 Hwy (Lat: 37.650889 Lon: -87.445833), Call Sign: KNEZ953,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/1998, Expiration Date: 02/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2003, Registrant: Maurice Sandefur, 109 Pike Rd, Calhoun, KY 42327

  • Lat: 37.537472 Lon: -87.257056, Call Sign: WPYW520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.180 MHz, 159.120 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2023, Expiration Date: 11/17/2033, Certifier: Bryant Stiles, Registrant: Mclean County Central District Fire, 265 Walnut St, Calhoun, KY 42327, Phone: (270) 314-1050, Fax: (270) 273-5630, Email:

  • 491 Murphy Rd (Lat: 37.649111 Lon: -87.371611), Call Sign: WQSD451,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.237 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/04/2023, Cancellation Date: 11/04/2023, Certifier: Patrick Murphy, Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5225 Sw Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

  • Lat: 37.600944 Lon: -87.243833, Call Sign: WQZW798,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, 159.585 MHz, 151.670 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2017, Expiration Date: 08/23/2027, Certifier: Matthew Ebelhar, Registrant: Jennings Communications And Consulting, LLC, 1108 Main St, Murray, KY 42071, Phone: (270) 759-9600, Fax: (270) 767-1800, Email:

  • Jct Of Hwy 81 And Hwy 136 (Lat: 37.550306 Lon: -87.261833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WRDK487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.647 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2019, Expiration Date: 05/20/2029, Certifier: Lance Wilson, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 207 North State Street, Box 495, Greenfield, IN 46140, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 900-7940, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Calhoun, Lat: 37.550444 Lon: -87.261944, Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQLN535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2020, Expiration Date: 12/16/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2021, Certifier: John M Campbell, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:

  • Calhoun, Lat: 37.550444 Lon: -87.261944, Type: Tank, Structure height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQLN535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2020, Expiration Date: 12/16/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2021, Certifier: John M Campbell, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:

  • Cypress Creek, Cypress Creek, 3.9 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 37.504250 Lon: -87.316417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQXJ625,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2016, Expiration Date: 03/24/2026, Cancellation Date: 07/28/2017, Certifier: Bryan Garst, Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 9859 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite A5-108, Las Vegas, NV 89183, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:

  • CALHOUN, Main St (Lat: 37.550278 Lon: -87.261944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 44 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WRKT307,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2021, Expiration Date: 02/09/2031, Certifier: Kyle Gardner, Registrant: W.A.T.C.H. Tv Company Inc, 807 S. Sr 3, Rushville, IN 46173, Phone: (866) 586-1518, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Calhoun)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ZLIN AVIATION S R O SAVAGE OUTBACK SHOCK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: TITAN OX-340CC (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3232, N3232, N-3232, Serial Number: 330, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 04/23/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy D Moseley, 150 State Route 81 N, Calhoun, KY 42327
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34941, N34941, N-34941, Serial Number: 17702106, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 11/13/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy D Dba Mosley, 150 State Route 81 N, Calhoun, KY 42327, Other Owners: Mosley Aviation Tim
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4WQ, N4WQ, N-4WQ, Serial Number: 18266216, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/19/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Kittinger Aviation LLC, 765 Revlett Dr, Calhoun, KY 42327
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-160 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6000P, N6000P, N-6000P, Serial Number: 23-1236, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 11/25/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy D Moseley, 150 State Route 81 N, Calhoun, KY 42327
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/10/1959, Exported to: United Kingdom
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9448Q, N9448Q, N-9448Q, Serial Number: TH-204, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Woosley, Po Box 525, Calhoun, KY 42327
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/10/2018

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 fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 65 took place in 2013, and the least - 5 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Calhoun, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (50.2%), and Structure Fires (19.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Calhoun, KY
    • 24650.2%Outside Fires
    • 9719.8%Structure Fires
    • 8717.8%Other
    • 6012.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Calhoun, KY
Most common first names in Calhoun, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5479.9 years
William4775.5 years
James4667.9 years
Robert3671.0 years
John3374.4 years
Charles2773.9 years
Joseph1971.0 years
George1580.6 years
Pauline1380.2 years
Lillian1285.7 years
Most common last names in Calhoun, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Abney2277.0 years
Troutman2278.9 years
Wilson2271.8 years
Austin1780.4 years
Howard1775.5 years
Hayden1677.3 years
Johnson1683.1 years
Jones1672.8 years
Taylor1578.0 years
Riggs1580.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Calhoun, KY
  • 83.5%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Calhoun, KY
  • 72.5%Electricity
  • 27.5%Utility gas


Calhoun compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly 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.
There are 9 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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