Cerulean, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 314.
Males: 161  (51.3%)
Females: 153  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 42215.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $55,082
Cerulean:

$55,082
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $30,591

Cerulean CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $192,862
Cerulean:

$192,862
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $124,023; detached houses: $122,271
March 2022 cost of living index in Cerulean: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 33.7%
(50.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Cerulean, KY (2022)
    • 22453.5%Black alone
    • 16138.4%White alone
    • 256.0%Two or more races
    • 51.2%Asian alone

Races in Cerulean detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Cerulean, Kentucky as of May 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cerulean is 43 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (28.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 513 feet

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.4%
Kentucky:

4.1%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (33.8 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (76.4 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (337.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gracey, KY (2.5 miles),
Cadiz, KY (2.9 miles ),
Cerulean Springs, KY (3.2 miles ),
Crofton, KY (3.7 miles ),
Princeton, KY (3.7 miles ),
Hopkinsville, KY (3.8 miles ),
Dawson Springs, KY (3.8 miles ),
Southeast Lyon, KY (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 36.96 N, Longitude: 87.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

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

4.2%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
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 2007 was 1.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.91
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 13.6 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 14.5 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 21.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.31
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Cerulean-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Cerulean place center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the place center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cerulean-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 249% 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 103.7 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 103.7 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 71.2 miles away from Cerulean 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 101.7 miles away from Cerulean 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 129.1 miles away from Cerulean center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 120.2 miles away from Cerulean 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 Trigg County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Mudslides: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Cerulean:

  • SHADY LAWN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CADIZ, KY)
  • FMC - TRIGG COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CADIZ, KY)
  • TRIGG CO HOSP (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CADIZ, KY)
  • TRIGG COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CADIZ, KY)
  • TRIGG COUNTY HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CADIZ, KY)
  • BRADFORD HEIGHTS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOPKINSVILLE, KY)
  • OUTWOOD (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DAWSON SPRINGS, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cerulean:

  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 14 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,269)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 30 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 36 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • Murray State University (about 42 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cerulean Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Turner Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Horse Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Trigg 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:

2.7 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Cerulean:

Marital status in Cerulean, KY
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 35.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cerulean:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cerulean, KY (based on Trigg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,89034
Mainline Protestant1,86912
Catholic2651
Black Protestant1811
Other-1
None3,134-
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: 5
Trigg County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.4%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Trigg County:

29.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Trigg County:

13.2%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Cerulean:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WKDZ (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • WHOP (1230 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHVO (1480 AM; 1 kW; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLK (900 AM; 1 kW; EDDYVILLE, KY; Owner: TILENT, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cerulean:

  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHOP-FM (98.7 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: HOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNKJ (89.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WZZP (97.5 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WAVJ (104.9 FM; PRINCETON, KY; Owner: CALDWELL COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cerulean:

  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKAG-CA (Channel 43; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY NEW ERA, INC.)
  • WCKV-LP (Channel 49; CLARKSVILLE, ETC., TN; Owner: TN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W22CH (Channel 22; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 37.3mTotal length
  • $2,040,000Total costs
  • 10,898Total average daily traffic
  • 508Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,607Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cerulean, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cerulean, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cerulean)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Buie Knob 3.22 Kms E (Lat: 36.949500 Lon: -87.671667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 242 m, Call Sign: WPKW737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/1997, Expiration Date: 08/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2007, Certifier: Glenn H Harris, Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Fax: (301) 309-1996


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • FARM, Call Sign: WQYB997,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.930 MHz, 151.535 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2016, Expiration Date: 08/12/2026, Certifier: Josh Beashears, Registrant: Jp2way, 1201 S 3rd St, Paducah, KY 42003, Phone: (270) 443-6618, Fax: (270) 443-6402, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3600Z, N3600Z, N-3600Z, Serial Number: 22-7488, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/1992
    Registrant (Individual): George K Rettberg, 199 Clarkstore Sinking Fork Rd, Cerulean, KY 42215

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cerulean, KY
  • 60.1%Electricity
  • 32.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cerulean, KY
  • 67.6%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity


Cerulean compared to Kentucky state average:

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