Ekron, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 173 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
Males: 75  (43.8%)
Females: 98  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 40117

Estimated median household income in 2022: $49,477 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Ekron:

$49,477
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $19,907 (it was $11,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $92,716 (it was $45,900 in 2000)
Ekron:

$92,716
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $98,130; detached houses: $90,423; mobile homes: $134,161

Median gross rent in 2022: $790.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ekron: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 30.2%
(28.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ekron, KY (2022)
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    • 42.2%Hispanic



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Ekron, Kentucky as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ekron is 24 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (35.2%), American (18.5%), European (16.7%), German (9.3%), English (7.4%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1906

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,525 people per square mile   (low).

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2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Kentucky:

2.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ekron city:

0.6% ($295)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (31.1 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Brandenburg, KY (2.1 miles ),
Doe Valley, KY (2.2 miles ),
Mauckport, IN (2.6 miles),
Irvington, KY (2.6 miles ),
Flaherty, KY (2.9 miles ),
Laconia, IN (2.9 miles),
Muldraugh, KY (3.2 miles ),
Fort Knox, KY (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.93 N, Longitude: 86.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Distribution of median household income in Ekron, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ekron, KY in 2022

Ekron satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+53.2%).
Most common industries in Ekron, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Food (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (15.6%)
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (28.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.0%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.0%)
Most common occupations in Ekron, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Carpenters (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (25.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Registered nurses (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.0%)

Average climate in Ekron, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 75.7. This is about average.

City:

75.7
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 13.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

5.1
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
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 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Ekron-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Ekron city 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 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ekron-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 139% 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 99.6 miles away from Ekron center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 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 123.2 miles away from Ekron center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from Ekron 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 111.2 miles away from Ekron 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 98.2 miles away from Ekron 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).
Ekron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ekron:

  • MEDCO CENTER OF BRANDENBURG (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BRANDENBURG, KY)
  • DAVITA - RADCLIFF DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; RADCLIFF, KY)
  • NORTH HARDIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RADCLIFF, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ekron:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Louisville (about 31 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Bellarmine University (about 33 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 34 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 35 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 35 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ekron:

  • EKRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382, Location: 2500 HAYESVILLE RD, Grades: KG-6)
  • FLAHERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2615 FLAHERTY RD, Grades: 4-6)
  • FLAHERTY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Location: 2635 FLAHERTY RD., Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Ekron

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

Birthplace of: Pee Wee Reese - Baseball player and coach.

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 city:

2.8 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.5%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.2%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Ekron:

Marital status in Ekron, KY
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ekron:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ekron, 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.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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:
Meade County:

13.5%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ekron:

46.1%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ekron:

48.1%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Ekron:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ekron:

26.5%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ekron:

25.4%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ekron:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ekron:

47.1%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.7%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.5%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ekron, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 3$332
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,136
Totals for Government 0$0 11$4,468

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($86.71)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($28.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($11.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,000 ($75.14)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($17.34)
    Other: $1,000 ($5.78)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($40.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($34.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,000 ($433.53)

10.89% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($55,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.89%
Kentucky average:

7.04%

0.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,243 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.34%
Kentucky average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Hardin County, KY  2.21% ($46,492 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, KY  2.05% ($51,043)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.63% ($52,155)


10.44% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($52,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.44%
Kentucky average:

6.89%

0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,551 average AGI)
Meade County:

0.22%
Kentucky average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Hardin County, KY  2.46% ($52,438 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, KY  1.34% ($38,687)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.66% ($46,635)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ekron:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMG (1140 AM; daytime; 0 kW; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING 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)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ekron:

  • WMMG-FM (93.5 FM; BRANDENBURG, KY; Owner: MEADE COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ekron:

  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • 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.)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Ekron fatal accident list:

Jun 16, 2019 08:38 AM, Sr-941, Lat: 37.891008, Lon: -86.193208, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 14, 2016 04:31 AM, Cr-Farris Rd, Shumate N Rd, Lat: 37.937486, Lon: -86.164872, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 16, 2015 09:23 PM, Cr-Smith Rd, Mccoy Road, Lat: 37.929544, Lon: -86.171119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 27, 2010 11:56 AM, Sr-1736, Lat: 37.943775, Lon: -86.166394, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 2006 00:32 AM, Sr-144, Lat: 37.928570, Lon: -86.177330, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • William F Hays, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902500 Lon: -86.168333), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of Dba , William.Hays@ky.Gov, , Frank-fort, Phone: (502) 564-5397

  • Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902500 Lon: -86.168333), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of Dba , Pwarnecke2@mail.State.Ky.Us, , Frank-fort, Phone: (502) 564-5397


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • State Forestry Tower 2 Mi S (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168306), Call Sign: KCQ741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 453.300 MHz, 453.850 MHz, 453.850 MHz, 453.900 MHz, 453.900 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2021, Expiration Date: 12/05/2031, Registrant: Kentucky State Police, 1301 Louisville Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 782-2067, Fax: (502) 227-8788, Email:

  • Lat: 37.928694 Lon: -86.187944, Call Sign: WQJY833,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2009, Expiration Date: 02/19/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2019, Certifier: Rodney Pickering, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 29 EKRON, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902500 Lon: -86.168333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPYD673,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7112.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2003, Expiration Date: 08/01/2029, Certifier: Sally J Hamilton, Registrant: Gray Miller Persh LLP, 2233 Wisconsin Ave., Nw, Ste. 226, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 776-2458, Email:

  • 29 EKRON, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQHB997,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6561.25 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 06/25/2007, Expiration Date: 06/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2008, Certifier: William F Hays, Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:

  • 29 EKRON, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WQKS743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6561.25 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2019, Expiration Date: 09/02/2029, Certifier: William F Hays, Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 100 Minuteman Parkway Building #101, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:

  • BEE KNB HILL, 2308 Bee Knob Hill Road,Final E911 (Lat: 37.854278 Lon: -86.100889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67.4 m, Call Sign: WQUQ266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2014, Expiration Date: 09/09/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

  • 29 Ekron, Ekron Lookout Tower (Lat: 37.902500 Lon: -86.168333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85 m, Overall height: 91 m, Call Sign: WCT805,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7037.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/1979, Expiration Date: 08/01/2029, Registrant: Gray Miller Persh LLP, 2233 Wisconsin Ave., Nw, Ste. 226, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 776-2458, Email:

  • STATION, 2 Mi Se Of (Lat: 37.902556 Lon: -86.168278), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WED986,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 11/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2012, Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KI4UIA, Licensee ID: L01256746, Grant Date: 01/17/2017, Expiration Date: 03/14/2027, Certifier: Dennis G Fortner, Registrant: Dennis G Fortner, 520 Medley Dr, Ekron, KY 40117

  • Call Sign: KI4WNJ, Licensee ID: L01295418, Grant Date: 06/18/2007, Expiration Date: 06/18/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2019, Certifier: Walter W Butt, Registrant: Walter W Butt, 4505 Old Ekron Rd, Ekron, KY 40117

  • Call Sign: K8NL, Previous Call Sign: W8POP, Licensee ID: L01086727, Grant Date: 10/10/2008, Expiration Date: 10/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2020, Certifier: John C Moyers, Registrant: John C Moyers, 65 Rolling Ct, Ekron, KY 40117-5865

  • Call Sign: KK4OTH, Licensee ID: L01768677, Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: James E Perguson, Registrant: James E Perguson, 745 Smith Rd, Ekron, KY 40117

  • Call Sign: KM4SEL, Licensee ID: L02009830, Grant Date: 03/11/2016, Expiration Date: 03/11/2026, Certifier: Jeff Johnson, Registrant: Jeff Johnson, 3380 Garrett Rd, Ekron, KY 40117

  • Call Sign: WB8U, Previous Call Sign: K5GAI, Licensee ID: L01920650, Grant Date: 05/05/2020, Expiration Date: 05/05/2030, Certifier: Stephen R Gibbs, Registrant: Stephen R Gibbs, 45 Doe Haven Rd., Ekron, KY 40117

  • Call Sign: KO4TGN, Licensee ID: L02483228, Grant Date: 09/14/2021, Expiration Date: 09/14/2031, Certifier: Jerry Shacklett, Registrant: Jerry Shacklett, 1806 Osborne Rd, Ekron, KY 40117


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 178BA, N178BA, N-178BA, Serial Number: 38-78A0064, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin L Garlic, 90 Eagles Nest Rd, Ekron, KY 40117
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3577L, N3577L, N-3577L, Serial Number: 15062377, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Chris D Beck, 3450 Bee-Knob Hill Rd, Ekron, KY 40117

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 15 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ekron, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.3%), and Structure Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ekron, KY
    • 6543.3%Outside Fires
    • 5738.0%Structure Fires
    • 1610.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 128.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ekron, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ekron, KY
  • 46.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 41.9%Electricity
  • 11.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ekron, KY
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Wood


Ekron compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • William Nathan Garnett (9)
  • Kevin M. Chambers (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2024.