Marrowbone, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 217.
Males: 78  (36.0%)
Females: 139  (64.0%)
Median resident age:

33.5 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 42731.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $39,948
Marrowbone:

$39,948
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $22,983

Marrowbone CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $139,850
Marrowbone:

$139,850
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $102,898; detached houses: $101,948
March 2022 cost of living index in Marrowbone: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.7%

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Marrowbone, Kentucky as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marrowbone is 78 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (83.4 miles , pop. 68,816).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (83.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (365.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Burkesville, KY (2.8 miles ),
Summer Shade, KY (3.3 miles ),
Edmonton, KY (3.5 miles ),
Tompkinsville, KY (3.7 miles ),
Mount Herman, KY (3.7 miles ),
Gradyville, KY (3.9 miles ),
Temple Hill, KY (4.1 miles ),
Glens Fork, KY (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 85.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

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

3.2%
Kentucky:

3.8%

Tornado activity:

Marrowbone-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Marrowbone place center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.

Earthquake activity:

Marrowbone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 172.0 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 172.0 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 148.4 miles away from Marrowbone 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 189.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 3, Landslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Marrowbone:

  • CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BURKESVILLE, KY)
  • CUMBERLAND VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BURKESVILLE, KY)
  • MONROE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY)
  • METCALFE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EDMONTON, KY)
  • MONROE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marrowbone:

  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 23 miles; Columbia, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,552)
  • Campbellsville University (about 37 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 46 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Somerset Community College (about 52 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 54 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 64 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

Points of interest:

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

Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.3%
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: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Marrowbone:

Marital status in Marrowbone, KY
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 79.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Marrowbone:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.9
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marrowbone, KY (based on Cumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,47921
Mainline Protestant1,18617
Black Protestant1201
Catholic651
Other-1
None4,006-
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: 2
Cumberland County:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Cumberland County:

11.65 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cumberland County:

11.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.5%
Kentucky:

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

15.7%
State:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Marrowbone:

  • WTKY (1370 AM; daytime; 2 kW; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marrowbone:

  • WTKY-FM (92.1 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKYR-FM (107.9 FM; BURKESVILLE, KY; Owner: RAY MULLINIX)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • WSGP (88.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WOVO (105.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNK (99.1 FM; EDMONTON, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSQ (94.7 FM; COOKEVILLE, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLQK (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WVFB (101.5 FM; CELINA, TN; Owner: ELIZABETH BERNICE WHITTIMORE)
  • WBXE (93.7 FM; BAXTER, TN; Owner: JWC BROADCASTING)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGBV (94.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WHVE (92.7 FM; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: SHORELINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

Marrowbone fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 2017 08:18 PM, Sr-90, Lat: 36.828244, Lon: -85.504267, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 2007 08:27 PM, Sr-90, Lat: 36.829089, Lon: -85.501597, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 31, 1999 11:00 PM, Sr-90, Lat: 36.833730, Lon: -85.515678, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 9, 1999 04:30 AM, Sr-90, Lat: 36.833730, Lon: -85.515678, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jul 20, 1984 04:30 PM, 90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.5mTotal length
  • $494,000Total costs
  • 18,620Total average daily traffic
  • 2,254Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,798Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marrowbone, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 51970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marrowbone, KY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marrowbone, KY
  • 50.0%Wood
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Electricity


Marrowbone compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population 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 above state average.
  • House age 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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