Providence, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 2,819 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.9%
 
Males: 1,546  (54.9%)
Females: 1,273  (45.1%)
Median resident age:

46.7 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 42450.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $49,255 (it was $27,400 in 2000)
Providence:

$49,255
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $25,330 (it was $14,209 in 2000)

Providence city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $63,992 (it was $30,900 in 2000)
Providence:

$63,992
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $100,098; detached houses: $105,569; mobile homes: $77,132

Median gross rent in 2022: $601.

March 2022 cost of living index in Providence: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 21.5%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Providence, KY (2022)
    • 2,43084.1%White alone
    • 39313.6%Black alone
    • 291.0%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Providence, Kentucky as of June 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Providence is 240 to 1.


Crime rates in Providence by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(117.7)
1
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.2)
5
(157.7)
2
(63.8)
1
(32.7)
1
(32.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.4)
4
(141.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(559.0)
12
(375.8)
5
(155.5)
13
(404.6)
14
(441.5)
12
(382.9)
9
(294.1)
7
(230.1)
8
(259.1)
6
(200.4)
3
(99.3)
7
(235.0)
5
(168.5)
8
(283.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
50
(1,471)
32
(1,002)
10
(311.0)
15
(466.9)
25
(788.4)
16
(510.5)
16
(522.9)
17
(558.8)
18
(582.9)
14
(467.6)
10
(331.0)
6
(201.4)
3
(101.1)
4
(141.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(117.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(93.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(126.1)
1
(31.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(131.5)
2
(64.8)
1
(33.4)
1
(33.1)
2
(67.1)
2
(67.4)
1
(35.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index130.982.155.759.4123.088.148.065.446.642.122.829.934.756.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Providence, KY

Crime rate in Providence detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 5 (5 officers - 5 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Kentucky average:

1.95
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Ancestries: English (29.2%), American (14.8%), Irish (7.4%), European (5.5%), German (3.4%), Portuguese (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/01/1860

Land area: 6.15 square miles.

Population density: 458 people per square mile   (low).

Providence, Kentucky map

55 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kentucky:

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

0.8% ($249)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (41.6 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (101.9 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (307.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nebo, KY (2.5 miles ),
Clay, KY (2.6 miles ),
Dixon, KY (2.9 miles ),
Wheatcroft, KY (2.9 miles),
Manitou, KY (3.2 miles),
Madisonville, KY (3.8 miles ),
Hanson, KY (3.9 miles ),
Slaughters, KY (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.40 N, Longitude: 87.76 W

Area code: 270

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 7 buildings, average cost: $253,200
  • 2021: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Providence, KY residents
Average permit cost in Providence, KY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.9%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Historical population in Providence, KY
Historical housing units in Providence, KY
Most common industries in Providence, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (14.9%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Food (7.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Apparel (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Providence, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
  • Extraction workers (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)

Average climate in Providence, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Providence, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Providence-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Providence city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Providence-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 240% 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 73.2 miles away from Providence center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from Providence center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 40.7 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 98.6 miles away from Providence 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 99.1 miles away from Providence 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 74.7 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 Webster County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Providence topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Providence:

  • HILLSIDE VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • KENTUCKY REST HAVEN ICF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MADISONVILLE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BRIGHTON CORNERSTONE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • DAVITA - MADISONVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HHA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MADISONVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)

Airports located in Providence:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Providence:

  • Madisonville Community College (about 14 miles; Madisonville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 39 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 40 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 42 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • Murray State University (about 63 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)

Public elementary/middle school in Providence:

  • PROVIDENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 470 S BROADWAY, Grades: PK-6)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Providence include: Pleasant Hill Church (A), Union Church (B), Cumberland Church (C), Victory Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Big Hill Cemetery (1), Donis Cemetery (2), Lakeview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Shamrock Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Alicia Austin - Artist.

Webster 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 Providence and their reported violations in the past:

PROVIDENCE WATER WORKS (Population served: 5,010, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-24-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-06-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2009), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2009)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2014)
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
20 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Providence (2011 data):

  • Independence Bank of Kentucky: Highway 41-A Branch at 211 U.S. Highway 41-A South, branch established on 1996/12/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,133.6 mil, Deposits: $949.3 mil, headquarters in Owensboro, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Independence Bancshares, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: Providence Branch at 2251 Westerfield Drive, branch established on 1991/11/04. 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 Providence:

Marital status in Providence, KY
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Providence:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Kentucky average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Providence, KY (based on Webster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,59333
Mainline Protestant1,4379
Catholic5002
Black Protestant312
Other-1
None6,060-
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
Webster County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Webster County:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

10.4%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Webster County:

31.1%
Kentucky:

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

17.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.7%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.4%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Providence:

29.5
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Providence:

28.3%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.0%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Providence:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Providence:

36.7%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

48.5%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Providence, 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
Fire - Other 8$32,380$48,5707$9,003
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,376$55,1281$784
Firefighters 4$17,342$52,0261$1,125
Water Supply 3$16,253$65,0123$5,613
Electric Power 2$13,352$80,1120$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,840$29,0400$0
Sewerage 2$5,990$35,9400$0
Gas Supply 2$6,076$36,4560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,376$28,5120$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,274$51,2883$2,022
Financial Administration 1$2,351$28,2120$0
Health 0$0 1$1,976
Other and Unallocable 0$0 8$22,324
Totals for Government 30$123,610$49,44424$42,847

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,638,000 ($935.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $747,000 ($264.99)
    Water Utilities: $711,000 ($252.22)
    Gas Utilities: $429,000 ($152.18)
    Police Protection: $348,000 ($123.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $309,000 ($109.61)
    Sewerage: $214,000 ($75.91)
    Regular Highways: $211,000 ($74.85)
    Central Staff Services: $173,000 ($61.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($24.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($3.90)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($11.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($12.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $152,000 ($53.92)
    Water Utilities: $114,000 ($40.44)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($17.38)
    Electric Utilities: $37,000 ($13.13)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($9.22)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($2.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,686,000 ($598.08)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $473,000 ($167.79)
    Other: $416,000 ($147.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $209,000 ($74.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($28.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000 ($8.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.13)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.06)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,105,000 ($1101.45)
    Gas Utilities: $649,000 ($230.22)
    Water Utilities: $509,000 ($180.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $125,000 ($44.34)
    Other: $64,000 ($22.70)
    Electric Utilities: $38,000 ($13.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($8.16)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($4.61)
  • Tax - Property: $365,000 ($129.48)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $256,000 ($90.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $111,000 ($39.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($15.61)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,133,000 ($756.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,756,000 ($622.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $378,000 ($134.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $171,000 ($60.66)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $88,000 ($31.22)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $83,000 ($29.44)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,032,000 ($366.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $88,000 ($31.22)
Businesses in Providence, KY
NameCountNameCount
CVS1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Providence:

  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, 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)
  • WFMW (730 AM; 0 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Providence:

  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Providence:

  • 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)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
Providence fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Providence fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.0mTotal length
  • 19,761Total average daily traffic
  • 1,624Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,934Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Providence, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Providence, KY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Providence)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Willow St (Lat: 37.400056 Lon: -87.760833), Call Sign: WXP616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.775 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2015, Expiration Date: 06/12/2025, Registrant: Jennings Communications And Consulting, LLC, 1108 Main St, Murray, KY 42074-1924, Phone: (270) 759-9600, Fax: (270) 767-1800, Email:

  • L2, Lat: 37.394222 Lon: -87.759722, Call Sign: KJD366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2023, Expiration Date: 04/06/2033, Certifier: L W Allen, Registrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr S, Suite 400, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 279-6938, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:

  • 140 Us Highway 41a South (Lat: 37.410833 Lon: -87.733333), Call Sign: WQBC854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 09/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Providence)

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 fires per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 51 took place in 2003, and the least - 13 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Providence, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (37.0%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Providence, KY
    • 17737.0%Structure Fires
    • 17336.2%Outside Fires
    • 6513.6%Other
    • 6313.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Providence, KY
Most common first names in Providence, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11072.5 years
Mary7178.0 years
William6972.8 years
John5775.5 years
George3777.5 years
Thomas3372.9 years
Robert3172.9 years
Charles2472.2 years
Ruby2277.7 years
Ruth2177.4 years
Most common last names in Providence, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown4776.0 years
Hill3772.0 years
Johnson2879.5 years
Martin2879.2 years
Vaughn2270.0 years
Williams2071.7 years
Dorris1977.7 years
Jones1872.3 years
Travis1871.7 years
Gibson1874.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Providence, KY
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Providence, KY
  • 58.0%Utility gas
  • 39.9%Electricity
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Providence compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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