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Population (year 2000): 22,542. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,450 (+4.0% change)
Males: 10,773 (47.8%), Females: 11,769 (52.2%)

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $35,823 (year 2000)
Median house value: $98,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Elizabethtown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.0%)
  • Black (9.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (18.7%), Irish (12.1%), German (11.9%), English (11.5%), French (2.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).Kentucky

Elevation: 731 feet

Land area: 24.1 square miles

Elizabethtown,

For population 25 years and over in Elizabethtown

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elizabethtown city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

3.1% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,980 (+21.4%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KY Louisville, (37.3 miles pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (312.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (10.4 miles Radcliff, Grove, KY (10.9 miles Vine KY (12.4 miles Sonora, KY (12.6 miles Hodgenville, Junction, KY (13.3 miles Lebanon Knox, KY Fort (15.1 miles KY (16.8 miles Upton, KY (18.3 miles Muldraugh,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 137 buildings, average cost: $70,100
  • 1997: 142 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 125 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 186 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2001: 151 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 109 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2004: 181 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2005: 181 buildings, average cost: $140,600

Latitude: 37.70 N, Longitude: 85.87 W

Area code: 270


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.5%), Manufacturing (17.9%), Retail trade (13.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +12,704 (+56.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,598 (64.0%)

Crime in Elizabethtown (2004):
  • 2 murders (8.5 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (25.6 per 100,000)
  • 19 robberies (81.2 per 100,000)
  • 34 assaults (145.3 per 100,000)
  • 192 burglaries (820.6 per 100,000)
  • 1,061 thefts (4534.6 per 100,000)
  • 47 auto thefts (200.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 339.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Elizabethtown,

Elizabethtown-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Elizabethtown city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Frank Moreau - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Sep 9, 1976), Kenny Perry - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 8/10/60).

Main business address for: FIRST FINANCIAL SERVICE CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Elizabethtown:
  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSP (913 NORTH DIXIE AVE)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF CENTRAL KY (134 HEARTLAND DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Elizabethtown:
  • LINCOLN TRAIL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 10 miles; RADCLIFF, KY)
  • FLAGET MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; BARDSTOWN, KY)
  • CARITAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 35 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Elizabethtown:
  • LOUISVILLE INTL-STANDIFORD FIELD (about 34 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; ID: SDF)
  • BOWLING GREEN-WARREN COUNTY RGNL (about 65 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; ID: BWG)
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 90 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; ID: OWB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Elizabethtown:
  • ADDINGTON FIELD (about 4 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; ID: EKX)
  • SAMUELS FIELD (about 28 miles; BARDSTOWN, KY; ID: BRY)
  • GRAYSON COUNTY (about 35 miles; LEITCHFIELD, KY; ID: M20)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 52 $153,981 $35,534 4 $1,530
Gas Supply 26 $60,484 $27,915 0 $0
Firefighters 56 $152,029 $32,577 0 $0
Streets and Highways 43 $100,170 $27,954 0 $0
Sewerage 14 $33,228 $28,481 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 17 $38,329 $27,055 0 $0
Water Supply 17 $46,645 $32,925 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $27,203 $36,270 0 $0
Other Government Administration 24 $56,430 $28,215 0 $0
Totals for Government 258 $668,500 $31,093 4 $1,530
Colleges/Universities in Elizabethtown:
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,217; Location: 600 COLLEGE STREET RD; Public; Website: www.elizabethtowncc.com)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 462; Location: 505 UNIVERSITY DR; Public; Website: www.joinus@elitc.kctcs.net)
  • E-TOWN BEAUTY SCHOOL (FT enrollment: 22; Location: 308 N MILES ST; Private, for-profit)
  • TREND SETTERS ACADEMY (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 622 B Westport Road; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Elizabethtown:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE (about 36 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; Full-time enrollment: 15,514)
  • SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,342)
  • BELLARMINE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; LOUISVILLE, KY; FT enrollment: 5,290)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-SOUTHEAST (about 42 miles; NEW ALBANY, IN; FT enrollment: 4,355)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (about 97 miles; LEXINGTON, KY; FT enrollment: 20,492)
Public high schools in Elizabethtown:
  • JOHN HARDIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,219; Location: 384 W A JENKINS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 702; Location: 620 N MULBERRY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:
  • G C BURKHEAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 819; Location: 521 CHARLEMAGNE BLVD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BLUEGRASS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 738; Location: 170 W A JENKINS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 3154 BARDSTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MORNINGSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 313 MORNINGSIDE DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TALTON K STONE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 323 MORNINGSIDE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NEW HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 513; Location: 110 W A JENKINS RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HELMWOOD HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 307 CARDINAL DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN VILLAGE TREATMENT CENTER ALT SCH (Students: 32; Location: NEW GLENDALE RD; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • HARDIN COUNTY DAY TREATMENT CENTER (Students: 22; Location: 643 WESTPORT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Elizabethtown:
  • ST JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 114 NORTH MILES STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LUTH CHILD CARE CTR-CLORI DEI (Students: 57; Location: 1701 RING ROAD EAST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS CENTER (Students: 48; Location: 701 HAWKINS DR; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Elizabethtown:
  • HARDIN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $569,261; Location: 201 WEST DIXIE AVENUE; 74,821 books; 3,164 audio materials; 2,825 video materials; 175 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Elizabethtown include: The Wesleyan Church (A), Immanuel Church (B), Berean Baptist Chapel (C), Severns Valley Church (D), Memorial United Methodist Church (E), Saint James Catholic Church (F), Calvary Baptist Church (G), Central Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Holy Cemetery (1), Saint James Cemetery (2), McCullum Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Freeman Lake (A), Buffalo Lake (B), Valley Creek Reservoir (C).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), Freeman Creek (B), Shaw Creek (C), Wheeler Branch (D).

Parks in Elizabethtown include: Freeman Lake Park (1), University Park (2), Elizabethtown City Park (3).


Elizabethtown compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabethtown:
  • WIEL (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXAM (1430 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, KY; Owner: MARK GOODMAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabethtown:
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTHX (107.3 FM; LEBANON JUNCTION, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Elizabethtown:
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)

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