Brodhead, Kentucky

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Brodhead, Kentucky

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High Points

Brodhead strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kentucky):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
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Top 1% trophy Brodhead Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 10% Brodhead Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Brodhead, Kentucky

Comparing Brodhead to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 3
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Brodhead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 40 miles S of Lexington, Kentucky
County Rockcastle
Standard Zip Codes 40409
Phone Area Codes 606
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.404
Longitude -84.413

Brodhead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 62 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Station SOMERSET 2 N
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
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Brodhead Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,193 100%
Male 550 46.1%
Female 643 53.9%
Under 18 275 23.1%
18+ 918 76.9%
65+ 267 22.4%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,180 98.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.6%

Estimated Brodhead Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,194
Growth 1
Growth % 0.1%

Brodhead Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 51.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
Irish 8%
English 6.6%
German 6.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Polish 1.4%
Slovene 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Scottish 0.4%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brodhead 1,193 $25,000
Berea 9,851 $35,505
Crab Orchard 842 $31,111
Eubank 358 $19,625
Livingston 228 $35,972
Mount Vernon 2,592 $23,105
Stanford 3,430 $32,550
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