Drakesboro, Kentucky

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Drakesboro, Kentucky

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Drakesboro Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Drakesboro Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Drakesboro Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Drakesboro, Kentucky

Comparing Drakesboro 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Racial Diversity 7 6
Senior Citizens 3 3
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 3 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 8
People Living Alone 9 8
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Drakesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles S of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee
County Muhlenberg
Standard Zip Codes 42337
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.217
Longitude -87.048

Drakesboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 40.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
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Drakesboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 627 100%
Male 290 46.3%
Female 337 53.7%
Under 18 189 30.1%
18+ 438 69.9%
65+ 74 11.8%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 3.09
White 561 89.5%
African-American 61 9.7%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Drakesboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 625
Growth -2
Growth % -0.3%

Drakesboro 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 54.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
Irish 8.5%
English 5.9%
German 4.6%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Dutch 1.5%
African 1.3%
European 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Scottish 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Drakesboro 627 $25,417
Central City 5,893 $32,959
Greenville 4,398 $35,571
Powderly 846 $28,063
Rochester 186 $33,472
Rockport 334 $32,500
South Carrollton 184 $38,750
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