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People

Total Population 2,600
Male Share of the Population 62.3%
Female Share of the Population 37.7%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 777
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 30.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.5%
Median Earnings25+ $22,342
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,121
Median Earnings With High School Degree $17,885

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,438
% Above Poverty Level 78.6%
% Below Poverty Level 21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.6%
Median Gross Rent $375
Median House Value $101,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.5%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 12.7%

Eddyville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles NW of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 42038
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.094
Longitude -88.08

Eddyville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GILBERTSVILLE KY DAM
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station SMITHLAND LOCK & DAM
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
Station PADUCAH WALKER BOAT YARD
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Eddyville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Confederate (42038)

Lamasco (42038)

Overlook (42038)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Calvert City 2,586 $60,000
Fredonia 379 $55,938
Grand Rivers 429 $70,000
Kuttawa 677 $73,472
Princeton 6,274 $50,046
Salem 881 $46,146

Eddyville Public Libraries

Library
Lyon County Public Library
261 COMMERCE STREET
Eddyville, Kentucky
(270) 388-7720

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Eddyville High Schools

LYON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
209 FAIRVIEW AVE
270-388-9715
Serves 280 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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