Eddyville, Kentucky

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Eddyville

Eddyville, Kentucky

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Eddyville Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Eddyville Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Eddyville Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Eddyville, Kentucky

Comparing Eddyville 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 8
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 6
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
People Above Poverty 4 6
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 3 4


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 6
Low Violent Crime 5 3

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Eddyville

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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Eddyville

Eddyville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,350 100%
Male 1,519 64.6%
Female 831 35.4%
Under 18 313 13.3%
18+ 2,037 86.7%
65+ 320 13.6%
Median Age 37.8
Average Family Size 2.71
White 2,020 86%
African-American 299 12.7%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.3%
Other 7 0.3%
Mixed Race 15 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 1%

Estimated Eddyville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,373
Growth 23
Growth % 1%

Eddyville 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 31.3%
English 25.1%
Irish 13.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
German 7.8%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
Scottish 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Italian 1.5%
Welsh 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
European 0.5%
Polish 0.4%
Swiss 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Eddyville

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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Eddyville 2,350 $44,000
Calvert City 2,701 $48,098
Fredonia 420 $41,250
Grand Rivers 343 $42,917
Kuttawa 596 $55,208
Princeton 6,536 $33,895
Salem 769 $37,857

Eddyville Public Libraries

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

library logo

More Information for Librarians

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Eddyville

Featured Colleges in the Eddyville Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor
Penn Foster

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Programs: HVACR Technician, Diesel Mechanics, Veterinary Assistant, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma

Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.

  • Programs: Veterinary Assistant, Grooming Instruction, Certified Dog Trainer Instructor Course
  • Degrees: Certificate

A private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) institution, Antioch University serves approximately 5,000 adult students online and at five campuses in four states. All benefit from an education immersed in our core values of inclusiveness, social justice, experiential learning, and socially engaged, global citizenship.  

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Management
  • Degrees: Bachelor
Matching School Ads

Eddyville High Schools (2004)

Serves 280 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

Eddyville Colleges

(List of Kentucky Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Eddyville

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
      loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose loose
1. Appleton, Minnesota 83.2   47.4% 16.2% 9.3% 13 $40,313 2.9% 31.9% 2,871 14.7% 14.6 0.8% 1
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Eddyville

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Eddyville Government Officials

Are you an official in the Eddyville government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.