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Edmonton, Kentucky


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Edmonton, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Edmonton Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Edmonton Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Edmonton Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Edmonton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Edmonton, Kentucky

Comparing Edmonton 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
Compared
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 1 2
Average Household Size 1 1

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
College Educated Adults 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
Median Family Income 1 2
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 5

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Edmonton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 86 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Metcalfe
Standard Zip Codes 42129
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.98
Longitude -85.612

Edmonton 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 SUMMER SHADE
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 50.3 inches
Station GREENSBURG
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station BARREN RIVER LAKE
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
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Edmonton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,586 100%
Male 674 42.5%
Female 912 57.5%
Under 18 358 22.6%
18+ 1,228 77.4%
65+ 394 24.8%
Median Age 41.7
Average Family Size 2.77
White 1,534 96.7%
African-American 31 2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 14 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.5%

Estimated Edmonton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,600
Growth 14
Growth % 0.9%

Edmonton 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 48.4%
English 16.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.3%
German 7.4%
Irish 5.9%
Scottish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Polish 1%
Welsh 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Beechville (42129)
Cave Ridge (42129)
Cedar Flat (42129)
Cork (42129)
Goodluck (42129)
Randolph (42129)
Subtle (42129)
Sulphur Well (42129)

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)
Edmonton 1,586 $27,763
Burkesville 1,756 $24,028
Columbia 4,014 $31,344
Glasgow 13,019 $36,677
Greensburg 2,396 $29,818
Hiseville 224 $28,750
Tompkinsville 2,660 $23,361

Edmonton Public Libraries

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Metcalfe County Public Library
200 SOUTH MAIN
Edmonton, Kentucky
(270) 432-4981

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Edmonton High Schools (2004)

METCALFE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
208 RANDOLPH ST
270-432-2481
Serves 474 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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