Kuttawa, Kentucky

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Kuttawa, Kentucky

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Women
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Top 6% Kuttawa Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Kuttawa Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Kuttawa College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Kuttawa, Kentucky

Comparing Kuttawa 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 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
People Above Poverty 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 3 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 4
People Living Alone 6 5
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3

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Kuttawa Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles NW of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 42055
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.058
Longitude -88.132

Kuttawa 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 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 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
Distance 18.2 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
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Kuttawa Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 596 100%
Male 247 41.4%
Female 349 58.6%
Under 18 84 14.1%
18+ 512 85.9%
65+ 220 36.9%
Median Age 55
Average Family Size 2.61
White 573 96.1%
African-American 15 2.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Kuttawa Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 631
Growth 35
Growth % 5.9%

Kuttawa 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
English 29.4%
US/American 15.7%
German 13.2%
Irish 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.2%
Scottish 6.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
French (except Basque) 3%
Dutch 2%
French Canadian 1.7%
Norwegian 1.5%
Italian 1.5%
European 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
African 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Suwanee (42055)

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