Nortonville, Kentucky

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Nortonville, Kentucky

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Nortonville Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Nortonville Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Nortonville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Nortonville, Kentucky

Comparing Nortonville 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 7 7
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 5
Senior Citizens 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
People Above Poverty 2 4
Median Family Income 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 5 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Affordability of Rents 8 6
Housing Recently Built 6 5
People Living Alone 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 9

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Nortonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles SW of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Hopkins
Standard Zip Codes 42442
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.19
Longitude -87.452

Nortonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Distance 35.8 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
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Nortonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,264 100%
Male 616 48.7%
Female 648 51.3%
Under 18 304 24.1%
18+ 960 75.9%
65+ 191 15.1%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 2.93
White 1,219 96.4%
African-American 26 2.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.6%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 11 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 0.9%

Estimated Nortonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,252
Growth -12
Growth % -0.9%

Nortonville 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 44.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
Irish 11.8%
English 11.5%
German 6.9%
Scottish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Polish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Dutch 0.9%
British 0.5%
European 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Nortonville 1,264 $31,466
Crofton 838 $28,542
Earlington 1,649 $24,167
Madisonville 19,307 $38,688
Mortons Gap 952 $34,276
St. Charles 309 $20,000
White Plains 800 $32,321
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