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People

Total Population 3,557
Male Share of the Population 52.4%
Female Share of the Population 47.6%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,142
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 47.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,738
% Above Poverty Level 73.2%
% Below Poverty Level 26.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $481
Median House Value $93,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.8%
Irish 7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Beaver Dam Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SE of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 84 miles SW of Louisville, Kentucky
County Ohio
Standard Zip Codes 42320
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.401
Longitude -86.875

Beaver Dam 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 BEAVER DAM
Distance 1.1 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
Station ROUGH RIVER LAKE
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station LEITCHFIELD 2 N
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cool Springs (42320)

Echols (42320)

Horton (42320)

Nineteen (42320)

Prentiss (42320)

Render (42320)

Schultztown (42320)

Taylor Mines (42320)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Centertown 367 $34,500
Hartford 2,709 $41,875
Island 442 $43,929
McHenry 418 $46,042
Rochester 275 $46,776
Rockport 245 $31,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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