Nortonville, Kentucky

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Nortonville, Kentucky
City
Location of Nortonville, Kentucky
Location of Nortonville, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611Coordinates: 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyHopkins
Incorporated1873[1]
Area
 • Total1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation404 ft (123 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,264
 • Density1,136.3/sq mi (438.7/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code42442
Area code(s)270
FIPS code21-56910
GNIS feature ID0499617
Websitewww.cityofnortonville.com
 
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Nortonville, Kentucky
City
Location of Nortonville, Kentucky
Location of Nortonville, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611Coordinates: 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyHopkins
Incorporated1873[1]
Area
 • Total1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation404 ft (123 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,264
 • Density1,136.3/sq mi (438.7/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code42442
Area code(s)270
FIPS code21-56910
GNIS feature ID0499617
Websitewww.cityofnortonville.com

Nortonville is a 5th-class city in Hopkins County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 1,264 during the year 2000 U.S. census.

History[edit]

Nortonville was originally incorporated by the state legislature in 1873 under the name Norton.[1]

Geography[edit]

Nortonville is located at 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611 (37.187660, -87.456032).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), of which 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2) is land and 0.89% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,264 people, 525 households, and 363 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,136.3 people per square mile (439.7/km²). There were 584 housing units at an average density of 525.0 per square mile (203.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.44% White, 2.06% Black or African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.08% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 525 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,222, and the median income for a family was $31,466. Males had a median income of $27,986 versus $17,176 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,179. About 17.9% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.1% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Nortonville, Kentucky". Accessed 15 September 2013.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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