Central City Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

Central City: City in Nebraska, United States

About

Central City is a city located in the county of Muhlenberg in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,978 and a population density of 994 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 5,730 inhabitants.

The city was created 156 years ago in 1865.

Central City Quick Facts

Population : 5,730 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Muhlenberg County
Postal code : 68826
Phone Area Codes : 308
Area : 6.01 km2
Altitude : 1,699 feet / 518 meters
Capital city : Central City is capital of Merrick County
Establishment : January 01, 1866 (156 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:08:53 (28th January 2022)
Density : 953 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.33% (2010-2019)

Geography

Central City is located at 37°17'38"N 87°7'24"W (37.2939300, -87.1233300).

Central City map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Central City decreased by 4.33% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,978 - census
2011 5,948 -0.5% estimation process
2012 5,919 -0.49% estimation process
2013 5,906 -0.22% estimation process
2014 5,893 -0.22% estimation process
2015 5,877 -0.27% estimation process
2016 5,849 -0.48% estimation process
2017 5,808 -0.71% estimation process
2018 5,774 -0.59% estimation process
2019 5,730 -0.77% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,775
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,776
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -8.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,977
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,776
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.7%
People over 65 (%) : 19.2%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 5.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 91.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 5.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 437
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 36.9%

Central City zip code is 42330. County name: Muhlenberg, County fips: 21177

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 36.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $45,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,030
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $503
2015-2019 median gross rent : $596
2015-2019 Households : 4,583
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.23
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 46.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 76.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 52,756
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 142,422
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,247
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $18,474
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $14,963
Percentage of people living in poverty : 46.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 944
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 359
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 528
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 754
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 141
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 798
2010 population per square mile : 3,963.9
2010 land area in square miles : 2.97

People born in Central City (6)

People born in Central City, including photographer and novelist Wright Morris, author of Christian juvenile fiction Bernard Palmer, baseball player Bill Wilson, .

List

  • Dick Wagner (American baseball executive) he was born in 19/10/1927
  • Don Glantz (Canadian football player) he was born in 08/07/1933
  • George A. Lovejoy (American politician) he was born in 30/07/1879

Schools in Central City

College & universities near Central City, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157304 Madisonville Community College Madisonville (KY) 42431

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Central City, KY

Code Name Address Type
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS

Post offices near Central City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Central City Post Office Central City (KY) 42330

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Muhlenberg County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Muhlenberg County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Morehead 7,622 County seat in Kentucky
Greenville 4,153 City in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States
Powderly 736 Human settlement in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States of America
Drakesboro 494 Human settlement in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States of America
Bremen 188 City in Kentucky, United States
South Carrollton 181 Human settlement in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Central City distances to largest Kentucky cities