Living in Elizabethtown, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Elizabethtown SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Elizabethtown, KY Crime Report

464
Total Crimes
1,537.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-40.14%
Below National Average

Elizabethtown, KY Cost Of Living

95
Elizabethtown's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Elizabethtown, Kentucky Info Snack

Elizabethtown is a home rule-class city and the county seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 28,531 at the 2010 census, and was estimated at 29,906 by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2016, making it the 11th-largest city in the state. It is included in (and the principal city of) the Elizabethtown–Fort Knox, Kentucky Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Louisville/Jefferson County–Elizabethtown–Madison, Kentucky-Indiana Combined Statistical Area.
Population
29,474
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
16.3%
Median Home
$170,100
Median Income
$46,129
Median Rent
$760

Elizabethtown, KY Photos

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Rankings for Elizabethtown in Kentucky

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Map Of Elizabethtown, KY

Population over time in Elizabethtown

Year Population % Change
2017 29,474 -1.1%
2016 29,794 -0.1%
2015 29,835 0.6%
2014 29,657 0.7%
2013 29,464 1.8%
2012 28,940 2.4%
2011 28,254 2.5%
2010 27,574 2.8%
2009 26,822 -
Crime/100k Elizabethtown KY USA
Violent Crime 212.1 211.9 368.9
Murder 9.9 5.5 5.0
Robbery 72.9 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 72.9 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 1325.4 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 410.9 384.7 376.0
Larceny 685.9 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 228.6 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Elizabethtown

White
75.8% (22,351)
African American
9.9% (2,916)
American Indian
0.3% (74)
Asian
3.4% (1,013)
Hawaiian
0.2% (56)
Other
0.6% (182)
Two Or More
4.5% (1,317)
Hispanic
5.3% (1,565)
Race Elizabethtown KY USA
White 75.8% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 9.9% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.3% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
8.2% (241,733)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (171,106)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (340,756)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.7% (403,617)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (395,850)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (516,717)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (333,718)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (334,446)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (110,187)
$200,000 or more
3.4% (99,266)
Income Elizabethtown KY USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.7% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.4% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Elizabethtown

Female
52.5% (15,476)
Male
47.5% (13,998)
Gender Elizabethtown KY USA
Female 52.5% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Elizabethtown for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,473)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,768)
High School / GED
25.0% (7,368)
Some College
26.0% (7,663)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,947)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (4,421)
Master's Degree
10.0% (2,947)
Professional Degree
2.0% (589)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (294)
Education Elizabethtown KY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Elizabethtown

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

Elizabethtown, KY is a very friendly & kind community of people.

Freeman Lake has walking trails & dog park. Play grounds for the kids

Impellizerri's downtown is fantastic pizza place to eat.

In Glendale from Etown the Whistle Stop is well know home cooking restaurant. Lots of antique shops to browse thru.

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