Carrsville, Kentucky

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Carrsville, Kentucky
Location of Carrsville, Kentucky
Location of Carrsville, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°23′53″N 88°22′30″W / 37.39806°N 88.37500°W / 37.39806; -88.37500Coordinates: 37°23′53″N 88°22′30″W / 37.39806°N 88.37500°W / 37.39806; -88.37500
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Livingston
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 50
 • Density 367.7/sq mi (142.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42081
Area code(s) 270 & 364
FIPS code 21-13060
GNIS feature ID 0511234

Carrsville is a 6th-class city beside the Ohio River in Livingston County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 50 at the 2010 census, declining from 64 as of 2000. It is part of the Paducah, KY-IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is situated just west of the junction of where Buck Creek empties into the Ohio River.


Carrsville is located at 37°23′53″N 88°22′30″W / 37.39806°N 88.37500°W / 37.39806; -88.37500 (37.398063, -88.375113).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.


Carrsville was named for Billy Karr, who laid out the town c. 1840.[2]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 64 people, 35 households, and 17 families residing in the city. The population density was 367.7 people per square mile (145.4/km²). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 293.0 per square mile (115.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.88% White, and 3.12% from two or more races.

There were 35 households out of which 11.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.4% were non-families. 48.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.83 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the city the population was spread out with 14.1% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 146.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 129.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,500, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,289. There were 12.5% of families and 9.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 31.3% of those over 64.

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  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 51. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.