Nebo, Kentucky

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Nebo, Kentucky
City
Location of Nebo, Kentucky
Location of Nebo, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°23′4″N 87°38′29″W / 37.38444°N 87.64139°W / 37.38444; -87.64139Coordinates: 37°23′4″N 87°38′29″W / 37.38444°N 87.64139°W / 37.38444; -87.64139
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Hopkins
Incorporated 1861
Named for Mount Nebo[1]
Area
 • Total 0.3 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.3 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 404 ft (123 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 220
 • Density 877.9/sq mi (338.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42441
Area code(s) 270 & 364
FIPS code 21-55092
GNIS feature ID 0499206

Nebo is a 6th-class city in Hopkins County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 220 during the year 2000 U.S. Census.

Geography[edit]

Nebo is located at 37°23′4″N 87°38′29″W / 37.38444°N 87.64139°W / 37.38444; -87.64139 (37.384425, -87.641429).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 220 people, 84 households, and 67 families residing in the city. The population density was 877.9 people per square mile (339.8/km²). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 371.1 per square mile (143.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 84 households out of which 34.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 13.2% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 101.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,667, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,458 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,117. None of the families and 3.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 19.4% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dictionary of Places: Nebo". Encyclopedia of Kentucky. New York, New York: Somerset Publishers. 1987. ISBN 0-403-09981-1. 
  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.