Best Places to Live in Island, Kentucky

Small river town - Northwestern Kentucky along the Ohio River, 100 miles west of Louisville
Pros
-Small town feel
-Low crime rate
-Cost of living
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Owensboro Metro Area

An industrial and agricultural center on the Ohio River, Owensboro is the third-largest city in Kentucky. It serves the retail and service needs for a large part of western Kentucky. It is known for a favorable small-business and manufacturing climate.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Kentucky
County: McLean County
Metro Area: Owensboro Metro Area
City: Island
Zip Codes: 42350
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 406 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Island is 4.80% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Island jobs have decreased by 1.53%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Island's cost of living is 18.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Island's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Island's population is 458 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.69%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Island is $80,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 23.58%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Island public schools spend $9,856 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Island. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Island

It's a good time to buy in Island. Home Appreciation is up 1.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Island Real Estate.

The median home price in Island is $80,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN ISLAND, KENTUCKY
42350