Bandana, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 203.
Males: 107  (53.1%)
Females: 96  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  58.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.8 years

Zip codes: 42022, 42053, 42056.

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Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,669
Bandana:

$43,669
KY:

$45,215

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,075

Bandana CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $107,419
Bandana:

$107,419
KY:

$130,000
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  • Races in Bandana, KY (2010)

    Bandana races chart
    • 19797.0%White alone
    • 52.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

Races in Bandana detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bandana: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (36.4%), Scotch-Irish (25.0%), Egyptian (13.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Bandana,KY real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bandana:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.4%

For population 15 years and over in Bandana CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 89.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

10 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America).

This place:

6.8%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (95.7 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (124.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (331.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Center, KY (2.3 miles ), Kevil, KY (2.3 miles ), Joppa, IL (2.7 miles ), Olmsted, IL (2.8 miles ), New Grand Chain, IL (2.9 miles ), Barlow, KY (2.9 miles ), Karnak, IL (3.2 miles ), Metropolis, IL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.15 N, Longitude: 88.95 W

Area code: 270

Bandana household income distribution Bandana home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (55%)
  • Finance and insurance (45%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (55%)
  • Management occupations (45%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Bandana: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Bandana-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the Bandana place center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 tornado 27.2 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bandana-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 107.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from Bandana center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 129.5 miles away from Bandana center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ballard County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 7, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Bandana: Morris E. Crain.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bandana:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LACENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LA CENTER, KY)
  • MASSAC MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • FMC - OF METROPOLIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • KRYPTON (Hospital, about 12 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • LOURDES HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR SK N FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)
  • METROPOLIS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; METROPOLIS, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bandana:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 18 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 35 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 43 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 43 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Murray State University (about 51 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 56 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Rend Lake College (about 69 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)

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Notable location: Bandana Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Hanley Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.345
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Kentucky average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bandana CDP (based on Ballard County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,84122
Mainline Protestant7729
Catholic1751
None1,461-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Ballard County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Ballard County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Ballard County:

29.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.9%
State:

15.9%

5.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from McCracken County, KY  2.08% ($34,656 average AGI)
from Carlisle County, KY  0.34% ($37,000)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to McCracken County, KY  2.79% ($32,146 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bandana:

  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1 kW; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WBCE (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WBCE, INC.)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGGH (1150 AM; 5 kW; MARION, IL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bandana:

  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCIL-FM (101.5 FM; CARBONDALE, IL; Owner: LYLE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WOOZ-FM (99.9 FM; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: ZIMMER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)

TV broadcast stations around Bandana:

  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTCT (Channel 27; MARION, IL; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Bandana fatal accident list:

Jan 7, 1998 07:10 AM, Sr-358, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $260,000Total costs
  • 898Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 939Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Wpsd-Tv Transmitter (Lat: 37.192000 Lon: -88.981444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 494.7 m, Call Sign: KPE822
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/1997, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: R E PaxtonRegistrant: Covington & Burling LLP, One Citycenter Place, 850 10th St., Nw, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 662-5345, Fax: (202) 778-5345, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Bandana And Vicinity Ky (Lat: 37.191972 Lon: -88.981444), Call Sign: KS2955, Licensee ID: L00294623
    Assigned Frequencies: 1990.00 MHz, 2008.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/1980, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2009Registrant: Wpsd-Tv, LLC, 201 South 4th Street P.O. Box 1680, Paducah, KY 42002-1680

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Bandana compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Bandana on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #8 (42022) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
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