Blandville, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 90. Population change since 2000: -9.1%
Males: 45  (50.0%)
Females: 45  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  10.1 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 42087

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,866 (it was $15,625 in 2000)
Blandville:

$21,866
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,337 (it was $12,440 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,252 (it was $38,500 in 2000)
Blandville:

$64,252
KY:

$120,900
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  • Races in Blandville, KY (2010)

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    • 8695.6%White alone
    • 33.3%Two or more races
    • 11.1%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Blandville: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (83.8%), Polish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/14/1845

Elevation: 467 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 472 people per square mile   (low).

Blandville, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Blandville:

  • High school or higher: 49.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blandville city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $212

Blandville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (91.0 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (133.7 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (345.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bardwell, KY (2.3 miles ), Cunningham, KY (2.5 miles ), Wickliffe, KY (2.6 miles ), Lovelaceville, KY (2.8 miles) , Barlow, KY (3.0 miles ), La Center, KY (3.0 miles ), Kevil, KY (3.3 miles ), Arlington, KY (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.94 N, Longitude: 88.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Blandville household income distribution Blandville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Blandville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blandville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Blandville city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blandville-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 119.9 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 35.1 miles away from Blandville 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 54.4 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 97.1 miles away from the city 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 11.2 miles away from Blandville center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 118.0 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blandville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blandville:

  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF LACENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LA CENTER, KY)
  • GREENBRIAR MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • DAYSTAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • SOUTHERN MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CAIRO, IL)
  • PILOT HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CAIRO, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blandville:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 41 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 43 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Murray State University (about 43 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 56 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • John A Logan College (about 57 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Bethel University (about 61 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 88.2. This is about average.

City:

88.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.809. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.809
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Blandville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Kentucky average:

12.3

Blandville travel time to work - commute Blandville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blandville city (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 Blandville:

  • WBCE (1200 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WBCE, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKRO (1490 AM; 1 kW; CAIRO, IL; Owner: BENJAMIN STRATEMEYER)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blandville:

  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Blandville:

  • 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)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • W. Russell Withers, St Rt 802 1.05 Km N Of Us 121 (Lat: 36.938056 Lon: -88.966944), Type: 90.9, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 5023353696
  • St Rt 802 1.05 Km N Of Us 121 (Lat: 36.938056 Lon: -88.966944), Type: 90.9, Overall height: 89.9 m
    Registrant: 5023353696

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NEW YORK SUB, Hwy 802 3.5 Mi North Of (Lat: 36.990583 Lon: -88.953250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQNW641, Licensee ID: L00004320
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/20/2011, Expiration Date: 06/20/2021, Certifier: Randall E Hooper
    Registrant: Big Rivers Electric Corporation, 201 Third St, Henderson, KY 42420-0024, Phone: (270) 827-2561, Fax: (270) 827-9336, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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