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Population in 2010: 90. Population change since 2000: -9.1%
Males: 23  (26.2%)
Females: 67  (73.8%)

Median resident age:  41.5 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip code: 42087

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,567 (it was $15,625 in 2000)
Blandville:

$37,567
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,237

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,990 (it was $38,500 in 2000)
Blandville:

$73,990
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,482; Detached houses: $46,860; Mobile homes: $53,086

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  • White alone - 86 (95.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blandville: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (50.8%), French (49.2%).

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 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blandville:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • 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 2012: $199

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (133.9 miles , pop. 545,524).

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 July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for males in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Construction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)



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Tornado activity:

Blandville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 167% 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 significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from the city 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 Blandville 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 the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Blandville center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 31.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blandville:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,353)
  • Murray State University (about 40 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 41 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 42 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 56 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • John A Logan College (about 57 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Bethel University (about 62 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)

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

 
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.4. This is about average.
City:

37.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.640
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.81. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.81
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.86
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blandville, KY

Blandville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blandville travel time to work - commute


Blandville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blandville city (based on Ballard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.89%
Here84.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents74.2%12.3%6.1%3.9%3.5%
Congregations54.8%22.6%9.7%6.5%6.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

6.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from McCracken County, KY  2.53% ($27,878 average AGI)


6.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to McCracken County, KY  3.08% ($29,220 average AGI)
to Carlisle County, KY  0.58% ($29,176)

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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