Fancy Farm, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,191.
Males: 1,114  (50.9%)
Females: 1,077  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42066

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,407 (it was $29,031 in 2000)
Fancy Farm:

$36,407
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,209 (it was $13,038 in 2000)

Fancy Farm CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,957 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Fancy Farm:

$90,957
KY:

$120,900
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  • Races in Fancy Farm, KY (2000)

    Fancy Farm races chart
    • 2,11597.7%White alone
    • 170.8%Hispanic
    • 160.7%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fancy Farm: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 42.1 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (very low).

Fancy Farm, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Fancy Farm:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fancy Farm CCD:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Fancy Farm CCD:  0.5% ($343)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Fancy Farm satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (78.0 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (119.1 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (356.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pryorsburg, KY (2.4 miles ), Mayfield, KY (2.7 miles ), Hickory Grove, KY (2.8 miles ), Wingo, KY (2.9 miles ), Lowes, KY (2.9 miles) , Cunningham, KY (3.3 miles ), Farmington, KY (3.6 miles ), Arlington, KY (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 88.77 W

Area code: 270

Fancy Farm household income distribution Fancy Farm home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Fancy Farm, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fancy Farm-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Fancy Farm place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fancy Farm-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 126.6 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 50.7 miles away from Fancy Farm 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 60.0 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 100.8 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 22.8 miles away from Fancy Farm center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 116.6 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 Graves County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fancy Farm:

  • MILLS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • MILLS MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • FMC - DIALYSIS OF MAYFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • JACKSON PURCHASE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • GREEN ACRES HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • HERITAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • CLINTON-HICKMAN COUNTY NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, KY)

Amtrak station near Fancy Farm:

  • 18 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fancy Farm:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 22 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Murray State University (about 27 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 30 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 46 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 57 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 61 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • John A Logan College (about 71 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)

Public elementary/middle school in Fancy Farm:

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Notable location: Fancy Farm Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Graves County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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 23.3 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 7.5 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 7.5 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 18.1 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 22.4 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 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.3%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.0%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.6%
15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Fancy Farm 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.
  • Median age 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Fancy Farm (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank of Western Kentucky, Inc.: Fancy Farm Banking Center Branch at 10308 State Route 80 West, branch established on 2005/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.4 mil, Deposits: $64.8 mil, headquarters in Clinton, KY, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Trust Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Kentucky average:

13.8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fancy Farm CCD (based on Graves County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,54384
Mainline Protestant2,40318
Catholic2,1962
Black Protestant6786
Other3313
None8,970-
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: 5
Graves County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Graves County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Graves County:

32.1%
Kentucky:

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

17.3%
State:

15.9%

5.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,218 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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  0.96% ($34,090 average AGI)
from Calloway County, KY  0.48% ($29,049)
from Marshall County, KY  0.35% ($32,045)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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  0.92% ($32,026 average AGI)
to Calloway County, KY  0.58% ($27,959)
to Marshall County, KY  0.31% ($33,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fancy Farm:

  • WYMC (1430 AM; 1 kW; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: JDM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 3 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fancy Farm:

  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fancy Farm:

  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
Fancy Farm fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Fancy Farm fatal accident list:

Aug 20, 2010 03:00 PM, Sr-80, Lat: 36.79633, Lon: -88.78644, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 2002 06:20 AM, Sr-339, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 1988 07:15 AM, 80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 1983 04:10 AM, 80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 1,580Total average daily traffic
  • 126Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,896Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC4RGP
    Grant Date: 05/29/1990, Expiration Date: 05/29/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2002
    Registrant: Eric W Harrison, Route 1 Box 189, Fancy Farm, KY 42039
  • Call Sign: KD6OWE, Licensee ID: L00351746
    Grant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 11/03/2022
    Registrant: Loretta A Gordon, Fancy Farm, KY 42039
  • Call Sign: KD6OWF, Licensee ID: L00351748
    Grant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 11/03/2022, Certifier: Stephanie L Ford
    Registrant: Stephanie L Ford, Fancy Farm, KY 42039
  • Call Sign: WA6LDV, Licensee ID: L00240078
    Grant Date: 04/28/2006, Expiration Date: 05/22/2016
    Registrant: Stephen H Gordon, Fancy Farm, KY 42039
  • Call Sign: KG4QQA, Licensee ID: L00435248
    Grant Date: 12/17/2001, Expiration Date: 12/17/2011, Certifier: Eric G Wilson
    Registrant: Eric G Wilson, Rt 1 Box 38, Fancy Farm, KY 42039
  • Call Sign: KJ4CWO, Licensee ID: L01381808
    Grant Date: 03/20/2008, Expiration Date: 03/20/2018, Certifier: Sandra D Mcgrath
    Registrant: Sandra D Mcgrath, 1100 Rocky Rd, Fancy Farm, KY 42039
  • Call Sign: KJ4TKQ, Licensee ID: L01556150
    Grant Date: 03/22/2010, Expiration Date: 03/22/2020, Certifier: Steven P O'Guinn
    Registrant: Steven P O\'Guinn, 11433 St Rt 121 North, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fancy Farm, KY

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  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
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