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Graves County

Population in July 2007: 2,191.
Males: 1,114  (50.9%)
Females: 1,077  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Estimated median household income in 2011: $32,519 (it was $29,031 in 2000)
Fancy Farm:

$32,519
Kentucky:

$41,141
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $15,242

Fancy Farm CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $90,102 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Fancy Farm:

$90,102
Kentucky:

$120,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,738; Detached houses: $108,515; Mobile homes: $50,566
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Fancy Farm races chart
  • White alone - 2,115 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fancy Farm: 141.2 (very high, 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).




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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%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Kentucky:  2.8%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fancy Farm, Kentucky as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fancy Farm to the number of sex offenders is 2,191 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Fancy Farm CCD:  0.5% ($343)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
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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: Mayfield, KY (2.7 miles ), Hickory Grove, KY (2.8 miles ), Wingo, KY (2.9 miles ), Cunningham, KY (3.3 miles ), Farmington, KY (3.6 miles ), Arlington, KY (3.7 miles ), Water Valley, KY (3.7 miles ), Symsonia, 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 July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Tornado activity:

Fancy Farm-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 166% 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 significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 16% 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 50.7 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 60.0 miles away from Fancy Farm 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 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 76.2 miles away from the city 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 47.8 miles away from Fancy Farm center
On 6/6/2003 at 12:29:34, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 13.8 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 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, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Fancy Farm:

  • JACKSON PURCHASE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)

Political contributions by individuals in Fancy Farm, 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: 2,353)
  • Murray State University (about 25 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 30 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Bethel University (about 46 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 57 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • John A Logan College (about 71 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 71 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)

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Notable locations in Fancy Farm: Fancy Farm Fire Station (A), Wingo Rural Fire Department Station 2 Dublin (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fancy Farm include: Macedonia Church (A), Mount Olive Church (B), Rozzell Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Price Cemetery (1), Wright Cemetery (2), Wrights Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Shotgun Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Clapp Creek (A), Cane Creek (B), Opossum Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Graves County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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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 23.3 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 23.1 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 23.3 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 22.3 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 22.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fancy Farm and their reported violations in the past:

CUNNINGHAM WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 436, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between FEB-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-14-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-10-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation

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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fancy Farm, KY

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


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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 (%)



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

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.08%
Here76.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents60.2%10.1%9.4%8.6%3.7%
Congregations41.9%20.0%1.9%17.1%1.9%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Cumberland Presbyterian Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.6%0.9%0.7%0.7%3.0%
Congregations1.9%2.9%1.0%1.0%10.5%
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: 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%

5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
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  1.00% ($33,500 average AGI)
from Calloway County, KY  0.58% ($28,493)
from Marshall County, KY  0.43% ($34,288)


5.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
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  1.24% ($29,349 average AGI)
to Calloway County, KY  0.66% ($26,407)
to Marshall County, KY  0.42% ($29,154)

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.)


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

Fancy Farm on our top lists:

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