Hanson, Kentucky

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Population in 2014: 736 (70% urban, 30% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.8%
Males: 411  (56.0%)
Females: 325  (44.0%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 42413.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,459 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Hanson:

$49,459
KY:

$46,659

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,614 (it was $14,932 in 2000)

Hanson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $110,545 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Hanson:

$110,545
KY:

$135,600

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $124,740; Detached houses: $128,582; Mobile homes: $13,021

Median gross rent in 2016: $619.

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  • Races in Hanson, KY (2010)

    Hanson races chart
    • 72397.4%White alone
    • 131.8%Black alone
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hanson: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (32.4%), English (25.2%), Irish (10.5%), German (7.4%), Scottish (3.6%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/31/1873

Elevation: 433 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 312 people per square mile   (very low).

Hanson,KY real estate house value index trend

Hanson, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Hanson:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanson city:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 16.8%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Kentucky:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,226 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $597 (0.6%)

Hanson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (30.8 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (95.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Slaughters, KY (2.3 miles ), Madisonville, KY (2.5 miles ), Manitou, KY (2.5 miles) , Nebo, KY (3.0 miles ), Onton, KY (3.1 miles) , Earlington, KY (3.2 miles ), Sacramento, KY (3.4 miles ), Mortons Gap, KY (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.42 N, Longitude: 87.48 W

Area code: 270

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

4.7%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +251 (+67.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Hanson, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hanson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Hanson city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hanson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 75% 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 74.9 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 42.6 miles away from Hanson 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 99.5 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 114.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from Hanson 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 142.2 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 Hopkins County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hanson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hanson:

  • WESTERN KENTUCKY VETERANS CENTER (926 VETERANS DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hanson:

  • RIDGEWOOD TERRACE NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • RIDGEWOOD TERRACE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • HILLSIDE VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MADISONVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HHA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • DAVITA - MADISONVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BRIGHTON CORNERSTONE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanson:

  • Madisonville Community College (about 5 miles; Madisonville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 37 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • University of Evansville (about 39 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 40 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 62 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)

Public elementary/middle school in Hanson:

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

Cemetery: Gooch Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hopkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 5.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.52. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.52
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.0%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.8%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Hanson (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hanson Branch at 7250 Hanson Road, branch established on 1982/09/28. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Kentucky average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Hanson city (based on Hopkins County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,53976
Mainline Protestant4,38719
Black Protestant9018
Catholic7893
Other5832
None19,721-
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: 10
Hopkins County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hopkins County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Hopkins County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

32.9%
Kentucky:

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

17.4%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hanson:

51.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Hanson:

28.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hanson:

14.5%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hanson:

15.4%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hanson:

40.6%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Here:

60.0%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hanson, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,790$34,7400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,500
Sewerage 0$0 3$4,378
Water Supply 1$2,126$25,5120$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$611
Totals for Government 3$7,916$31,66410$6,489

Hanson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($316.58)
    Sewerage: $168,000 ($228.26)
    Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($104.62)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($23.10)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($6.79)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($4.08)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($5.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $161,000 ($218.75)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($78.80)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($6.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $92,000 ($125.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($31.25)

Hanson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $188,000 ($255.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $16,000 ($21.74)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($10.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($1.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $186,000 ($252.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($12.23)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.72)
  • Tax - NEC: $55,000 ($74.73)
    Property: $43,000 ($58.42)
    Public Utilities: $17,000 ($23.10)

Hanson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $379,000 ($514.95)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $67,000 ($91.03)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $672,000 ($913.04)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,040,000 ($1413.04)
    Other, NEC: $63,000 ($85.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($14.95)
    Other, NEC: $4,000 ($5.43)

Hanson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $346,000 ($470.11)

4.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
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 Webster County, KY  0.54% ($38,511 average AGI)
from Muhlenberg County, KY  0.31% ($28,882)
from Christian County, KY  0.29% ($21,085)


4.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,580 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
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 Webster County, KY  0.40% ($34,833 average AGI)
to Henderson County, KY  0.29% ($39,809)
to Christian County, KY  0.24% ($34,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanson:

  • WFMW (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanson:

  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W206BB (89.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: DANNY R. GREENE)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • W219CF (91.7 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hanson:

  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)

Hanson fatal accident list:

May 1, 2009 11:50 PM, Sr-260, Lat: 37.41734, Lon: -87.47937, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 22, 1996 01:22 PM, Madison, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1984 10:25 PM, Livingston, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 37m121ftTotal length
  • $412,000Total costs
  • 54,859Total average daily traffic
  • 10,069Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hanson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • L6, Lat: 37.417389 Lon: -87.482694, Call Sign: WPRI944
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.785 MHzGrant Date: 07/24/2015, Expiration Date: 10/06/2025, Certifier: L W AllenRegistrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Dr. S, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6013, Email:
  • W Railroad St 565 Ft N Madison St (Lat: 37.419778 Lon: -87.483333), Call Sign: KGR425, Licensee ID: L00023925
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.310 MHzGrant Date: 10/16/1996, Expiration Date: 12/31/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002Registrant: Weal Drilling Co Inc, Carmi, IL 62821-0037, Phone: (618) 382-7713
  • 4 Mi E (Lat: 37.417833 Lon: -87.413889), Call Sign: KNBH917
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9000 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/2014, Expiration Date: 03/08/2025Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Old Hanson Rd 1 Mi S (Lat: 37.404500 Lon: -87.483611), Call Sign: KNEJ968, Licensee ID: L00197208
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.100 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2003, Expiration Date: 03/09/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2012, Certifier: John E NewlandRegistrant: Kenergy Corporation, Henderson, KY 42419-0018, Phone: (270) 926-4141, Fax: (270) 685-2279
  • 1 Mi S (Lat: 37.404500 Lon: -87.483611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPGE652
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2015, Expiration Date: 12/28/2024Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 9850 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite A5-108, Las Vegas, NV 89183, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • Lat: 37.483611 Lon: -96.078056, Call Sign: WPSS608
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.337 MHz, 464.562 MHz, 466.337 MHz, 469.562 MHzGrant Date: 07/24/2001, Expiration Date: 07/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011, Certifier: Mark OlsonRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, Northfield, MN 55057, Phone: (507) 645-5852, Fax: (507) 645-5905
  • 380 Estill Baker Road (Lat: 37.423333 Lon: -87.469028), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQSX687
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.637 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2013, Expiration Date: 12/05/2023, Certifier: Jeff SmithRegistrant: Ohio Valley 2-Way Radio, 2035 East Parrish Avenue, Owensboro, KY 42303, Phone: (270) 683-4963, Fax: (270) 683-5170, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SOUTH HANSON, 1.0 Miles S Of Hanson, Ky (Lat: 37.404444 Lon: -87.483611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: KBK72
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/17/2022Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 9850 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite A5-108, Las Vegas, NV 89183, Phone: (303) 840-1041, Email:
  • STATION, 4 Mi E Of (Lat: 37.417806 Lon: -87.413861), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WAP265
    Assigned Frequencies: 2198.40 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/1999, Expiration Date: 09/07/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2000Registrant: Williams Communications, Inc., 2800 One Williams Center, Tulsa, OK 74172, Phone: (918) 573-8186, Fax: (918) 573-0669
  • S HANSON, 1.0 Miles S Of Hanson, Ky (Lat: 37.404472 Lon: -87.483611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WGY279
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2011, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: John E Newland PeRegistrant: Kenergy Corporation, 6402 Old Corydon Road, Henderson, KY 42419, Phone: (270) 826-3991, Fax: (270) 826-3999
  • HANSON, Hanson Substation 1.86 Mi N Of Ky 260 & Ky 254 Int (Lat: 37.427000 Lon: -87.391667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 34.1 m, Call Sign: WGY290
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/2011, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: John E Newland PeRegistrant: Kenergy Corporation, 6402 Old Corydon Road, Henderson, KY 42419, Phone: (270) 826-3991, Fax: (270) 826-3999

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hanson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-235 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4961P , Serial Number: 27-562, Year manufactured: 1963
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry J Impervento, 1197 Shakerag Rd, Hanson, KY 42413
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5950A , Serial Number: 28550, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): David C Cecil, 1040 Daybreak Dr, Hanson, KY 42413
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8657J , Serial Number: 15066557, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Plunkett, 3445 Stagecoach Rd, Hanson, KY 42413

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

HANSON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,414, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Hanson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hanson, KY
Most common first names in Hanson, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3273.7 years
Mary1675.2 years
William1275.2 years
Charles876.1 years
Robert780.3 years
David678.0 years
Elizabeth680.3 years
John578.0 years
Raymond577.8 years
Ruth581.6 years
Most common last names in Hanson, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ashby1480.8 years
Brown1280.2 years
Jones1070.4 years
Pool985.6 years
Nance881.0 years
Crabtree788.3 years
Harris681.0 years
Branson676.3 years
Johnson680.5 years
Buchanan677.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Hanson 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.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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