Hendron, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 4,687. Population change since 2000: +10.6%
Males: 2,398  (51.2%)
Females: 2,289  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 42003.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,007 (it was $40,858 in 2000)
Hendron:

$44,007
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,653 (it was $22,984 in 2000)

Hendron CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,233 (it was $94,000 in 2000)
Hendron:

$104,233
KY:

$120,900

Median gross rent in 2013: $648.

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  • Races in Hendron, KY (2013)

    Hendron races chart
    • 3,86783.5%White alone
    • 3156.8%Black alone
    • 2124.6%Hispanic
    • 1112.4%Asian alone
    • 1112.4%Two or more races
    • 180.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hendron: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.1%), English (11.3%), Irish (11.0%), German (10.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.19 square miles.

Population density: 903 people per square mile   (low).

Hendron,KY real estate house value index trend

Hendron, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Hendron:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hendron CDP:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

148 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America).

This place:

3.2%
Kentucky:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $935 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $413 (0.5%)

Hendron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (78.6 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (120.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (336.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lone Oak, KY (1.1 miles ), Massac, KY (1.4 miles ), Paducah, KY (1.6 miles ), Farley, KY (2.0 miles ), Woodlawn-Oakdale, KY (2.0 miles ), Brookport, IL (2.5 miles ), Reidland, KY (2.7 miles ), Ledbetter, KY (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

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

8.2%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Hendron, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hendron-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Hendron place center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hendron-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 106.3 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 49.9 miles away from Hendron 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 73.0 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 81.0 miles away from the city 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 130.1 miles away from Hendron 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 30.0 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 McCracken County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hendron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hendron:

  • FMC - DIALYSIS OF PADUCAH (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • LOURDES TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • CHARTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYS PADUCAH (Hospital, about 2 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • LOURDES HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • LOURDES HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • LOURDES HOSPICE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hendron:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 2 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Murray State University (about 35 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 50 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 53 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 55 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 57 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Bethel University (about 63 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)

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Notable locations in Hendron: Rolling Hills Country Club (A), Hendron Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hendron include: Lebanon Church (A), Schneidman Road Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beyer Cemetery (1), Mount Carmel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

McCracken 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 3.8 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 1.5 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 1.5 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 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 62.6% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 79.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
27 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Hendron compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Kentucky average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hendron CDP (based on McCracken County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,84796
Mainline Protestant6,10623
Catholic4,3084
Black Protestant93610
Other8004
None17,568-
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: 13
McCracken County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
McCracken County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
McCracken County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
McCracken County:

28.2%
Kentucky:

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

13.9%
State:

15.9%

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Marshall County, KY  0.57% ($37,355 average AGI)
from Graves County, KY  0.47% ($32,026)
from Massac County, IL  0.38% ($33,463)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Marshall County, KY  0.61% ($30,987 average AGI)
to Graves County, KY  0.49% ($34,090)
to Livingston County, KY  0.34% ($46,812)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hendron:

  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDXR (1450 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1 kW; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WNTX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BROOKPORT, IL; Owner: DANIEL S. STRATEMEYER)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • 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.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hendron:

  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBL-FM (99.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • W221BB (92.1 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BD OF REGENTS MURRAY STATE UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Hendron:

  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSIL-TV (Channel 3; HARRISBURG, IL; Owner: WSIL-TV, INC.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mayfield Corner Of Broyles Ave (Lat: 37.040333 Lon: -88.628667), Call Sign: KAW816
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/1996, Expiration Date: 09/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2002
    Registrant: City Of Hendron, Paducah, KY 42002-1500, Phone: (502) 443-5333

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PADUCAH, 859 Starr Hill Road (Lat: 37.031667 Lon: -88.646389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WMQ310
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Hendron on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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