For population 25 years and over in Mackey:
For population 15 years and over in Mackey town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $383 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (20.9 miles , pop. 121,582).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (89.2 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (248.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Somerville, IN (1.4 miles ), Lynnville, IN (2.4 miles ), Francisco, IN (2.5 miles ), Oakland City, IN (2.5 miles ), Elberfeld, IN (2.7 miles ), Spurgeon, IN (2.7 miles ), Fort Branch, IN (3.2 miles ), Haubstadt, IN (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 87.39 W
Area code: 812
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+59.6%).
Average climate in Mackey, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mackey-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Mackey town center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.1 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mackey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 40% 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 30.1 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 47.5 miles away from Mackey 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 28.0 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 29.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from Mackey center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.2 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 Gibson County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mackey:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mackey:
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Public elementary/middle school in Mackey:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.47. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 50.0%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Mackey compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Mackey town (based on Gibson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.09%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,463 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,956 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Mackey fatal accident list:
May 3, 2010 10:59 AM, Sr-57, Cr-950, Lat: 38.25415556, Lon: -87.39186389, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 2009 04:55 AM, Cr-700, Cr-1100, Lat: 38.25267222, Lon: -87.37815278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1