Mackey, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.6%
Males: 50  (47.2%)
Females: 57  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47654, 47660.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,784 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Mackey:

$30,784
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,339 (it was $14,282 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $76,325 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Mackey:

$76,325
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $689.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mackey: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.4%), Irish (24.3%), United States (19.6%), French (15.9%), Italian (1.1%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,297 people per square mile   (low).

Mackey, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Mackey:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mackey town:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 19.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $368 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $675 (0.9%)

Mackey satellite photo by USGS

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

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

5.5%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+59.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Average climate in Mackey, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mackey-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 55% 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 slightly above Indiana state average. It is 76% 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 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 139.3 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: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mackey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mackey:

  • TRANSITIONAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LYNNVILLE, IN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME AND REHABILITATIVE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OAKLAND CITY, IN)
  • TRANSITIONAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HAUBSTADT, IN)
  • BETTER LIVING HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PRINCETON, IN)
  • GIBSON COUNTY ARC PRINCE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PRINCETON, IN)
  • WATERS OF PRINCETON THE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRINCETON, IN)
  • GIBSON COUNTY ARC 8TH ST (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PRINCETON, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mackey:

  • University of Evansville (about 22 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,688)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 25 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 26 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Vincennes University (about 31 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 62 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 79 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)

Public elementary/middle school in Mackey:

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Gibson 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 2012 was 99.9. This is worse than average.

City:

99.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.859. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.859
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.91
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.655. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.655
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 51.4%
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.2%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Mackey compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mackey town (based on Gibson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,2436
Evangelical Protestant3,66828
Mainline Protestant3,23228
Black Protestant6754
Other11
None19,684-
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: 6
Gibson County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Gibson County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Gibson County:

28.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

14.3%
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 0$0 1$204
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$145
Totals for Government 0$0 4$349

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Indiana average:

5.59%

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 Vanderburgh County, IN  1.25% ($39,883 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.38% ($24,796)
from Warrick County, IN  0.33% ($63,581)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Indiana average:

5.83%

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 Vanderburgh County, IN  1.50% ($36,939 average AGI)
to Pike County, IN  0.32% ($34,262)
to Warrick County, IN  0.32% ($39,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mackey:

  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAY (1250 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WGAB (1180 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURGH, IN; Owner: NEWBURGH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mackey:

  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WRAY-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJLT (105.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSJD (100.5 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: WSJD, INC.)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WVJC (89.1 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS EASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGES)

TV broadcast stations around Mackey:

  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIKY-LP (Channel 5; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
  • W06BD (Channel 6; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: NORTH GIBSON SCHOOL CORPORATION)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
  • WJPS-LP (Channel 4; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)
  • WKOH (Channel 31; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Mackey fatal accident list:

May 3, 2010 10:59 AM, Sr-57, Cr-950, Lat: 38.25416, Lon: -87.39186, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 2009 04:55 AM, Cr-700, Cr-1100, Lat: 38.25267, Lon: -87.37815, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WD9FII, Licensee ID: L00850654
    Grant Date: 04/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/15/2014, Certifier: Bill L Reed
    Registrant: Bill L Reed, 207 Main St, Mackey, IN 47654

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