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Population in 2012: 106 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.4%
Males: 49  (47.1%)
Females: 57  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47654, 47660.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,773 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Mackey:

$32,773
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,176

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,546 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Mackey:

$79,546
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,563; Detached houses: $96,563

Median gross rent in 2012: $525.

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  • White alone - 104 (98.1%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mackey: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (28.3%), United States (21.1%), Irish (18.9%), French (12.2%), Polish (3.9%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,285 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mackey:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mackey town:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $383 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,071 (1.4%)

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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 July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+59.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Educational services (47%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (40%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (13%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (13%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)


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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Mackey, IN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mackey:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 20 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Evansville (about 21 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 26 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Vincennes University (about 31 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 6,470)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton (about 77 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 3,124)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 78 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)

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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
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AQI  SO2 PM10 PM2.5 NO2 Ozone  Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.1. This is worse than average.
City:

39.1
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

1.47
U.S.:

2.43
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.
City:

18.4
U.S.:

22.1
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.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6
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.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.39
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.
City:

0.00481
U.S.:

0.10719


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 50.0%

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 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mackey travel time to work - commute


Mackey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.09%
Here44.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodUnited Church of Christ
Adherents42.3%17.2%7.1%5.8%4.5%
Congregations10.3%24.1%10.3%5.2%8.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) The Wesleyan ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents4.2%3.5%3.0%2.8%9.4%
Congregations10.3%5.2%3.4%1.7%20.7%
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: 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 2007)
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$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$150
Totals for Government 0$0 4$350


5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,463 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Indiana average:

6.54%

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 Vanderburgh County, IN  1.33% ($37,095 average AGI)
from Warrick County, IN  0.37% ($43,553)
from Knox County, IN  0.32% ($41,975)


6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Indiana average:

6.56%

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 Vanderburgh County, IN  1.81% ($34,229 average AGI)
to Warrick County, IN  0.37% ($36,745)
to Pike County, IN  0.32% ($35,707)

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: 38.25415556, 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
  • 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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