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Population in 2010: 4,505. Population change since 2000: +15.9%
Males: 2,015  (44.7%)
Females: 2,490  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42001.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,064 (it was $46,201 in 2000)
Massac:

$57,064
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,927

Massac CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $161,973 (it was $107,500 in 2000)
Massac:

$161,973
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $189,359; Detached houses: $204,471; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,064; In 2-unit structures: $167,147; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $84,120; Mobile homes: $30,195

Median gross rent in 2012: $657.

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  • White alone - 4,050 (89.9%)
  • Black alone - 212 (4.7%)
  • Hispanic - 108 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 68 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 55 (1.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Massac: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.7%), Irish (15.9%), English (15.7%), United States (9.7%), Scottish (4.2%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.87 square miles.

Population density: 1,165 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Massac:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Massac CDP:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

186 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This place:  3.9%
Kentucky:  3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,086 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $974 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (80.2 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (122.6 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (337.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lone Oak, KY (1.0 miles ), Hendron, KY (1.4 miles ), Paducah, KY (2.0 miles ), Farley, KY (2.5 miles ), Woodlawn-Oakdale, KY (2.5 miles ), Brookport, IL (2.7 miles ), Metropolis, IL (3.0 miles ), Reidland, KY (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.03 N, Longitude: 88.68 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Massac-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 157% 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 Massac place center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 26.2 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:

Massac-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.0 miles away from the city 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 71.0 miles away from Massac 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 82.6 miles away from the city 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 28.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from Massac center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Massac:

  • FMC - DIALYSIS OF PADUCAH (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • LOURDES TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • CHARTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYS PADUCAH (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Massac:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 3 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,353)
  • Murray State University (about 33 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 7,472)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 49 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 51 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 7,475)
  • John A Logan College (about 55 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 57 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)
  • Bethel University (about 63 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 2,516)

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Notable location: Lone Oak Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Massac: Highland Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Massac: Lone Oak Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
McCracken County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.4. This is about average.
City:

37.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.63. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.63
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

22.1
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.640
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.86
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.4
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 27.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.9%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Massac, KY

Massac compared to Kentucky state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Massac travel time to work - commute


Massac mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.16%
Here67.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents52.6%12.7%11.3%6.5%4.0%
Congregations33.7%15.2%4.3%12.0%5.4%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.6%1.5%1.3%6.5%
Congregations3.3%3.3%1.1%1.1%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: 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%

6.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.93%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($306 average AGI)
McCracken County:

0.05%
Kentucky average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marshall County, KY  0.67% ($34,068 average AGI)
from Graves County, KY  0.63% ($29,349)
from Massac County, IL  0.39% ($31,441)


6.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

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 Marshall County, KY  0.65% ($34,122 average AGI)
to Graves County, KY  0.51% ($33,500)
to Livingston County, KY  0.41% ($27,796)

Strongest AM radio stations in Massac:

  • 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.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYMC (1430 AM; 1 kW; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: JDM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Massac:

  • 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)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • 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 Massac:

  • 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.)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)


Massac on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Postsecondary teachers"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #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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