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Population in 2012: 392 (84% urban, 16% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 

Males: 199  (51.0%)
Females: 193  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  37.6 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42354.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,780 (it was $23,000 in 2000)
McHenry:

$39,780
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,448

McHenry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,863 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
McHenry:

$54,863
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,820; Detached houses: $66,841; Mobile homes: $34,324

Median gross rent in 2012: $717.

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  • White alone - 374 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McHenry: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (45.8%), Irish (16.3%), German (9.4%), English (5.9%), Greek (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/26/1880

Elevation: 426 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 564 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in McHenry:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 17.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McHenry city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 24.0%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.3%
Kentucky:  3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $388 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $314 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (28.4 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (85.1 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (311.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beaver Dam, KY (1.8 miles ), Centertown, KY (2.2 miles ), Rockport, KY (2.2 miles ), Hartford, KY (2.3 miles ), Rosine, KY (3.3 miles) , Rochester, KY (3.4 miles) , Heflin-Beda, KY (3.5 miles) , South Carrollton, KY (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 37.38 N, Longitude: 86.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

McHenry household income distribution McHenry home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+1.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (41%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

McHenry-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the McHenry city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

McHenry-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 89% 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 91.0 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 63.1 miles away from McHenry 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 91.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city 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 57.6 miles away from McHenry center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 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 Ohio County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near McHenry:

  • OHIO COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, about 5 miles away; HARTFORD, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF OHIO CO (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HARTFORD, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McHenry:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 38 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • University of Evansville (about 53 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 57 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 58 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 64 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)

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Notable location: McHenry Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Ohio County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.8. This is about average.
City:

36.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.25. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.25
U.S.:

3.08
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.5%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in McHenry, KY

McHenry compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


McHenry travel time to work - commute


McHenry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

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Religion statistics for McHenry city (based on Ohio County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.52%
Here66.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents73.1%10.0%4.0%3.8%3.3%
Congregations51.2%19.8%2.3%8.1%4.7%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyCumberland Presbyterian ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.6%1.6%0.7%0.7%1.2%
Congregations2.3%4.7%2.3%1.2%3.5%
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: 3
Ohio County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ohio County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Ohio County:

31.5%
Kentucky:

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

15.8%
State:

15.9%

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

McHenry government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($30.61)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($15.31)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($10.20)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($5.10)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($20.41)

McHenry government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $5,000 ($12.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($15.31)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.55)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($22.96)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($20.41)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.55)

McHenry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $65,000 ($165.82)

5.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

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 Daviess County, KY  1.71% ($30,795 average AGI)
from Butler County, KY  0.43% ($28,970)
from Muhlenberg County, KY  0.23% ($21,889)


5.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
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 Daviess County, KY  1.95% ($29,470 average AGI)
to Warren County, KY  0.39% ($31,467)
to Grayson County, KY  0.21% ($17,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in McHenry:

  • WAIA (1600 AM; 1 kW; BEAVER DAM, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WLBQ (1570 AM; 1 kW; MORGANTOWN, KY; Owner: BUTLER COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRUS (610 AM; 2 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: LOGAN RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in McHenry:

  • WXMZ (106.3 FM; HARTFORD, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WNTC (103.9 FM; DRAKESBORO, KY; Owner: NASHVILLE'S SPORTSRADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)

TV broadcast stations around McHenry:

  • W62CJ (Channel 62; JACKSON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKGB-TV (Channel 53; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

McHenry fatal accident list:

May 6, 2004 03:45 PM, Us-62, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 12, 2003 08:02 PM, Sr-1245, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 6, 1994 09:10 PM, 62, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 4, 1993 09:40 AM, 62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 23, 1982 10:26 PM, 62, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KF4IGU, Previous Call Sign: KA9OYW, Licensee ID: L00248721
    Grant Date: 01/10/2006, Expiration Date: 04/01/2016, Certifier: Gregory L Clark
    Registrant: Gregory L Clark, Mchenry, KY 42354
  • Call Sign: KF4OMU, Licensee ID: L00986639
    Grant Date: 12/12/2006, Expiration Date: 01/21/2017, Certifier: Eric E Southard
    Registrant: Eric E Southard, 69 Oak Street, Mchenry, KY 42354


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


McHenry on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
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