Patesville, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,503.
Males: 1,252  (50.0%)
Females: 1,251  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42368

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,108 (it was $34,402 in 2000)
Patesville:

$48,108
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,703 (it was $15,038 in 2000)

Patesville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,358 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Patesville:

$72,358
KY:

$120,900
  • Races in Patesville, KY (2000)

    Patesville races chart
    • 2,41998.6%White alone
    • 140.6%Hispanic
    • 120.5%Two or more races
    • 60.2%Black alone
    • 20.08%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Patesville: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 89.5 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

Patesville, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Patesville:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Patesville CCD:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 69.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Patesville CCD:  0.8% ($407)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Patesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (20.6 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (62.7 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (285.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cloverport, KY (2.7 miles ), Hawesville, KY (3.0 miles ), Whitesville, KY (3.1 miles ), Cannelton, IN (3.1 miles ), Fordsville, KY (3.1 miles ), Tell City, IN (3.5 miles ), Lewisport, KY (3.8 miles ), Maceo, KY (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.77 N, Longitude: 86.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

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

6.9%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Metal and metal products (32%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Paper (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

Work and jobs in Patesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Patesville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Patesville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Patesville place 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 F5 tornado 20.6 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Patesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky 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 78.0 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 58.5 miles away from Patesville 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 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 155.5 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 77.3 miles away from Patesville center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 92.8 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 Hancock County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Patesville:

  • FORDSVILLE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORDSVILLE, KY)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-LINCOLN HILLS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TELL CITY, IN)
  • OAKWOOD HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; TELL CITY, IN)
  • DAVITA - TELL CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; TELL CITY, IN)
  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (Hospital, about 16 miles away; TROY, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Patesville:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • University of Evansville (about 46 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 51 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 53 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 57 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)

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

Churches in Patesville include: West Point Baptist Church (A), Mount Eden Baptist Church (B), Bethlehem Baptist Church (C), Saint Thomas Church (D), Blackford Baptist Church (E), Concord Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Boling Chapel Cemetery (1), Powers Cemetery (2), Rice Cemetery (3), Oak Grove Cemetery (4), Beatty Cemetery (5), Roseville Cemetery (6), Sanders Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Caney Creek (A), Sugarcamp Branch (B), Horse Fork (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hancock 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 85.5. This is about average.

City:

85.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.04
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.80. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.1%
Whole state:

15.8%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.6%

Patesville compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Kentucky average:

13.8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Patesville CCD (based on Hancock County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,62817
Mainline Protestant1,0276
Catholic7332
None177-
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: 2
Hancock County:

2.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Hancock County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hancock County:

29.1%
Kentucky:

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

16.1%
State:

15.9%

6.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

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 Daviess County, KY  2.59% ($34,123 average AGI)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.67% ($27,429)
from Perry County, IN  0.64% ($21,250)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

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 Daviess County, KY  2.48% ($44,753 average AGI)
to Perry County, IN  0.74% ($23,000)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.45% ($23,071)

Strongest AM radio stations in Patesville:

  • WKCM (1160 AM; 3 kW; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WTCJ (1230 AM; 1 kW; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Patesville:

  • WTCJ-FM (105.7 FM; TELL CITY, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLME (102.9 FM; CANNELTON, IN; Owner: HANCOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WXCM (97.1 FM; HAWESVILLE, KY; Owner: WLME, INC.)
  • WBIO (94.7 FM; PHILPOT, KY; Owner: THE CROMWELL GROUP, INC OF KENTUCKY)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WXBC (104.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: BRECKINRIDGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBFI (91.5 FM; MCDANIELS, KY; Owner: BETHEL FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W246AF (97.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Patesville:

  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W12BJ (Channel 12; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 101Total average daily traffic
  • 119Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

Patesville on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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