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Median resident age:  35.0 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42368

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,595 (it was $34,402 in 2000)
Patesville:

$44,595
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,413

Patesville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,060 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Patesville:

$72,060
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,833; Detached houses: $115,122; Townhouses or other attached units: $43,249; In 2-unit structures: $73,191; Mobile homes: $50,509

Patesville, KY residents, houses, and apartments details

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Patesville races chart
  • White alone - 2,419 (98.6%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.08%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Patesville: 121.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet




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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 July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Tornado activity:

Patesville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 129% 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 79% 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 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 the city 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 Patesville 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 30.1 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, Flash Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Patesville:

  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 19 miles; Owensboro, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,136)
  • University of Evansville (about 46 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,367)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 49 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 53 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 57 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 14,936)
  • University of Louisville (about 62 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 15,612)

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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
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AQI  SO2 Ozone  PM10 NO2 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.75
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

24.2
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.19
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6


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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Patesville, KY

Patesville compared to Kentucky state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



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

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.84%
Here77.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents70.1%18.8%9.6%1.0%0.6%
Congregations54.2%25.0%8.3%4.2%8.3%
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: 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%

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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  2.27% ($36,750 average AGI)
from Perry County, IN  0.70% ($32,857)
from Breckinridge County, KY  0.53% ($34,063)


7.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
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  2.94% ($28,303 average AGI)
to Perry County, IN  0.86% ($20,385)
to Breckinridge County, KY  0.40% ($40,250)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 101
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 119


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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