Tracy, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 3,921.
Males: 1,945  (49.6%)
Females: 1,976  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip code: 42123

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,942 (it was $31,356 in 2000)
Tracy:

$36,942
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,373 (it was $16,091 in 2000)

Tracy CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,023 (it was $70,400 in 2000)
Tracy:

$98,023
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $106,740; Detached houses: $127,810; Townhouses or other attached units: $51,293; Mobile homes: $49,006; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $23,937
Tracy races chart
  • White alone - 3,586 (98.5%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 15 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.05%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tracy: 140.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 853 feet

Land area: 121.9 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

Tracy, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Tracy:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tracy CCD:

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 71.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

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

Tracy CCD:  0.6% ($448)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Tracy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (64.5 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (359.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fountain Run, KY (2.6 miles ), Temple Hill, KY (3.1 miles ), Settle, KY (3.2 miles ), Holland, KY (3.3 miles ), Mount Herman, KY (3.3 miles ), Glasgow, KY (3.6 miles ), Rocky Hill, KY (3.7 miles ), Scottsville, KY (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.82 N, Longitude: 85.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

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

7.4%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Printing and related support activities (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Tracy, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tracy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Tracy place center killed 3 people and injured 85 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 34.1 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tracy-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 155.0 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 145.9 miles away from Tracy 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 129.1 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 174.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.8 miles away from Tracy center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barren County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Tracy:

  • GLASGOW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)
  • GLASGOW HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)
  • BARREN COUNTY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)
  • T.J. SAMSON KIDNEY CARE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)
  • FMC - GLASGOW KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)
  • T. J. SAMSON COMM HOSP HOME CARE PROGRAM (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)
  • T J SAMSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; GLASGOW, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tracy:

  • Western Kentucky University (about 31 miles; Bowling Green, KY; Full-time enrollment: 16,942)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 41 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Volunteer State Community College (about 44 miles; Gallatin, TN; FT enrollment: 5,311)
  • Campbellsville University (about 50 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 51 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

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Notable locations in Tracy: The Narrows Boat Ramp (A), Austin Boat Ramp (B), Barren River Lake State Resort Park Golf Course (C), Walnut Creek Boat Ramp (D), Park Site Boat Ramp (E), Temple Hill Fire Department (F), Austin Tracy Fire Department (G), Austin Tracy Volunteer Fire Department Substation (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tracy include: Kirby Grove Church (A), Mount Pleasant Church (B), Pleasant Hill Church (C), Pleasant Home Church (D), Pleasant Point Church (E), Poplar Grove Church (F), Poplar Log Church (G), Tracy Church (H), Union Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thomerson Cemetery (1), Tracy Cemetery (2), Bradshaw Cemetery (3), Burgess Cemetery (4), Chambers Cemetery (5), Combs Cemetery (6), Lyon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Fork (A), Dry Creek (B), Dry Branch (C), Beaver Creek (D), Boyds Creek (E), Twitters Branch (F), Coon Creek (G), Canoe Creek (H), Caney Fork (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Tracy: Barren River Lake State Resort Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Barren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.5. This is about average.

City:

81.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 7.91. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.91
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.739
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.36
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.2%
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: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

17.1%
Whole state:

15.8%

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

7.5%
Whole state:

6.6%

Tracy compared to Kentucky state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tracy CCD (based on Barren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.06%
Here: 49.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents54.8%12.0%9.0%3.5%3.0%
Congregations30.1%20.5%14.5%3.6%1.2%
NameOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsCumberland Presbyterian ChurchChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.8%1.7%9.8%
Congregations2.4%3.6%2.4%2.4%19.3%
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: 10
Barren County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Barren County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Barren County:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

7.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Barren County:

28.2%
Kentucky:

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

19.3%
State:

15.9%

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,272 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Hart County, KY  0.85% ($23,624 average AGI)
from Warren County, KY  0.80% ($26,746)
from Metcalfe County, KY  0.67% ($24,051)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,996 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Warren County, KY  0.94% ($25,715 average AGI)
to Metcalfe County, KY  0.49% ($27,250)
to Hart County, KY  0.48% ($23,486)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tracy:

  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WTKY (1370 AM; daytime; 2 kW; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCLU (1490 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLCK (1250 AM; 1 kW; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLN (1430 AM; 15 kW; MADISON, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tracy:

  • WGGC (95.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBV (94.1 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WVLE (99.3 FM; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: SHERANDAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKY-FM (92.1 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: WHITTIMORE ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WOVO (105.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDNS (93.3 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSGP (88.3 FM; GLASGOW, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKWY (102.7 FM; TOMPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: J.K. WHITTIMORE)
  • WUHU (107.1 FM; SMITHS GROVE, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKYU-FM (88.9 FM; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WLCT (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, TN; Owner: LAFAYETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Tracy:

  • WPBM-LP (Channel 48; SCOTTSVILLE, KY; Owner: PROCLAIM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGD (Channel 50; HENDERSONVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNKY (Channel 40; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: MMK LICENSE LLC)
  • WBKO (Channel 13; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Tracy on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
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