Woodlawn-Oakdale, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 4,901.
Males: 2,355  (48.1%)
Females: 2,546  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Kentucky median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 42003.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,225 (it was $27,313 in 2000)
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

$41,225
KY:

$45,215

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $25,887 (it was $13,344 in 2000)

Woodlawn-Oakdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $77,842 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

$77,842
KY:

$130,000
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  • Races in Woodlawn-Oakdale, KY (2000)

    Woodlawn-Oakdale races chart
    • 4,64594.1%White alone
    • 1242.5%Black alone
    • 781.6%Two or more races
    • 430.9%Hispanic
    • 200.4%American Indian alone
    • 200.4%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

Races in Woodlawn-Oakdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Woodlawn-Oakdale: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.7%), Irish (13.5%), German (9.1%), English (6.7%), French (2.2%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.94 square miles.

Population density: 826 people per square mile   (low).

Woodlawn-Oakdale,KY real estate house value index trend

Woodlawn-Oakdale, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Woodlawn-Oakdale:

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodlawn-Oakdale CDP:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

7 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.1%
Kentucky:

2.0%

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

Woodlawn-Oakdale CDP:  0.8% ($327)
Kentucky:  0.8% ($610)
Woodlawn-Oakdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (75.1 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (117.5 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (335.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farley, KY (0.5 miles ), Reidland, KY (1.9 miles ), Paducah, KY (1.9 miles ), Ledbetter, KY (2.0 miles ), Hendron, KY (2.0 miles ), Lone Oak, KY (2.3 miles ), Massac, KY (2.5 miles ), Brookport, IL (2.5 miles ).

Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 88.57 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Woodlawn-Oakdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Woodlawn-Oakdale, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Woodlawn-Oakdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Woodlawn-Oakdale place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 23.8 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Woodlawn-Oakdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 73% 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 104.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from Woodlawn-Oakdale 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 76.9 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 78.4 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 128.5 miles away from Woodlawn-Oakdale 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 34.0 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 McCracken County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Woodlawn-Oakdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Woodlawn-Oakdale:

  • FMC - SOUTH PADUCAH (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • PURCHASE DISTRICT HHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • LOURDES HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • LOURDES HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • CHARTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYS PADUCAH (Hospital, about 4 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH PADUCAH Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)
  • WESTERN BAPTIST HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PADUCAH, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodlawn-Oakdale:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 5 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Murray State University (about 33 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 52 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 57 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • John A Logan College (about 57 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 59 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 61 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)

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Notable location: Farley Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Woodlawn-Oakdale: Smith Avenue Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horse Branch (A). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.65
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.345
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.7%
Whole state:  69.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  4.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.3%
Whole state:

15.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.6%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Kentucky average:

13.8

Woodlawn-Oakdale travel time to work - commute Woodlawn-Oakdale mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woodlawn-Oakdale CDP (based on McCracken County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,84796
Mainline Protestant6,10623
Catholic4,3084
Black Protestant93610
Other8004
None17,568-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

47.7%
Kentucky:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

41.6%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

20.0%
Kentucky:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.7%
Kentucky:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.4%
Kentucky:

34.0%

General health condition:
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

56.0%
Kentucky:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Woodlawn-Oakdale:

76.1%
Kentucky:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Woodlawn-Oakdale, KY Residents

6.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
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 Marshall County, KY  0.57% ($37,355 average AGI)
from Graves County, KY  0.47% ($32,026)
from Massac County, IL  0.38% ($33,463)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Marshall County, KY  0.61% ($30,987 average AGI)
to Graves County, KY  0.49% ($34,090)
to Livingston County, KY  0.34% ($46,812)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodlawn-Oakdale:

  • 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)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WNTX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BROOKPORT, IL; Owner: DANIEL S. STRATEMEYER)
  • WMOK (920 AM; 1 kW; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • 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.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodlawn-Oakdale:

  • 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.)
  • WLIE-FM (94.3 FM; GOLCONDA, IL; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WREZ (105.5 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WGCF (89.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN'S ASSOC, INC.)
  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WCBL-FM (99.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WVHM (90.5 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRT (88.1 FM; BENTON, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W221BB (92.1 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BD OF REGENTS MURRAY STATE UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Woodlawn-Oakdale:

  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • 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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 208m682ftTotal length
  • 26,944Total average daily traffic
  • 921Total average daily truck traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Woodlawn-Oakdale 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 significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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