Fancy Farm, Kentucky

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Population in July 2007: 2,191.
Males: 1,114  (50.9%)
Females: 1,077  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
Kentucky median age:

35.9 years

Zip code: 42066

Estimated median household income in 2022: $48,699 (it was $29,031 in 2000)
Fancy Farm:

$48,699
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $22,755 (it was $13,038 in 2000)

Fancy Farm CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $157,761 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Fancy Farm:

$157,761
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $185,490; detached houses: $197,254; townhouses or other attached units: $115,604; mobile homes: $84,697; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $80,579
March 2022 cost of living index in Fancy Farm: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Fancy Farm, KY (2000)
    • 2,11597.7%White alone
    • 170.8%Hispanic
    • 160.7%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone

Races in Fancy Farm detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fancy Farm, Kentucky as of June 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fancy Farm is 2,191 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 42.1 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (very low).

Fancy Farm, Kentucky map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Fancy Farm CCD:

0.5% ($343)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (78.0 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (119.1 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (356.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pryorsburg, KY (2.4 miles ),
Mayfield, KY (2.7 miles ),
Hickory Grove, KY (2.8 miles ),
Wingo, KY (2.9 miles ),
Lowes, KY (2.9 miles),
Cunningham, KY (3.3 miles ),
Farmington, KY (3.6 miles ),
Arlington, KY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 88.77 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Fancy Farm, KY in 2022
Fancy Farm satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Most common industries in Fancy Farm, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.8%)
  • Machinery (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Food (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Fancy Farm, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)

Average climate in Fancy Farm, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fancy Farm, Kentucky average temperatures Fancy Farm, Kentucky average precipitation Fancy Farm, Kentucky humidity Fancy Farm, Kentucky wind speed Fancy Farm, Kentucky snowfall Fancy Farm, Kentucky sunshine Fancy Farm, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.102
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 5.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.10
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.675. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.675
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Fancy Farm-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Fancy Farm place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fancy Farm-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 335% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from Fancy Farm 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 50.7 miles away from the city 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 60.0 miles away from Fancy Farm center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 126.6 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) earthquake occurred 100.8 miles away from the city 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 22.8 miles away from Fancy Farm 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 Graves County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fancy Farm:

  • MILLS HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • MILLS MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • FMC - DIALYSIS OF MAYFIELD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • JACKSON PURCHASE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • GREEN ACRES HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • HERITAGE MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MAYFIELD, KY)
  • CLINTON-HICKMAN COUNTY NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CLINTON, KY)

Amtrak station near Fancy Farm:

  • 18 miles: FULTON (HWY. 51 NORTH) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fancy Farm:

  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 22 miles; Paducah, KY; Full-time enrollment: 4,107)
  • Murray State University (about 27 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 30 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 46 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 57 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; FT enrollment: 9,678)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 61 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • John A Logan College (about 71 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)

Public elementary/middle school in Fancy Farm:

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

Graves County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.0%
Whole state:

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

7.7%
Whole state:

6.6%
15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Fancy Farm (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank of Western Kentucky, Inc.: Fancy Farm Banking Center Branch at 10308 State Route 80 West, branch established on 2005/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.4 mil, Deposits: $64.8 mil, headquarters in Clinton, KY, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Trust Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Fancy Farm:

Marital status in Fancy Farm, KY
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Fancy Farm:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Kentucky average:

13.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fancy Farm, KY (based on Graves County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant22,54384
Mainline Protestant2,40318
Catholic2,1962
Black Protestant6786
Other3313
None8,970-
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: 5
Graves County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Graves County:

11.0%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.1%
Kentucky:

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

17.3%
State:

15.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Fancy Farm:

  • WYMC (1430 AM; 1 kW; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: JDM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKYX (570 AM; 1 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WRKY (1130 AM; 2 kW; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUF (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PARIS, TN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD B/CTING OF TN,INC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fancy Farm:

  • WKBG (102.1 FM; CLINTON, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WLLE (94.7 FM; MAYFIELD, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS KY, LLC)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDDJ (96.9 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGKY (95.9 FM; WICKLIFFE, KY; Owner: WICKLIFE RENTAL PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WRIK-FM (98.3 FM; METROPOLIS, IL; Owner: SUN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WFGE (103.7 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: FOREVER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKMS-FM (91.3 FM; MURRAY, KY; Owner: MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZZL (106.7 FM; REIDLAND, KY; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fancy Farm:

  • WKMU (Channel 21; MURRAY, 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)
  • WKPD (Channel 29; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W54AE (Channel 54; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WQTV-LP (Channel 24; MURRAY, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WQWQ-LP (Channel 9; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
Fancy Farm fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Fancy Farm fatal accident list:

Aug 20, 2010 03:00 PM, Sr-80, Lat: 36.796331, Lon: -88.786439, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 7, 2002 06:20 AM, Sr-339, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 1988 07:15 AM, 80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 1983 04:10 AM, 80, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fancy Farm)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC4RGP, Grant Date: 05/29/1990, Expiration Date: 05/29/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2002, Registrant: Eric W Harrison, Route 1 Box 189, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

  • Call Sign: KD6OWE, Licensee ID: L00351746, Grant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 11/03/2022, Registrant: Loretta A Gordon, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

  • Call Sign: KD6OWF, Licensee ID: L00351748, Grant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 11/03/2022, Certifier: Stephanie L Ford, Registrant: Stephanie L Ford, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

  • Call Sign: WA6LDV, Licensee ID: L00240078, Grant Date: 03/14/2016, Expiration Date: 05/22/2026, Certifier: Stephen H Gordon, Registrant: Stephen H Gordon, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

  • Call Sign: KG4QQA, Licensee ID: L00435248, Grant Date: 12/17/2001, Expiration Date: 12/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2013, Certifier: Eric G Wilson, Registrant: Eric G Wilson, Rt 1 Box 38, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

  • Call Sign: KJ4CWO, Licensee ID: L01381808, Grant Date: 12/29/2017, Expiration Date: 03/20/2028, Certifier: Sandra D Mcgrath, Registrant: Sandra E Deforge, 1100 Rocky Road, Fancy Farm, KY 42039

  • Call Sign: KJ4TKQ, Licensee ID: L01556150, Grant Date: 03/22/2010, Expiration Date: 03/22/2020, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2022, Certifier: Steven P O'Guinn, Registrant: Steven P O\'Guinn, 11433 St Rt 121 North, Fancy Farm, KY 42039


2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 20 took place in 2011, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Fancy Farm, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.8%), and Outside Fires (41.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fancy Farm, KY
    • 8647.8%Structure Fires
    • 7541.7%Outside Fires
    • 147.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fancy Farm, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fancy Farm, KY
  • 54.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fancy Farm, KY
  • 49.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 47.1%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas


Fancy Farm compared to Kentucky 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.
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