Hanson, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 748 (70% urban, 30% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.7%
Males: 370  (49.6%)
Females: 378  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

46.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 42413.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $82,887 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Hanson:

$82,887
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $32,509 (it was $14,932 in 2000)

Hanson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $155,820 (it was $66,100 in 2000)
Hanson:

$155,820
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $153,069; detached houses: $158,391; mobile homes: $41,679

Median gross rent in 2022: $921.

March 2022 cost of living index in Hanson: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 9.5%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Hanson, KY (2022)
    • 88687.1%White alone
    • 818.0%Hispanic
    • 343.3%Two or more races
    • 101.0%Black alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hanson, Kentucky as of June 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hanson is 279 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (16.9%), English (16.9%), German (11.6%), Irish (8.0%), European (6.8%), Russian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/31/1873

Elevation: 433 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 317 people per square mile   (very low).

Hanson, Kentucky map

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Kentucky:

4.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Hanson city:

0.8% ($500)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (30.8 miles , pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (95.8 miles , pop. 569,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Slaughters, KY (2.3 miles ),
Madisonville, KY (2.5 miles ),
Manitou, KY (2.5 miles),
Nebo, KY (3.0 miles ),
Onton, KY (3.1 miles),
Earlington, KY (3.2 miles ),
Sacramento, KY (3.4 miles ),
Mortons Gap, KY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 37.42 N, Longitude: 87.48 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Hanson, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Hanson, KY in 2022

Hanson satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.0%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +251 (+67.1%).
Most common industries in Hanson, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Food (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.2%)
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Food (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Hanson, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.4%)

Average climate in Hanson, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 88.0. This is worse than average.

City:

88.0
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 5.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.36
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 2.52. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.52
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hanson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Hanson city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hanson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 222% 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 74.9 miles away from Hanson center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from Hanson center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 42.6 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 99.5 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 114.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.9 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 Hopkins County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hanson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hanson:

  • WESTERN KENTUCKY VETERANS CENTER (926 VETERANS DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hanson:

  • RIDGEWOOD TERRACE NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • RIDGEWOOD TERRACE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • HILLSIDE VILLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BAPTIST HEALTH MADISONVILLE Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HHA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • DAVITA - MADISONVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)
  • BRIGHTON CORNERSTONE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MADISONVILLE, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanson:

  • Madisonville Community College (about 5 miles; Madisonville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,082)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 37 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • University of Evansville (about 39 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 40 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 62 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 8,621)
  • Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 2,794)

Public elementary/middle school in Hanson:

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Points of interest:

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

Cemetery: Gooch Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hopkins County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hanson and their reported violations in the past:

HANSON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,414, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.8%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Hanson (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hanson Branch at 7250 Hanson Road, branch established on 1982/09/28. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Hanson:

Marital status in Hanson, KY
  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hanson:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Kentucky average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Hanson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hanson, KY (based on Hopkins County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,53976
Mainline Protestant4,38719
Black Protestant9018
Catholic7893
Other5832
None19,721-
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: 10
Hopkins County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.9%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hopkins County:

17.4%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hanson:

50.4%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Hanson:

29.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hanson:

20.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hanson:

10.4%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hanson:

44.1%
Kentucky:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hanson, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$7,451$29,8040$0
Water Supply 1$3,189$38,2680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,600
Sewerage 0$0 2$578
Totals for Government 4$10,640$31,9208$4,178

Hanson government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $355,000 ($474.60)
    Water Utilities: $207,000 ($276.74)
    Central Staff Services: $159,000 ($212.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($33.42)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($10.70)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($2.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($24.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $156,000 ($208.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($163.10)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($6.68)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($4.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $236,000 ($315.51)

Hanson government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $335,000 ($447.86)
    Other: $11,000 ($14.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $282,000 ($377.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($114.97)
    Highways: $19,000 ($25.40)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $123,000 ($164.44)
    Property: $105,000 ($140.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $54,000 ($72.19)

Hanson government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $325,000 ($434.49)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $320,000 ($427.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $243,000 ($324.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $210,000 ($280.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($44.12)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,000 ($6.68)

Hanson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,171,000 ($2902.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $320,000 ($427.81)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanson:

  • WFMW (730 AM; 0 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTTL (1310 AM; 2 kW; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanson:

  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W206BB (89.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: DANNY R. GREENE)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • W219CF (91.7 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WUBT (101.1 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W278AD (103.5 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hanson:

  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)

Hanson fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 2010 05:58 AM, Sr-9004 Eb Pkway, Lat: 37.417381, Lon: -87.472500, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 1, 2009 11:50 PM, Sr-260, Lat: 37.417344, Lon: -87.479367, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 27, 2005 02:50 PM, W Madison Road, Lat: 37.417510, Lon: -87.468090, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 14, 2001 05:25 AM, Sr-9004, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Feb 13, 1999 07:45 AM, Sr-9004, Lat: 37.421080, Lon: -87.471896, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1996 01:22 PM, Madison, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1984 10:25 PM, Livingston, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 67.7mTotal length
  • $1,055,000Total costs
  • 118,438Total average daily traffic
  • 26,090Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Hanson, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hanson, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hanson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hanson, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SOUTH HANSON, 1.0 Miles S Of Hanson, Ky (Lat: 37.404444 Lon: -87.483611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: KBK72,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz... (+40 more), Grant Date: 09/08/2022, Expiration Date: 09/17/2032, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

  • STATION, 4 Mi E Of (Lat: 37.417806 Lon: -87.413861), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WAP265,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2198.40 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/1999, Expiration Date: 09/07/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2000, Registrant: Williams Communications, Inc., 2800 One Williams Center, Tulsa, OK 74172, Phone: (918) 573-8186, Fax: (918) 573-0669

  • S HANSON, 1.0 Miles S Of Hanson, Ky (Lat: 37.404472 Lon: -87.483611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WGY279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+13 more), Grant Date: 07/24/2021, Expiration Date: 08/01/2031, Certifier: John Newland, Registrant: Kenergy, 3051 Fairview Drive Po Box 1389, Owensboro, KY 42302, Phone: (270) 689-6120, Email:

  • HANSON, Hanson Substation 1.86 Mi N Of Ky 260 & Ky 254 Int (Lat: 37.427000 Lon: -87.391667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 34.1 m, Call Sign: WGY290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2021, Expiration Date: 08/01/2031, Certifier: John E Newland Pe, Registrant: Kenergy Corporation, 6402 Old Corydon Road, Henderson, KY 42419, Phone: (270) 826-3991, Fax: (270) 826-3999, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hanson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5950A, N5950A, N-5950A, Serial Number: 28550, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/09/1997
    Registrant (Individual): David C Cecil, 1040 Daybreak Dr, Hanson, KY 42413
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6497B, N6497B, N-6497B, Serial Number: 29697, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 05/31/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Bradly C Newcom, 4185 Stagecoach Rd, Hanson, KY 42413
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8657J, N8657J, N-8657J, Serial Number: 15066557, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Plunkett, 3445 Stagecoach Rd, Hanson, KY 42413

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of fires - 40 took place in 2009, and the least - 7 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hanson, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.7%), and Structure Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hanson, KY
    • 17349.7%Outside Fires
    • 10630.5%Structure Fires
    • 6017.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 92.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hanson, KY
Most common first names in Hanson, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3273.7 years
Mary1675.2 years
William1275.2 years
Charles876.1 years
Robert780.3 years
David678.0 years
Elizabeth680.3 years
John578.0 years
Raymond577.8 years
Ruth581.6 years
Most common last names in Hanson, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ashby1480.8 years
Brown1280.2 years
Jones1070.4 years
Pool985.6 years
Nance881.0 years
Crabtree788.3 years
Harris681.0 years
Branson676.3 years
Johnson680.5 years
Buchanan677.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hanson, KY
  • 69.6%Utility gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hanson, KY
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 5.9%Wood


Hanson compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Brian D. Luck (2)
  • Brett M. Jones (1)
  • George Anthony Wells (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2024.