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Population (year 2000): 19,307. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,273 (-0.2% change)
Males: 8,923 (46.2%), Females: 10,384 (53.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $31,097 (year 2000)
Median house value: $61,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Madisonville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.5%)
  • Black (11.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (22.1%), English (8.3%), Irish (8.0%), German (7.8%), French (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

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Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 17.8 square miles

Madisonville,

For population 25 years and over in Madisonville

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madisonville city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -81 (-0.4%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KY Owensboro, (39.5 miles pop. 54,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Nashville-Davidson, (96.0 miles pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (312.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: KY (4.1 miles Earlington, KY Hanson, (6.1 miles Gap, KY (6.8 miles Mortons KY (10.2 miles Nebo, KY (10.5 miles Nortonville, KY (10.9 miles Slaughters, Charles, KY (10.9 miles St. Plains, KY (13.0 miles White


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 68 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 1998: 78 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2002: 48 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2004: 54 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $165,500

Latitude: 37.33 N, Longitude: 87.50 W

Area code: 270


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.3%), Manufacturing (20.1%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,783 (+30.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,652 (71.8%)


 

Crime in Madisonville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 5.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.4 0.0
Rapes 2 2 5 6 12 12
    per 100,000 10.4 10.4 25.9 31.1 62.2 62.2
Robberies 12 18 10 22 5 7
    per 100,000 62.2 93.2 51.8 113.9 25.9 36.3
Assaults 307 121 45 42 46 52
    per 100,000 1590.1 626.7 233.1 217.5 238.3 269.3
Burglaries 173 187 163 187 176 154
    per 100,000 896.0 968.6 844.3 968.6 911.6 797.6
Thefts 801 782 634 642 836 807
    per 100,000 4148.8 4050.3 3283.8 3325.2 4330.0 4179.8
Auto thefts 60 49 35 33 68 77
    per 100,000 310.8 253.8 181.3 170.9 352.2 398.8
599.5 407.6 277.5 304.6 355.8 344.5


Average climate in Madisonville, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Madisonville,

Madisonville-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Madisonville city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Blake Boyd - College football player (Louisville Cardinals), Michael Haney - College basketball player (Eastern Kentucky Colonels).


Hospital/medical center in Madisonville:
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR OF HOPKINS CO (900 HOSPITAL DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Madisonville:
  • MUHLENBERG COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; GREENVILLE, KY)
  • CALDWELL CO HOSP (about 30 miles; PRINCETON, KY)
  • FHC CUMBERLAND HALL (about 33 miles; HOPKINSVILLE, KY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Madisonville:
  • OWENSBORO-DAVIESS COUNTY (about 37 miles; OWENSBORO, KY; ID: OWB)
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 46 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; ID: HOP)
  • EVANSVILLE REGIONAL (about 49 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; ID: EVV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Madisonville:
  • MADISONVILLE MUNI (about 9 miles; MADISONVILLE, KY; ID: 2I0)
  • TRADEWATER (about 16 miles; DAWSON SPRINGS, KY; ID: 8M7)
  • PROVIDENCE-WEBSTER CO (about 17 miles; PROVIDENCE, KY; ID: 8M9)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 15 $31,102 $24,881 0 $0
Water Supply 32 $86,056 $32,271 0 $0
Electric Power 21 $77,036 $44,020 0 $0
Financial Administration 16 $38,643 $28,982 0 $0
Other Government Administration 25 $60,690 $29,131 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 40 $136,420 $40,926 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $25,299 $30,358 6 $10,727
Firefighters 58 $204,414 $42,292 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,942 $23,304 0 $0
Streets and Highways 30 $63,628 $25,451 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 33 $65,373 $23,772 0 $0
Sewerage 31 $79,653 $30,833 0 $0
Totals for Government 312 $870,257 $33,471 6 $10,727


Colleges/Universities in Madisonville:
  • MADISONVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,285; Location: 2000 College Drive; Public; Website: WWW.KCTCS.NET)
  • MADISONVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 385; Location: 750 NORTH LAFFOON STREET; Public; Website: www.madtc.kctcs.net)
  • HEADS WEST KENTUCKY BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 10; Location: Briarwood SHOPPING CTR; Private, for-profit)
  • MADISONVILLE BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 55 UNION ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madisonville:
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,986)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 44 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,440)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 45 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,510)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; MURRAY, KY; FT enrollment: 7,676)
  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; FT enrollment: 12,806)
  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; VINCENNES, IN; FT enrollment: 6,201)
Public high schools in Madisonville:
  • MADISONVILLE NORTH HOPKINS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,070; Location: 4515 HANSON RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 970; Location: 6625 HOPKINSVILLE RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Madisonville:
  • GRACE BAPTIST CHRIST ELEM (Students: 136; Location: 735 LENIN RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PENNY RILE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 58; Location: P O BOX 1087; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Madisonville:
  • BROWNING SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 533; Location: 357 W ARCH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JESSE STUART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 505; Location: 1710 ANTON RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JAMES MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 510 BROWN RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PRIDE AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 861 PRIDE AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST BROADWAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 371; Location: 127 W BROADWAY; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GRAPEVINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 1150 GRAPEVINE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ADOLESCENT DAY TREATMENT CENTER ALT SCH (Students: 12; Location: 5770 ANTON RD; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Madisonville:
  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 1500 KINGS WAY DR.; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SCHOOLS (Students: 19; Location: 1406 TUCKER SCHOOL HOUSE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Madisonville:
  • HOPKINS COUNTY-MADISONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $512,597; Location: 31 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 89,916 books; 1,962 audio materials; 2,241 video materials; 166 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Madisonville include: Saint Marys Church (A), Saint Marks Church (B), Zion Church (C), Cumberland Church (D), Oak Grove Church (E), Carters Chapel (F).

Cemeteries: Fuquay Cemetery (1), Madisonville Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Kington Lake (A), Spring Lake (B), Twin Lakes (C), Lake Peewee (D), Dozier Lake (E).


Madisonville compared to Kentucky state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Madisonville:
  • WFMW (730 AM; 1 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.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WNES (1050 AM; 1 kW; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madisonville:
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSOF-FM (89.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WBKR (92.5 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, 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.)
  • W219CF (91.7 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)
  • WKYA (105.5 FM; GREENVILLE, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W206BB (89.1 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: DANNY R. GREENE)

TV broadcast stations around Madisonville:
  • 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.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

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