Hanson, Kentucky

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Comparative Profile of Hanson, Kentucky

Comparing Hanson to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kentucky (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Racial Diversity 5 3
Senior Citizens 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 7 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 7
People Above Poverty 5 7
College Educated Adults 4 5
Median Family Income 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 6 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 5
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Hanson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Owensboro, Kentucky (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Hopkins
Standard Zip Codes 42413
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.417
Longitude -87.48

Hanson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Hanson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 625 100%
Male 301 48.2%
Female 324 51.8%
Under 18 164 26.2%
18+ 461 73.8%
65+ 72 11.5%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.9
White 611 97.8%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 6 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Hanson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 592
Growth -33
Growth % -5.3%

Hanson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 41.9%
English 13.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
Irish 10%
German 8.9%
Polish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Italian 2.2%
Scottish 1.9%
European 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Welsh 0.8%
Russian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hanson 625 $36,406
Earlington 1,649 $24,167
Madisonville 19,307 $38,688
Nebo 220 $36,250
Sacramento 517 $27,344
Sebree 1,558 $35,221
Slaughters 238 $47,917
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