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Demographics

People

Total Population1,054
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens21.3%
Employed Population 16+358
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,125
% Above Poverty Level72.4%
% Below Poverty Level27.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$594
Median House Value$101,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.6%
German9.2%
Irish7.6%
English6.3%
Greek4.8%
Scottish4.6%
Czech1.8%
Norwegian1.1%
Italian0.9%
Dutch0.7%
French Except Basque0.4%
Polish0.2%
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La Center Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ballard County
Standard Zip Codes42056
Phone Area Codes270
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.07
Approximate Longitude-88.97

La Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLOVELACEVILLE
Distance10.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip49.4 inches
StationPADUCAH BARKLEY RGNL AP
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp46 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.2 inches
StationBARDWELL 2 E
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp47 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Arlington379$35,357
Bardwell803$52,750
Barlow675$45,577
Kevil589$63,906
Wickliffe649$43,438

La Center Public Schools

Ballard Co. Preschool/headstart Center
455 Olive St
ZIP: 42056
(270) 665-8400
Primary
Total Enrollment 145
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