Bandana, Kentucky

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Bandana, Kentucky
Census-designated place (CDP)
Bandana is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°8′40″N 88°56′32″W / 37.14444°N 88.94222°W / 37.14444; -88.94222Coordinates: 37°8′40″N 88°56′32″W / 37.14444°N 88.94222°W / 37.14444; -88.94222
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Ballard
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Land 1.9 sq mi (4.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 358 ft (109 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 203
 • Density 107/sq mi (41.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP code 42022
Area code(s) 270 & 364
FIPS code 21-03412
GNIS feature ID 2629569[1]

Bandana is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Ballard County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 203.[2]


Bandana is located in northern Ballard County at the intersection of Kentucky Route 358 (Bandana Road) and Kentucky Route 473 (Needmore Road / Woodville Road). It is 5 miles (8 km) south of the Ohio River and 22 miles (35 km) west of Paducah.


As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 203 people, 77 households, and 63 families residing in the city. The population density was 212.34 per square mile (81.98/km2). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 105.65 per square mile (40.79/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 2.5% African American, 0.0% Native American, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.0% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 0.0% of the population.

There were 77 households out of which 23.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.1% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% were non-families. 11.7% of all households were made up of individuals living alone and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.87.

The age distribution was 21.7% under 18, 3.9% from 20 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 30.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.3% who were 65 or older. The median age was 44.9 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $88,906, and the median income for a family was $88,906. The per capita income for the city was $40,536.

Notable people[edit]

  • Technical Sergeant Morris E. Crain, Medal of Honor recipient for his service during World War II