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Powderly is a city in Muhlenberg County, in the Central City metro area.
The community was named for Terence V. Powderly, who opened a mine here in 1887
The latitude of Powderly is 37.236N. The longitude is -87.159W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 851.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Powderly demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Muhlenberg County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42345 ZIP code.
10% of Powderly residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Powderly ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Powderly was $11,705, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% of Powderly residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Powderly, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $282. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $531.
Muhlenberg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Powderly political report.
The average commute time for Powderly workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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