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"Pearl of the Purchase"

Mayfield is a city in Graves County.

Mayfield is in the Jackson Purchase region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Mayfield Creek.

The latitude of Mayfield is 36.741N. The longitude is -88.636W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 476 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,228.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$20,400
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mayfield demographic reports
The local economy expanded with the growth of the regional tobacco market and clothing manufacturing.
Filming location for:
· 1989 movie, "In Country"
Well-known residents have included:
· Bobbie Ann Mason, writer
Local festivals include:
  • Purchase District Fair - May 22-26, 2007
  • Gourd Patch Festival - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mayfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Ice House
Colleges and universities: Mid-Continent Baptist Bible College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mayfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Graves 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 42066 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Mayfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mayfield ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mayfield was $15,327, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Mayfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mayfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $243.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $644.


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Libraries in Mayfield include Graves County Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Graves County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mayfield political report.

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The average commute time for Mayfield workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Mayfield include Days Inn Mayfield, Super 8.

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