For population 25 years and over in Andrews:
For population 15 years and over in Andrews town:
80 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $837 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (53.9 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (104.9 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (504.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Marble, NC (2.4 miles ), Robbinsville, NC (2.9 miles ), Hayesville, NC (3.3 miles ), Lake Santeetlah, NC (3.4 miles) , Murphy, NC (3.7 miles ), Hiawassee, GA (4.2 miles ), Young Harris, GA (4.3 miles ), Macedonia, GA (4.6 miles) .
Latitude: 35.20 N, Longitude: 83.83 W
Area code: 828
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Crime rate in Andrews detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +166 (+11.6%).
Work and jobs in Andrews: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Andrews, North Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Andrews-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Andrews town center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Andrews-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from Andrews center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from Andrews center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tina Gordon - Stock car racing driver.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Andrews and their reported violations in the past:ANDREWS, TOWN OF (Population served: 3500, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:NANTAHALA TALC & LIMESTONE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MIDWAY CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.0%
(28.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 38.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
72 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Andrews compared to North Carolina state average:
Banks with branches in Andrews (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Andrews town (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
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8.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,522 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,482 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Andrews fatal accident list:
Mar 9, 2011 07:18 AM, Rp 1388, Rp 1405, Lat: 99.9999, Lon: 999.9999, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 2003 07:24 AM, Locust Street, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 5, 2003 05:57 PM, Us-19, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 1, 1975 11:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 180
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 360
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Andrews, NC)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Andrews)
FAA Registered Aircraft:21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Andrews)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.