For population 25 years and over in Buckhorn:
For population 15 years and over in Buckhorn city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $325 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (73.3 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (383.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Canoe, KY (2.4 miles ), Cowcreek, KY (2.8 miles ), Haddix, KY (2.9 miles ), Krypton, KY (3.0 miles ), Oneida, KY (3.4 miles ), Hyden, KY (3.7 miles ), Oakdale, KY (3.7 miles ), Booneville, KY (3.8 miles) .
Latitude: 37.35 N, Longitude: 83.47 W
Area code: 606
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+87.0%).
Average climate in Buckhorn, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Buckhorn-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Buckhorn city center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Buckhorn-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from Buckhorn center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from Buckhorn center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Perry County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 19, Floods: 17, Tornadoes: 8, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Buckhorn:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buckhorn:
Public high school in Buckhorn:
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Public elementary/middle school in Buckhorn:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 15.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Buckhorn and their reported violations in the past:VILLAGE OF BUCKHORN (Population served: 574, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
30 people in other group homes in 2000
Buckhorn compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Buckhorn (based on Perry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,562 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:
4.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,659 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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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Buckhorn)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: