For population 25 years and over in Center:
For population 15 years and over in Center CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (78.1 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (344.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hiseville, KY (2.7 miles ), Donansburg, KY (2.8 miles ), Edmonton, KY (3.0 miles ), Hardyville, KY (3.2 miles ), Gresham, KY (3.6 miles ), Horse Cave, KY (3.7 miles ), Summer Shade, KY (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 37.10 N, Longitude: 85.68 W
Area code: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Center, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Center-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 122% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/27/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the Center place center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 14.2 miles away from the place center injured 56 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Center-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Center center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Metcalfe County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Center compared to Kentucky state average:
Banks with branches in Center (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Center (based on Metcalfe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.88%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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6.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,371 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:
6.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,203 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 Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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