For population 25 years and over in Conway:
For population 15 years and over in Conway CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (40.9 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (352.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mount Vernon, KY (2.6 miles ), Brodhead, KY (2.7 miles ), Berea, KY (2.9 miles ), Sand Gap, KY (3.2 miles ), Paint Lick, KY (3.2 miles ), Crab Orchard, KY (3.3 miles ), Livingston, KY (3.5 miles ), McKee, KY (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 37.46 N, Longitude: 84.30 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 606
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Conway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Conway, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Conway-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Conway place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 40 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Conway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 85% 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 55.3 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 52.8 miles away from Conway 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 70.3 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 70.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from Conway center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 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 Rockcastle County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Conway:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Conway:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.77. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
29 people in other group homes
Conway compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Conway (based on Rockcastle County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,214 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:
4.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,259 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 344
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 422
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