For population 25 years and over in Crab Orchard:
For population 15 years and over in Crab Orchard city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $532 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (39.2 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (346.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Brodhead, KY (2.6 miles ), Paint Lick, KY (2.7 miles) , Stanford, KY (3.1 miles ), Conway, KY (3.3 miles) , Waynesburg, KY (3.4 miles) , Mount Vernon, KY (3.4 miles ), Lancaster, KY (3.4 miles ), Berea, KY (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 37.46 N, Longitude: 84.51 W
Area code: 606
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+3.7%).
Work and jobs in Crab Orchard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Crab Orchard, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Crab Orchard-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Crab Orchard city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.
On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 32.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 72 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Crab Orchard-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 89% 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 59.9 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 58.3 miles away from Crab Orchard 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 79.3 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 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.9 miles away from Crab Orchard center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 88.6 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 Lincoln County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Crab Orchard:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crab Orchard:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 18.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Crab Orchard and their reported violations in the past:CRAB ORCHARD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1855, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.8%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Crab Orchard compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Crab Orchard city (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crab Orchard government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Crab Orchard government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,382 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:
7.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,929 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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Crab Orchard fatal accident list:
Jul 25, 1997 01:30 PM, Elm St., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 27, 1989 07:50 PM, 39, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 8, 1989 12:58 AM, 150, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Crab Orchard)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crab Orchard)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.