For population 25 years and over in Crofton:
For population 15 years and over in Crofton city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $255 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (34.5 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (73.5 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (331.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Nortonville, KY (3.1 miles ), St. Charles, KY (3.2 miles ), White Plains, KY (3.3 miles ), Mortons Gap, KY (3.6 miles ), Hopkinsville, KY (3.7 miles ), Dawson Springs, KY (3.8 miles ), Earlington, KY (4.0 miles ), Kirkmansville, KY (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 37.05 N, Longitude: 87.49 W
Area code: 270
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Crime in Crofton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+18.0%).
Work and jobs in Crofton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Crofton, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Crofton-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Crofton city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/15/2005, a category F4 tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Crofton-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from Crofton center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Crofton center
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) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Christian County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 35.4%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Crofton (based on Christian County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
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Crofton government finances in 2002:
13.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,659 average adjusted gross income)
0.79% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,500 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
20.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,947 average adjusted gross income)
0.93% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,000 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Crofton fatal accident list:
Dec 20, 2008 05:30 PM, Brown St, Lat: 37.045519, Lon: -87.485483, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 2007 03:00 AM, Us-41, Lat: 36.656447, Lon: -87.656492, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
May 10, 1997 10:45 AM, 0041, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 20, 1991 08:43 PM, Mill Str, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 20, 1988 00:05 AM, 41, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,930
Total average daily truck traffic: 622
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 4,489
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Crofton)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crofton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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