For population 25 years and over in Dry Ridge:
For population 15 years and over in Dry Ridge city:
36 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,183 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (31.8 miles , pop. 331,285).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (272.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Williamstown, KY (1.9 miles ), Crittenden, KY (2.6 miles ), Glencoe, KY (3.5 miles ), Walton, KY (3.5 miles ), Piner-Visalia, KY (3.6 miles ), Corinth, KY (3.6 miles) , Falmouth, KY (3.8 miles ), Butler, KY (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.68 N, Longitude: 84.60 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 859
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Dry Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +400 (+25.1%).
Work and jobs in Dry Ridge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Dry Ridge-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Dry Ridge city center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.
On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Dry Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 92% 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 48.4 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 53.9 miles away from Dry Ridge center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from Dry Ridge 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 Grant County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Skeeter Davis - (born 1931), singer.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Dry Ridge and their reported violations in the past:DRY RIDGE WATER WORKS COMMISSION (Population served: 2630, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 31.3%
(33.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
20 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
Dry Ridge compared to Kentucky state average:
Banks with branches in Dry Ridge (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Dry Ridge (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
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Dry Ridge government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,381 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:
10.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,665 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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Dry Ridge, Kentucky:See more detailed statistics of Dry Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,670
Total average daily truck traffic: 128
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dry Ridge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Dry Ridge, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dry Ridge)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dry Ridge)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.