For population 25 years and over in Ducktown:
For population 15 years and over in Ducktown city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $760 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (50.0 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (88.2 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (503.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Copperhill, TN (1.7 miles ), McCaysville, GA (1.9 miles ), Epworth, GA (2.4 miles ), Turtletown, TN (2.7 miles) , Higdon-Mobile, GA (2.8 miles) , Mineral Bluff, GA (3.2 miles) , Blue Ridge, GA (3.5 miles ), Morganton, GA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.03 N, Longitude: 84.38 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 706
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+1.2%).
Work and jobs in Ducktown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ducktown, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ducktown-area historical tornado activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Ducktown city center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ducktown-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Ducktown center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 24.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from Ducktown center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Polk County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Fire: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospital/medical center in Ducktown:
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ducktown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ducktown:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ducktown and their reported violations in the past:WILDWATER LIMITED (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.7%
(40.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Ducktown compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Ducktown (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ducktown city (based on Polk County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ducktown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Ducktown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Ducktown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,146 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:
7.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,467 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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Ducktown fatal accident list:
May 31, 2005 02:27 PM, Us-Sr40, Mainst, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 11, 2004 07:28 PM, Us-Sr40, Industrialpark, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 1999 09:05 AM, Sr-68, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 1998 12:44 AM, Us-Sr40, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Apr 19, 1989 10:30 PM, Sr68, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Aug 22, 1987 00:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ducktown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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