For population 25 years and over in Elkton:
For population 15 years and over in Elkton city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $783 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (29.7 miles , pop. 158,216).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (75.9 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (470.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Ardmore, TN (2.2 miles ), Ardmore, AL (2.5 miles ), Prospect, TN (2.6 miles ), Cash Point-Blanche, TN (2.9 miles ), Elkmont, AL (3.2 miles ), Boonshill, TN (3.3 miles ), Pulaski, TN (3.5 miles ), Madison Crossroads, AL (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.06 N, Longitude: 86.90 W
Area code: 931
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Crime rate in Elkton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Elkton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elkton, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elkton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.6 miles away from the Elkton city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
Earthquake activity:Elkton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 91% 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 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from Elkton center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Elkton center
On 5/4/2007 at 16:16:28, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Giles County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John B. Calhoun - Scientist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Elkton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elkton:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 1.4%
(1.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Elkton compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for Elkton (based on Giles County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Elkton government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,883 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:
5.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,219 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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Elkton, Tennessee:See more detailed statistics of Elkton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $9,653,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,490
Total average daily truck traffic: 828
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 19,984
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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