For population 25 years and over in Fordsville:
For population 15 years and over in Fordsville city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $420 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (23.6 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (66.9 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (295.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Whitesville, KY (3.0 miles ), Patesville, KY (3.1 miles ), Short Creek, KY (3.5 miles ), Horse Branch, KY (3.5 miles ), Heflin-Beda, KY (3.8 miles ), Cloverport, KY (3.8 miles ), Hartford, KY (4.0 miles ), Hardinsburg, KY (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 37.63 N, Longitude: 86.72 W
Area code: 270
Fordsville tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+2.5%).
Work and jobs in Fordsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fordsville, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fordsville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 127% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Fordsville city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 30.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fordsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 84% 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 85.2 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 63.0 miles away from Fordsville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city 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 37.8 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 56.6 miles away from Fordsville center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ohio County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Damon E. Allen - Optometrist.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fordsville and their reported violations in the past:FORDSVILLE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1297, Purch_surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 45.0%
(42.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
68 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Fordsville (based on Ohio County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Fordsville government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,503 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:
5.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,493 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Fordsville fatal accident list:
May 24, 1980 04:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fordsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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