Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (38.3 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (49.9 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gordonsville, TN (2.1 miles ), Carthage, TN (2.3 miles ), South Carthage, TN (2.3 miles ), Buffalo Valley, TN (3.1 miles) , Granville, TN (3.1 miles) , Alexandria, TN (3.6 miles ), Baxter, TN (3.7 miles ), Underhill, TN (3.7 miles) .
Latitude: 36.22 N, Longitude: 85.87 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 615
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Forks of the River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Forks of the River, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Forks of the River-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the Forks of the River place center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/26/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Forks of the River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.4 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 89.1 miles away from Forks of the River center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/7/2001 at 17:12:25, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from Forks of the River center
On 4/11/2006 at 03:29:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Smith County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Forks of the River:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forks of the River:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Forks of the River compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Forks of the River CCD (based on Smith County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,890 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:
6.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,111 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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