For population 25 years and over in Foster:
For population 15 years and over in Foster CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cincinnati, OH (31.6 miles , pop. 331,285).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (282.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Chilo, OH (1.8 miles) , Neville, OH (2.0 miles) , Felicity, OH (2.6 miles ), Moscow, OH (2.7 miles ), Brooksville, KY (2.8 miles ), Augusta, KY (3.0 miles ), Mentor, KY (3.2 miles) , Falmouth, KY (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 38.76 N, Longitude: 84.17 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Foster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Foster, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Foster-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Foster place center killed 6 people and injured 364 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 210 people.
Earthquake activity:Foster-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 91% 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 40.3 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 45.5 miles away from Foster center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.3 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 53.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Bracken County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foster:
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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 8.5 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 24.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.
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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:
Foster compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Foster (based on Bracken County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.44%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,357 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:
7.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,833 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Foster)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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