For population 25 years and over in Fredonia:
For population 15 years and over in Fredonia city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $435 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (59.3 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (102.2 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (321.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Dycusburg, KY (2.8 miles) , Marion, KY (2.9 miles ), Eddyville, KY (3.0 miles ), Salem, KY (3.3 miles ), Kuttawa, KY (3.3 miles ), Princeton, KY (3.5 miles ), Southeast Lyon, KY (3.8 miles ), Grand Rivers, KY (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 37.21 N, Longitude: 88.06 W
Area code: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -191 (-31.3%).
Work and jobs in Fredonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fredonia, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fredonia-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the Fredonia city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fredonia-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 66% 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 86.5 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 55.9 miles away from Fredonia center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from the city 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 88.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from Fredonia center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 95.7 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 Caldwell County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fredonia and their reported violations in the past:FREDONIA WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1109, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.0%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Fredonia compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Fredonia (based on Caldwell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 102.84%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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6.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,262 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:
5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,307 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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Fredonia fatal accident list:
Jun 6, 1996 03:49 PM, 0641, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 17, 1989 07:20 AM, Elementary, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fredonia)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
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