For population 25 years and over in Gates:
For population 15 years and over in Gates town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (35.9 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (59.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (425.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Halls, TN (1.7 miles ), Nutbush, TN (2.8 miles) , Fowlkes, TN (2.9 miles) , Ripley, TN (3.1 miles ), Maury City, TN (3.2 miles ), Friendship, TN (3.2 miles ), Dyersburg, TN (3.7 miles ), Henning, TN (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 35.84 N, Longitude: 89.41 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 731
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Crime rate in Gates detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-2.6%).
Work and jobs in Gates: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Gates, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gates-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 212% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Gates town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 17.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gates-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from Gates center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.3 miles away from the city 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 92.1 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 73.6 miles away from Gates center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lauderdale County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Gates and their reported violations in the past:GATES WATER DEPT (Population served: 785, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 51.0%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.8% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
160 people in nursing homes in 2000
Gates compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Gates (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Gates town (based on Lauderdale County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 42.07%
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): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,298 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:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,878 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Gates fatal accident list:
Apr 15, 1979 02:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $964,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,980
Total average daily truck traffic: 259
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 6,368
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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