For population 25 years and over in Grand Rivers:
For population 15 years and over in Grand Rivers city:
20 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $744 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (57.4 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (100.6 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (335.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gilbertsville, KY (2.0 miles ), Calvert City, KY (2.6 miles ), Southwest Lyon, KY (2.6 miles) , Kuttawa, KY (2.7 miles ), Eddyville, KY (3.2 miles ), Fairdealing, KY (3.3 miles) , Dycusburg, KY (3.3 miles) , Benton, KY (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 88.23 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Grand Rivers tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.3%).
Work and jobs in Grand Rivers: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Grand Rivers, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Grand Rivers-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Grand Rivers 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 26.2 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:Grand Rivers-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 72.3 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 72.8 miles away from Grand Rivers 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 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Grand Rivers center
On 6/6/2003 at 12:29:34, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Livingston County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Landslide: 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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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 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 6.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Grand Rivers and their reported violations in the past:GRAND RIVERS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 4026, Purch_surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%
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Religion statistics for Grand Rivers city (based on Livingston County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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7.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,234 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:
7.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,544 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 Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grand Rivers)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grand Rivers)
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