For population 25 years and over in Greenville:
For population 15 years and over in Greenville city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,008 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (38.2 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (76.3 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (321.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Powderly, KY (1.6 miles ), Central City, KY (2.6 miles ), Drakesboro, KY (2.6 miles ), Rosewood, KY (2.8 miles) , Beechmont, KY (2.9 miles ), South Carrollton, KY (3.0 miles) , Bremen, KY (3.3 miles ), White Plains, KY (3.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.21 N, Longitude: 87.18 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,839 (+41.8%)
Area code: 270
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Greenville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -539 (-10.9%).
Work and jobs in Greenville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Greenville, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Greenville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the Greenville city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 25.7 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:Greenville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 91% 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 94.4 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 63.3 miles away from Greenville 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 95.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.2 miles away from Greenville center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 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 Muhlenberg County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ray Harper - Basketball player-coach, Dale Cardwell - Television journalist, Danny Morris - Baseball player, Miles Heizer - Actor, Vernard Eugene Bivin - Sailor in the Navy.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.6. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.598. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00025. This is significantly better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.245. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.82. This is better than average. There were 33 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Greenville and their reported violations in the past:MUHLENBERG CO WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 19450, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:GREENVILLE UTILITIES COMMISSION (Population served: 6930, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.2%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
259 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Greenville in 2010:
59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Greenville compared to Kentucky state average:
Banks with branches in Greenville (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenville, Kentucky:
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Religion statistics for Greenville city (based on Muhlenberg County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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3.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,915 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:
4.35% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,141 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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See more detailed statistics of Greenville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greenville, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greenville)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.