For population 25 years and over in Helenwood:
For population 15 years and over in Helenwood town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $390 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (45.7 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (111.1 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (410.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Huntsville, TN (1.7 miles ), Oneida, TN (2.3 miles ), Robbins, TN (2.7 miles) , Elgin, TN (2.7 miles ), Norma, TN (3.1 miles) , Winfield, TN (3.3 miles ), Sunbright, TN (3.8 miles ), Pine Knot, KY (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 36.42 N, Longitude: 84.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 423
Work and jobs in Helenwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Helenwood, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Helenwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Helenwood town center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the town center .
Earthquake activity:Helenwood-area historical earthquake activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Helenwood center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from Helenwood center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Scott County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Helenwood:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Helenwood:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.9%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Helenwood compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Helenwood (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Helenwood town (based on Scott County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.69% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,996 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:
3.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,371 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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Helenwood, Tennessee:See more detailed statistics of Helenwood 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 Helenwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Helenwood)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Helenwood, TN