Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (8.0 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (142.7 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (448.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Powell, TN (2.2 miles) , Hardin Valley, TN (2.6 miles) , Knoxville, TN (2.8 miles ), Clinton, TN (2.8 miles ), Farragut, TN (3.1 miles ), Concord, TN (3.1 miles) , Park City, TN (3.3 miles ), Oak Ridge, TN (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 35.99 N, Longitude: 84.08 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 865
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Karns: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Karns, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Karns-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Karns place center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1993, a category F3 tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Karns-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 51% 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 15.1 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 69.1 miles away from Karns 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 44.3 miles away from the city 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 90.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 18.6 miles away from Karns center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.0 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 Knox County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Karns:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Karns:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 11.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
32 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Karns compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Karns CCD (based on Knox County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.02%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 74
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 58
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 162
Number of full-service restaurants: 313
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,537 average adjusted gross income)
0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,473 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Karns)
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