Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (8.6 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (314.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Nicholasville, KY (2.3 miles ), Wilmore, KY (2.5 miles ), Fayette, KY (2.9 miles) , Lexington-Fayette, KY (2.9 miles ), Versailles, KY (3.1 miles ), High Bridge, KY (3.2 miles ), Salvisa, KY (3.7 miles ), Midway, KY (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 37.95 N, Longitude: 84.62 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 859
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Keene, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Keene-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Keene place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Keene-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from Keene 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 99.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Keene center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jessamine County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Keene:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Keene:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.26. This is worse than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.49. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Keene compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Keene CCD (based on Jessamine County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.83%
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): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,838 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($75 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,988 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Keene)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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