For population 25 years and over in Kennedy:
For population 15 years and over in Kennedy town:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $424 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (36.6 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (67.6 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (509.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Belk, AL (2.3 miles ), Millport, AL (2.4 miles ), Fayette, AL (3.4 miles ), Reform, AL (3.7 miles ), Vernon, AL (3.8 miles ), Ethelsville, AL (4.2 miles) , Gordo, AL (4.3 miles ), Macedonia, AL (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 87.98 W
Area code: 205
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+3.4%).
Work and jobs in Kennedy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kennedy, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Kennedy-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 232% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Kennedy town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 35.6 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Kennedy-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 12.7 miles away from Kennedy center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from Kennedy center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lamar County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jake Propst - Major League Baseball player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Kennedy that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.5%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents, 62.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 96.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Kennedy compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Kennedy town (based on Lamar County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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4.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,233 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:
6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,908 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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Kennedy fatal accident list:
Mar 16, 1977 04:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,000,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,948
Total average daily truck traffic: 310
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 3,032
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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