For population 25 years and over in Lone Oak:
For population 15 years and over in Lone Oak city:
18 residents are foreign born (5.4% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (79.6 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (121.8 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (336.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Massac, KY (1.0 miles ), Hendron, KY (1.1 miles ), Paducah, KY (1.8 miles ), Woodlawn-Oakdale, KY (2.3 miles ), Brookport, IL (2.6 miles ), Reidland, KY (2.9 miles ), Metropolis, IL (3.0 miles ), Ledbetter, KY (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 88.67 W
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 Lone Oak detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.7%).
Work and jobs in Lone Oak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lone Oak, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lone Oak-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/6/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Lone Oak city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lone Oak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Lone Oak 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 81.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Lone Oak center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 36.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in McCracken County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lone Oak:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lone Oak:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 24.9%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Lone Oak compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Lone Oak (based on McCracken County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.16%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
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Lone Oak government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,429 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($306 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,119 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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Lone Oak fatal accident list:
Mar 11, 2005 03:01 PM, Us-45, Brett Chase, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 2005 08:07 PM, Us-45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 8, 2004 06:56 AM, Sr-3074, Elmdale Road, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 10, 2001 01:50 PM, Us-45, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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