Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (55.2 miles , pop. 158,216).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (65.9 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (541.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Wills Valley, AL (2.1 miles) , Turkeytown, AL (2.2 miles) , Coats Bend, AL (2.2 miles ), Tidmore Bend, AL (2.6 miles ), Reece City, AL (2.6 miles ), Whitesboro, AL (2.9 miles ), Ballplay, AL (3.0 miles ), Gadsden, AL (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 34.13 N, Longitude: 85.93 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 256
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Lookout Mountain, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lookout Mountain-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 263% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Lookout Mountain place center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the place center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lookout Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Lookout Mountain center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.3 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 91.5 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) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Lookout Mountain 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 87.8 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 Etowah County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
People in group quarters in Lookout Mountain in 2000:
Lookout Mountain compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Lookout Mountain CCD (based on Etowah County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,843 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,893 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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