For population 25 years and over in Monterey:
For population 15 years and over in Monterey city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $550 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (34.1 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (279.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gratz, KY (2.4 miles) , Monterey-New Columbus, KY (2.7 miles) , Owenton, KY (2.8 miles ), Peaks Mill, KY (2.9 miles) , Bald Knob, KY (2.9 miles) , Christianburg, KY (3.7 miles) , Pleasureville, KY (3.7 miles ), Stamping Ground, KY (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 38.42 N, Longitude: 84.87 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 502
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+1.2%).
Average climate in Monterey, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Monterey-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Monterey city center killed one person and injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 122 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Monterey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 93% 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 52.6 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 57.4 miles away from Monterey 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 87.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from Monterey center
On 2/19/1995 at 12:57:06, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.6 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Owen County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snow: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Monterey:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Monterey:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 26.5. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.1%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Monterey compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Monterey city (based on Owen County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.67%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,374 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:
8.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,105 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1