For population 25 years and over in Mount Sterling:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Sterling city:
28 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $989 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (30.0 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (328.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Camargo, KY (2.2 miles ), Jeffersonville, KY (3.0 miles ), Sharpsburg, KY (3.2 miles ), North Middletown, KY (3.3 miles ), Owingsville, KY (3.4 miles ), Clay City, KY (3.7 miles ), Winchester, KY (3.7 miles ), Stanton, KY (3.9 miles ).
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Latitude: 38.06 N, Longitude: 83.94 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,661 (+52.9%)
Area code: 859
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 Mount Sterling detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
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Population change in the 1990s: +403 (+7.4%).
Work and jobs in Mount Sterling: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Sterling, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Sterling-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Mount Sterling city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mount Sterling-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 82% 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 10.3 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 7.0 miles away from Mount Sterling center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from Mount Sterling center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 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 Montgomery County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ernie Fletcher - Kentucky politician, John Stuart Williams - Confederate Army general, Mark Jarman - Poet, Garrett Davis - Politician, Tom Grubbs - Baseball player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.3%
(29.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 5.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Mount Sterling city (based on Montgomery County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.82%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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8.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,690 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:
6.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,918 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Mount Sterling fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 398
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 558
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mount Sterling)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Mount Sterling, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mount Sterling)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Mount Sterling)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.