For population 25 years and over in Nortonville:
For population 15 years and over in Nortonville city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $518 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (43.6 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (81.1 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mortons Gap, KY (1.9 miles ), White Plains, KY (2.0 miles ), St. Charles, KY (2.3 miles ), Earlington, KY (2.6 miles ), Crofton, KY (3.1 miles ), Madisonville, KY (3.2 miles ), Dawson Springs, KY (3.6 miles ), Manitou, KY (3.8 miles) .
Latitude: 37.19 N, Longitude: 87.46 W
Area code: 270
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Crime rate in Nortonville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+3.4%).
Work and jobs in Nortonville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Nortonville, Kentucky
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Nortonville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/15/2005, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Nortonville city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 10.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Nortonville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city 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 58.1 miles away from Nortonville center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city 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 95.7 miles away from Nortonville center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.5 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 Hopkins County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Nortonville and their reported violations in the past:NORTONVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 2900, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 52.9% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Nortonville city (based on Hopkins County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.24%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
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5.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,053 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:
4.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,790 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Nortonville fatal accident list:
Feb 20, 2010 04:29 AM, Us-62, Us-41, Lat: 37.19221944, Lon: -87.44173056, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 12, 2002 02:39 PM, Old Nortonville Ed, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 11, 1994 11:40 AM, 41a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1985 05:25 PM, 41a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Nortonville)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nortonville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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