Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (48.7 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (76.6 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Flatgap, KY (2.9 miles) , West Liberty, KY (3.0 miles ), Sandy Hook, KY (3.3 miles ), Wrigley, KY (3.5 miles) , Isonville, KY (3.6 miles) , Salyersville, KY (3.6 miles ), Cannel City, KY (3.7 miles) , Blaine, KY (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 37.94 N, Longitude: 83.09 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 606
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Paint Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Paint Creek, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Paint Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/23/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 55.1 miles away from the Paint Creek place center killed 7 people and injured 93 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 9/29/1972, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Paint Creek-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 81% 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 49.8 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 45.0 miles away from Paint Creek center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from Paint Creek 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 61.2 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 Morgan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paint Creek:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.6 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
16 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
5 people in other group homes in 2000
Paint Creek compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Paint Creek CCD (based on Morgan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,335 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:
5.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,241 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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