For population 25 years and over in Patesville:
For population 15 years and over in Patesville CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (20.6 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (62.7 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (285.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Cloverport, KY (2.7 miles ), Hawesville, KY (3.0 miles ), Whitesville, KY (3.1 miles ), Cannelton, IN (3.1 miles ), Fordsville, KY (3.1 miles ), Tell City, IN (3.5 miles ), Lewisport, KY (3.8 miles ), Troy, IN (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 37.77 N, Longitude: 86.74 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Patesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Patesville, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Patesville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Patesville place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 20.6 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Patesville-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 79% 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 78.0 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 58.5 miles away from Patesville center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city 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 77.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from Patesville 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 30.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hancock County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Patesville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Patesville:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
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Patesville compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Patesville (based on Hancock County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,947 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:
7.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,758 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 101
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 119
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