For population 25 years and over in Poplar Top:
For population 15 years and over in Poplar Top CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (44.8 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (429.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mount Pleasant, TN (2.6 miles ), Upper Big Bigby, TN (2.8 miles ), Santa Fe, TN (3.2 miles ), Columbia, TN (3.3 miles ), Littlelot, TN (3.9 miles ), Summertown, TN (3.9 miles ), East Lewis, TN (4.0 miles ), Centerville, TN (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 35.64 N, Longitude: 87.24 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 931
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Poplar Top: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Poplar Top, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Poplar Top-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 171% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Poplar Top place center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Poplar Top-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Poplar Top center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Maury County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poplar Top:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
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Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Poplar Top compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for Poplar Top (based on Maury County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,716 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:
6.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,786 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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