Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (36.6 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (113.4 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (424.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Clairfield, TN (2.7 miles) , Big Barren Creek, TN (2.9 miles) , Middlesborough, KY (3.1 miles ), Harrogate, TN (3.2 miles ), Pruden-Fonde, KY (3.2 miles) , Cumberland Gap, TN (3.2 miles ), Harrogate-Shawanee, TN (3.3 miles ), Sharps Chapel, TN (3.3 miles) .
Latitude: 36.49 N, Longitude: 83.79 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Powell Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Powell Valley, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Powell Valley-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Powell Valley place center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/12/1967, a category F3 tornado 22.0 miles away from the place center .
Earthquake activity:Powell Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.6 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 32.9 miles away from Powell Valley 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 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Powell Valley 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 49.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Claiborne County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Powell Valley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Powell Valley:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
280 people in other group homes in 2000
Powell Valley compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Powell Valley CCD (based on Claiborne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.87%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,290 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:
5.11% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,604 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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