For population 25 years and over in Puryear:
For population 15 years and over in Puryear city:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $412 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (54.8 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (89.7 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (374.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hazel, KY (2.0 miles ), Cottage Grove, TN (3.1 miles) , Paris, TN (3.2 miles ), Buchanan-Elkhorn, TN (3.4 miles ), Murray, KY (3.4 miles ), New Concord, KY (3.7 miles ), Palmersville, TN (3.9 miles ), Sedalia, KY (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.44 N, Longitude: 88.33 W
Area code: 731
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Crime rate in Puryear detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -358 (-34.9%).
Work and jobs in Puryear: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Puryear, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Puryear-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Puryear city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Puryear-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Puryear center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from Puryear 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 79.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Henry County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rattlesnake Annie - Country singer.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Puryear:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.6%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
23 people in nursing homes in 2000
Puryear compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Puryear (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Puryear (based on Henry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
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Puryear government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,673 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:
5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,508 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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Puryear fatal accident list:
Jan 17, 1995 01:40 PM, Sr54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 26, 1979 10:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Puryear)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Puryear)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Puryear, TN
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.