For population 25 years and over in Ridgely:
For population 15 years and over in Ridgely town:
35 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $614 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (57.3 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (84.0 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (397.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Elbridge-Cloverdale, TN (2.7 miles ), Tiptonville, TN (2.8 miles ), Mississippi-Obion, TN (3.1 miles ), Samburg, TN (3.3 miles ), Hornbeak, TN (3.4 miles ), Caruthersville, MO (3.4 miles ), Hayward, MO (3.7 miles) , Hayti, MO (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.26 N, Longitude: 89.48 W
Area code: 731
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Crime rate in Ridgely detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -178 (-9.6%).
Work and jobs in Ridgely: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ridgely, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ridgely-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Ridgely town center killed 4 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 18.1 miles away from the town center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ridgely-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 62.5 miles away from Ridgely center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 64.2 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Ridgely center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lake County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter 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 Ridgely:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.0%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.7% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.1% for other race residents, 71.8% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
Ridgely compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Ridgely (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ridgely (based on Lake County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,441 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:
7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($19,992 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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Ridgely fatal accident list:
May 2, 2000 09:20 PM, Sr-78, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 7, 1978 05:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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