For population 25 years and over in Rocky Hill:
For population 15 years and over in Rocky Hill CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (69.2 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (346.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Park City, KY (2.7 miles ), Smiths Grove, KY (2.9 miles ), Glasgow, KY (3.0 miles ), Oakland, KY (3.2 miles ), Settle, KY (3.4 miles ), Cave City, KY (3.5 miles ), Tracy, KY (3.7 miles ), Horse Cave, KY (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.99 N, Longitude: 86.08 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Rocky Hill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rocky Hill, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rocky Hill-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Rocky Hill place center killed 3 people and injured 57 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/31/1979, a category F3 tornado 1.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rocky Hill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1990 at 14:05:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from Rocky Hill center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 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 Barren County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 18.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 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 9.9 miles away from the city center.
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Religion statistics for Rocky Hill (based on Barren County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.06%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
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5.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,532 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:
5.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,877 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
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