Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (63.7 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (87.6 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (385.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Risner-Bull Creek, KY (3.1 miles) , Rousseau, KY (3.2 miles) , Salyersville, KY (3.3 miles ), Mousie, KY (3.4 miles) , Martin, KY (3.6 miles ), Prestonsburg, KY (3.6 miles ), Oil Springs, KY (3.8 miles) , Allen, KY (3.8 miles) .
Latitude: 37.60 N, Longitude: 82.99 W
Area code: 606
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Royalton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Royalton, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Royalton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.2 miles away from the Royalton place center killed one person and injured 63 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Royalton-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from Royalton center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city 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 38.7 miles away from Royalton center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Magoffin County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 17, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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No gay or lesbian households reported
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Royalton compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Royalton CCD (based on Magoffin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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3.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,966 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:
4.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,127 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
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