For population 25 years and over in Science Hill:
For population 15 years and over in Science Hill city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $660 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (59.6 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (361.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Somerset, KY (2.6 miles ), Eubank, KY (2.7 miles ), Ferguson, KY (2.8 miles ), Nancy, KY (3.4 miles) , Shopville, KY (3.5 miles) , Burnside, KY (3.6 miles ), Middleburg, KY (3.6 miles) , Waynesburg, KY (3.6 miles) .
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Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 84.64 W
Area code: 606
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Science Hill detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-4.9%).
Work and jobs in Science Hill: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Science Hill, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Science Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/27/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Science Hill city center killed 2 people and injured 72 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Science Hill-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 90% 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 80.7 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 78.7 miles away from Science Hill 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 76.3 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 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.6 miles away from Science Hill center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 90.3 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 Pulaski County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.1%
(33.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Religion statistics for Science Hill city (based on Pulaski County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
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5.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,172 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:
4.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,523 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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Science Hill fatal accident list:
Feb 24, 2005 00:30 AM, Stanford Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 15, 2002 02:11 PM, Sr-635, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Science Hill)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Science Hill)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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