For population 25 years and over in Short Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Short Creek CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (35.9 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (61.9 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (302.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Caneyville, KY (3.1 miles ), Horse Branch, KY (3.5 miles ), Fordsville, KY (3.5 miles ), Leitchfield, KY (3.6 miles ), Hardinsburg, KY (3.9 miles ), Clarkson, KY (4.1 miles ), Welchs Creek, KY (4.3 miles ), Patesville, KY (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 37.56 N, Longitude: 86.51 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Short Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Short Creek, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Short Creek-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 F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Short Creek place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people.
Earthquake activity:Short Creek-area historical earthquake activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from Short Creek center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Short Creek 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 38.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grayson County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Snows: 2, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Religion statistics for Short Creek (based on Grayson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.43%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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4.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,167 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 ($27,613 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 Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Short Creek)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
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