For population 25 years and over in Sidney:
For population 15 years and over in Sidney CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntington, WV (52.7 miles , pop. 51,475).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (120.3 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (405.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Williamson, WV (1.9 miles ), Chattaroy, WV (2.2 miles ), South Williamson, KY (2.3 miles ), Three Forks, KY (2.6 miles ), Mayflower, KY (2.9 miles ), Raccoon, KY (3.0 miles ), Delbarton, WV (3.1 miles ), Matewan, WV (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 37.65 N, Longitude: 82.34 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 304
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Sidney: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sidney, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sidney-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/8/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.7 miles away from the Sidney place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 39.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sidney-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 95.2 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 90.3 miles away from Sidney center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from the city 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 38.9 miles away from Sidney 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 59.7 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 Pike County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sidney:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sidney:
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Public elementary/middle school in Sidney:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Sidney compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Sidney (based on Pike County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 23
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,415 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:
4.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($81,141 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 87 meters (285ft)
Total costs: $14,708,000
Total average daily traffic: 31,840
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,611
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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