For population 25 years and over in South River:
For population 15 years and over in South River CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (52.1 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (363.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Beattyville, KY (2.4 miles ), Booneville, KY (2.7 miles) , Sturgeon, KY (2.7 miles ), St. Helens, KY (3.2 miles ), Station Camp, KY (3.4 miles ), McKee, KY (3.6 miles ), Ravenna, KY (3.8 miles ), Cowcreek, KY (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 37.52 N, Longitude: 83.79 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 606
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in South River: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South River, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
South River-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the South River place center killed one person and injured 63 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 38.3 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.
Earthquake activity:South River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 78% 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 47.9 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 43.2 miles away from South River 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 49.1 miles away from the city 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 56.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from South River center
On 3/11/1995 at 08:15:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.7 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.2 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 Lee County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, 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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
South River compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for South River (based on Lee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,454 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:
5.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,491 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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