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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (57.5 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (365.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Beattyville, KY (2.3 miles ), Oakdale, KY (2.7 miles) , Booneville, KY (2.7 miles) , South River, KY (3.2 miles) , Malaga, KY (3.4 miles) , Campton, KY (3.4 miles ), Jackson, KY (3.5 miles ), Canoe, KY (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 37.57 N, Longitude: 83.62 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 606
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in St. Helens, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
St. Helens-area historical tornado activity is below Kentucky state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the St. Helens 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 40.2 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.
Earthquake activity:St. Helens-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 76% 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 47.3 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 42.0 miles away from St. Helens center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 94.6 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 96.7 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 45.1 miles away from St. Helens 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 55.9 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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Religion statistics for St. Helens CCD (based on Lee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.84%
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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
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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.
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