Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (10.5 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (126.1 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (467.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fall Branch, TN (2.2 miles ), Gray, TN (2.3 miles ), Spurgeon, TN (2.7 miles ), Jonesborough, TN (2.7 miles ), Colonial Heights, TN (2.8 miles ), Oak Grove, TN (2.8 miles ), Jearoldstown, TN (2.9 miles) , Midway, TN (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 36.37 N, Longitude: 82.56 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Sulphur Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sulphur Springs, Tennessee
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Sulphur Springs-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Sulphur Springs place center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the place center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sulphur Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.1 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 63.0 miles away from Sulphur Springs center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.1 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 65.5 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 52.4 miles away from Sulphur Springs 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 56.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sulphur Springs:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0302. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
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Religion statistics for Sulphur Springs CCD (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.11%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 20
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Number of full-service restaurants: 95
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,011 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($91 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,332 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($220 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
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