Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (46.4 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (302.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Cecilia, KY (3.1 miles) , Clarkson, KY (3.3 miles ), Leitchfield, KY (3.6 miles ), Vine Grove, KY (3.9 miles ), Sonora, KY (4.0 miles ), Elizabethtown, KY (4.0 miles ), Millerstown, KY (4.1 miles) , Radcliff, KY (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 37.64 N, Longitude: 86.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Summit, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Summit-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 21.9 miles away from the Summit 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 13.7 miles away from the place center injured 2 people.
Earthquake activity:Summit-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 92.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Summit 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 37.0 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 85.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
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Summit compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Summit CCD (based on Hardin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.87%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,226 average adjusted gross income)
1.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,017 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,170 average adjusted gross income)
0.51% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,877 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county 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 Summit)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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