Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (51.3 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (74.8 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Jetson, KY (2.8 miles) , Brownsville, KY (3.2 miles ), Greencastle, KY (3.3 miles) , Caneyville, KY (3.4 miles ), Welchs Creek, KY (3.5 miles) , Lincoln, KY (3.5 miles) , Woodbury, KY (3.8 miles) , Leitchfield, KY (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 37.28 N, Longitude: 86.40 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Sunfish: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sunfish, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sunfish-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the Sunfish 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 13.3 miles away from the place center injured 2 people.
Earthquake activity:Sunfish-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 95% 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 89.9 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 59.1 miles away from Sunfish 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 83.9 miles away from the city 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 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2003 at 16:17:09, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 11.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 miles away from Sunfish center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Edmonson County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sunfish:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunfish:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 18.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
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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:
Sunfish compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Sunfish CCD (based on Edmonson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.12%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,106 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:
7.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,471 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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