For population 25 years and over in Symsonia:
For population 15 years and over in Symsonia CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (69.9 miles , pop. 103,455).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (111.1 miles , pop. 569,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (347.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hickory Grove, KY (2.9 miles ), Mayfield, KY (3.1 miles ), Reidland, KY (3.2 miles ), Farmington, KY (3.4 miles ), Benton, KY (3.4 miles ), Woodlawn-Oakdale, KY (3.5 miles ), Hendron, KY (3.6 miles ), Ledbetter, KY (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 36.87 N, Longitude: 88.56 W
Area code: 270
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Symsonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Symsonia, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Symsonia-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/4/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Symsonia place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 21.7 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Symsonia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from Symsonia center
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) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from Symsonia center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Graves County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Symsonia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Symsonia:
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Public elementary/middle school in Symsonia:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.86. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Symsonia and their reported violations in the past:SYMSONIA WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 890, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
15 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
Symsonia compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Symsonia (based on Graves County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.08%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,207 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:
5.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,947 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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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Symsonia)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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