For population 25 years and over in Taylorsville:
For population 15 years and over in Taylorsville city:
16 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $956 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (25.8 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (290.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fairfield, KY (2.7 miles) , Bloomfield, KY (2.9 miles ), Coxs Creek, KY (3.4 miles ), Mount Washington, KY (3.4 miles ), Simpsonville, KY (3.6 miles ), Shelbyville, KY (3.7 miles ), Harrisonville, KY (4.0 miles ), Fern Creek, KY (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 38.03 N, Longitude: 85.34 W
Area code: 502
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Crime rate in Taylorsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +163 (+19.3%).
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Average climate in Taylorsville, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Taylorsville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.4 miles away from the Taylorsville city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/28/1996, a category F4 tornado 9.5 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused $101 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Taylorsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 94% 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 77.1 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 80.1 miles away from Taylorsville 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) earthquake occurred 59.7 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 59.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1990 at 00:03:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Taylorsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Spencer County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Shannon Lawson (singer) - Country guitarist, George G. Gilbert - Politician.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Taylorsville and their reported violations in the past:TAYLORSVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 12500, Purch_surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.2%
(28.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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111 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Taylorsville (based on Spencer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.35%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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Taylorsville government finances in 2002(per resident):
12.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,889 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:
8.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,880 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Taylorsville fatal accident list:
Feb 8, 2003 02:24 PM, Sr-44, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 5, 1994 09:10 AM, 55, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 10, 1977 00:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Taylorsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Taylorsville, KY)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Taylorsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Taylorsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2013.