For population 25 years and over in Tompkinsville:
For population 15 years and over in Tompkinsville city:
187 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $465 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (70.2 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (70.5 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (371.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gamaliel, KY (2.6 miles ), Mount Herman, KY (2.7 miles ), Hermitage Springs, TN (3.0 miles ), Summer Shade, KY (3.8 miles ), Red Boiling Springs, TN (3.8 miles ), Celina, TN (3.9 miles ), Temple Hill, KY (3.9 miles ), Fountain Run, KY (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 36.70 N, Longitude: 85.69 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,335 (+52.8%)
Area code: 270
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Crime rate in Tompkinsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 12 (9 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -250 (-8.6%).
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Average climate in Tompkinsville, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tompkinsville-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Tompkinsville city center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 33.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.
Earthquake activity:Tompkinsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Tompkinsville center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/7/2001 at 17:12:25, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Tompkinsville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Eagle Keys - Player of and football, Pearl Carter Pace - Educator, Samuel B. Maxey - Politician, Tim Lee Carter - Politician, Elois Grooms - Football player, Hugh Poland (baseball) - Professional baseball catcher.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Tompkinsville and their reported violations in the past:MONROE COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 10415, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:TOMPKINSVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 4105, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 35.9%
(40.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Tompkinsville (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.46%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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Tompkinsville government finances in 2002(per resident):
3.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($19,352 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:
4.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,882 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tompkinsville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tompkinsville, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tompkinsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tompkinsville)
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