Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (59.7 miles , pop. 158,216).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (64.8 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (546.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Coats Bend, AL (1.2 miles ), Tidmore Bend, AL (1.8 miles ), Lookout Mountain, AL (2.2 miles) , Ballplay, AL (2.3 miles ), Hokes Bluff, AL (2.4 miles ), Reece City, AL (2.8 miles ), Gadsden, AL (2.8 miles ), Wills Valley, AL (2.8 miles) .
Latitude: 34.07 N, Longitude: 85.90 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 256
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Turkeytown, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Turkeytown-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 260% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the Turkeytown place center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 23.3 miles away from the place center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Turkeytown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from Turkeytown center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Turkeytown center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 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 Etowah County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.
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Religion statistics for Turkeytown CCD (based on Etowah County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,843 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,893 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $1,845,000
Total average daily traffic: 16,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,661
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 27,220
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