For population 25 years and over in Wallins Creek:
For population 15 years and over in Wallins Creek city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $223 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (66.0 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (102.1 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (414.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: South Wallins, KY (0.9 miles ), Loyall, KY (1.9 miles ), Harlan, KY (2.3 miles ), Alva, KY (2.6 miles ), Tejay, KY (2.8 miles ), Pine Mountain, KY (2.8 miles ), Rose Hill, VA (3.3 miles ), Cawood, KY (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 36.83 N, Longitude: 83.41 W
Area code: 606
Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.5%).
Work and jobs in Wallins Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wallins Creek, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wallins Creek-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/9/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Wallins Creek city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/12/1967, a category F3 tornado 40.6 miles away from the city center .
Earthquake activity:Wallins Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 62% 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 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Wallins Creek center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 4.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from Wallins Creek center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Fires: 2, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wallins Creek:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallins Creek:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.127. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 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 23.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 25.5%
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Wallins Creek compared to Kentucky state average:
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Religion statistics for Wallins Creek (based on Harlan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Wallins Creek government finances in 2002:
3.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,572 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:
3.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,387 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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Wallins Creek fatal accident list:
Nov 13, 2008 06:29 PM, Us-119, Lat: 36.836356, Lon: -83.416700, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 29, 2007 04:00 PM, Platts Fork Road, Lat: 36.827575, Lon: -83.407603, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 2006 08:00 AM, Us-119, Lat: 36.831094, Lon: -83.427914, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 2003 09:12 AM, Sr-219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 1, 1996 05:55 PM, 0219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 27, 1995 11:08 AM, 119, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
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