Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (40.8 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (79.3 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (318.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Morgantown, KY (2.8 miles ), Jetson, KY (2.9 miles) , Woodbury, KY (3.0 miles) , Horse Branch, KY (3.2 miles) , Caneyville, KY (3.3 miles ), Rosine, KY (3.4 miles) , Sunfish, KY (3.5 miles) , Greencastle, KY (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 37.32 N, Longitude: 86.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Welchs Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Welchs Creek, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Welchs Creek-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Welchs Creek place center injured 2 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Welchs Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from Welchs Creek center
On 12/7/2000 at 14:08:49, a magnitude 4.0 (3.3 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 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 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2003 at 16:17:09, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 11.3 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Welchs Creek center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Butler County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Mudslides: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Welchs Creek:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 4.25. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.
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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:
33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents in 2000
Welchs Creek compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Welchs Creek CCD (based on Butler County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,941 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:
6.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,020 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,254
Total average daily truck traffic: 83
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,509
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