For population 25 years and over in West Chester:
For population 15 years and over in West Chester CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (18.0 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (75.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (449.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Henderson, TN (2.0 miles ), Finger, TN (2.3 miles ), Silerton, TN (2.8 miles) , Pinson, TN (3.0 miles ), Medon, TN (3.3 miles) , East Chester, TN (3.4 miles ), Bethel Springs, TN (3.4 miles ), Hornsby, TN (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 35.40 N, Longitude: 88.68 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 731
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in West Chester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in West Chester, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
West Chester-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/17/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the West Chester place center killed 6 people and injured 106 people and caused $10 million in damages.
On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 17.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 60 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:West Chester-area historical earthquake activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.0 miles away from West Chester center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from West Chester center
On 4/30/2003 at 04:56:22, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 MB, 4.0 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 14.7 mi) earthquake occurred 78.9 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 Chester County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 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:
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West Chester compared to Tennessee state average:
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Religion statistics for West Chester (based on Chester County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,030 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:
7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,948 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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