Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (73.0 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (108.3 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (407.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Wheelwright, KY (1.3 miles ), Beaver, KY (2.2 miles) , Long Fork, KY (2.2 miles) , McDowell, KY (2.5 miles) , Virgie, KY (2.7 miles ), Wayland, KY (2.8 miles ), Robinson Creek, KY (2.9 miles) , Dorton, KY (3.0 miles) .
Latitude: 37.36 N, Longitude: 82.71 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 606
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Wheelwright-Weeksbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wheelwright-Weeksbury, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wheelwright-Weeksbury-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Kentucky state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Wheelwright-Weeksbury place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 55.8 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wheelwright-Weeksbury-area historical earthquake activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 67% 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 89.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Wheelwright-Weeksbury center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 43.4 miles away from Wheelwright-Weeksbury 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 30.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Floyd County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wheelwright-Weeksbury:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheelwright-Weeksbury:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
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:
528 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000
Wheelwright-Weeksbury compared to Kentucky state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Wheelwright-Weeksbury CCD (based on Floyd County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.87%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 21
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,905 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:
5.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,442 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Wheelwright-Weeksbury:
Strongest FM radio stations in Wheelwright-Weeksbury:
TV broadcast stations around Wheelwright-Weeksbury:
Wheelwright-Weeksbury on our top lists: