For population 25 years and over in Whitley City:
For population 15 years and over in Whitley City CDP:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,028 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (59.7 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lexington-Fayette, KY (90.3 miles , pop. 260,512).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Stearns, KY (1.4 miles ), Pine Knot, KY (2.2 miles ), Co-operative, KY (2.8 miles ), Parkers Lake, KY (3.1 miles ), Winfield, TN (3.4 miles ), Gregory, KY (3.7 miles ), Cumberland Falls, KY (3.9 miles ), Oneida, TN (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 84.47 W
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Average climate in Whitley City, Kentucky
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Whitley City-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Whitley City place center .
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 21.9 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 113 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Whitley City-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 70.0 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 62.8 miles away from Whitley City 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 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/2004 at 15:21:43, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Whitley City center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in McCreary County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Whitley City and their reported violations in the past:MCCREARY COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 19074, Surface_water):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.9%
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
47 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000
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Religion statistics for Whitley City (based on McCreary County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.82%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,403 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:
4.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($21,278 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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Whitley City, Kentucky:See more detailed statistics of Whitley City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,004
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,072
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Whitley City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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