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Climate Comparison - Temperate & Humid
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City Type
City Type College Town, Lakes & Rivers Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town College Town, Lakes & Rivers West Coast, City Living West Coast na
Population (2013 est.)
Population (Current) 61,488 61,397 142,357 38,635 15,946 74,624
Population (1990) 40,641 58,282 75,494 36,818 15,076 48,635
Land Area (sq mi) 38 29 98 8 11 36
Persons Per Square Mile 1,618 2,117 1,453 4,829 1,450 2,065
Home Prices
2016 $185,343 $205,145 $167,966 $1,396,118 $173,344 $374,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '16) -8.8% 35.0% 65.6% 243.0% 52.7% 55.0%
Annual Appreciation ('15 to '16) 12.6% 12.5% 4.3% 46.0% 10.6% 4.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '16) -0.7% 2.0% 3.7% 9.2% 2.9% 3.0%
Big City Prices ('16) $231,000 $206,000 $231,000 $740,000 $245,000 $291,000
Bargain Index 65% 81% 59% 153% 57% 104%
Big City Nashville Charlotte Nashville Honolulu Eugene na
Monthly Rent $1,020 $1,033 $1,131 $2,893 $1,151 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 12.2 13.3 10.0 32.4 10.1 17.1
Cost of Living (2016)
Cost of Living 74% 77% 74% 258% 80% 110%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2015)
Good Days 71% 48% 67% 93% 73% 71%
Moderate Days 27% 50% 30% 6% 24% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 2% 2% 3% 0% 3% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 55% 45% 66% 62% 36% 36%
Threatened 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Impaired 45% 55% 35% 38% 65% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 35 42 17 37 82 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 66 miles 103 miles 47 miles 12 miles 219 miles 72 miles
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Recreation
National Parks 7 9 5 4 1 7
National Campgrounds 51 74 45 0 31 26
State Parks 5 10 12 23 19 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 4 9 3 7 1 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2015 195 252 688 982 7 324
2014 127 187 850 875 6 312
Gain ('14 to '15) 54% 35% -19% 12% 17% 3%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 28 35 29 43 42 37
White 75.8% 64.0% 65.6% 44.0% 87.1% 80.7%
Black or African American 13.9% 30.0% 23.3% 0.6% 0.6% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3% 0.3% 0.6% 0.2% 2.6% 0.8%
Asian 4.2% 1.4% 2.3% 20.3% 1.4% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 6.7% 0.3% 0.2%
Other Race 3.0% 2.5% 2.8% 0.9% 2.8% 4.4%
Multiple Races 2.7% 1.8% 5.1% 27.3% 5.2% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 6.5% 5.9% 9.3% 6.5% 7.6% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $45,287 $57,933 $52,708 $101,507 $47,998 $69,596
Occupied Housing 92% 87% 90% 95% 92% 83%
Vacant Housing 8% 13% 10% 5% 8% 17%
Home Ownership 41% 45% 56% 72% 55% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.00 2.90 3.10 3.30 2.80 2.90
Taxes (2016)
Local and State 6.0% 7.2% 9.5% 4.4% 0.0% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 102 days 102 days 97 days 110 days 115 days 113 days
Climate - Average Temperatures (1971-2000)
Climate Type Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid Temperate & Humid na
January Low Temp 25 F 31 F 25 F 69 F 39 F 27 F
July High Temp 89 F 89 F 90 F 83 F 67 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 52 in 50 in 55 in 37 in 64 in 35 in
Elevation 528 ft 957 ft 382 ft 39 ft 6 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Moderate Lower Higher Moderate Moderate
Earthquake .5% 1% 1% 12% 10% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk Risk Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 20-40 0 20-40 0 10
Flood Moderate Low Very High Very High Very High Very High
Tornado Moderate Low Low Very Low Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk Low Volcanic No Risk No Risk
Wildfire High Low Low Low Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 5 0 0 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2015)
Violent Crimes 51 95 67 na 29 40
Property Crimes 532 608 373 na 475 408
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 4,243 3,272 4,058 0 4,490 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 1,413 1,526 1,512 4,312 12 1,253
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