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Climate Comparison - Temperate & Humid
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City Type
City Type Lakes & Rivers, College Town Lakes & Rivers, College Town Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town Lakes & Rivers Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town, State Capital na
Population (2013 est.)
Population (Current) 61,488 142,357 61,397 34,847 48,338 74,624
Population (1990) 40,641 75,494 58,282 12,497 33,840 48,635
Land Area (sq mi) 38 98 29 18 18 36
Persons Per Square Mile 1,618 1,453 2,117 1,936 2,685 2,065
Home Prices
2016 $185,343 $167,966 $205,145 $201,290 $282,542 $374,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '16) -8.8% 65.6% 35.0% 32.6% 78.8% 55.0%
Annual Appreciation ('15 to '16) 12.6% 4.3% 12.5% 5.3% 4.7% 4.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '16) -0.7% 3.7% 2.0% 1.9% 4.0% 3.0%
Big City Prices ('16) $231,000 $231,000 $206,000 $183,000 $423,000 $291,000
Bargain Index 65% 59% 81% 89% 54% 104%
Big City Nashville Nashville Charlotte Atlanta Seattle na
Monthly Rent $1,020 $1,131 $1,033 $1,334 $1,574 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 12.2 10.0 13.3 10.1 12.1 17.1
Cost of Living (2016)
Cost of Living 74% 74% 77% 85% 103% 110%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2015)
Good Days 71% 67% 48% 66% 82% 71%
Moderate Days 27% 30% 50% 32% 17% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 2% 3% 2% 2% 1% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 55% 66% 45% 59% na 36%
Threatened 0% 0% 0% 0% na 2%
Impaired 45% 35% 55% 41% na 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 35 17 42 23 38 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 66 miles 47 miles 103 miles 38 miles 60 miles 72 miles
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Recreation
National Parks 7 5 9 12 5 7
National Campgrounds 51 45 74 25 29 26
State Parks 5 12 10 3 9 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 4 3 9 3 3 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 193 788 216 345 185 346
2015 195 688 252 336 124 324
Gain ('15 to '16) -1% 15% -14% 3% 49% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 28 29 35 32 38 37
White 75.8% 65.6% 64.0% 58.9% 83.7% 80.7%
Black or African American 13.9% 23.3% 30.0% 30.2% 2.0% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 1.1% 0.8%
Asian 4.2% 2.3% 1.4% 2.6% 6.0% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.2% 0.5% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other Race 3.0% 2.8% 2.5% 5.1% 1.8% 4.4%
Multiple Races 2.7% 5.1% 1.8% 2.8% 5.0% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 6.5% 9.3% 5.9% 11.0% 6.3% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $45,287 $52,708 $57,933 $61,382 $71,029 $69,596
Occupied Housing 92% 90% 87% 90% 94% 83%
Vacant Housing 8% 10% 13% 10% 6% 17%
Home Ownership 41% 56% 45% 53% 50% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.00 3.10 2.90 3.20 2.80 2.90
Taxes (2016)
Local and State 6.0% 9.5% 7.2% 7.0% 8.9% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 102 days 97 days 102 days 108 days 118 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 25 F 31 F 31 F 32 F 27 F
July High Temp 89 F 90 F 89 F 89 F 76 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 52 in 55 in 50 in 53 in 51 in 35 in
Elevation 528 ft 382 ft 957 ft 925 ft 206 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Moderate Lower Moderate Moderate Higher Moderate
Earthquake .5% 1% 1% .2% 50% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 0 20-40 20-40 0 10
Flood Moderate Very High Low Moderate Very High Very High
Tornado Moderate Low Low Moderate Very Low Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk High Ash Fall No Risk
Wildfire High Low Low Low Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 0 5 0 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2015)
Violent Crimes 51 67 95 46 31 40
Property Crimes 532 373 608 406 504 408
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 4,243 4,058 3,272 3,093 5,531 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 1,413 1,512 1,526 1,535 97 1,253
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