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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, State Capital Lakes & Rivers, Mountains, College Town Lakes & Rivers na
Population (2013 est.)
Population (Current) 142,357 61,488 48,338 61,397 34,847 74,624
Population (1990) 75,494 40,641 33,840 58,282 12,497 48,635
Land Area (sq mi) 98 38 18 29 18 36
Persons Per Square Mile 1,453 1,618 2,685 2,117 1,936 2,065
Home Prices
2017 $168,097 $178,758 $305,501 $223,754 $213,301 $425,000
Total Appreciation ('01 to '17) 65.8% -12.1% 93.4% 47.2% 40.5% 68.0%
Annual Appreciation ('16 to '17) 0.1% 2.1% 8.1% 9.1% 6.0% 6.0%
Avg Annual Appreciation ('01 to '17) 3.4% -0.9% 4.2% 2.5% 2.2% 3.5%
Big City Prices ('17) $249,000 $249,000 $475,000 $234,000 $205,000 $319,000
Bargain Index 55% 58% 52% 77% 84% 103%
Big City Nashville Nashville Seattle Charlotte Atlanta na
Monthly Rent $1,169 $1,054 $1,629 $1,102 $1,344 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 9.7 11.4 12.6 13.6 10.7 18.2
Cost of Living (2017)
Cost of Living 72% 72% 103% 78% 84% 109%
Air Quality - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Good Days 68% 72% 83% 49% 67% 72%
Moderate Days 29% 27% 16% 48% 31% 25%
Unhealthy for Sensitive Persons Days 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% 3%
Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Very Unhealthy Days 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Water Quality (2002-2014)
Good 66% 55% na 45% 59% 36%
Threatened 0% 0% na 0% 0% 2%
Impaired 35% 45% na 55% 41% 62%
Walkability
Walk Score® 17 35 38 42 23 45
Nearest Large City
Distance to Nearest City 47 miles 66 miles 60 miles 103 miles 38 miles 72 miles
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Recreation
National Parks 5 7 5 9 12 7
National Campgrounds 45 51 29 74 25 26
State Parks 12 5 9 10 3 11
Medical Care (2016)
Accredited Hospitals 3 4 3 9 3 4
Building Permits (single family homes)
2016 788 193 185 216 345 346
2015 688 195 124 252 336 324
Gain ('15 to '16) 15% -1% 49% -14% 3% 6%
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Population Distribution (2010)
Median Age (yrs) 29 28 38 35 32 37
White 65.6% 75.8% 83.7% 64.0% 58.9% 80.7%
Black or African American 23.3% 13.9% 2.0% 30.0% 30.2% 7.2%
Native American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6% 0.3% 1.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.8%
Asian 2.3% 4.2% 6.0% 1.4% 2.6% 3.6%
Native Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other Race 2.8% 3.0% 1.8% 2.5% 5.1% 4.4%
Multiple Races 5.1% 2.7% 5.0% 1.8% 2.8% 3.0%
Hispanic or Latino 9.3% 6.5% 6.3% 5.9% 11.0% 11.6%
Income and Housing (2010)
Family Income $52,708 $45,287 $71,029 $57,933 $61,382 $69,596
Occupied Housing 90% 92% 94% 87% 90% 83%
Vacant Housing 10% 8% 6% 13% 10% 17%
Home Ownership 56% 41% 50% 45% 53% 55%
Persons Per Family 3.10 3.00 2.80 2.90 3.20 2.90
Taxes (2016)
Local and State 9.5% 6.0% 8.9% 7.2% 7.0% 6.8%
Local, State and Federal 97 days 102 days 118 days 102 days 108 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 32 F 31 F 31 F 27 F
July High Temp 90 F 89 F 76 F 89 F 89 F 86 F
Annual Precipitation 55 in 52 in 51 in 50 in 53 in 35 in
Elevation 382 ft 528 ft 206 ft 957 ft 925 ft 1,652 ft
Natural Hazard Risk
Total Hazard Risk Lower Moderate Higher Moderate Moderate Moderate
Earthquake 1% .5% 50% 1% .2% 10.9%
Tsunami No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk No Risk
Hurricane 0 0 0 20-40 20-40 10
Flood Very High Moderate Very High Low Moderate Very High
Tornado Low Moderate Very Low Low Moderate Low
Volcano No Risk No Risk High Ash Fall No Risk No Risk No Risk
Wildfire Low High Low Low Low Low
Man-Made Hazard Risk (Nuclear)
Nearby Reactors 0 0 0 5 0 2
Crimes per 10,000 Population - Annual Avg (2001-2016)
Violent Crimes 67 50 32 93 47 40
Property Crimes 366 526 503 596 397 403
Home Energy Use - Annual Avg (1971-2000)
Heating Degree Days 4,058 4,243 5,531 3,272 3,093 4,662
Cooling Degree Days 1,512 1,413 97 1,526 1,535 1,253
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