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Quality of Life

  General Kentucky Quality of Life Information  
  Median Home Price (2015): Boyd County - $88,150 for 136 homes, Greenup County - $89,100 for 135 homes  
  Source: KY Department of Revenue. Data based on sales for last six months of year indicated.  

  Climate  
  Temperature    
  Normal (30-year record) 55.6 degrees  
  Average Annual, 2015 55.7 degrees  
  Record Highest, July 2012 (55-year record) 104 degrees  
  Record Lowest, January 1994 (55-year record) -21 degrees  
  Normal Heating Degree Days (30-year record) 4,512  
  Normal Cooling Degree Days (30-year record) 1,135  
  Precipitation    
  Normal (30-year record) 42.59 inches  
  Mean Annual Snowfall (30-year record) 23.6 inches  
  Total Precipitation, 2015 49.32 inches  
  Mean Number of Days Precipitation (0.01 inch or more) (30-year record) 139  
  Mean Number of Days Thunderstorms (54-year record) 40.1  
  Prevailing Winds Southwest  
  Relative Humidity (30-year record)    
  1 a.m. 79 percent  
  7 a.m. 83 percent  
  1 p.m. 58 percent  
  7 p.m. 61 percent  
  Note: Heating degree day totals are the sums of positive departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.  Cooling degree day totals are the sum of negative departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, Local Climatological Data, 2015.
Station of record: Tri-State Airport, Huntington, WV.
 

  Public School District Enrollments, 2015-2016  
    Total Enrollment Pupil To Teacher Ratio  
  Ashland Independent Schools 3,058 14.7  
  Boyd County Schools 2,905 12.9  
  Fairview Independent Schools 754 14.5  
  Greenup County Schools 2,823 16.6  
  Raceland Independent Schools 1,002 15.7  
  Russell Independent Schools 2,205 16.8  
  Source: Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Assessment and Accountability.