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Quality of Life

  General Kentucky Quality of Life Information  
  Median Home Price (2012): Garrard County - $122,300 for 72 homes  
  Source: KY Department of Revenue. Data based on sales for last six months of year indicated.  

  Climate  
  Temperature    
  Normal (30-year record) 55.5 degrees  
  Average Annual, 2012 57.6 degrees  
  Record Highest, July 2012 (68-year record) 105 degrees  
  Record Lowest, January 1963 (67-year record) -21 degrees  
  Normal Heating Degree Days (30-year record) 4,611  
  Normal Cooling Degree Days (30-year record) 1,190  
  Precipitation    
  Normal (30-year record) 45.17 inches  
  Mean Annual Snowfall (30-year record) 13 inches  
  Total Precipitation, 2012 42.62 inches  
  Mean Number of Days Precipitation (0.01 inch or more) (30-year record) 129.8  
  Mean Number of Days Thunderstorms (65-year record) 39.8  
  Prevailing Winds South  
  Relative Humidity (30-year record)    
  1 a.m. 79 percent  
  7 a.m. 83 percent  
  1 p.m. 61 percent  
  7 p.m. 66 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, 2012.
Station of record: Blue Grass Airport, Lexington, KY.
 

  Public School District Enrollments and Expenditures, 2012-2013  
    Total Enrollment Pupil To Teacher Ratio  
  Garrard County Schools 2,448 14.5  
  Source: Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Accountability.  

  Certified Non-Public School Enrollments, 2012-2013  
  Number of Schools Total Enrollment  
  0 0  
  Source: Kentucky Non-Public School Commission.
Note:  Recognized as certified by the Kentucky Department of Education.