For population 25 years and over in Ambia:
For population 15 years and over in Ambia town:
24 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $367 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (34.2 miles , pop. 56,397).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (87.0 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (93.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Boswell, IN (2.7 miles ), Hoopeston, IL (2.9 miles ), Wellington, IL (3.1 miles ), Rossville, IL (3.3 miles ), Alvin, IL (3.7 miles ), Milford, IL (3.7 miles ), Alvan, IL (3.7 miles ), Fowler, IN (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 40.49 N, Longitude: 87.52 W
Population change in the 1990s: -45 (-18.6%).
Average climate in Ambia, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ambia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Ambia town center killed 18 people and injured 285 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the town center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ambia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Ambia center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 38.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Ambia center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Benton County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ambia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ambia:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ambia and their reported violations in the past:AMBIA WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 249, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.5%
(29.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 42.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Ambia compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ambia town (based on Benton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.85%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ambia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Ambia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,151 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,898 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: