For population 25 years and over in Burket:
For population 15 years and over in Burket town:
26 residents are foreign born (12.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $483 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (36.6 miles , pop. 51,874).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (44.2 miles , pop. 205,727).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (100.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mentone, IN (2.0 miles ), Claypool, IN (2.2 miles ), Silver Lake, IN (2.6 miles ), Akron, IN (2.9 miles ), Warsaw, IN (3.0 miles ), Winona Lake, IN (3.0 miles ), Etna Green, IN (3.1 miles ), Sidney, IN (3.5 miles) .
Latitude: 41.15 N, Longitude: 85.97 W
Area code: 574
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-3.5%).
Average climate in Burket, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Burket-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Burket town center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 31.8 miles away from the town center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.
Earthquake activity:Burket-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.0 miles away from Burket center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kosciusko County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burket:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.0%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Burket compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Burket (based on Kosciusko County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.75%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,830 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($104 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,971 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($344 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Burket fatal accident list:
Mar 17, 1979 06:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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