For population 25 years and over in Cannelton:
For population 15 years and over in Cannelton city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $595 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (23.2 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (58.3 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (276.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Hawesville, KY (1.1 miles ), Tell City, IN (1.8 miles ), Troy, IN (2.6 miles ), Cloverport, KY (2.8 miles ), Lewisport, KY (3.0 miles ), Patesville, KY (3.1 miles ), Grandview, IN (3.7 miles ), Rockport, IN (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.91 N, Longitude: 86.74 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 270
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -582 (-32.5%).
Work and jobs in Cannelton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cannelton, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cannelton-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.1 miles away from the Cannelton city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 16.9 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cannelton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Cannelton center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from Cannelton center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Perry County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Russ (baseball) - Baseball player, Tim Whelan - Film director.
Hospitals/medical centers near Cannelton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cannelton:
Public high schools in Cannelton:
See full list of schools located in Cannelton, School District: CANNELTON CITY SCHOOLS
Private elementary/middle school in Cannelton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cannelton and their reported violations in the past:CANNELTON UTILITIES (Population served: 1209, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.8%
(28.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% 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)
36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Cannelton compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cannelton (based on Perry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,042 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:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,703 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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Cannelton, Indiana:See more detailed statistics of Cannelton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 339 meters (1,112ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,634
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,559
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cannelton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cannelton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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